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.
In Aberdeen the Scottish National Party is meeting against the backdrop of a highly critical moment in the Brexit negotiations, amid Conservative talk of compromise.
The leader of the Democratic Unionists has declared that any demand to keep Northern Ireland inside the customs union after Brexit would be “beyond crazy”.
Hundreds of millions of litres of milk cross from Northern Ireland into the Republic each year.
Boris Johnson’s plans may have been given a cool reception from Europe and the Irish Taoseach but how will the proposed ‘all-island’ regulatory zone work? Under these proposals Northern ireland will remain in the single market and stick to the EU’s rules on agriculture, food safety and the sale of industrial goods. But that means…
The new “all-island” regulatory zone will effectively keep Northern Ireland in the European single market.
It took 14 minutes and 50 seconds for Lady Hale to deliver a stunning defeat to Boris Johnson, as Brexit delivered another unprecedented shock to the UK’s political system.
Food suppliers and foodbanks have questioned whether THEY would be responsible for securing basic supplies for vulnerable people if a No deal Brexit lead to food shortages. Earlier this month, the Food and Rural Affairs Minister Zac Goldsmith said his department was “not responsible for the supply of food and drink to the population in…
Glasgow’s Queen Elizabeth University Hospital has been beset with problems since it opened in 2015, whist Edinburgh’s Royal Hospital for Children and Young People is yet to open.
Amid what is now a full-blown constitutional crisis, all eyes will be on the Supreme Court next week, when the country’s top judges will decide whether Scotland’s Court of Session was correct in ruling that the Prime Minister acted in an “improper” and “unlawful” way in suspending parliament for five weeks. Opposition MPs leapt on…
President Trump has distanced himself from reports that the crew of a US Air Force plane, which landed at Prestwick Airport in Scotland, stayed at the Turnberry golfing resort, which he owns.
In her resignation speech she insisted she had stared Boris Johnson in the eye – and he assured her he was trying to get a Brexit deal.
The Scottish National Party’s Joanna Cherry is one of around 70 MPs seeking an emergency ruling in the Scottish courts to stop parliament being suspended.
Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has described this as a “dark day for democracy”, saying Boris Johnson was acting more like a dictator than a prime minister. We spoke to her earlier and caught up with the Scottish Secretary Alister Jack.
The leader of the Scottish Conservative Party will resign her post tomorrow. Ruth Davidson famously locked horns with Boris Johnson during the referendum and had opposed no deal. She was also against any move to suspend parliament.
Over the last week there has been a series of earthquakes, the strongest of which, a 2.9 magnitude event, came yesterday.