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.
Shamima Begum, who was one of three east London schoolgirls who fled to Syria to join the extremist Islamic State group in 2015, has won a legal battle to be allowed to come home to challenge the government’s decision to strip her of her British citizenship.
Poland’s conservative president Andrzej Duda has narrowly won the presidential run-off election – after his liberal challenger Rafal Trzaskowski conceded defeat.
Delayed once due to coronavirus, Poland’s presidential election is back on this weekend.
There are big changes, including personal protective equipment (PPE) for staff, restrictions on serving alcohol indoors, and no standing at the bar.
The United States has seen a quarter of the world’s infections.
Police in Reading are continuing to question a 25-year-old Libyan man who’s suspected of Saturday’s knife attack, which left three people dead.
It was early on Saturday evening when reports of an attack in a park in Reading began to come in. Then the flood of gruesome images and reports on social media followed.
It sounds like a script from a gangster movie. Two of the world’s most famous boxers brought together for what is being billed as the biggest fight in British boxing history.
Northern Ireland has announced two deaths from coronavirus in the last 24 hours – an increase from zero the day before.
The Republic of Ireland will begin its first phase of easing the lockdown on Monday.
Northern Ireland’s Executive has now announced its five-stage plan for relaxing the coronavirus lockdown, which has been in place there for more than six weeks.
We look at how Craigavon Area Hospital in County Armagh is treating patients presenting with serious mental ill health exacerbated by the lockdown.
The huge challenges to the healthcare system follow the recent paralysis of the devolved government in Northern Ireland, nurses strikes and concerns around Brexit.
The second of our special reports from Craigavon Area Hospital in County Armagh, Northern Ireland.
For two days, Channel 4 News was given unprecedented access to Craigavon Area Hospital in North Armagh, to see how one hospital and its staff is adapting to cope with the pandemic.