One of Britain's most prolific paedophiles has been found dead in prison under "suspicious circumstances", according to Sky sources.
New pictures have emerged showing damage to an Iranian tanker allegedly struck by rockets near the Saudi port city of Jeddah.
The winner of this year's Booker Prize is to be announced this evening, with author Margaret Atwood the favourite for her follow up to The Handmaid's Tale.
Four years after the late king of Thailand mourned his beloved pet dog, the country has shown off eight new puppies related to the old royal hound.
A propaganda app developed by the Chinese Communist Party could enable the government in Beijing to spy on users' phones.
Spain's supreme court has sentenced Catalonia's former deputy leader to 13 years in prison over his role in a banned 2017 independence referendum.
A video depicting Donald Trump slaughtering journalists and political opponents was reportedly shown to a group of his supporters at a resort he owns in Miami.
One of the largest cross-border businesses on the island of Ireland has called for "common sense to prevail" in last-ditch efforts to reach a Brexit deal.
A slow pace of walking in middle age could be a sign of accelerated ageing, a study has found.
Legislation to impose tougher sentences on foreign criminals and sex offenders will feature in the first Queen's Speech of Boris Johnson's premiership this morning.
Popular video game Fortnite has been taken offline, leaving fans with an image of a black hole following the conclusion of season 10.
Labour's plans to renationalise water and energy utilities, train companies and the Royal Mail would cost at least £196bn, according to the Confederation of British Industry.
A number of Jeremy Corbyn's staff are fearing for their jobs after 37 members of his team were summoned to "informal meetings" this week as part of a major shake-up of the Labour leader's operation.
Air miles schemes should be banned because they encourage excessive flying, say government climate change advisers.
The UK will hold its next Budget on 6 November - six days after its planned exit date from the EU, according to the Chancellor of the Exchequer.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has warned that any efforts to divide the country will end in "crushed bodies and shattered bones".
Trust in MPs to make the right decisions on Brexit is at rock bottom, according to a new poll for Sky News.
A woman in her 70s has died after she was accidentally dropped 40m (131ft) from a helicopter rescuing her from an area devastated by Typhoon Hagibis.
Flooding is expected for parts of England as heavy rain returns to sweep across the country, according to the Met Office.
The family of Harry Dunn will only meet the American woman involved in the crash that killed him if she agrees to return to the UK.
Boris Johnson is reportedly coming under pressure to give more ground to Brussels as efforts continue to try to reach a Brexit agreement before an EU summit later this week.
A teenager has been arrested after a 20-year-old man was stabbed to death in southeast London amid a spate of stabbings in the capital.
The family of a black woman killed in her own home by a white police officer have accused the officer of murder.
Former footballer Petr Cech says he has fulfilled a "childhood dream" after producing a man-of-the-match display on his debut as an ice hockey player.
Kurdish-led fighters and Syrian government troops are going to be deployed side by side along the country's border with Turkey.
Seven weeks after Harry Dunn was killed in a car crash involving the wife of an American diplomat, his parents have flown to the US to seek justice.
There should be a second Scottish independence referendum in 2020, the SNP's Westminster leader has told Sky News.
Jacob Rees-Mogg has hinted that the government is preparing to make compromises in order to get a Brexit deal - telling Sky News he may have to "eat my words" - as Europe says there is more work to be done.
When Jeremy Corbyn was first elected Labour leader - way back in the distant days of 2015 - we were promised a very different kind of politician.
Jeremy Corbyn has cautioned MPs against backing any Brexit deal Boris Johnson secures with Brussels - even if it is put to a referendum.
A homeless man has died after being attacked in Ireland - with his tent found on fire nearby.
The mother of Harry Dunn has told Sky News "sorry doesn't cut it" ahead of a potential meeting with the woman involved in the crash that killed him.
Dolly Parton is still working "9 to 5" after celebrating her 50th anniversary as a member of the Grand Ole Opry.
Nearly 1,000 foreign IS family members escaped a Syrian camp during a Turkish offensive after IS fighters fled a prison - as the UN said more than 130,000 Kurds have been displaced.
A "serial stowaway" has been caught trying to get through airport security again - despite getting an 18-month sentence ordering her to stay away from terminals.
Simone Biles has become the most decorated gymnast in the world championship history after clinching her 25th medal.
