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.
It’s estimated 3,500 people were killed in the decades of conflict in Northern Ireland that came to be known as the Troubles. The question of how to give their families justice has been a matter of tension and debate ever since.
They were the fires said to have lit the way for the Protestant King William of Orange in his battle against the Catholics more than three centuries ago.
Northern Ireland’s deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill has appealed for calm, amid tensions over loyalist bonfires marking the eve of the Twelfth of July parades.
People trying to cross the Channel to reach UK shores could, in theory at least, be turned back by Border Force officials while they’re still out at sea.
A curfew has been imposed in Eswatini, after days of violent clashes between security forces and pro-democracy protesters, leaving dozens of people dead and injured.
At least 43 people are feared to have drowned after a boat carrying migrants across the Mediterranean capsized.
Not just the longest day of the year: the summer solstice is a time of special celebration for witches, druids and pagans.
New figures show that more than 5,000 people have tried to cross the Channel so far this year, over 100 of them yesterday alone, picked up by Border Force officials as they attempted the dangerous journey to UK shores.
Kent County Council has said that its children’s services have been so overwhelmed by the arrival of unaccompanied child migrants that it has had to stop looking after them from today.
Hundreds of people have been arrested around the world after an international police operation which managed to monitor an encrypted messaging platform used by criminal gangs.
Migrant children in lifejackets were again being brought ashore in Dover today after crossing the English Channel.
But now the Health Secretary Matt Hancock has confirmed that ministers are considering leaving Coronavirus restrictions in place beyond June 21 – amid concern over the spread of the Delta variant, which was first identified in India.
The government says it hasn’t decided whether to lift all of England’s coronavirus restrictions on June 21st, amid reports that the move could be delayed by at least two weeks.
We have been talking to the mother of Sofia Sapega, who was arrested alongside her journalist boyfriend when a Ryanair flight was diverted.
The parents of Roman Protasevich have told Channel 4 News they consider their son to be a true freedom fighter.