A man has been stabbed in central London's Trafalgar Square, police have said.
The UK could be set to enjoy record-breaking August bank holiday temperatures of 33C (91.4F) after a wet and windy month, the Met Office has said.
A former Bury FC director chained herself to the front of its stadium in protest at the club's potential expulsion from the English Football League.
Russia's Vladimir Putin has said America's latest missile test has raised new threats and will warrant a response from Moscow.
Jeremy Corbyn has invited the leaders of other political parties from across parliament to an urgent meeting to discuss "all tactics available" to prevent a no-deal Brexit.
Boris Johnson has accepted a "blistering timetable" of 30 days to provide a solution to the Brexit deadlock after meeting Angela Merkel.
A 25-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering student Libby Squire, whose body was found in the Humber.
Donald Trump has called a statement by the Danish prime minister "nasty" after she dismissed his offer to buy Greenland as an absurdity.
Donald Trump has stepped up his attacks on Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell, comparing him to a bad golfer and blaming the US central bank for slow economic growth.
The government has taken a crucial step to help unprepared businesses to trade with EU members in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
One of Britain's most experienced boardroom figures is being lined up to join the board of Interserve, the outsourcing giant which was briefly forced into administration earlier this year.
Spain has issued an international alert after the number affected by the country's biggest ever listeria outbreak rose to 150.
Police officers faced an unusual job after being alerted to a crocodile in a swamp in Devon.
Ryanair has lost a High Court battle to stop pilots from going on strike - but says flights will go ahead as scheduled on Thursday and Friday.
An eight-year-old boy in Germany took his parent's car for a nighttime joyride - hitting 87mph (140kph) on a motorway.
Celebrities in Iran have been found riding ambulances to avoid sitting in traffic jams, according to the head of the private ambulance service.
Drones powered by artificial intelligence are being used to keep swimmers safe by snapping images of nearby crocodiles.
Visa issues have thrown a US trip for Boris Johnson's girlfriend Carrie Symonds into disarray, reportedly due to her travel history.
EU net migration was "consistently higher" than first thought while non-EU net migration was lower, the UK's statistics body has admitted.
A body found in a river in Kent has been confirmed as that of six-year-old Lucas Dobson, who fell in during a fishing trip on Saturday.
Britain posted a much smaller than expected budget surplus last month delivering a headache for new Chancellor Sajid Javid as the government promises to boost spending ahead of Brexit.
The project to rebuild a reservoir wall that nearly collapsed this month could run into hundreds of millions of pounds, the project manager has told Sky News.
Thousands of children are being "robbed" of a decent childhood by growing up in converted shipping containers and office blocks, say campaigners.
Officials in the remote Nevada county which is home to Area 51 have drawn up emergency plans over fears that up to 40,000 alien hunters could gather at the secretive US military base next month.
The future of HS2 has been thrown into doubt after it was revealed that an independent review will consider whether and how the £55bn project should continue.
We might be able to safely discount the existence of werewolves and zombies, but scientists say they are about to reveal a "plausible theory" about one monster long rumoured to dwell in the waters of Loch Ness.
A no-deal Brexit is more likely now than it has ever been, Ireland's deputy prime minister has said.
A Tesla Roadster launched into space with a spacesuit-clad mannequin at the wheel has completed its first lap of the sun.
Fare dodgers could be entitled to a refund after train companies overcharged thousands of travellers when handing out fines.
A mystery brunette seen in a video showing Prince Andrew inside convicted paedophile Jeffrey Epstein's New York mansion is reportedly the socialite daughter of a former Australian prime minister.
A US military drone has been shot down over Yemen, according to a report.
A police officer has suffered "severe facial injuries" while trying to detain a suspect in the Staple Hill area of Bristol.
It might be time to finally take that Nokia 3310 out of your desk drawer and get the Super Nintendo out of the loft, as UK households have been told they are hoarding too many old and unused gadgets.
A proposed Ryanair pilot strike in Ireland has been halted by the High Court in Dublin.
The EU's Donald Tusk has given Boris Johnson's call to scrap the Brexit backstop short shrift - with a thinly-veiled dismissal of his demand.
The Court of Appeal has upheld a landmark ruling allowing a protest-free zone outside an abortion clinic in Ealing, London.
A 20-year-old man has appeared in court and denied the "horrific murder" of PC Andrew Harper in Berkshire.
A worker at Britain's Hong Kong consulate has been detained for allegedly violating the law, the Chinese foreign ministry has said.
Boris Johnson will meet the German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin this afternoon, just a day after she added her voice to EU scepticism about his "alternative arrangements" to the Irish backstop.
