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.

  • 23 Feb 2019

    Zimbabwean citizen Marian Machekanyanga says she lives in fear of being sent back from her life in Sheffield to the country she left sixteen years ago in search of asylum, after she exposed government corruption under President Mugabe.

  • 20 Feb 2019

    One of the three Tories to quit was the former Business Minister Anna Soubry.

  • 18 Feb 2019

    One of the MPs in the new breakaway group, Luciana Berger appeared on the programme, and spoke about facing a torrent of online abuse and anti-Semitism.

  • 12 Feb 2019

    The footballing world has been paying tribute to England’s World Cup-winning goalkeeper Gordon Banks, who has died at the age of 81.

  • 8 Feb 2019

    Detectives in Hull have been given more time to question a 24-year-old man on suspicion of abducting the missing student Libby Squire.

  • 4 Feb 2019

    Nissan has told the government the UK must come together and resolve the question of how we plan to trade with the European Union in future. The Business Secretary, Greg Clark, said that advice should be listened to as he confirmed that the Japanese car giant has abandoned plans to build the X trail model…

  • 31 Jan 2019

    The number of rough sleepers has risen in almost every major city across England, especially across the Midlands and the North. 

  • 24 Jan 2019

    Airbus has issued its starkest warning yet over Brexit, saying it could move manufacturing out of the UK in the event of a No-deal. We spoke to people in Broughton, home of the company’s biggest UK plant, employing some 6,000 people. The area voted 56 per cent in favour of leaving the EU in the…

  • 23 Jan 2019

    Thousands of cases have been affected, trials disrupted and courts across England and Wales, say lawyers, were “brought to their knees” by a major IT failure which the Ministry of Justice is scrambling to fix.

  • 20 Jan 2019

    Tomorrow, Ministers will be bringing forward long-delayed proposals to tackle domestic violence in England and Wales. The draft bill will make it easier to prosecute both physical and emotional domestic abusers. It will also give legal backing to Clare’s Law which gives people a right to find out details of their partner’s past from the…

  • 19 Jan 2019

    The Prime Minister is spending the weekend trying to come up with a Brexit Plan B to present to MPs on Monday. The opposition today unveiled its own two point plan to break the impasse. But while the overwhelming majority of Labour members want a second referendum, the Shadow Brexit Secretary Sir Keir Starmer insisted…

  • 18 Jan 2019

    If Theresa May has tough choices to make about Brexit, so does Jeremy Corbyn. Most Labour members support a second referendum, according to polls. But some Labour MPs in pro-Leave areas warn that failing to respect the Brexit vote could risk losing support, with reports that some shadow ministers could even resign if Jeremy Corbyn backs a second referendum.…

  • 18 Dec 2018

    He spent £400 million on 11 players, but after their worst start to a campaign in 28 years, Manchester United have sacked Jose Mourinho as manager. Defeat to Liverpool on Sunday was perhaps the final straw.

  • 12 Dec 2018

    For the moment it is just Tory MPs who will decide whether Theresa May stays on as Prime Minister. But what do voters think of today’s developments? We have been in a village in the Conservative seat of Shipley in West Yorkshire.

  • 11 Dec 2018

    Kicked and jumped on in their sleep – the appalling experience of two men sleeping rough in Hull city centre. Humberside Police have released CCTV footage of the incident in the hope of identifying the three people responsible.