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.
Is our bathing water more polluted than we think? We’ve seen documents which show that almost twice as many English bathing waters would fail pollution tests – if the regulator wasn’t legally allowed to disregard some of the worst results.
The 173 pages make grim reading for Rochdale Council, the Crown Prosecution Service and Greater Manchester Police, which today issued an apology over its multiple failed investigations.
A cold weather alert is in force this weekend – with warnings that waterlogged roads could turn icy.
Junior doctors in England are about to stage the longest strike in NHS history, just as the health service is under strain because of winter viruses and staff sickness.
The family of a teacher from the Wirral who is stuck in Gaza are appealing for help from the Foreign Office to help get her home safely. Islam Alashi is a Palestinian national with a visa to remain in the UK, while her husband and their twins are British citizens.
Police have been criticised for the “avoidable and unnecessary” release of sensitive personal information during the investigation into the disappearance of Nicola Bulley.
Four men have been found guilty of murdering a woman at her home in Liverpool, following a feud which they had reignited with her partner.
Prince William has joined leading figures from the world of football paying their final respects to Sir Bobby Charlton, at a funeral service in Manchester Cathedral. Sir Alex Ferguson described him as a “wonderful, humble man” – while former Manchester United captain Steve Bruce hailed Charlton as “the greatest English footballer we’ve ever had”. Earlier…
We can reveal that hundreds of police officers have been suspended by UK police forces because of allegations of sexual offences.
Police in Cheshire say they’re investigating whether there’s a case to bring a corporate manslaughter charge against the hospital where nurse Lucy Letby murdered seven babies and attempted to kill six others.
While the future of the rail project designed to speed up links to their city is being discussed inside the conference hall, our North of England correspondent, Clare Fallon has been talking to people here in Manchester about their reaction to reports it’s been shelved.
Parents with children at a secondary school which has been largely closed for almost a month because of unsafe concrete have been holding a protest during a visit from the schools minister.
The former nurse Lucy Letby will go on trial again – accused of trying to murder a newborn baby girl. Letby was found guilty last month of murdering seven babies – and attempting to murder six others – while she was working at the Countess of Chester Hospital.
50 yellow branded buses are taking to the streets of Manchester this weekend, the first area in England and Wales, outside London, to have its own regulated bus system since privatisation almost four decades ago.
People living in the UK with roots in Libya have been speaking about their grief at losing relatives in the floods, describing it simply as a ‘catastrophe’. Mosques across Britain have been using Friday prayers to remember those who’ve been lost and to raise funds for the aid effort.