Ian Holloway says he hopes Brexit will go ahead as he blames the EU for a controversial new handball rule in Premier League football.
The makers of the next Jurassic Park film could have a new dinosaur to play with after scientists discovered a never-before-seen species of stegosaurus that could also be the oldest of its kind.
Bosses at Britain's biggest companies have taken a pay cut but continue to earn more than 100 times the average employee.
A US toy company famed for its plastic action figures and board games is giving plastic packaging the boot.
While the unanswered questions keep coming about Prince Andrew's relationship with Jeffrey Epstein, the Duke of York has been taking time out among Europe's moneyed elite with his ex-wife Sarah Ferguson in Sotogrande.
Wildfires in the Amazon rainforest have hit a record number this year, with 72,843 fires detected so far by Brazil's space research centre INPE.
Investors ploughed $6.7bn (£5.5bn) into the UK tech sector in the first seven months of the year, more than the whole of 2018, according to figures from the government's digital economy council.
Jeremy Corbyn and Sadiq Khan have called on the government to scrap plans to immediately end freedom of movement from the European Union in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
Students from the poorest areas are significantly more likely to score low grades in their GCSEs, a charity has warned.
Donald Trump has cancelled a planned trip to Denmark because its prime minister dismissed the idea of selling Greenland to the US.
The most senior member of the Catholic Church to be found guilty of child abuse has lost an appeal against his conviction.
Donald Trump has said it would be appropriate to let Russia join the G7 group of advanced industrialised countries.
YouTube star PewDiePie has married his longtime girlfriend Marzia Bisognin at a ceremony in London.
Northamptonshire Police will arm every frontline officer with a Taser in response to a "sickening trend" of attacks on staff.
Three lions have been shot dead after a 70-year-old game keeper - who reportedly raised the animals as cubs - was fatally mauled in South Africa, according to local media reports.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said the European Union "clearly still thinks that there is a possibility parliament will block Brexit".
Police are investigating reports that a Muslim teenager had her hijab pulled off and was pelted with eggs by a group of people in Dublin.
The site earmarked for David Beckham's Major League Soccer stadium in Florida is more toxic than anticipated, according to a study.
More than 100 migrants are thought to have perished off the Libyan coast, while in a separate incident, a group of others jumped from their rescue ship and tried to swim to the Italian shore.
The Italian prime minister has handed his resignation letter to the country's president after his populist government lost the support of a key coalition member - Matteo Salvini's League.
A French-led consortium is in advanced talks to buy a big chunk of Rolls-Royce Holdings' civil nuclear operations as part of a deal that will continue the transformation of one of Britain's most important industrial groups.
Facebook has launched a tool that lets users stop apps and businesses sharing their data to the social network in the latest move to improve its privacy.
The Foreign Office has said it is extremely concerned by reports a British consulate official was detained in China after telling his girlfriend "pray for me".
A Croatian diplomat based in Berlin has been suspended from her position over a series of offensive posts on her Facebook profile.
The Briton who ran away to join Islamic State as a teenager has told Sky News he wants to be released from jail to join the fight against Islamist radicalisation.
A police sniper in Rio de Janeiro has shot dead an armed man who took dozens of people hostage on a bus, according to officials.
NASA is moving ahead with an ambitious mission to explore a moon of Jupiter and discover whether it could support life.
Manchester United have said they are "disgusted" by racial abuse aimed at midfielder Paul Pogba on social media after he missed a penalty in the club's 1-1 draw against Wolves on Monday night.
A 21-year-old woman in El Salvador who says she was raped and unwittingly gave birth to a stillborn son in a toilet has been cleared of murder during a retrial.
It's the world's biggest mining company by stock market valuation, a £97bn giant that is among the largest businesses in the FTSE 100.
Mercedes has sparked a privacy row over the use of location sensors on new and used cars sold by its UK dealers.
After 25 years of live broadcasting, what is thought to be the longest-running webcam in the world is finally going offline.
Australia batsman Steve Smith has been ruled out of the third Ashes Test at Headingley due to concussion.
Body modification, BDSM and transhumanism should be legalised, a think-tank has suggested.
Ed Sheeran failed all his music subjects in college, a letter from the institution has revealed.
Britain's economy is slightly bigger than previously thought according to new estimates published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Whether or not Britain leaves the European Union without a deal is "largely now in the hands" of Brussels, a senior Conservative has told Sky News.
Stricter rules on the construction of new skyscrapers in London are being drawn up over concerns that a so-called "wall of wind" effect could knock over cyclists and pedestrians.
Home and Away actor Ben Unwin, who played Jesse McGregor in the Australian soap, has died aged 41.