The AA, Britain's biggest motoring organisation, has kicked off a search for a new chairman two years after the incumbent's predecessor was sacked over a bust-up in a bar.
Joe Biden's son has announced he will step down from the board of the Chinese company which has put him in the firing line of criticism from Donald Trump.
Demolition at Ferrybridge C Power Station in West Yorkshire has begun in what's been described as a "significant milestone" in UK energy.
A leading 19th century Anglican who controversially converted to Catholicism has become the first English saint of the modern era.
More than two dozen election officials in Kosovo have been taken to hospital after falling ill when opening ballot boxes from Serbia.
Organisers have cancelled a half-marathon after police reported a man "acting suspiciously" near the route.
German police have freed a Polish woman who was kidnapped by three men in the Netherlands, they have said.
The capital of Ecuador has been placed under military curfew after masked protesters attacked the national audit office and a TV station, which they tried to break into as terrified employees cowered inside.
Two people have died and others are unaccounted for after a large section of an under-construction Hard Rock Hotel collapsed in New Orleans.
Nineteen people are dead and 16 missing after Typhoon Hagibis pounded Japan's capital city of Tokyo and its surrounding prefectures.
Reg Watson, the creator of popular Australian soap Neighbours, has died.
The US diplomat's wife involved in a crash which killed teenager Harry Dunn does not have diplomatic immunity, the Foreign Office has said.
The UK has expressed "grave concern" about the situation in northern Syria, calling on Turkey to end its military operation in the area.
Standing on top of the wreckage, all seven of the Yarita family shifted heavy wood or pulled out their possessions from the debris.
A 15-year-old has been charged with the murder of a boy in east London late last week.
Jeremy Corbyn says he is unlikely to support a deal agreed between Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the EU.
A 14-year-old boy has died after crashing a suspected stolen car while being pursued by police.
Cabinet minister and arch-Eurosceptic Jacob Rees-Mogg has urged fellow Brexiteers to trust Boris Johnson - but the PM's chances of getting any new deal through parliament has been dealt a blow by the DUP.
The Turkish-backed militia fighters have been preparing for the ground invasion of northern Syria for days and now it has happened.
The head chef of a London restaurant known for its celebrity diners says he's had no explanation from Michelin since losing all three of his prestigious stars.
Two people have died and nine others are missing after Typhoon Hagibis brought fierce winds and record-breaking rainfall to Japan.
The lawyer of a US woman granted diplomatic immunity after a teenager was killed in a crash has contacted the victim's family.
A battle is under way for a key Syrian border town as Turkey presses its military assault against Kurdish fighters in the region.
If Boris Johnson succeeds in getting a Brexit deal, Labour will demand it be put to a referendum, the party's Brexit spokesman has said.
I spotted the young boy near our Turkish hilltop position overlooking the Syrian town being shelled.
A sperm whale which was spotted swimming dangerously close to the shore in Northumberland has died.
California is to ban the use of private prisons, including those under contract to the government to hold immigrants awaiting deportation hearings.
Intense Brexit negotiations are continuing in Brussels this weekend after Boris Johnson proposed a compromise to break the deadlock.
British-based digital payments and banking group Revolut is trying to raise $1.5bn (£1.2bn) from investors as part of a quest to become one of the world's most highly-prized fintech companies.
Scotland has become the first part of the UK to ban the sale of plastic cotton buds.
Labour MP Jess Phillips has said she may consider putting herself forward to succeed Jeremy Corbyn if he stands down.
James Middleton has opened up about his struggles with mental health, saying at his darkest points he contemplated suicide.
Two have-a-go heroes have been hailed for their bravery during a knife attack at Manchester's Arndale Centre which left three people with stab wounds.
Belgium's Princess Esmeralda has been arrested during climate change demonstrations in London, protest organisers have said.
Say what you like about Extinction Rebellion, thanks partly to them everyone is now talking about climate change.
Four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome has thanked fans for picking him up at his "lowest moment" following his devastating crash in June.
Police have sent text messages to two thousand customers of an Albanian drugs gang that supplied cocaine to people working in London's financial centre.
The parents whose son died in a crash involving a diplomat's wife have launched an appeal for witnesses to who may have seen her as she left to return to the US.
World marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge has made history by becoming the first person to run the distance in under two hours.
