Nick Dixon

Nick Dixon is a news Correspondent for Good Morning Britain. After starting his broadcast journalism career with STV News, he joined GMTV as a Reporter in 2005. When Daybreak went on air in 2010, Nick was promoted to Correspondent and after a secondment in New York, he returned to the UK in 2011.

The Queen of Thrones...

Nick Dixon was in Northern Ireland this week, covering the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh's trip to Belfast, which included a tour around the set of the Game of Thrones TV series.

In this short film he gives us an insight into the difficulties faced by correspondents on live locations, and gives us an exclusive look at the Queen's visit, including interviews with crew and cast members of Game of Thrones!

Aside from the early starts, the correspondents of Good Morning Britain can travel thousands of miles a week to deliver the news to the nation - by car, train, or plane.

Take a look at our behind the scenes Game of Thrones Gallery
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Calls for tougher laws on pet monkeys

Monkeys have been a status symbol and the must-have celebrity pet for years.

The most famous put monkey is probably Michael Jackson's chimpanzee Bubbles, but more recently Justin Bieber and the Kardashians have adopted monkeys of their own, fuelling a growing trend to keep them as pets.

But the government wants to toughen up the laws that allow primates to be kept in the home. Nick Dixon is at a monkey sanctuary in Dorset to explain why the law change is needed.

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New York's answer to the summer solstice

The summer solstice at Stonehenge draws thousands of visitors each year, marking a change in season, when the sun rises in perfect alignment with several of the stones.

But it seems us Brits aren't the only ones with breathtaking seasonal views - as on Thursday night swathes of New Yorkers and tourists took to the streets in Manhattan to get a glimpse of Stonehenge's all-American cousin - the Manhattanhenge.

Watch our exclusive online report filmed by Nick Dixon and US cameraman Dan Martland to find out more...

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British teenage girls are fattest in Western Europe

British teenage girls are the fattest in Western Europe according to a major new study. It's found that a quarter of adults in this country are now obese.

New figures show the scale of obesity across the world, more than two billion of us are now classed as either overweight or obese - and that number is rising at an alarming rate. Here in the UK teenage girls are now the fattest in Europe.

Nick Dixon was live New York, where there are more obese adults than anywhere else in the world.

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