Supermarket sales have failed to heat up this summer despite record temperatures in July, new industry figures show.
Facebook and Twitter are cracking down on what they say is a China-backed disinformation campaign to "undermine" ongoing protests in Hong Kong.
The wife of a police officer who was killed has released a tribute to him as a man was charged with his murder.
US pop star Pink has defended the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, saying Meghan is a victim of "the most public form of bullying I have seen in a while".
A £1.8bn cash boost for the NHS announced by Boris Johnson will largely be paid for with money that hospitals already have, a leaked letter has said.
National Grid is facing an investigation by Ofgem over a major power cut earlier this month - as it blamed a lightning strike for the outage.
A Tourette's syndrome charity has criticised a "rubbish" and "unsophisticated" joke that won a top award at this year's Edinburgh Festival.
Sir Elton John has attacked what he describes as "distorted and malicious" accounts of Harry and Meghan's private stay at his home in Nice.
A mural believed to be 3,800 years old and from a lost civilisation has been found by archaeologists in Peru investigating an ancient city.
Boris Johnson says he is willing to give the EU the "commitments" it needs that alternatives to the Northern Ireland backstop can be put into effect.
The government is sitting on millions of pounds owed to ex-students who have overpaid on their student loans.
Little has been done to reduce the risk of older boats sinking on the River Thames since the Marchioness disaster 30 years ago, the Port of London Authority (PLA) has warned.
Thirty people have been detained in Kashmir as authorities attempt to keep control over protests sparked by the Indian government's decision to remove the region's autonomy.
Adding vitamin D to wheat flour would help reduce the incidence of heart disease, seizures, and rickets, at a cost of just 12p per person per year according to new research.
Donald Trump has poked fun at his own suggestion of buying Greenland from Denmark, tweeting a doctored photo of Trump Tower looming over a small village in the Arctic territory.
Online shoppers short on time failed to take home around £228m worth of click-and-collect goods over the past year, according to new research.
A man has been shot dead at a petrol station in County Down, Northern Ireland, Sky sources say.
Forrest Gump's trainers, a Jurassic Park T-Rex skull and a Batman batsuit are among several items of film memorabilia expected to fetch hundreds of thousands of pounds at auction.
A council has said plans for public toilets in a Welsh seaside town, with design features to deter vandalism, sexual activity and rough sleeping, were submitted in "error".
Donald Trump may be in the Oval Office now, but his recent interest in buying Greenland suggests his heart is still in real estate.
A six-year-old boy who was allegedly thrown from the 10th floor at the Tate Modern is "struggling with all his strength" after two "difficult" operations, his parents have said.
Four men have been jailed for life for the murder of a father who they subjected to a "vicious, terrifying and sustained attack" with a machete.
The European Union is ready for a no-deal Brexit and Britain would suffer most under such a scenario, Brussels has claimed.
Britain's largest pub and brewery company Greene King has agreed to a £4.6bn takeover by a Hong Kong-based conglomerate.
Stock markets across Europe have risen on hopes of a stimulus after Germany's central bank hinted there was a risk of recession.
Officers have escaped injury in a bomb attack in Northern Ireland, which police say was a "deliberate attempt" to lure them there "to murder them".
The engineering division of British Steel is racing to secure a sale days after Turkey's military pension fund secured the exclusive right to buy the UK's second-largest steel producer.
It's a bird, it's a plane, it's a… gaffer-taped motorbike which looks like a boat crossed with a plane nose and covered in white paint.
Iceland has said goodbye to its first glacier lost to climate change.
Three potential mass shootings have been foiled within three days of each other, US police say.
A 12-year-old boy is in a critical condition after he was electrocuted on a railway track in Glasgow.
Jeffrey Epstein's sex scandal and suicide has prompted huge conversation about the mysterious life of the New York financier.
Two French tourists could be jailed after being caught with sand allegedly stolen from a Sardinian beach.
Jeremy Corbyn has accused Boris Johnson of being "Britain's Trump, the fake populist and phoney outsider" as he urged voters to back Labour if a snap general election is called in the autumn.
Prince Andrew has said he is "appalled" by recent sex abuse claims surrounding Jeffrey Epstein after footage emerged of the royal inside the convicted paedophile's Manhattan mansion in 2010.
Police investigating the killing of PC Andrew Harper in Berkshire have been granted an extra 24 hours to question the 10 suspects in custody.
Four people have been injured, including a woman who is critical, after a car was driven through a campsite and into a tent overnight.
A joke involving vegetables has been voted the best gag at this year's Edinburgh Festival.
