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.
With the UK threat level still set at critical, British Transport Police say for the first time they will put armed officers on trains, while NHS emergency departments have been told to prepare to deal with possible further terrorist attacks.
More armed officers are being bussed in, as Greater Manchester Police say they are now investigating a terror network.Those officers are being freed up around the country by the deployment of troops to guard key sites following the upgrading of the terror threat level from “severe” to “critical”.
It was the worst terror attack in the UK since the London bombings of 2005. And this time the target was a pop concert that was guaranteed to bring an audience mostly of children and young people. The youngest to die was just eight years of age. Police this evening named the suicide bomber as…
The body of moors murderer Ian Brady will not be released until assurances are given that his ashes won’t be scattered on Saddleworth Moor, a senior coroner has said. The 79 year old was pronounced dead at a secure psychiatric institute in Merseyside last night.
As well as correcting the record on police numbers, Labour has been trying to fend off claims that it’s heading for a wipeout in Scotland before local elections there on Thursday.
The Muslim Rohingya people have for many years lived in a kind of internal exile in the state Rakhine in western Myanmar – or Burma, as it is often still known.
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.