Ciaran Jenkins is the North of England Correspondent for Channel 4 News.
Ciaran Jenkins is currently based in Manchester, reporting from across the North of England.
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.
The US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has met with the Chinese President – brushing to one side recent tensions between Beijing and Washington.
Two people have been killed during mass protests in the South Korean capital Seoul, hours after President Park was removed from office over a corruption scandal.
A video has emerged of the son of Kim Jong-nam, the older brother of Kim Jong-un, who was murdered in a Malaysian airport last month. In the short, mysterious video, the son says he is safely with his mother and sister, though their location is unknown.
The fallout from the killing of Kim Jong-nam, the half brother of the North Korean leader in Kuala Lumpur continues.
North Korea has sparked international condemnation after test-firing at least four ballistic missiles, expressly banned under United Nations treaties.
Thousands of supporters and critics of the Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte have staged rival rallies in the capital Manila revealing the huge divide over his controversial war on drugs. Anti-government protestors compared his regime to the rise of fascism while his leading critic, Senator Leila de Lima has been arrested on drugs charges, which she’s…
Donald Trump might want his opponents to shut up, but in the Philippines they risk getting locked up.This morning President Duterte’s highest profile critic, opposition leader Leila de Lima, was arrested on drug trafficking charges after an all-night vigil at her office.
Police in Malaysia have named a senior North Korean diplomat they want to question in connection with the killing of Kim Jong-nam.
A Japanese broadcaster has released what appears to be CCTV footage of the deadly poison attack on the half-brother of the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, in Malaysia.
Two more suspects have been arrested in Malaysia over the mysterious death of the North Korean leader’s half brother Kim Jong-Nam. He’s thought to have been targeted by assassins while boarding a flight for Macau at Kuala Lumpur airport. But the full details are still emerging and nothing is really as it seems.
It reads like the plot of a cloak and dagger murder mystery: the half brother of North Korea’s dictator collapsing in the departure hall of Kuala Lumpur airport after apparently being sprayed with poison.
Has North Korea’s Kim Jong-un had his half-brother killed?
North Korea’s apparently successful ballistic missile test has succeeded in uniting America, Russia, China and Japan in condemnation, but what , if anything, can the international community actually do?
Now to the Philippines, where foul-mouthed online trolling isn’t just legal, it’s openly courted to aid political campaigns or denigrate opponents. In fact , armies of them have been credited with helping President Duterte get into power, while his rivals have been accused of similar dirty tricks.
Security forces in Myanmar have massacred villagers and carried out mass rapes of Rohingya Muslims,the UN has declared, in what could amount to crimes against humanity and ethnic cleansing.