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.
Ms Sturgeon also told this programme that figures in the SNP’s economic case for independence were now “completely out of date”.
It is the most marginal seat in Scotland, where at the last election Labour hung on with a wafer-thin majority. This time around, Dumbarton is being fiercely contested, and it’s a key target for the Scottish National Party, who are hoping to build a commanding pro-independence majority in Holyrood this May. We have been to…
Scotland’s major political parties have suspended election campaigning following the announcement from Buckingham Palace, while all the party leaders have paid tribute. The Duke had deep and long-standing ties to Scotland.
He has pledged to deliver a “supermajority” for Scottish independence and put himself back in frontline politics.
Nicola Sturgeon has said she wants a public inquiry into her government’s response to the pandemic to start later this year.
The last week in Scottish politics has been dominated by the row over Alex Salmond, but at the eleventh hour, just before the Scottish parliament broke up ahead of the upcoming elections, an announcement was made on NHS pay. The Scottish Government is offering 154,000 NHS workers including nurses, a four per cent backdated pay…
Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says she would have resigned if she had been found to have broken the ministerial code, but that she would not be “bullied” out of office.
Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has been cleared of breaching the ministerial code in relation to sexual harassment allegations against her predecessor, Alex Salmond.
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.