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.
At a time when almost everything that happens is met by a sense of either profound shock or bewildered disbelief, try this. A 19th century sea shanty has become a worldwide viral sensation thanks to a postman from North Lanarkshire. Nathan Evans posted his rendition of The Wellerman on TikTok at the end of last…
Richard Leonard has resigned as Scottish Labour leader with immediate effect.
Fishing was supposed to be a major upside of Brexit, but parts of the industry are finding themselves in crisis.
In Scotland, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced tighter Covid restrictions that will come into force this weekend.
There is breaking news from Scotland.
Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has imposed a full lockdown across the mainland from midnight tonight. In a statement to an emergency session of the Scottish Parliament, the first minister said schools would remain closed until February at the earliest, with a legal requirement for everyone to stay at home, except for essential reasons. The…
It’s the archeologist’s equivalent of finding a £5 note down the back of the sofa, but on a much bigger scale. Step forward assistant curator Abeer Eladany, doing a stock take in the vaults of the University of Aberdeen when she found an old cigar box with a 5,000-year-old Egyptian surprise.
Scotland has announced that all Higher and Advanced Higher exams will be cancelled next year.
A major incident was declared at a care home in Aberdeenshire after almost all its residents and 45 of its carers are thought to have contracted Covid-19.
Care homes bore the brunt of the first wave of the pandemic, and tragically there have been more fatal outbreaks among residents this winter
Scotland’s health secretary, Jeane Freeman, has today been talking about Scotland’s vaccine plans.
Another 12,155 new cases have been confirmed over the last 24 hours.
Products will be available in schools, colleges, public toilets and other public buildings.
An unprecedented polling trend in favour of independence.
Beavers were reintroduced into the wild in Scotland more than a decade ago and given protected status last year. Now, numbers are thriving – but not everyone is happy. Some landowners want the animals gone because they say they are causing damage. But 105,000 hectares of woodland – considered the perfect habitat – can’t be…