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 new strain of the virus has helped to send cases soaring.
The chief constable of Greater Manchester police has stood down after the force was put into special measures for failing to record more than 80,000 crimes in the space of a year and closing cases without proper investigation.
In Greater Manchester, there’s huge disappointment that the strict Covid restrictions they have been living with for months are not being changed – even though infection rates have fallen significantly.
Bentley Motors has been preparing for years for leaving the EU.
The mayor of Liverpool has said he will step aside for a time after he was arrested over allegations of bribery and witness intimidation.
The UK government has begun rolling out rapid testing for care home visitors in England
Boris Johnson has suggested that anyone who wants to visit elderly relatives over Christmas should get a rapid coronavirus test.
Both the health secretary and the prime minister praised Liverpool for getting its case rate down. The city entered lockdown under Tier 3, but will exit it in Tier 2. For most places in the north of England though, it was a different story. Tier 3 beckons for much of the region, including Greater Manchester.
The chancellor has announced a new fund, worth £4 billion, which he says will put into action the government’s election mantra of levelling up the UK economy.
With fans banned from grounds and some lower league football clubs struggling to survive, the chairman of Tranmere Rovers says there’s been a “complete lack of leadership” from those in charge of the sport. Mark Palios, who’s also a former Chief Executive of the FA wants stronger regulation of the sport. Our North of England…
The Chancellor Rishi Sunak is to unveil the much-delayed National Infrastructure Strategy next week. Setting out plans for some 100 billion pounds of public spending, Wednesday’s announcement will focus on tackling the climate crisis and investment in transport. Our North of England Correspondent Clare Fallon is in Birkenhead now. Clare, there’s expected to be a…
A major study has been launched aiming to speak to over a 1,000 people and families to see how they are coping with lockdown.
With West Yorkshire now set to move into Tier 3 and millions more people in the West Midlands and Tees Valley expected to join them imminently, is the current localised approach working or sustainable?
A steward who saw the Manchester Arena bomber Salman Abedi three times in the run-up to the explosion says the attacker’s behaviour didn’t raise any suspicions until minutes before the bombing.
Figures show that the proportion of deaths in the north of England were 14 per cent higher than the south between March and July.