Paraic O'Brien is a Correspondent for Channel 4 News.
Paraic's investigations include the multi-award winning "Bruce Lee, King of Romania's Sewers", a searing film about the subterranean life of Bucharest's drug addicts. His expose of how the global online game Habbo Hotel was putting children at risk, resulted in a mass exodus of investors. His investigation into the death of Alois Dvorzac in a British detention centre exposed serious flaws in the immigration system.
He was the first TV reporter on the ground in Brixton and Croydon as the riots broke out in 2011. He also once had a minor altercation with Russell Brand.
Before joining Channel 4 News he worked at the BBC as an investigations reporter for BBC London News and Newsnight on occasion. Prior to that he was a community worker in Ireland and south London.
A lockdown isn’t on the cards for now, the PM said earlier today. Government advice is that people should ‘social distance’ in order to avoid the spread of Covid-19 – but if people don’t heed it, nothing is ruled out.
Northern Ireland closes schools too as Irish St Patrick’s day address strikes sombre tone
Paraic O’Brien has been to Idlib province and followed one family in the aftermath of a Russian airstrike
A ceasefire in Syria’s rebel held Idlib province brokered with Russia is continuing to hold – according to Turkey’s defence minister.
The skies over Syria’s northwest province of Idlib are quiet tonight as the ceasefire brokered by Russia and Turkey holds.
Turkey has accused Greek police of opening fire on migrants attempting to cross the border, killing one and wounding five others.
As fighting intensifies yet again in north west Syria – bringing Turkish and Russian forces a step closer towards direct conflict – more than a million refugees are now massing on the Turkish border.
This programme has spoken to a witness who confirms the young man collapsed after being hit.
Turkey has said it has destroyed multiple Syrian government targets in recent days, including downing two war planes today.
Hundreds of refugees and migrants are gathering on Turkey’s border with Greece after Turkey said it would no longer prevent them from crossing towards Europe.
The Turkish government says it will no longer actively stop refugees trying to cross its borders with Europe – in an apparent bid to get support behind its operations in north-west Syria.
Delhi has been rocked by violent protests during President Trump’s state visit to India.
Hundreds of people have gathered at mosques for Friday prayers in the German town of Hanau – two days after the deadly shooting attack.
A far-right terrorist has killed nine people in Germany before returning home to kill his mother and himself.
Hundreds of people who spent more than two weeks on board a quarantined cruise liner have been allowed to leave.