An Iranian oil tanker detained off Gibraltar last month left the British territory and was headed through the Mediterranean towards Greece on Monday.
Kit Harington has revealed he hated filming his dragon-riding scenes for the final series of Game Of Thrones - and that he was "a bit p****d off" that he didn't get to kill the Night King.
A woman has been treated in hospital after the car she was driving collided with a tram in Wolverhampton, West Midlands Ambulance Service has said.
Britain's level of preparedness for a possible no-deal Brexit has been in the headlines, following the leak of a secret government dossier.
Lidl's Irish business has said that British suppliers will be responsible for additional tariffs in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
A man has been charged with grievous bodily harm (GBH) with intent after a civil servant in his 60s was stabbed outside the Home Office last week.
Thousands of people have been evacuated from dozens of towns on Gran Canaria as firefighters battle to contain out-of-control wildfires.
Shares in the outsourcing giant Mitie Group have risen sharply after it confirmed the sale of its catering division.
Boris Johnson will head to Berlin and Paris this week in a bid to secure a new Brexit deal, as Number 10 seeks to play down a secret Whitehall no-deal dossier.
A message in a bottle launched into the sea by a Russian sailor during the Cold War has been found 50 years later by an Alaskan man while he was out gathering firewood.
Boris Johnson will not shut down parliament or try to stay on as leader of the country if he loses a no-confidence vote, the energy minister has suggested to Sky News.
EU law will stop applying in Britain after 31 October, legislation signed into force today ensures.
Hundreds of thousands of protesters have made their way through the streets of Hong Kong chanting anti-government slogans.
The NHS is ordering GP surgeries to stop half-day closing in England, making more than a quarter of a million doctor appointments become available.
A senior officer with West Midlands police has described violence among children as a "wicked problem" that he sometimes has "no idea how we're going to solve".
The prime minister is demanding urgent action to improve the UK's declining vaccination rates.
Property sales have started to rise after Brexit uncertainty had left transaction levels at multi-year lows, according to a property portal.
A six-year-old boy swept away after falling into a river in Kent is "unlikely" to be found alive, the police officer leading the search has said.
A fundraising page for the police officer killed while investigating reports of a burglary has surged past £100,000 in just over a day.
The outsourcing group Mitie will continue its transformation this week with a £90m deal to offload a controlling stake in Gather & Gather, its catering arm, amid continued political pressure on the industry.
Ben Stokes smashed an unbeaten 115 but Australia managed to cling on for a draw at Lord's to stay 1-0 up in the five-match Ashes series.
Donald Trump's economic adviser has confirmed that the US president "wants to take a look at" buying Greenland.
This has been absolutely extraordinary.
The sole survivor of a doomed attempt by 15 migrants to cross the Mediterranean and reach Europe has told how other boats sailed past him.
The Iranian oil tanker which has been detained off Gibraltar since early last month is expected to depart this evening, Iran's ambassador to Britain has said.
Migrants on a humanitarian ship off the Italian coast had to be chased down after they jumped into the sea in a desperate attempt to reach land.
A secret government report warning of food, fuel and drug shortages under a no-deal Brexit is out of date, Michael Gove has said.
One of the leading figures in Britain's private equity industry is in talks to join CVC Capital Partners, the new backer of Premiership Rugby, following more than a decade at one of its biggest rivals.
The remains of a coal-fired power station where four workers were killed after it collapsed three years ago have been demolished - but 40,000 homes in the area were left without power.
The death of PC Andrew Harper will make police officers across the country worry for their own safety, a former chief constable has told Sky News.
A woman has died after the car she was travelling in crashed while being followed by a police car.
Sixty-three people have died and 182 are injured after an explosion ripped through a wedding hall in the Afghan capital of Kabul.
A 20-year-old rugby league player has been found dead in a hotel room in France, the morning after making his debut for championship side Batley Bulldogs.
Jack Letts, also known as 'Jihadi Jack', has been stripped of his UK citizenship.
Protest movements over time, just as crowds do, ebb and swell - gathering momentum only to deflate again as if heaving a collective sigh.
A French waiter has allegedly been shot dead by an irate customer who got frustrated waiting too long for his sandwich.
Oscar-winning animator Richard Williams has died at the age of 86, his daughter has confirmed.
Boris Johnson will tell Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron this week that parliament cannot stop a no-deal Brexit, Downing Street has said.
It may have been one of the first words ever uttered on the moon, but Houston has been snubbed by NASA as the base of operations for the development of the next lunar lander.
Hundreds of lives are being saved every year thanks to a new digital alert system which automatically flags possible cases of sepsis in hospitals, the NHS has said.
