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 army was brought in to parts of Yorkshire over the weekend to help with flood defences. And on the whole they seem to have worked.
A teenager reported being raped to the police – and was dismissed as a “silly girl”, and told that she was to blame for the abuse she’d suffered.
The brother of Manchester Arena bomber Salman Abedi has gone on trial at the Old Bailey in London.
The 83 Britons at Arrowe Park Hospital in the Wirral will be kept in quarantine for two weeks in a separate accommodation block.
Following years of disruption, the troubled rail company Northern is to be brought under government control. The decision will see the firm’s franchise stripped from operator Arriva Rail North from March. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said passengers had “lost trust in the north’s rail network”. But with major infrastructure changes needed some argue there won’t…
Untreated sewage is being released into rivers across England and Wales – perfectly legally – and campaigners are calling it a ‘dirty little secret’.
The Prime Minister’s plans to boost growth in newly-won Northern and Midlands constituencies is being put under pressure – by questions over the cost of the HS2 rail project.
Campaigners seek to turn disused Victorian tunnel in Yorkshire into cycleway
Ancient woodlands and animals like the barn owl and water vole are the subject of a new report, which claims the scale of destruction that HS2 would bring, is not a price worth paying.
Today’s report into grooming gangs in Manchester concludes that police and social services failed to protect dozens of children and didn’t pursue prosecutions, despite victims giving them names and addresses of abusers.
“It’s the end of the line for Northern Rail” – that’s the verdict of the Transport Secretary Grant Shapps. He travelled to Leeds – by train- to say that the much-criticised train operator would likely lose its franchise within months.
Reynhard Sinaga raped so many men that his crimes were divided up into four different trials.
Returning to work after the Christmas break is never easy – but getting there by rail is tougher still as commuters were hit with another fare rise.
At least 20 people have been killed and thousands forced to flee their homes after a powerful typhoon swept across the central Philippines.
It was always considered rock solid Labour, but now Sedgefield has a new Conservative MP.