Clare Fallon , North of England Correspondent

Clare Fallon is the North of England Correspondent for Channel 4 News.

Clare joined Channel 4 News in 2018 having spent almost two decades covering some of the biggest stories in the North of England for both television and radio news.

Most recently she was Social Affairs Correspondent for the BBC in the North West, where she covered the bomb attack at Manchester Arena in which 22 people were killed.

Clare was also responsible for a series of exclusive reports exposing the failings in the response to the death of Cumbria toddler, Poppi Worthington. Her work on the story was mentioned in the House of Commons.

Having previously worked for Sky News and ITV Granada, she covered the riots in Manchester and Liverpool in 2011 and worked extensively on the Rochdale grooming case, for which she won a Royal Television Society award.

  • 24 May 2018

    Two men who petrol bombed a house, killing four children, are tonight beginning life sentences for murder. Demi Pearson, who was 15, her brother, Brandon, aged eight and sister, Lacie who was seven, died in the blaze which was started following a dispute between one of the killers and their older brother. Their three-year-old sister…

  • 22 May 2018

    “For those whose lives were lost and those whose lives have been changed forever” – the Dean of Manchester was speaking at today’s memorial service at the cathedral, as the city comes together to mark the one-year anniversary of the Manchester Arena bomb. Twenty two people were killed in the suicide attack, hundreds more were…

  • 21 May 2018

    Tomorrow it will have been a year since the Manchester Arena attack in which 22 people, many of them children, lost their lives. The anniversary will be marked with a memorial service and a concert in the city centre.

  • 20 May 2018

    Survivors of the Manchester Arena attack, along with families of some of the twenty two killed – have urged the public to honour those lost and be part of the solution to terror. In an open letter almost one year after the attack they’ve urged people to take on hatred wherever they find it, as…

  • 16 May 2018

    A damning report has revealed that police evidence of unfit midwives was ignored for years by the watchdog meant to be overseeing their care. The report looked into the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s handling of the scandal, in which 11 babies and one mother died at Furness General Hospital. It found the regulator was “frequently…

  • 9 May 2018

    Rough sleeping has risen sharply in recent years. And many bedding down on the streets have serious mental health and addiction issues. Finland, though, has had some success tackling both problems. And now the government here is importing that policy in selected areas of Britain. The aim? Firstly to get a roof over people’s heads…

  • 3 May 2018

    Is the justice system failing people who were sexually abused as children? One former footballer, who was abused by the coach Barry Bennell, says he was never informed when the convicted paedophile was released from prison as he should have been. David Lean was also forced to sit in a room with Bennell as they…