Children as young as 12 could be placed under curfews under new powers to be given to courts to tackle knife crime.
The police officer killed while investigating reports of a burglary died from multiple injuries, a port-mortem has revealed.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has cut short his holiday to have urgent surgery to remove his gallbladder.
Italy's hardline interior minister Matteo Salvini has relented and agreed to allow minors on a migrant ship off the country's coast to disembark.
Jeremy Corbyn has refused to say if he would support another caretaker prime minister, adding that Labour should be invited to form a government if MPs make it clear they have no confidence in Boris Johnson's administration.
Australian batsman Steve Smith was forced off the field during the second Ashes Test after being struck by a 92.4mph delivery.
The father of a police officer killed while responding to reports of a burglary says his family are "in a bad place".
A teenager has been charged with murdering a father who was stabbed in the chest with a screwdriver.
A former commanding officer during the British Army's longest continuous deployment has called investigations into the alleged wrongdoing of soldiers "unfair".
A power-sharing agreement has been signed in Sudan between the ruling military council and the main opposition coalition.
Sajid Javid may consider switching the stamp duty burden from buyers on to sellers as he considers a shake-up of taxes ahead of his first budget as chancellor.
A planetary scientist who worked for NASA has slammed a man on a dating app after he asked her if she was "like, the receptionist?"
A dugong which captured the hearts of Thailand has been found dead with pieces of plastic in its digestive system.
Riot officers carrying shields have chased protesters through a busy district in Hong Kong to end a brief stand-off outside a police station.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has expressed "great satisfaction" over the "amazing success" of his country's missile programme after another test on Friday, according to state run media.
The Treasury is to slap Standard Chartered, the emerging markets lender, with a multimillion-pound fine for failing to prevent sanctions breaches, dealing a further blow to the FTSE-100 bank's reputation.
Further blustery showers are forecast for the next few days across the UK and forecasters have dampened hopes of a Bank Holiday heatwave.
Donald Trump is no stranger to insulting people at his political rallies, but even he doesn't normally go for his own supporters.
A seaside town is planning to install public toilets that will stop sexual activity by spraying amorous occupants with water and sounding an alarm.
The US has issued a warrant to seize an Iranian supertanker in a bid to prevent it from leaving Gibraltar.
Jeffrey Epstein died of suicide by hanging, a medical examiner in New York has confirmed.
Young musicians are leading the revival of jazz music as streaming sites like Spotify report a growth in the number of people under 30 listening to the genre.
The Hajj is done.
Police are looking for a convicted rapist who escaped from a prison in South Gloucestershire.
Empty high street shops should be given to start-ups and community projects to help reverse the "economic decay" of Britain's town centres, Jeremy Corbyn has said.
A British beautician has been charged with killing a woman through a botched buttocks injection in New York.
The crisis surrounding Neil Woodford, the former 'star' fund manager who has blocked investors from offloading their holdings in his flagship fund, has put paid to a merger between two London-listed finance companies.
A police officer who was murdered while responding to a reported burglary was dragged along the road by a vehicle before he died.
A woman who pretended to have terminal cancer so that she could con a small charity into paying for a wedding ceremony has been spared jail.
Police investigating the death of a British mother who died in a fire in Barbados say there is "nothing to indicate" she was killed by an intruder.
A police officer who was murdered while responding to a reported burglary in Berkshire was a newlywed due to go on his honeymoon next week.
Nora Quoirin's family say they are hoping to get "more answers to our many questions" and that she died in "extremely complex circumstances".
Photographs, artwork and personal items charting Ed Sheeran's rise from busker to one of the biggest music stars in the world will go on display next week.
A depressed mother who drowned her toddler twins after her marriage broke down has been jailed for 10 years.
Assaults on police officers has risen by a third in just four years following the spike in violent crime across the UK in 2018-19, statistics have suggested.
Jeremy Corbyn has said he hopes the Lib Dems will reverse their opposition to his plan to stop a no-deal Brexit, declaring it is "not up to Jo Swinson to decide who the next prime minister is going to be".
School pupils in Edinburgh have been given one day off a year to protest about climate change without being punished for missing lessons.
An elderly couple and their dog have been injured in a "horrific and freak" attack by a large lizard.
Donald Trump has reportedly expressed an interest in buying the island of Greenland - sparking a bemused reaction from Danish MPs.
Facial recognition tech has been used in shopping centres, museums and conference centres around the UK, according to a civil liberties group.
The boss of Cathay Pacific has resigned over "recent events" taking place in Hong Kong.
A charity event for children with cancer, starring former One Direction singer Liam Payne, has been cancelled as parts of the UK prepare for what could be a month's rain in one day.
