Ciaran Jenkins is the Data Correspondent and Presenter for Channel 4 News based in the Leeds newsroom.
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 UK’s former climate chief Alok Sharma has warned that the UN’s COP 28 summit must agree a plan to phase out fossil fuels – or risk pushing the world into climate breakdown. Reports from Dubai claim that the oil cartel OPEC wrote to member nations this week urging them to block any talk of…
We were joined by Jennifer Cassidy who lectures in diplomacy at the University of Oxford – she’s served as a diplomatic attache to Ireland’s UN mission.
Ireland’s Justice Minister has condemned what she called “an attack on innocence itself”, after three young children and a woman were injured in a suspected stabbing in Dublin. Police say a man in his 50s – who’s also being treated for injuries – has been detained, and they don’t believe the attack is terror-related. They…
Net migration hit a record high in 2022, after the Office for National Statistics revised its previous estimate. We look at the numbers.
We spoke to the former Palestinian Authority spokesperson Nour Odeh.
A damning new report on children in custody by HM Inspectorate of Prisons has warned that young offender institutions in England and Wales are becoming more violent than adult prison, with young offenders spending way too much time locked up on their own.
We spoke earlier to Relik Shafir, a former Israeli Brigadier General.
Repeated airstrikes have, according to the Hamas run authorities, resulted in more than ten thousand deaths since the conflict began a month ago.
We spoke to Scotland’s First Minister Humza Yousaf, whose parents in law were visiting relatives in Gaza when the war broke out.
When the artist David Shrigley discovered that there were so many returned copies of Dan Brown’s thriller the Davinci Code, that an Oxfam shop in Swansea was refusing to accept any more – he set out on a challenge. Mr Shrigley managed to gather about six thousand rejected copies of the Da Vinci Code. He…
Let’s have a look at the ditched HS2 plans. What’s being shelved, what will remain and how much has it cost?
Fire chiefs in London have warned people not to charge their e-scooter or e-bike while they are asleep, and to only use the correct charger, after a man was left with life-changing burns when he tried to tackle an e-bike fire. Across the country, authorities are becoming increasingly concerned about the dangers of these blazes…
The UN General Assembly is discussing artificial intelligence, warning that it is developing too fast for legislators to keep up.
We’re joined by activist Frank Mugisha, who is currently in London to ask for support from the UK government.
We did invite the British Boxing Board of Control for an interview but they chose to provide a written response.