The government is planning to make social networks liable for the content on their platforms, but will stop short of giving them the same liability as traditional publishers when it announces its plans within the next few weeks.
Honda is preparing to announce the closure of its factory in Swindon, dealing a devastating blow both to its 3,500-strong workforce and ministers' hopes that the UK will remain an elite manufacturing economy after Brexit.
It is tempting, when one reads stories such as the one broken by my colleague Mark Kleinman today about Honda shutting down its Swindon factory, to leap to conclusions.
Flight enthusiasts were in for a treat on Monday as British Airways unveiled a plane which had been repainted with its original retro design.
A NatWest customer was told vegans should be "punched in the face" when she applied for a loan to take a vegan nutrition course.
A row has broken out between the dairy and plant-based industries over the use of the word "cheese".
Michael Gove, the Environment Secretary, has bowed to pressure from Britain's food industry by agreeing to suspend a series of reforms amid protests that they are too absorbed by preparations for a no-deal Brexit.
UK households have grown more downbeat about their finances with worries about job security at their worst in more than a year, according to a new poll.
Britons are stocking up on euros ahead of Brexit, new figures suggest.
Any risks from using equipment made by Chinese tech firm Huawei in the rollout of 5G networks can be managed, UK cyber security chiefs have concluded.
Train operators are calling for a major shake-up of fares that would throw out current rules governing peak and off-peak pricing and also end the need for so-called split-ticketing.
A "sophisticated state actor" has carried out a cyber attack on the Australian parliament's computing network - just a month before an election.
MPs calling for a code of ethics to ensure social media platforms remove harmful content from their sites have branded Facebook "digital gangsters" in a parliamentary report.
British cargo is due to set sail for the Far East - but the uncertainty clouding Brexit means its fate is unknown.
A parliamentary inquiry into disinformation has called on the government to investigate the Russian state's attempts to influence the EU referendum.
Collapsed airline Flybmi has issued advice as passengers have spoken of their frustration after thousands had their travel plans disrupted.
Regional airline Flybmi has gone into administration and cancelled all its flights.
Boohoo has announced it will continue using wool in its products, despite earlier promising to enforce a ban by the autumn.
Sir Richard Branson is hunting new funds for his commercial space ventures, months after halting a $1bn (£775m) Saudi-funded deal amid an international furore over the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.
Inspired by the Sky Ocean Rescue campaign, a region of the UK has created the country's first local circular economy.
A harpoon designed to clear harmful space junk has been tested for the first time.
An artificial intelligence system developed by Elon Musk's OpenAI organisation is too dangerous to be released, the group believes.
The owner of the Mr Kipling and Bisto gravy brands has abandoned its auction of Ambrosia amid continued uncertainties, including Brexit.
The US and China are to hold further trade war peace talks in Washington next week after both sides hailed "progress".
Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) says the Treasury will net almost £1bn in dividends after its annual profits more than doubled but warned Brexit risks hurting its financial recovery.
The founder of LK Bennett, the high street fashion retailer, has drafted in advisers to examine options for the chain nearly 18 months after regaining full control of the business.
Facebook is negotiating a record fine with the US Federal Trade Commission over violations of user's privacy, it has been reported.
Retail sales rebounded strongly last month as shoppers hunted post-Christmas bargains ahead of Brexit, official figures show.
Google is reported to have "satisfied" the Russian communications regulator over demands it censor people's web searches.
The US Department of Justice has refused to comment on the revelation that counter-intelligence staff were exposed to Iranian spies by using a Facebook group which was infiltrated.
Amazon has abruptly scrapped a plan to build a new second headquarters in New York that would have created 25,000 jobs.
Staff at French oil and gas giant Total have been told it is moving its trading operations from London to Geneva in September in a move affecting 200 jobs, Sky News understands.
GoCardless will next week join the ranks of fast-growing British fintech company signalling major growth ambitions by raising new funds in a deal valuing it at hundreds of millions of pounds.
US vice president Mike Pence has rebuked the UK and Washington's European allies, accusing them of trying to violate sanctions against Iran.
It is just 12 years since the A380 superjumbo entered service, hyped as the future of passenger aviation.
Sacking Jose Mourinho cost Manchester United £19.6m, latest financial results from the club have revealed.
Interserve, the struggling outsourcer, is facing a financial bombshell that could threaten its future if its largest shareholder succeeds with a plan to block a debt restructuring and remove key board members.
The German economy has narrowly missed tumbling into recession but recorded output growth of just 0.02% in the final quarter of 2018.
Measuring the grativational waves produced by the merging of two neutron stars will reveal secrets about the fundamental structure of matter in the universe, according to scientists.
Airbus has blamed weak sales for its decision to scrap production of the A380 superjumbo - the world's largest airliner.
