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.
Saudi officials today displayed drone and cruise missile parts which they claim prove Iran’s involvement in the attack on the heart of the Saudi Arabian oil industry.
The Taliban has claimed responsibility for two suicide attacks in Afghanistan, one of them at a presidential election rally that left dozens dead.
The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has blamed Iran for yesterday’s drone attacks on two key Saudi oilfields – calling it an unprecedented attack on the world’s energy supply.
Political pressure is growing on Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to take more urgent action to control the fires that are burning in the Amazon.
With a record number of fires blazing across the rainforest, environmentalists are blaming the President for encouraging loggers and farmers to clear more land.
John Letts and Sally Lane have condemned the Home Office decision to strip their son Jack of his British citizenship, saying they are shocked that the government would act without contacting their son first and with seemingly no form of redress.
The death of the disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein has been ruled “suicide by hanging” by the New York medical examiner.
Under Pope Francis, the Catholic Church has become a radical, pro-migrant voice. From washing the feet of refugees to calling for open borders, his message of love-thy-neighbour is clear. But on the other side, there’s Matteo Salvini, who fronts Italy’s populist Lega party.
“Do not forget me.” This was 84-year-old Umm Hayan, who lived through five wars in Syria and had become separated from her son. He managed to flee to Turkey but wasn’t able to take her with him. Earlier this month this programme reported on the friendship she struck up with a 12-year-old boy she met in a displacement camp…
The memo, in further leaked cables, claimed Donald Trump acted because the deal had been agreed by his predecessor Barack Obama.
The Federal Trade Commission has been investigating claims that the social media firm improperly shared the data of up to 87 million users with the now defunct Cambridge Analytica.
Fleeing civilians from all over the country have been thrown together and usually have no-one else to depend on but each other.
The former leader of the English Defence League has been found guilty of contempt of court.
Some groups are claiming Ireland’s culture is in some way under threat, with a handful of online activists apparently influenced by America’s alt-right.
Channel 4 News has obtained shocking pictures from inside the camp, showing just how perilous the situation there has become.