Downing Street appears to have a credible Brexit proposal after a week which began with a Number 10 aide calling a deal "essentially impossible".
More than 100 million plastic straws, cups and cutlery items will be cut per year by NHS England as it reduces single-use plastic usage from its canteens.
England fans have been involved in violent clashes with police in Prague, with several supporters arrested.
Singer Sam Fender is often likened to his hero, Bruce Springsteen.
World marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge will have the support of a 41-strong team of pacesetters in his bid to break the two-hour barrier for the distance.
The man arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences after three people were stabbed in Manchester has been detained under the Mental Health Act.
Sir Andy Murray has said he will take a brief break from tennis as he and his wife await their third child.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said his military will continue its controversial operation in northern Syria "no matter what anyone says".
The baby who died was born to Syrian parents yet his coffin was draped in a Turkish flag.
The US and China have reached a "substantial" phase one trade agreement, according to US president Donald Trump.
Mark Ronson isn't going to turn up at your front door and demand you listen to his latest album.
Facebook's proposed global digital currency has suffered a setback after major payment companies including Mastercard, Visa and eBay pulled out.
The people behind the UK's first fully compostable crisp packets say consumers must push large corporations for more eco-friendly packaging.
The soldiers wave us through the checkpoint saying everything is OK.
It was billed a press marathon and that's exactly what it was.
Planes belonging to insolvent airlines will be able to continue flying and bring holidaymakers home under new regulations to be introduced by the government.
The UK's most senior police chief has said her force is being "stretched" by continued Extinction Rebellion protests across the capital.
A man has been found guilty of bludgeoning his wife to death with a crowbar after she allegedly called him "limp and useless" because he suffered from erectile dysfunction.
"Legendary cosmonaut" Alexei Arkhipovich Leonov, the first person to walk in space, has died in Moscow aged 85.
Boris Johnson's latest proposals for a Brexit deal have been given the green light by the EU for "intense negotiations".
One by one, the green ribbons are going up.
England women's cricket teammates Katherine Brunt and Natalie Sciver have announced they are engaged.
The pound has enjoyed its biggest jump versus the euro in over six months, as a whole range of equities also basked in the good news surrounding Brexit today.
Political parties that spread fake news online should be punished with bigger fines and restrictions on their use of data, according to a University of Oxford report.
The government has signed freight contracts worth £86.6m with four ferry companies to ship medicines in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
A former Lord Of The Rings visual effects technician has been sentenced to life in prison for killing his parents at their Kensington home after a row about his dog.
Donald Trump has been rebuked by the estate of late pop star Prince after Purple Rain was played during one of his rallies.
Nike has shut its elite athletics training camp in the US after its head coach was given a four-year ban for doping offences.
The father of five-year-old Gabriella Zaghari-Ratcliffe has said he is feeling a "rollercoaster" of emotions after his daughter's return to the UK.
Donald Trump's apparent ignorance of some of the most basic facts about the Syrian civil war has been breathtaking in recent days.
Extinction Rebellion protesters have blocked access to the BBC's headquarters - with staff reportedly unable to enter or leave through the main entrance.
He is not a household name outside of Africa, but Abiy Ahmed is a transformative leader who has brought hope to Ethiopia and the region beyond.
A man has been arrested in Japan on suspicion of stalking a pop star by studying the reflections of her pupils in photos she shared on social media and using Google Street View to find out where she lived.
Jo Bamford will save troubled bus-maker Wrightbus from collapse after an 11th-hour deal was agreed in principle following "tricky negotiations", the businessman said in a statement.
Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has won the Nobel Peace Prize for his role in ending two decades of conflict with neighbouring Eritrea.
Former South African president Jacob Zuma will face trial for corruption.
An Iranian oil tanker has been damaged near the Saudi port city of Jeddah in what Iranian media said was a rocket attack.
Rebekah Vardy has likened her public social media row with Coleen Rooney over an Instagram trap to "arguing with a pigeon".
Just hours after the prospect of a rescue deal to save embattled bus-maker Wrightbus was floated, a former owner has said an agreement to buy the company is off.
The Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) has been fiercely criticised for its oversight of the safety system on Boeing's 737 MAX jet, which has been linked to two crashes that killed 346 people.
