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.
Earlier we spoke to David Gauke who was Chief Secretary to the Treasury and Work and Pensions Secretary under Theresa May.
The fishing industry is sounding the alarm over food and labour shortages due to Brexit.
The UK has recorded a further 174 Covid deaths – the highest daily figure since 12 March.
Another seven people have been killed in the panicked scenes around Kabul airport, with tens of thousands of people still desperate to escape Taliban controlled Afghanistan.
We spoke to Samantha Mort from UNICEF Afghanistan, who is in Kabul.
We spoke to Zubair Juenda, who was a diplomat in Afghanistan. He arrived in the UK yesterday with his wife and children after getting into the military camp at the airport run by western forces.
Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has urged the prime minister to “reassess” the licence for the proposed Cambo oil field off Shetland. But she stopped short of saying that new drilling projects should be blocked, sparking criticism from environmental groups.
The number of beavers in Scotland has more than doubled in the last three years.
In Scotland, pass rates in Highers and Advanced Highers have slipped since last year, but they’re still far above pre-pandemic levels, as Scotland’s education secretary praised students for achieving such strong results “under extraordinary circumstances”.
Now that fun is back on the agenda, the world’s largest arts festival has managed to kick off in Edinburgh this weekend. Last year, the pandemic meant the whole thing was cancelled for the first time in its history. But with purpose built outdoor venues and scaled down performances, there’s a rather different look and…
It’s the prime minister’s first appearance in Scotland since January after he stayed away from the country during the Scottish Parliament elections in May.
Scotland will scrap most of its remaining coronavirus restrictions from Monday but First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said face masks will remain mandatory in some settings “for some time to come” and people will be advised to carry on working from home where possible.
The Scottish Health Secretary Humza Yousaf has made a complaint against a nursery near Dundee, alleging that it refused to offer his daughter a place on the grounds of her mother’s Muslim name. Mr Yousaf and his wife then helped co-ordinate five further enquiries using Muslim and “white sounding” names, and they allege that the…
The chief executive of a North Sea oil company has said the climate emergency is “fake” in now deleted tweets from his personal account, despite his company’s claims it is working towards a net zero carbon emissions target, Channel 4 News can reveal.
Jill Rutter worked as a civil servant for more than two decades at the Treasury and in Downing Street, and is now an author for ‘UK in a Changing Europe’ .