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.

  • 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.

  • 30 Nov 2018

    The 15-year-old Syrian refugee who was filmed being attacked at school has told his supporters “thanks for everything”.

  • 21 Nov 2018

    Arrested, then fined, for begging for cash in the street. A Manchester woman was fined £50, as a court was told she had been sitting peacefully with her dog asking for money.

  • 8 Nov 2018

    The future of a new nuclear power plant in Cumbria, along with 20,000 new jobs, is now in doubt after the Japanese engineering giant Toshiba said it was pulling out. The firm made the announcement after 18 months of talks failed to find a new owner for the NuGen project, which was due to build three new reactors. Union…

  • 2 Nov 2018

    The National Crime Agency is investigating Arron Banks, who helped fund the Leave.EU campaign, after the Electoral Commission said they suspect he is not the true source of £8 million of funding. The Electoral Commission suspects that some of the money may have been routed through a holding company on the Isle of Man.

  • 1 Nov 2018

    There is no legal requirement to give rough sleepers a bed. But in Greater Manchester – from tonight – there’ll be hundreds of extra beds all winter.

  • 29 Oct 2018

    Seven men have been found guilty of sexually exploiting teenage girls in Rotherham over a period of seven years.

  • 28 Oct 2018

    Two years ago, Leicester City Football Club defied odds of 500:1 to win the Premier League – and fans took the billionaire owner to their hearts. Today they’ve been mourning those who perished in the helicopter crash which may also have claimed the life of the man who brought footballing glory to the city.

  • 27 Oct 2018

    With two days to go until the Chancellor of the Exchequer delivers the Budget, Philip Hammond is planning a cash giveaway for small business owners. As much as £1.5bn is thought to have been earmarked to help the high street. The money is expected to be split between business rates relief for smaller companies and also a pot of…

  • 17 Oct 2018

    The Court of Appeal resounded to singing and applause from anti-fracking campaigners today as three of their fellow activists walked free from prison.

  • 12 Oct 2018

    Shale gas fracking in Lancashire is set to begin tomorrow after a judge in London refused to grant an injunction this afternoon to halt the operation. The failed legal challenge was brought by an environmental campaigner who claimed Lancashire County Council’s emergency response planning and procedures were inadequate. The judge said there was no “serious…

  • 10 Oct 2018

    “We want to ensure rough sleeping becomes a thing of the past” – the words of the Prime Minister in the House of Commons today.

  • 26 Sep 2018

    Three anti-fracking activists have been jailed for causing a public nuisance, after they climbed on to lorries outside a fracking site near Blackpool. The judge at Preston crown court said their actions had also significantly disrupted local residents, who depended on using the surrounding main road.