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.
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.
Spain deployed its military to beaches surrounding the city, as more than 6,000 thousand new arrivals, many of them teenagers, emerged from the sea to a wall of soldiers.
In a knife-edge contest, Edwin Poots has won the leadership of the Democratic Unionist Party in Northern Ireland.
If you live in Belfast, do you look to London, or do you look to Dublin? Or maybe you look to both, or neither.
The Queen has hailed the continued peace in Northern Ireland as a credit to its people – in a message marking a hundred years since its creation.
Northern Ireland First Minister Arlene Foster says she’ll be stepping down from the job, and as leader of the Democratic Unionist Party, after a revolt from within her own party ranks, especially over her handling of Brexit.
Arlene Foster’s days as the leader of the Northern Ireland’s biggest party, the DUP, could be coming to an end after a number of her assembly members and MPs reportedly called for a vote of no confidence in her.
Boris Johnson met the costs of refurbishing his flat in Downing Street out of his own pocket, a senior government minister has insisted.
The Irish Taoiseach has warned that Northern Ireland must not be plunged back into “that dark place of sectarian murders and political discord” after another night of violence which left 14 police officers hurt. In one incident, a burning car was rammed into a police Land Rover, while petrol bombs and missiles were also hurled…