Alex Thomson reports from Freetown, Sierra Leone, where there is no ebola hospital. The coming weeks are “critical”, the Red Cross says.
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Alex is the longest-serving on-screen journalist on C4 News since the channel began. In more than 25 years he's covered over 20 wars; led major investigations and continues to front the programme from around the world. His journalism has won…
Hot? Don’t panic: Alex Thomson has some handy tips
Frazzled by the heat? Forgotten how to look after yourself as sweat drips into your eyes? Let our Chief Correspondent Alex Thomson help you out, in this not-entirely-serious piece.
Syria’s Descent: talk live to Alex Thomson in Damascus
As part of our special Syria’s Descent series we are hoping to set up a live video chat directly between viewers and Alex Thomson – what would you ask?
What 2012 taught me, by Alex Thomson
What did we learn from 2012? Chief Correspondent Alex Thomson says that the war in Syria taught the world that the Arab Spring is much more complex that everyone thought.
Alex Thomson’s MacKenzie doorstep sparks media debate
Channel 4 News Chief Correspondent Alex Thomson’s “doorstep” of former Sun editor Kelvin MacKenzie over Hillsborough sparks a big debate online and on radio.
Q and A: Alex Thomson on reporting from Libya’s frontline
How do you stay neutral in a warzone? And how do you stay focused when all around is chaos? Channel 4 News Chief Correspondent Alex Thomson – currently in Libya – answers your Facebook questions.
Alex Thomson: up close and personal with General Mladic
He got up, shook hands – then attempted the first of what would be many bear hugs of that meeting – Alex Thomson recalls his interview with Ratko Mladic in 1995.
Meeting Mladic: Alex Thomson’s 1995 encounter
Chief Correspondent Alex Thomson talks to General Ratko Mladic in September 1995, where he denies Bosnian-Serb forces massacred civilians in Sarajevo and Srebrenica.
Driving and drinking: Alex Thomson meets the extraordinary Japanese vending machine
Alex Thomson falls in love with the extraordinary Japanese vending machines that he encounters on his journey on the long road north
'They thought the sea wall would save them' – Alex Thomson in the ruins of Kamaishi
Chief Correspondent Alex Thomson tells of the devastation encountered by the Channel 4 News team in the city of Kamaishi in northeast Japan.
The young team behind Alexei Navalny
The Kremlin has dismissed criticism of its tough police response to yesterday’s anti-government protests, which saw more than 1,400 people arrested and the opposition leader Alexei Navalny jailed for 30 days. The authorities literally pulled the plug on his campaign, cutting off his YouTube channel, which had been broadcasting live to tens of thousands of…
Inside COP26’s ‘Blue Zone’
Well our Chief Correspondent Alex Thomson is inside what’s known as the Blue Zone, where delegates from nearly 200 countries have been arriving for the two-week summit.
Forestry Commission admits it was wrong to allow trees to be planted on peat bogs
Our chief correspondent Alex Thomson has been investigating how the Forestry Commission used taxpayer money to plant trees on the UK’s equivalent of the Amazon rainforest.
Glacier melt rate is six-times that of the 1980s
Our chief correspondent Alex Thomson is in the Arctic, where he’s making a special report to be broadcast soon.
Hillsborough inquest: David Duckenfield gives evidence
David Duckenfield, who was match commander at Hillsborough on 15 April 1989 when 96 Liverpool fans died, gives evidence to the inquest into the disaster. Alex Thomson reports via Twitter.