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.
More than 3.55 million people in the UK have now received their first dose of the vaccine. And on Monday, tough new travel restrictions will take effect aimed at reducing the spread of new variants of the virus. But the aviation industry is demanding more support from the government, warning that the restrictions are threatening…
The First Minister of Wales, Mark Drakeford, says reports of a man who died hours after he was released from police custody in Cardiff Bay are “deeply concerning”.
London’s Mayor has declared a “major incident”, meaning emergency services are in danger of being unable to cope.
In Wales, more than a third of hospital beds are now occupied by patients with coronavirus
The Covid case rate in Wales remains by far the highest in the UK, something which will no doubt be playing into four-nation discussions about Christmas rules.
The Welsh first minister has said that the new vaccine offers “a glimmer of light” at the end of a “long and difficult year”.
Governments in Westminster and Cardiff continue to put their faith in mass testing – despite concerns about the accuracy of tests deployed in Liverpool’s pilot study.
In the seesaw of lockdowns, Wales is due to tighten up as England loosens up a fraction.
We have the latest on new Covid restrictions due to come into force in Wales before Christmas.
We spoke to the Prime Minister Boris Johnson, for a short interview on behalf of all the UK’s broadcasters.
Boris Johnson has defended the new tier system for England in the face of a growing Conservative backbench revolt – insisting the country needs ‘simplicity and clarity’.
Up to three households will be allowed to meet indoors for five days.
In south Wales, the funerals have taken place of a mother and her two sons who died from coronavirus within five days of each other.
Wales has cancelled all GCSE and A-level exams, in favour of teacher assessments which will be done in the classroom. Scotland has already cancelled its National 5 exams, the equivalent to GCSEs, but A-level pupils will be allowed to sit exams. There is now pressure on England and Northern Ireland to take action as well.
As Wales approaches the end of its 17-day firebreak lockdown, there are concerns about the continuing high rates of coronavirus in parts of the country. Today the Welsh health minister rejected calls to keep tighter restrictions in place in the worst affected areas, including parts of the south Wales valleys, even though the number of…