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.
“Contact tracing is the most important thing you could be doing right now,” says an expert helping to lead Ireland’s fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
Home carers on the frontline of the coronavirus in central Scotland have told Channel 4 News that they feel scared and anxious.
Care workers have been thrust into the front-line protecting the most vulnerable in society – taking extreme measures to try and keep the virus at bay. Channel 4 News visited one care home in Renfrewshire, Scotland, which closed its doors to outsiders more than a fortnight ago.
A further eight people have died in Scotland as a result of the pandemic, with Glasgow, Lothian and Lanarkshire the areas worst hit.
The former first minister of Scotland, Alex Salmond, has been cleared of attempted rape and a series of sexual assaults, including one with intent to rape, after a trial at the High Court in Edinburgh.
The former First Minister of Scotland Alex Salmond has entered the witness box on day seven of his trial over allegations of sexual assault.
A total of 171 people in Scotland have tested positive for Covid-19.
We’re joined by Scotland’s National Clinical Director, Jason Leitch – who discusses how Scotland is tackling coronavirus, herd immunity and widespread testing.
Scotland’s first minister Nicola Sturgeon has gone further than Boris Johnson in saying that public gatherings of more than 500 people should be banned from next week.
A woman who has accused Alex Salmond of sexual assaulting her at his official residence has said she was “too scared” to call for help.
The trial of the former First Minister of Scotland, Alex Salmond, has got underway at the High Court in Edinburgh.
It’s a crisis which is literally costing lives – the number of drugs deaths is reaching record levels.
The drugs death rate in Scotland is now among the worst in the world.
It was candidate Michael Bloomberg’s night to shine as he took part in his first Democratic Presidential debate in Nevada, but his opponents had other ideas as they focused their attacks on him.
The jury in the Harvey Weinstein trial have begun their deliberations over whether to find him guilty or not guilty on charges of sexual assault and rape.