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.
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…
A case of BSE has been confirmed on an unnamed farm in Scotland for the first time in 10 years. The Scottish Government says the discovery in Aberdeenshire is an isolated incident and poses no risk to human health.
The UK Government’s welfare reforms have been described as a “vehicle for cuts” by the Labour party, as they attempted to force ministers to publish what effects universal credit has had on people’s incomes.
The Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon says there is an even stronger case for independence as the government is making a “shambles” of Brexit. She told her party conference that Scottish independence was the opposite of Brexit, because it was about being open and outward looking.
Ian Blackford made the threat on the party’s conference floor today, but the SNP has also been having to defend its record of 11 years in power in Scotland.
The third largest party in the United Kingdom, the Scottish National Party, begins its annual conference in Glasgow today. Nicola Sturgeon, the SNP leader, has said her MPs would back a new referendum on the Brexit deal, the so-called People’s Vote. Scotland Correspondent Ciaran Jenkins reports from Glasgow.
A fifteen-year-old Scottish composer is having her work performed this weekend at a festival run by the internationally renowned musician Sir James MacMillan. But she may be one of the lucky ones because the Cumnock Tryst festival in East Ayrshire is being held against a backdrop of cuts to music education across the country. In…
The family of a man who died in police custody say they are disgusted and disappointed after Scotland’s Lord Advocate ruled that no police officers would face prosecution as a result.
Today the former SNP leader, Alex Salmond proffered his resignation from the party while he awaits an investigation into complaints about his behaviour when he was Scottish First Minister.
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s release on Thursday after two and half years in a Tehran prison surprised her family and allowed her to be reunited with her daughter Gabriela.