Liverpool goalkeeper Adrian could miss his side's Premier League game against Southampton on Saturday after he was injured by a fan at the Super Cup.
Turkey's military pension fund has entered into exclusive talks for the takeover of British Steel.
A British ski instructor who punched and bit a woman while raping her in the street after violently attacking her male friend has been jailed for 10 years.
Arsenal stars Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac have been caught up in a gangland turf war after they were targeted in a robbery, a gang expert has said.
A woman in Canada has survived a fall of nearly a mile after her parachute failed to open.
Trading resumed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) after technical issues delayed the opening bell on Friday morning.
Britain's military has continued to shrink leaving all three services below full fighting strength, Ministry of Defence figures show.
Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson has agreed to meet with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn "in the coming days" after his proposal to become caretaker prime minister to block a no-deal Brexit received a mixed response.
The Chinese government will "not sit on its hands" over the protests in Hong Kong, Beijing's UK ambassador has said, adding it has "solutions".
Israel has banned two US congresswomen from entering the country for supporting an international boycott movement.
A new NHS initiative aims to produce faster diagnosis for people with brain and nerve conditions.
Political parties are showing partisan, highly charged adverts to teenagers on Facebook and Instagram, Sky News can reveal.
The 1975 frontman Matt Healy has kissed a male fan at a gig in Dubai in defiance of the country's anti-LGBTQ laws.
The founder and chief executive of Huawei has said "the UK won't say no to us" when it comes to including Huawei in its critical infrastructure.
North Korea has test fired two more missiles, just hours after saying it would never sit down for talks with South Korea again.
Gibraltar has released the Iranian supertanker Grace 1, the territory's chief minister has told Sky News.
Seven teenagers have been arrested after a man was stabbed to death with a screwdriver outside a Greggs in Newcastle.
A cricket umpire hit by a ball during a match has died.
British musicians will be faced with "chaos" in the event of a no-deal Brexit, according to an influential industry group.
A south London bandstand associated with David Bowie has been Grade II listed so that it can "inspire people for years to come".
The youngest ever surviving pre-term twin boys born in Britain have been reunited with the helicopter crew and medical team who saved their lives.
Police in the US are searching for a serial wedding crasher accused of showing up to wedding parties uninvited and stealing gifts.
China has threatened "necessary countermeasures" against planned US trade tariffs, sparking renewed volatility on global stock markets.
The "lookalike" of Friends actor David Schwimmer has been jailed for nine months for theft and fraud offences.
An investigation has been launched into the use of facial recognition cameras in London's King's Cross.
Virgin Galactic has said the world's first specifically designed commercial spaceport is "operationally functional".
Shale gas firm Cuadrilla says it has resumed fracking at its site in Lancashire after halting work several times last year due to minor tremors.
Asda said Brexit uncertainty was hurting its customers as it reported a fall in sales for the first half of the year.
Boris Johnson's partner Carrie Symonds is expected to give a short speech on the environment this week - marking her first public comments since she entered Downing Street.
A man in his 60s has been injured in a stabbing outside the Home Office building in central London.
One home has been destroyed, several others were damaged, and around 100 were evacuated after a car crash triggered a suspected gas explosion in Ontario.
A passenger jet has made an emergency landing in a field in Moscow after colliding with a flock of birds, injuring at least 23 people, Russian officials said.
A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of murder after an 18-year-old man was killed in a stabbing in southwest London.
Huawei is confident that the UK will resist "politically motivated" pressure from the US and "make the right decision" to allow the Chinese telecommunications giant to supply critical parts of its next generation 5G mobile internet infrastructure.
A former director of Cadbury and finance chief at Reckitt Benckiser is among the leading contenders to chair Premier Foods, the owner of Mr Kipling and Angel Delight.
Police are investigating the identity of a skeleton which was found in a scrapyard alongside a pair of cowboy boots.
TSB has apologised to its customers after they were unable to use its digital banking services on Thursday morning.
The killing of an IRA man by a British soldier was "unjustified", a coroner has ruled.
A Brexit protester has been jailed for blocking trains running between London and France, causing disruption costing more than £1m.
A knifeman who attacked a stranger during a drunken rampage to "kill English people" has been jailed for 21 years.
Jeremy Corbyn has claimed it is "not up" to the UK parliament to block another referendum on Scottish independence.
A second police officer was poisoned by the nerve agent novichok while responding to the incident in Salisbury in March last year, Metropolitan Police have confirmed.
Jeffrey Epstein broke several bones in his neck in his apparent suicide, a post-mortem has reportedly found.
