Ciaran Jenkins is the Scotland Correspondent for Channel 4 News.
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.
So how is the news that there is to be no further action against Mr Cummings going down in Barnard Castle, the town he said he drove to merely to test his eyesight?
We’ve asked each of the four nations how many patients were discharged from hospitals into care homes without being tested in March and April.
Matt Hancock’s announcement about testing anyone over five years old covers the whole of the UK. Let’s see what the picture is like in Northern Ireland, Wales and Scotland.
We’ve had access to Britain’s largest care home provider HC1, which had the first care home outbreak identified in Scotland and where staff have come under significant physical and mental strain.
There will be no such easing of restrictions in Scotland and Wales as we are to see in England.
In Scotland, bereavement payments do not cover carers. Six care workers have been officially confirmed to have lost their lives in Scotland.
ore than half of coronavirus deaths in Scotland are now taking place in care homes, according to new figures
Until now, the number of Covid-19 deaths in care homes has been based on testing, of which there’s been relatively little, and information from death certificates.
A woman has died after allegedly being refused admission to Glasgow’s Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Channel 4 News can reveal.
One English NHS trust has told us that it is reviewing all death certificates which it has issued over an 18-day period in April to ensure that Covid-19 has been appropriately recorded.
Are all Covid-19 related deaths being recorded?
Today’s figures suggest the overwhelming number of coronavirus deaths in England and Wales take place in hospitals. But are we getting the true picture of the number of deaths outside hospitals?
Channel 4 News has been told that in some cases coronavirus is not being put down as a cause or suspected cause of death, meaning the true number of deaths may not be getting properly recorded.
The Scottish government had to clear up confusion after its Chief Nursing Officer contradicted new UK-wide advice that states carers can wear masks whenever they see fit.
Across the UK, care homes are struggling to keep their residents safe during coronavirus outbreak