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 major investigation is underway into yesterday’s fatal train derailment in Aberdeenshire.
Three people, including the driver, have died after a passenger train derailed in Aberdeenshire during heavy rain and flooding.
In Scotland, schools have been welcoming back teachers and pupils after almost five months away.
Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has apologised to thousands of students who received lower exam grades than they expected.
The Scottish government has announced a new lockdown in Aberdeen after a local spike in the number of coronavirus cases.
As Scottish pupils got their results today, there was disappointment for thousands who didn’t get the grades they’d been expecting.
Northern Ireland has become the first part of the UK to release a coronavirus contact tracing app.
The leader of the Scottish Conservatives Jackson Carlaw has resigned.
Boris Johnson in Scotland for the first time since last December’s general election, stressing it was the “strength” of the union that helped the UK through the coronavirus crisis.
Boris Johnson has defended a planned new law which he says protects jobs and prevents barriers between trade within the UK, as new rules on food and environmental standards are drawn up after Brexit.
A coronavirus outbreak is also being investigated at a call centre in north Lanarkshire, which is used to handle test and trace calls for NHS England.
As Scotland embarks on its most significant easing of lockdown measures yet, Nicola Sturgeon confirmed there have been no deaths among coronavirus patients there for a week.
In Scotland, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has urged the public to behave responsibly as pubs and cafes were allowed to have customers outside for the first time – as the country continues its tentative opening up.
More than 300 asylum seekers in Glasgow were moved into hotels around the city as lockdown began.
This programme has seen a leaked letter to Scotland’s chief medical officer from the country’s directors of public health warning about the negative impact that kind of routine testing could have.