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.
In China itself – as many as 150 million people, more than twice the population of Britain are now living in unprecedented lockdown
The Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald has hailed what she called a ‘revolution in the ballot box’ after her party made historic gains in the Irish general election.
Counting is underway in the Irish general election which is expected to show a move away from the established centre-right parties towards left-wing Sinn Fein.
Ireland’s general election: voting takes place to form next government
Police in Northern Ireland say they believe dissident republicans planted a viable explosive device on a lorry trailer.
As Ireland prepares to vote in Saturday’s general election, polls suggest a groundswell of support for Sinn Féin.
The Irish border issue will remain a major sticking point in the complex negotiations to come.
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…