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.
The nurse accused of murdering seven babies in a Chester hospital has been accused in court of crying over her own plight rather than over their deaths.
Rail passengers in northern England have long complained that TransPennine Express trains were unreliable.
Colin McFarlane, Assistant Chief Constable, tells us the Greater Manchester Police are “enjoying an increase in arrests” which is putting “positive pressure” on their serving officers.
An investigation by Channel 4 News has uncovered serious concerns among serving officers at Greater Manchester Police who’ve told this programme they’re taking “unacceptable risks” and that “dozens of inappropriate and disproportionate” arrests are being made every week.
Oliva’s murder has inevitably raised questions about the gang rivalries and violence that led to a child being shot dead in her own home.
The man accused of killing nine-year-old Olivia Pratt-Korbel in Liverpool last August has admitted that he was a “high-level” cannabis dealer.
If today’s Budget was all about expanding the workforce – there were plenty of workers today who were staying away – 400,000 public sector staff, from teachers to tube drivers were all out on strike in their long running disputes .
Extreme weather warnings have been issued for large parts of the UK – with blizzards, high winds and up to 40cm of snow expected in the worst hit places.
The man accused of killing nine-year-old Olivia Pratt Korbel was in “ruthless pursuit” of his target when he gunned her down – in what prosecutors described as a shooting gone “horribly wrong”. Manchester Crown Court heard that Thomas Cashman, who’s 34, was chasing after Joseph Nee when he stormed into the little girl’s home, carrying…
Our North of England correspondent Clare Fallon has done a significant amount of work looking into the crime of indecent exposure and how the police and criminal justice system responds to it.
The MI5 chief has apologised over the failure to prevent the Manchester Arena attack – after the inquiry into the atrocity found the agency had failed to act on key intelligence received months earlier.
A solicitor acting on behalf of families murdered in the Manchester Arena bombing says it’s “extraordinary” that the government had said it would be “inaccurate and inappropriate” to link a previously banned terror group to the attack.
The repercussions of a massive toxic chemical spill in a small town in Ohio – after a freight train carrying carcinogenic waste veered off the tracks and caught fire three weeks ago – continue to reverberate across the US.
The family of the missing woman Nicola Bulley have called for an end to what they described as the “appalling speculation and rumours” about her private life.
Police have been given extra powers in the Lancashire village where Nicola Bulley disappeared – over concerns about videos posted on social media.