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.

  • 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.

  • 25 Sep 2018

    Workers from the EU should face the same immigration rules as those from elsewhere after Brexit. Ministers signed off the plan last night following recommendations made by the Migration Advisory Committee. The cabinet is said to have unanimously agreed that the UK should have a system based on skills rather than nationality.

  • 16 Sep 2018

    The Chief Rabbi has claimed there’s been “no delivery and no action” when it comes to dealing with anti-Semitism within the Labour Party.

  • 15 Sep 2018

    A comprehensive review of the rail industry is being launched by the Government next week, at a time when services have been plunged into chaos, infuriating long suffering passengers.

  • 14 Sep 2018

    Prison officers are back at work after protesting outside jails across England and Wales about what they call an “unprecedented” level of violence.

  • 12 Sep 2018

    The National Audit Office has said police forces in England and Wales are struggling to cope with the impact of funding cuts. It found police forces are cutting back on patrols whilst trying to deal with rising “high harm” crimes and the terror threat. The NAO called the government’s approach to police funding “ineffective”.

  • 6 Sep 2018

    20-month-old Kayden Urmston-Bancroft suffered cardiac arrest three days after being admitted to the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital for an operation in 2016. The coroner found he died of natural causes, contributed to by neglect.