Britain is proposing a move towards a "pared-down free trade agreement" to end the Brexit stalemate and get a deal done by the end of October, according to well-placed sources in Brussels.
Just 6% of migrants who crossed the Channel illegally on small boats have been deported by the UK since December, Sky News can reveal.
Handshakes lasting more than three seconds can trigger anxiety, according to a study.
Thousands of Iranian women have been allowed to attend a football match in their country for the first time in decades.
A young man has been stabbed to death in south London.
Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay is meeting Michel Barnier to explore whether upbeat talks between Boris Johnson and Ireland's Prime Minister can lead to breakthrough and salvage a Brexit deal.
Another year, another X Factor - but this time, it's not as you know it.
Increasingly popular "Brazilian butt lift" operations could be banned by British plastic surgeons after recent tragedies abroad.
The Royal Mint has produced its first payment card - made of gold and costing nearly £20,000.
A group of MPs has called for the government and BBC to work together to restore free TV licences for all over-75s.
A 15-year-old boy has been stabbed to death outside a McDonald's restaurant in east London.
Last Of The Summer Wine actress Juliette Kaplan has died at the age of 80 after battling cancer, her agent has said.
Boxing champion Errol Spence Jr is in intensive care after flipping his Ferrari "multiple times" at high speed while not wearing a seatbelt.
Katie Piper has shared an "inspirational" post on Instagram showing the injuries she sustained after an acid attack to mark World Mental Health Day.
The mother of a nine-year-old boy charged with murder over a fire that killed five members of their family says her son is "not a monster".
Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar is "now absolutely convinced" the UK wants a Brexit deal - which is "possible" by 31 October - following talks with Boris Johnson.
A Paralympic bronze medallist climbed on top of a plane at London City Airport as part of the Extinction Rebellion protests.
The pound has risen sharply after Britain and Ireland issued a joint statement saying they "could see a pathway" to a possible Brexit deal.
Boris Johnson has been set a deadline to explain why he wants his answers kept secret in an investigation into his links with an American model turned technology entrepreneur.
A teenager has admitted killing a motorcyclist by putting a hire bicycle in his path.
Labour MP Jess Phillips says she "asked for leniency" for a man fined for kicking the door of her constituency office because she wants to "sit down and talk" with him.
Downing Street has urged the bosses of Britain's biggest companies to publicly endorse Boris Johnson's Brexit "compromise deal" just three weeks before the UK risks crashing out of the European Union.
Three men have been charged with attacking journalist Owen Jones.
Turkey has stepped up its ground and air offensive against Kurdish militia in northern Syria, forcing thousands to flee.
Scientists have made a public appeal to be "allowed to cry" to get over the emotional trauma of witnessing nature's destruction.
Dyson has cancelled its new electric car project before production had even begun.
A body found in Stevenage has been identified as missing student Joy Morgan.
Nissan has warned that a no-deal Brexit would leave its European business unsustainable, raising concerns over the future of production at its Sunderland plant.
Police have shared a photo of a car they stopped in Glasgow which had sofa chairs strapped to the roof.
There was one particular rumour that rocketed around the city of Harare this week.
Danielle Lloyd has waded into the explosive row between WAGs Coleen Rooney and Rebekah Vardy which has sparked headlines across the globe.
Apple has removed an app that Hong Kong protesters have used to track police movement, following pressure from China.
Hull has the fastest internet connection in the UK after announcing it has city-wide full fibre broadband coverage.
Women can now join the military in Saudi Arabia, allowing them to serve as private first class, corporal or sergeant.
The new owner of HMV has set out plans to expand the chain - months after it was rescued from administration and closed 15 stores.
The lucky winner of Tuesday's record £170m EuroMillions jackpot draw has come forward, the National Lottery has said.
The "extraordinarily bad failures" of Hillsborough match commander David Duckenfield led to 96 deaths at the FA Cup semi-final, his retrial has heard.
London's cocaine market is now worth an estimated £1bn a year after new tests revealed people in the capital are taking an average of 23kg of the Class A drug every day.
The UK's first moon rover - and the world's smallest - will blast off into space in 2021, it has been announced.
Fears of a recession ahead of Brexit have been "banished" after the economy grew by 0.3% in the three months to August, according to data released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
The Bank of England has unveiled the design for its new £20 note featuring Romantic painter JMW Turner
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has defended Donald Trump's withdrawal of troops in Syria, saying the president did not give Turkey the "green light" to invade the country.
