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.
Italy’s far right leader Matteo Salvini is poised for a political breakthrough in this weekend’s local elections – triggering shock waves through the country’s establishment.
Just eight days after a ceasefire was brokered between Russia and Turkey, the Syrian regime has intensified its bombardment of rebel-held areas in southern Idlib and Aleppo.
Two people have been arrested after three men were found stabbed to death in Ilford, East London last night.
There’s growing pressure on Iran to conduct a transparent investigation into the downing of a passenger plane in which 176 people died.
Taqi Boudhane was a motorcycle delivery driver out delivering food last Friday night in North London when he was fatally stabbed.
US officials have said that it’s highly likely that it was an Iranian missile that brought down a passenger plane yesterday.
Three Britons are known to be among the 176 people who died when an Ukrainian International Airlines plane came down shortly after taking off from Tehran airport.
Students have played a key part in this year’s pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. Here in the UK, universities have seen students holding demonstrations of solidarity. But with more than 100,000 Chinese students studying at British campuses, this programme has found worrying evidence of intimidation and threats to students who won’t tow the Communist Party’s…
Two men who left the UK to join so-called Islamic State have told Channel 4 News that they want to return home to face trial.
The main suspect connected to the kidnap and torture of a Northern Irish businessman has died.
Facebook has come under fire after its social media platforms were used to spread fake news amid allegations of foreign interference. Today the company announced it was tightening its rules for the UK General Election.
The trailer which ended its journey with 39 bodies on board last week, travelled first through Northern France and then Belgium.
Essex lorry driver, Maurice Robinson, charged with 39 counts of manslaughter and conspiracy to traffic people
Today, another group of suspected migrants were detained at Zeebrugge port as they tried to climb a fence into a truck company compound.
As Mr Lunney drove up the lane to his house, two cars boxed him in. He was abducted and taken across the border into the Republic of Ireland. There, he was tortured. Mr Lunney was left with “life-changing injuries”.