Jeremy Corbyn has been told there is no time to "muck about with people's egos" after his plan to become a temporary prime minister in order to avoid a no-deal Brexit was rejected.
The US is trying to stop the release of an Iranian tanker held on suspicion of smuggling oil to Syria, Gibraltar's government has confirmed.
The Home Office has been branded "crude" and "offensive" over an attempt to tackle knife crime with the distribution of #knifefree boxes to chicken shops.
Two British triathletes have been disqualified after crossing the line while holding hands at a Tokyo 2020 Olympic test event.
An apparent Islamic State jihadi's attempts to record a video in which he pledged allegiance to the terror group did not go according to plan - after he was repeatedly interrupted by a squawking bird.
India's prime minister has defended his move to strip the people of Kashmir of their special status, saying it represented "one nation, one constitution".
The proportion of A-level students receiving top grades is the lowest for more than a decade, official figures show.
Arron Banks has defended his widely-criticised tweet about teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg, saying his post was "a joke".
Nora Quoirin died from internal bleeding thought to be caused by prolonged hunger and stress, Malaysian police have said.
Shoppers in Britain have given retailers a surprise boost in July, helped by the strongest growth in online since May 2016.
There were 4,359 deaths from drug poisoning in England and Wales in 2018 - the highest number since records began in 1993, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has said.
Flights at Shannon Airport were suspended after a plane used to carry US military personnel caught fire before take-off.
A "woefully small" number of inmates released from Europe's largest prison for sex offenders have access to rehabilitation programmes, a report has said.
Jeremy Corbyn plans to block a no-deal Brexit by appealing to Conservative MPs to install him as "temporary" prime minister.
Special chicken boxes warning about the dangers of carrying a knife are to be distributed to takeaways across England and Wales by the government.
Not everyone is jumping for joy on A-level results day, despite what the reaction clips circulating the internet may lead us to believe.
Boris Johnson has accused MPs and the EU of collaborating to block Brexit, as he failed to rule out calling a general election after 31 October in order to push through the UK's exit from the EU.
The Liberal Democrats have gained another MP after former Conservative Sarah Wollaston joined their ranks.
Adults believe more than half of children across the country carry a knife for protection, a survey has found.
Weeks of nervous waiting for hundreds of thousands of students and their families have come to an end with the release of A-level results in England and Wales.
The Statue of Liberty's famous 'huddled masses' inscription only applies to "people coming from Europe", according to America's acting director of citizenship and immigration services.
A man is in custody after six police officers were shot in Philadelphia, officials have said.
The remains of a "monster" penguin have been found in New Zealand, according to researchers.
Typical British picnic baskets can be laden with "huge" amounts of salt and saturated fat, health campaigners have warned.
Satellite images have emerged that appear to back up claims China was massing troops on the border of Hong Kong.
A bus driver who allegedly refused to drive a Pride-themed bus because it "promotes homosexuality" has been suspended.
The teenage daughter of a British millionaire has been found dead in a swimming pool while on a family holiday in Majorca.
The family of a British mother who was strangled and set alight by an intruder while she lay in bed in Barbados say they are "in a state of shock".
Shares in US department store chain Macy's have plunged after a decline in tourist shoppers helped dent sales and profits, while it also grapples with the prospect of new tariffs on Chinese goods.
Shares have plunged after bond markets flashed recession warning signals not seen since the global financial crisis - following a slew of gloomy economic data.
Microplastics have been found in snow in some of the most remote parts of the world, including the Arctic and Alps, in an alarming new study into their global spread.
Footballer Emiliano Sala and his pilot were exposed to harmful levels of carbon monoxide inside the cockpit of their private plane before it crashed into the Channel in January, air accident investigators have said.
Police in Scotland have appealed for help in finding a golden eagle spotted flying with a trap dangling from its leg.
UK households could be facing a Christmas without Brussels sprouts as a shortage of cauliflowers, cabbages and broccoli threatens to extend to the Yuletide favourite.
Students just need an overall score of 55% to get an A grade in this year's maths A-Level exam, leaked documents have shown.
Accountancy firm Grant Thornton has quit its role as auditor to Mike Ashley's Sports Direct weeks after the chaotic release of the retail empire's annual results - sending shares plunging.
Unreleased music from George Michael will feature in a new Christmas film starring Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke.
The City billionaire Michael Spencer is engineering a bid for the fine wine merchant being sold as part of its owner's transformation into an online-only business.
A 45-year-old man has been convicted after police found an arsenal of weapons including a crossbow and axes in his car.
A group of former Manchester United players are opening a flexible university which will allow students to work alongside their studies.