The co-founders of Cult Beauty, one of the UK's fastest-growing online beauty businesses, are heading for a major windfall after hiring bankers to explore options for the company's future.
Boris Johnson has arrived for a meeting with Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar for Brexit talks, as he battles to win over EU leaders sceptical to his proposals.
A gunman launched an antisemitic rant before attacking a German synagogue and killing two people nearby in a livestreamed rampage, it has emerged.
Diana Ross is the first artist to be confirmed for Glastonbury 2020, and will be taking on the famous Sunday afternoon "legends" slot.
England's game against France on Saturday in the Rugby World Cup has been cancelled due to the approach of Super Typhoon Hagibis, World Rugby has confirmed.
Boris Johnson has provided an "insufficient" response to an inquiry into his relationship with an American model turned technology entrepreneur, the London Assembly has said.
Donald Trump has said the White House plans to speak to an American woman who was granted diplomatic immunity after being involved in a car crash that killed a British teenager.
Two British IS fighters known as "The Beatles" have been moved out of their Syrian prison and are now in US custody, Donald Trump has said.
Thirteen unknown soldiers who died fighting in Belgium during the First World War will be laid to rest today, more than a century after they died.
A ban on food on public transport and an extension of the sugar tax are among radical proposals by the outgoing chief medical officer in her fight against childhood obesity.
The suicide rate in England, Wales and Scotland has gone up after years of steady decline and researchers say they cannot explain the "abrupt" and "unexpected" rise.
It started at just after 4pm. By the end of the evening, eight hours later, the Turkish military had fired at 181 targets over the border in Syria.
Michael Turlin tried to end his own life twice in August 2009 after dealing with the loss of his job, the breakdown of his marriage and the deaths of his mother and best friend – all within three months.
The level of sellers putting their homes on the market has hit its lowest level for three years as "endless wrangling about Brexit" fuels political uncertainty, according to surveyors.
The Bank of England has warned Facebook that its global digital currency Libra must meet the "highest standards" if it is to be allowed in the UK.
A curfew has been imposed in Ecuador after the country's parliament was stormed by demonstrators during anti-government protests.
Thousands of pounds have been donated for a British couple who drowned in Portugal, with friends paying tribute to the "beautiful souls" who radiated "loving energy".
Two people have died after a fire at a working men's club in Morecambe.
The owner of Flora and I Can't Believe It's Not Butter is in advanced talks to buy a fast-growing maker of vegan cheeses and other plant-based foods in a knockout deal.
Donald Trump has been "shooting holes in the Constitution" and should be impeached, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has said.
He has already thrilled his fans by collaborating with the likes of Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber, and now Ed Sheeran is partnering with the Duke of Sussex.
The EU and UK are "not really in a position" to strike a Brexit deal, the bloc's chief negotiator has said.
Two people have been killed and another two seriously injured after a masked gunman tried to break into a synagogue in the east German city of Halle.
Plans for a shake-up which will force tech giants such as Google, Apple, Amazon and Facebook to pay more taxes in the countries where they do business have been announced by the OECD.
The mayor of a Mexican village is pressing attempted murder charges against locals who tied him to the back of a truck and dragged him through the streets for failing to deliver on an election pledge.
Boris Johnson's father has described his "pride" at being called a "non-cooperative crusty" by his own son, as he addressed climate change activists.
It is a rescue for Thomas Cook's network of high street stores, though will not save the 178-year-old brand name.
A humpback whale which swam into the Thames was hit by a ship, experts say.
US drug firm Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has been told to pay $8bn (£6.6bn) in punitive damages to a man over claims he was not warned that an antipsychotic drug he was prescribed could lead to breast growth.
The 15 worst heroin addicts in Middlesbrough are to be given the class A drug twice a day to help cut crime and save the town money.
The owner of the Ladbrokes and Coral betting brands has raised its profit forecast for the second time this year on the back of a surge in online gaming.
Joey Barton has denied assaulting former Barnsley manager Daniel Stendel in the players' tunnel after a football match on 13 April.
Coleen Rooney has accused Rebekah Vardy of passing stories about her to The Sun newspaper - something Mrs Vardy strenuously denies.