An advanced clinical trial of a new pill to treat asthma led by scientists at the University of Leicester has shown good results for sufferers.
Patisserie Valerie has been bought out of administration after alleged fraud tipped it to collapse last month.
NASA has selected a new space mission which will help it understand the origins of the universe.
Hacked versions of iPhone apps such as Spotify, Minecraft and Pokemon Go have been distributed by software pirates who have hijacked Apple's technology.
A lawyer who oversaw Apple's insider trading safeguards is facing charges of using confidential information to earn $600,000 (£466,000).
Jeans maker Levi Strauss & Co has disclosed plans for a return to Wall Street for the first time in three decades.
Opportunity - NASA's longest-running rover on Mars - has been declared dead, 15 years after it landed on the red planet.
Renault has scrapped €30m (£26m) in bonuses and severance pay to former boss Carlos Ghosn after he was forced out following allegations of misconduct at Nissan.
A former US air force counter-intelligence officer has been charged with revealing classified information to Iran.
The boss of Smurfit Kappa, Europe's biggest maker of cardboard boxes, has spoken of his anger at the company's business in Venezuela being seized by the country's Marxist government.
Markets have surged on growing hopes that negotiations to end the US-China trade war will result in a truce.
Liam Fox has predicted many EU trade deals that the UK needs to re-agree with other countries will "go down to the wire".
Ford has issued a fresh warning on the "catastrophic" impact of a no-deal Brexit after reportedly telling the prime minister that it was stepping up preparations to move production out of Britain.
Rare giant pangolins - sometimes known as scaly anteaters for their protective armour - have been captured on camera.
One of Britain's biggest providers of workplace pensions will be sold this week following a catalogue of problems which led to it being fined last year by the industry regulator.
Accounts filed by retail tycoon Mike Ashley's personal investment firm have revealed a big hit to profits in the year Sports Direct faced outrage over working conditions.
The sandwich chain Eat is being put up for sale amid a glut of competition from high street and online delivery rivals.
Scientists believe a liquid water lake discovered last year beneath Mars' southern ice cap would need an underground volcano to prevent it from freezing over.
Two lawyers tasked with leading Carlos Ghosn's defence against financial misconduct charges in Japan have dramatically left their roles.
The rate of inflation has hit its lowest level in two years, according to official figures showing a strong contribution from the energy price cap.
Playing violent video games has no link to teenage aggression, new research has found.
Two adverts for cigarette papers have been banned by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) for appealing to under 18s and suggesting that smoking is safe.
A fear of being shamed and confusion over myths surrounding the human papilloma virus (HPV) could be putting women off from going for cervical screenings, experts say.
It is good to set your sights high, but new research suggests today's teenagers are in need of a bit of a reality check.
A leading business group has claimed firms are being "hung out to dry" as it published a list of 20 key questions that remain unanswered regarding a no-deal Brexit.
The World Trade Organisation has told Sky News that Brexit has created "unprecedented" challenges but that the UK could become a prominent voice in shaping the future of world trade.
Brexit is the "acid test" that could show whether the world is heading towards a new era of protectionism, the Bank of England governor has said.
The American automotive icon General Motors (GM) is investing millions of pounds in a British technology start-up that is targeting a leading role in the impending revolution in driverless vehicles.
If you're finding stock markets hard to call, or are nervous about how to invest right now, then don't worry.
Struggling Debenhams has netted an additional £40m credit facility as it continues talks with lenders to secure its financial future.
Russian politicians have voted for tight new internet requirements which could see state authorities exercise powerful controls over web content.
Katy Perry has apologised after her shoe line was heavily criticised for evoking racist imagery in the form of blackface.
Liberty, the famous London department store, is poised to change hands for the first time in nearly a decade after its largest shareholders hired bankers to explore a potential sale.
NASA has discovered what it believes may be an enormous impact crater from a meteorite strike hidden under Greenland's ice.
Nissan says it has recognised 9.2bn yen (£64.7m) in costs related to scandal-hit Carlos Ghosn while downgrading its annual profit forecasts.
Smart motorways are to be investigated as part of a wide-ranging review into UK motorway safety.
Ministers were warned that the firm at the centre of a controversial Brexit ferry contract was a "high-risk proposition" before the deal went ahead, a government spending watchdog has said.
MPs have dismissed the Chancellor's claim that there could be a Brexit "deal dividend" for the economy and described his wider goal of balancing the books as having "no credibility".
Democrats and Republicans have reached a compromise deal to avoid another US government shutdown.
Google and Facebook should be made to improve trust in the content they host, a review has found.
Bristol Port says it has put aside land to help other major UK ports in the event of disruption caused by a no-deal Brexit.