More than one million fingerprints and a host of usernames and passwords have been exposed on an unsecured database hosted by a security platform that lists the Metropolitan Police among its clients.
UKIP's new leader has claimed the country's media is being "controlled" by "a traitor class" who are "conspiring with foreign powers against the people of this country".
Facebook has admitted using contractors to listen to and transcribe recordings of users without their knowledge.
An enormous penguin standing taller than the Batman villain of the same name has been identified from fossils in New Zealand.
Films like Finding Nemo, Harry Potter and Zootopia have not inspired a surge in demand for certain pets, but are raising awareness of conservation, according to new research.
Motorway executives attending a ceremony to remember victims of a major bridge collapse were told to leave after grieving relatives asked the Italian prime minister to intervene.
As he prepared to make his England Test debut, Northampton flanker Lewis Ludlam probably had a lot on his mind.
Officials in New Zealand have admitted making a mistake after the Christchurch mosque attack suspect was allowed to send a handwritten letter from his Auckland prison cell.
A teenager has found new fame after she tweeted from her fridge when her mother confiscated her phone.
Certain models of the MacBook Pro have been banned from flights in the United States over fears their batteries may overheat and pose a fire risk.
A 19-year-old man has been arrested following a fatal drive-by shooting in Birmingham.
Germany's economy shrank in the second quarter of this year as fears of a recession mount.
The planned strike by thousands of workers at the UK's biggest airport has been suspended while staff vote on the latest pay offer.
A campaigner trying to bring a private prosecution against the prime minister over his controversial EU referendum bus claim has lost a bid to take his fight to the Supreme Court.
Britain's power grid operator has ruled out renewables as the reason behind last week's power cut.
A-level students across the country are eagerly awaiting their results this week, bringing an end to an intense two years of studying.
TV adverts by Mondelez and Volkswagen are the first to be banned under new gender stereotyping rules.
A 14-year-old girl who died after getting into difficulty in the sea off Essex died of immersion, an inquest has heard.
Some commuters are facing the prospect of a £100 increase in the price of their season ticket after the latest fare rise was announced.
A weight loss app aimed at children as young as eight could increase the risk of "disordered eating" among young people, critics claim.
The US is to delay imposing 10% tariffs on a number of Chinese products including laptops and phones until December - helping Wall Street shares bounce back after a big sell-off.
Scientists have developed a new sperm separation technique which could in future allow couples having IVF to choose if they have a boy or girl before fertilisation.
First Trenitalia has won the contract to run rail services on the West Coast Main Line.
A woman has been charged with the murder of a grandmother who was said to have fallen down a flight of stairs.
British children are becoming so disconnected from nature that many struggle to identify wildlife and plants.
Rugby fans travelling to Japan for the World Cup are being advised to consider getting vaccinated in order to avoid contracting a deadly viral brain infection.
John Bercow has said he will fight "with every bone in my body" any attempts by Boris Johnson to shut parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit.
The family of Nora Quoirin have said their "hearts are broken" after the London teenager's body was found in Malaysia.
Harry Styles has turned down the chance to play Prince Eric in The Little Mermaid.
Young men are not eating their five-a-day because they cannot cook and are unconvinced that fruit and vegetables will help them build muscle in the gym, according to a new study.
Flights have resumed at Hong Kong airport after two days of clashes between pro-democracy supporters and riot police, as China said anti-government protesters were no different to "terrorists".
Chris Williamson is suing Labour after he was re-suspended as one of the party's MPs for claiming it was "too apologetic" on antisemitism.
Boris Johnson's Brexit plans could face three critical tests in the space of a week next month after a judge agreed to fast-track a case brought by pro-Remain campaigners.
Former chancellor Philip Hammond has hit out at "unelected people" around Boris Johnson as he called a no-deal Brexit a "betrayal" of the 2016 EU referendum result.
Climate change campaigner Greta Thunberg will set sail today from Plymouth to attend the UN Climate Action Summit in New York.
Steve Coogan will not face a lengthy driving ban after he told a court it would stop him filming a new series featuring his Alan Partridge character.
Air pollution can be as damaging as a packet of cigarettes a day, a new study has found.
As soon as the police arrived, everything changed.
Forty years after it was smashed in a fit of anger on stage, one of rock history's most famous instruments is going on display.
Social media is damaging children's mental health by affecting sleep and exposing them to cyber-bullying, a major study has shown.
Students should apply for university based on their actual grades rather than what they are predicted to achieve.
Four Britons have been arrested in Australia and New Zealand after a police operation targeting a UK crime syndicate.
A nine-year-old boy who went missing from an Asda supermarket has been found safe and well.