Boris Johnson has told Tory MPs today that he will not automatically support a no-deal Brexit in a forthcoming election manifesto.
Three scientists have taken home the Nobel Prize for Chemistry, including the oldest ever winner.
Parliament has a drink and drug problem, one of its most senior figures has admitted.
The struggling jewellery chain Links of London has fallen into administration, putting 350 jobs at risk.
Jodie Chesney was stabbed to death after her killer targeted "the wrong people", according to the alleged getaway driver.
Judges have delayed ruling on whether they should step in to request a Brexit delay to avoid no-deal if Boris Johnson refuses to.
MPs will gather in Westminster for their first Saturday sitting since the Falkland Islands invasion, this time in the run up to Brexit.
Hundreds of police officers from every force in England and Wales will come to London to help the Met handle the Extinction Rebellion protests.
An unemployed man has been in court today accused of causing "incalculable harm" by disclosing sensitive information about the UK's security network.
Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab will meet the parents of a British teenager killed in a car crash involving an American woman who was granted diplomatic immunity.
Hays Travel has agreed a deal to operate all 555 Thomas Cook stores in the UK, saying its expansion could lead to 2,500 jobs being saved.
A commander for the Kurdish-led forces has told Sky News that it is in the best interests of the UK and other European countries to pressure Turkey not to attack northern Syria.
UK TV history is set to be made on Dancing On Ice, with the first same-sex couple reported to be dancing together next year.
More than half of Antarctica's emperor penguins could be wiped out over the next 80 years due to melting ice, scientists have warned.
Brexiteers will say it is the ultimate in "project fear", but it's claimed the nation could be caught short by a scarcity of toilet roll after the UK leaves the European Union.
A revolutionary insulin pill could prevent the millions of people living with type 1 diabetes from taking daily injections, researchers have said.
A member of the industrial dynasty behind JCB is edging closer to a rescue deal for the Northern Irish bus-maker Wrightbus that could save hundreds of jobs.
During busy times at Heathrow, you get congestion in the sky.
Boris Johnson has submitted a response to the London Assembly after it demanded more information about his relationship with an ex-American model turned technology entrepreneur.
The president of the European Parliament has told Sky News that a no-deal Brexit could be a "catastrophe" and Boris Johnson needs to "feel this responsibility" as the clock ticks towards the deadline for Britain's EU exit.
England players say they are prepared to walk off the pitch against Bulgaria if any of them receive racist abuse from the stands.
Productivity among the UK's workforce has fallen at its fastest annual rate for five years, according to official figures.
EasyJet shares have fallen sharply despite the airline confirming annual profits will be in the upper half of its guided range, helped by strike "disruption" among rivals.
The number of people in the US who were diagnosed with a sexually transmitted disease in the last year rose to its highest ever level.
One ticket-holder in the UK has won the £170m jackpot, scooping the country's biggest ever lottery win in Tuesday night's EuroMillions draw.
Culling badgers in order to help prevent the spread of tuberculosis (TB) in cattle could be making the problem worse, according to new research.
Turkey will seek a new way for Britain to deal with its Islamic State (IS) militants and dependants held in Syria if they fall under Turkish control, the ambassador to London has said.
Violent hate crimes against disabled people went up by 41% in a year between 2017/18 to 2018/19, figures suggest.
The Home Secretary has announced that every police force in England and Wales has been set a recruitment target as part of its drive to take on 20,000 new officers.
The humble tomato could be the key to fighting infertility problems in men, researchers say.
Air pollution, in particular levels of particulate matter, is linked to baldness, according to new research.
An Iranian woman who drowned during an ill-fated journey across the Channel was a "very brave girl" who died trying to save her fellow passengers, a survivor from the boat has told Sky News.
A woman who regretted giving her baby girl up for adoption was not properly assessed by her local council beforehand, a judge has said.
A heartbreaking video of a dying 10-year-old boy was watched by his mother for the first time at the infected blood inquiry.
A man has been charged under the Official Secrets Act for allegedly disclosing sensitive defence information.
The struggling haulier Eddie Stobart Logistics is bracing itself for crunch talks with its lenders as it races to finalise half-year results that have been delayed amid an accounting crisis.
Markets have been gripped by renewed volatility as fears over the US-China trade war as well as Brexit rattled investors.
Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has urged the US to "reconsider its position" on granting diplomatic immunity to an American woman who was involved in a car crash that killed a British teenager.
Boris Johnson's government has suspended parliament in order to hold a Queen's Speech next Monday and set out its domestic agenda.
A humpback whale that was spotted in the River Thames has been found dead, the British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) has said.
Police have cut Extinction Rebellion protesters out of their tents using scissors in an attempt to reopen roads in central London.
Barclays has been urged to reverse its decision to stop allowing customers of banks to withdraw cash from the Post Office for free.
More than 300 jobs are at risk after a baggage handling firm said it was ceasing operations at Manchester Airport following the collapse of Thomas Cook.
The undisputed strength of the UK economy since the financial crisis has been the jobs market.
A man accused of murdering his ex-girlfriend "reluctantly" handed his phone over to police and moments later asked for it back, a court has heard.
The Hong Kong stock exchange has dropped its bid to buy its London rival, saying it was "unable to engage" with management on a possible deal.
Dozens of homes have been evacuated after a water main burst and flooded streets in north London.
The Lord Provost of Glasgow is facing calls to resign after it was revealed she billed taxpayers for 23 pairs of shoes as part of her £8,000 expenses claims.
A dog that became trapped under rubble in the Bahamas during Hurricane Dorian has been found alive after a month.
A woman who was allegedly murdered in South Wales has been named as former RAF and army servicewoman Sarah Hassell, 38.
The ruler of Dubai failed to attend the second High Court hearing into the welfare of two of his children.
Elon Musk is a "thin-skinned billionaire" who "vindictively ignores truth" according to court documents filed against him by the Thai cave rescuer he called a "pedo".
Remain-backing parties will forge a deal in more than 70 seats at a general election in a move that could leave them as kingmakers in the House of Commons, an MP has claimed.
A revision to the temporary tariff regime that would take effect in a no-deal Brexit could mean some clothing prices going up.
German police have opened a terrorism investigation after eight people were injured by a lorry that rammed into traffic.
Thirteen men have been arrested on suspicion of smuggling drugs worth millions of pounds into the UK.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has told Boris Johnson a Brexit deal is "overwhelmingly unlikely", according to Downing Street.
Sony has announced it plans to launch its new console, the PlayStation 5, at the end of 2020.
Three scientists will share the 2019 Nobel prize for physics for their work in better understanding the universe.
Danish toymaker Lego is to trial a new scheme in the US allowing customers to send their bricks back so they can be used by other children.
The Turkish Defence Ministry has said that all preparations are completed for a military incursion into northern Syria.
A no-deal Brexit would see government borrowing rise to almost £100bn a year and overall debt reaching levels not seen since the 1960s, a leading economic think-tank has warned.
The latest opposition talks on how to avoid a no-deal Brexit have ended in acrimony, with a blame game breaking out between the parties involved.
A teenager was left with her jaw attached by just a centimetre of skin after a horror horse riding accident.
An effigy of climate activist Greta Thunberg has been found strung up and hanging from a bridge in Rome.
The Canadian owner of Center Parcs UK, the chain of upmarket holiday villages, is preparing the ground for a £3bn sale or stock market listing.
Jeremy Corbyn's controversial top aide Karie Murphy has moved out of her role, according to Labour sources.
Elton John has revealed details of his heavy cocaine use at the height of his career, saying he trashed a hotel room, hijacked a Rolling Stones gig and once punched his manager and took all his clothes off on a video set.
The marketing services mogul Sir Martin Sorrell will this week unveil a £100m share sale to fund another wave of takeover deals as his new venture edges closer to a £1bn valuation.
Five more wild elephants have been found dead after plunging down a ravine in Thailand following the discovery of six this weekend.
Boris Johnson has been urged to try and stop Donald Trump imposing 25% tariffs on Scotch whisky.
Former Conservative MP Heidi Allen has joined the Liberal Democrats, the party has said.
South Park's creators have issued a mocking apology to China after an NBA basketball manager caused a storm by tweeting support for Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters.
A Jeremy Kyle Show guest suspected to have killed himself stopped taking anti-depressants in order to take the show's lie-detector test and told a researcher "I wish I was dead", an inquest hearing has heard.
