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.
A 16 year old boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has been found guilty of abducting, raping and murdering six-year-old Alesha MacPhail.
Schoolchildren from across across the UK will join together to demand action over climate change.
British expats living in Spain have been urged to register before the 29th of March to make sure the Spanish authorities recognise their residency after the UK leaves the EU. But in the event of a no-deal Brexit, what then? Many of those who’ve retired abroad are facing unanswered questions about their rights to healthcare, freedom of…
Ahead of next week’s critical week for Theresa May’s Brexit deal, ministers are again split, this time over the prospect of a no-deal scenario. Mrs May faces a series of votes on Tuesday – including calls for MPs to take control of the Brexit process. Today, supporters of a second referendum have been rallying in…
Alex Salmond said outside court that he was “innocent of any criminality” and that he would “defend himself to the utmost in court”.
The former Labour prime minister Gordon Brown is calling for Parliament to extend article 50 by a year – quoting a new poll which shows two thirds of the British public feel they’re being ignored and cut out of major decisions. In a speech tonight in Edinburgh he says the country is so divided it’s putting long…
With 77 days to go until Brexit, the UK isn’t the only country frantically making preparations for what’s about to come. In Ireland, politicians have spent two years putting together a plan of action, as well contingencies if there’s no Brexit deal.
Alex Salmond has won his court battle against the Scottish government over the way it handled an investigation into claims that the former first minister sexually harassed two women.
Police in Manchester say the man suspected of stabbing three people on New Year’s Eve is being held under the Mental Health Act.
MPs should get a free vote on different Brexit options, the International Trade Secretary Liam Fox suggested today – a plan echoed by at least one of his cabinet colleagues.
Donald Trump and controversy had a habit of finding each other long before he became President – as the residents of Balmedie in Aberdeenshire well know.
Michael Gove calls it better than EU membership, though worse than the current deal. The DUP say they’d consider it. The SNP back it as a compromise. But the Prime Minister of Norway says: why should you leave the EU if you’re accepting a Norway deal?
Now for some voices you rarely hear from in the Brexit debate. More than 600,000 children live in the UK who were born elsewhere in the EU. Many of them came to Britain years ago and now consider it home.
She’s calls herself the “hardcore huntress” and presents a TV programme in which she travels the globe, hunting and fishing. Last month Larysa Switlyk visited the Isle of Islay in Scotland, shot a feral goat and posed for snaps with its corpse. The photo led to howls of outrage on social media and has led…
Around 8,000 council workers didn’t turn up to work in Glasgow today, in a strike over equal pay. Dozens of primary schools and nurseries were shut and services from home care to cleaning were disrupted. The action, involving workers from the GMB and Unison unions, folllowed what they called a “lack of progress” on equal pay claims…