Andy Davies is a Home Affairs Correspondent for Channel 4 News covering Wales & the West of England.
In 2019 he was named TV Journalist of the Year by the Royal Television Society. This followed his reporting on the programme’s award-winning Cambridge Analytica investigation and ‘Out in the Cold’ homelessness series. His feature ‘Her Name was Lindy’ about a 32 year old rough sleeper who died in Cardiff was shortlisted for the Orwell Prize for Exposing Britain’s Social Evils.
Operating out of our Cardiff bureau, he has reported on some of the most high profile criminal cases in recent years (April Jones; Ian Watkins; Jo Yeates; Becky Watts) and previously broke several exclusives on the phone hacking scandal. He is the only journalist to have interviewed ex-police officer Bob Lambert about his hugely controversial double life in which he fathered a child while working undercover.
Before joining Channel 4 News, he was a reporter for BBC Panorama and BBC Northern Ireland.
It might not be the first thing you think about when climate change is mentioned.
Hotter, sunnier and wetter. Britain’s weather in the last 30 years was different to the preceding three decades.
There could be a surge of homeless people forced to sleep on England’s streets unless the emergency scheme which helped them into accommodation during the pandemic is maintained, according to a panel of independent experts.
A teenage nursery worker who sexually abused nine young children has been sentenced to 14 and a half years. Jayden McCarthy was found guilty of 13 indecent assaults and one count of rape during his time at the nursery in Devon, as well as two other counts of rape unconnected to the nursery.
In Wales, it was announced that most Covid restrictions are likely to be lifted on August 7.
Priced out, sold out: in some parts of North Wales almost 50 percent of the housing is a second home.
England might be in the midst of a third wave, but ministers have promised that life will “return to normality as far as possible” after July 19.
Despite setting bold and ambitious targets on tackling climate change – the government’s independent advisors say ministers have failed to come up with the policies to make them happen.
The Welsh Government has announced a freeze on the building of new road projects while it reviews their environmental impact.
After only three weeks in the job, the new leader of the DUP, Edwin Poots is facing a challenge from within his own party. A sizeable number of DUP members of the Stormont assembly and some of its MPs reacted with fury after he struck a deal over the status of the Irish language in…
“One of the most devastating episodes in the history of the Metropolitan Police” is how Home Secretary Priti Patel put it.
Protesters have also been out in force in Cornwall, calling on world leaders to take immediate action to tackle the “climate emergency”. Hundreds of activists joined a parade through St Ives.
In Cornwall it looks idyllic and peaceful but following the politicians are the protesters. It has become part of summit rituals.
It’s been 12 months since a statue of the slave trader Edward Colston was torn from its plinth in Bristol’s centre and dumped in the harbour.
Senior ministers have met to discuss concerns about how a zero-tariff, free-trade deal with Australia could impact the UK’s farming industry.