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Chief Correspondent and Presenter — Channel 4 News

Chief Correspondent and Presenter, Channel 4 News.

Will closing three UK airbases help US save money? - video — The Pentagon announces that it is to withdraw from three of its UK air force bases as part of a reorganisation of forces aimed at saving half a billion dollars across Europe.

Barcelona World Race: The gun fired and we were off — On New Year's Eve 2014 myself and co-skipper Pepe Ribes left dry land and stepped onboard our boat Hugo Boss, our home for the next three months. Together we are skippering Hugo Boss in the Barcelona World Race , the only double-handed (two people onboard), non-stop, unassisted race around the world.

'Ebola is spreading before our eyes': A week in Devil Hole, Sierra Leone — DEVIL HOLE, Sierra Leone-She is under the large tree at the north end of the village. Everyone knows it. Lying there in the dirt, blood oozing from the corner of her mouth. Occasionally her hands reach out, fingers spreading in the dirt in response to the pain.

Is sectarianism on the rise after #indyref? - video — Please wait while this video loads. If it doesn't load after a few seconds you may need to have Adobe Flash installed. Assaults, masks and flares thrown at police: there are concerns that old sectarian scars could be reopening in Scotland following the independence referendum.

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.

The British connection to Isis? - video — Please wait while this video loads. If it doesn't load after a few seconds you may need to have Adobe Flash installed. A British man fighting with Isis in Syria has conducted a lengthy interview with two freelance American journalists for an internet podcast in which he explains why he is fighting for a "caliphate".

25 years of Jon Snow on Channel 4 News — Since gay marriage is enshrined, I think it's time J Snow and I finally came out. This year marks our blissful mutual union of 25 years on Channel 4 News. Yes, a quarter of a century of wearing out successive editors with our inability to stop screwing up.

CAR: Terrified, trapped, sheltering in an airport - video — Christians hide in the airport in Bangui, capital of the Central African Republic. They are terrified of the Seleka gangs going house to house in the suburbs with machetes and guns.

On the brink of genocide: pictures from the Central African Republic — Our chief correspondent Alex Thomson and team are in the Central African Republic, where violence is spiralling out of control.

Seleka: the militia terrorising Central African Republic's Christian population — People identify bodies at a morgue in Bangui. Picture: REUTERS Perhaps a couple of hundred people have returned after the latest attack here but most are still hiding out in the bush. Badenga Fidele, the village headman, points at the burned out mud-brick houses with their thatched roofs long gone: "They took everything they could or destroyed it - for what?"
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Feb 01, 2015

RT @Asitseemstome: @alextomo #Egypt In' sha'Allah. WHAT's #Sisi got in return?? Campaign now needed for the #Egyptian journalists HELD by #Sisi!

Feb 01, 2015

Egyptian officials say Mohamed Fahmy to be released in the next few days. Yippiddy dee doo!

Feb 01, 2015

RT @AliAbunimah: Great to hear Obama-backed Egyptian dictatorship to free Peter Greste. May its thousands of other political prisoners follow quickly.

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