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Ciaran Jenkins

North of England Correspondent
Ciaran Jenkins is North of England Correspondent for Channel 4 News
Ciaran Jenkins is North of England Correspondent for Channel 4 News

Ciaran Jenkins is currently based in Manchester, reporting from across the North of England.

He covers a wide range of stories, from home and social affairs to sport and technology. He has reported exclusively for Channel 4 News on international phone hacking scams and police racism.

Ciaran joined Channel 4 News in 2012 from the BBC, where he had specialised in politics and then education. During his time at the BBC he broke a series of exclusives on bogus academics and visa fraud, for which he won a number of awards.

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article 22 October 2014 UK
News
Ched Evans says he's learned a lesson - but has he?

As Ched Evans releases a statement denying rape, Charlie Webster - a patron of his former club Sheffield United and a sexual assault victim - asks what, exactly, he has learned.

video 17 October 2014 UK

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Convicted rapist Ched Evans released from prison - video

Ched Evans, the footballer convicted of rape, has been freed from prison on licence. Around 150,000 people have signed a petition asking his former club Sheffield United not to re-sign the player.

article 10 October 2014 UK
Liz McInnes
Heywood by-election win poses more questions for Labour

Labour held on to the seat of Heywood and Middleton - but its majority was reduced to 617, prompting more questions about the leadership of Ed Miliband.

video 08 October 2014 UK

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Is healthy food too expensive? - video

We're constantly bombarded with warnings about eating healthily - but new research shows that healthy foods are three times more expensive per calorie than junk options.

video 06 August 2014 UK, Scotland

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Darling vs Salmond: who does Scotland think won? - video

The headlines say Alistair Darling drew first blood in his Scottish independence debate against Alex Salmond, but what do the Scottish public think? Ciaran Jenkins went to find out.

video 05 August 2014 UK, Scotland

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Battle of personalities ahead of Scottish referendum - video

The first major debate in the Scottish independence campaign gets underway as First Minister Alex Salmond goes head-to-head with Better Together campaign leader Alistair Darling.

video 27 July 2014 UK

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What is happening with Blackpool FC's finances? - video

Blackpool FC has just eight first team players and the co-owners have been accused of paying themselves millions of pounds. Channel 4 News asks a forensic accountant to look at the club's finances.

video 21 July 2014 World, Ukraine

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'Heading to Oz now': MH17 victim's last message

Channel 4 News North of England Correspondent Ciaran Jenkins talks to the relatives of Glenn Thomas, one of the British passengers who perished on flight MH17.

article 15 July 2014 UK
News
'Bedroom tax' study raises serious questions

The day of a major cabinet reshuffle can often be used for other purposes, for example quietly unveiling a report into the much-criticised "bedroom tax". So is the much-maligned policy working?

article 14 July 2014 UK
Church of England votes for women bishops
Church of England welcomes women bishops. Finally...

The Church of England synod votes to change its legislation and allow women to serve as bishops, in an historic moment for the church.

article 03 July 2014 UK
News
'Public face of police brutality' fights to clear name

PC Danny Major was convicted of assaulting a teenager in a police cell, imprisoned and sacked. He lost his appeal and criminal case review, but now the case has been reopened.

video 29 May 2014 UK

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Why help to buy is not just fuelling housing bubble - video

There were fears the government's help to buy scheme would just fuel the housing bubble, particularly in London. But that has not proved to be the case so far, with more take-up outside the capital.

article 17 April 2014 UK
News
Deposit protection scheme flaws leave tenants at risk

For almost a decade landlords have been obliged by law to protect their tenants' deposits. But Channel 4 News finds the protection on offer can't stop a rogue letting agent in his tracks.

article 17 April 2014 UK
News
How safe is my deposit? What renters need to know

In a dispute with your landlord over a rental deposit and don't know what to do? Ciaran Jenkins answers the key questions about the rules landlords should be following.

article 07 March 2014 UK
News
Mystery of missing 400,000 housing benefit payments

Hundreds of thousands of pounds in housing benefit payments have "disappeared" after being paid to one of Britain's biggest property agents, Channel 4 News can reveal.

video 13 February 2014 UK

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'Hurricane force winds are coming this way!' - video

Reporter Ciaran Jenkins is literally blown off his feet in Abergele, north Wales, as he tries to bring us the news in the face of gale force winds.

video 05 February 2014 UK

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Blunkett, Roma migrants and Sheffield - video

Channel 4 News speaks to David Blunkett MP and visits Sheffield three months after he said that the community would "explode" due to a influx of Roma migrants.

video 02 January 2014 UK, Bulgaria

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Is UK benefit clampdown targeting Roma people ? - video

As benefits are tightened for migrants entering the UK, are Roma migrants being singled out unfairly by the government?

02 January 2014