Ten members of the public - including a police constable and yoga teacher - are setting sail on a two-year scientific trip to analyse ocean plastics.
A family of five have been found dead with gunshot wounds in a Massachusetts home in what police have described as a "horrific" tragedy.
It may sound like the setup for a low budget horror film, but wildlife officials have warned of the genuine threat of zombie deer.
Extinction Rebellion protesters brought Westminster to a halt as part of a massive demonstration to demand government action on climate change.
The mother of Britain's most notorious conman Mark Acklom claims his life of crime could be the result of brain damage at birth.
Young offenders are being "set up to fail" when released from custody because of a lack of support to help them turn their lives around.
The NHS is now ready to accept referrals for youngsters addicted to video games.
The planet Saturn has become the new lunar champion of our solar system after scientists discovered 20 new moons.
A woman has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after falling from a fairground ride in East Yorkshire.
Donald Trump has defended his decision to withdraw troops from northern Syria to step aside for a Turkish military operation in the region.
The Thomas Cook website set up to deal with customer refunds in the wake of the firm's collapse has struggled to cope with demand shortly after going live.
A Texas groom who robbed a bank a day before his wedding to pay for the rings and venue has been arrested, police have said.
Scientists say they have developed an alternative to the practice of de-horning cattle after a genome-edited horned bull fathered six hornless calves.
The foreign secretary has spoken to his US counterpart over the case of an American diplomat's wife who claimed immunity and left the UK after becoming a suspect in a police investigation.
Two men have been charged with murdering a wheelchair user who died six days after being assaulted and robbed in his home in Birmingham.
The newly-restored spire of Big Ben will soon be uncovered from under its scaffolding in a "key moment" in the tower's renovation.
Researchers funded by the US Army have developed a model which they say can successfully predict how lethal a terror organisation will become in the future based on its first 10 attacks.
He has been described by Time magazine as one of the world's most influential people - a businessman who has had the ear of the last five US presidents, as well as countless other world leaders.
A man bludgeoned his wife to death after she called him "limp and useless" over his erectile dysfunction during a row about DIY, a court has heard.
The number of deaths per day increased around the time of the summer heatwave, provisional records have shown.
Britain's retailers have suffered their worst September on record, according to industry figures, with the "spectre" of a no-deal Brexit blamed for weighing on consumer spending.
A judge has dismissed a legal bid to force Boris Johnson to delay Brexit to avoid a no-deal.
A powerful super typhoon could hit the Rugby World Cup in Japan this weekend, with winds potentially reaching up to 149mph.
US armed forces will step aside for a Turkish operation in northern Syria, prompting concerns it is abandoning its Kurdish allies.
A three-week-old baby boy has died days after being stabbed in Wallsend, North Tyneside.
French President Emmanuel Macron has told Boris Johnson that the EU could make a decision by the end of the week on the latest Brexit proposals.
A humpback whale has been spotted in the River Thames.
Potential jurors in the trial of David Duckenfield, the match commander on the day of the Hillsborough disaster, have been asked their football allegiances.
A couple have avoided jail after admitting selling illegal skin-whitening products online.
A Labour MP has been suspended from the party following an allegation of sexual harassment.
The Duchess of York has spoken of her joy after her daughter Princess Beatrice announced her engagement.
US entrepreneur Jennifer Arcuri has refused to answer questions over her private relationship with Boris Johnson during a TV interview.
Suspected human remains found in woodland on Saturday could be those of missing student Joy Morgan, police have said.
The parents of a British teenager killed in a car crash thought to have involved an American diplomat's wife said they want her to return to the UK to talk to them after she claimed diplomatic immunity.
The black hole at the centre of the Milky Way recently exploded according to new research, shooting expanding beams of energy into deep space like a nuclear lighthouse,
Helena Bonham Carter says she spoke to the late Princess Margaret to ask if she could play her in The Crown.
In a signal of Brexit's negative impact on the housing market, September was the worst month for house price growth in the UK for more than six years, according to mortgage lender Halifax.
Michael Spencer, the billionaire financial services entrepreneur, is placing a big bet on the future of the Tote by snapping up a substantial minority stake in its parent company.
Unilever, the UK's biggest food producer, is to slash its use of virgin plastics in a bid to stay relevant to young shoppers concerned about the environment.
A British doctor who graduated from Cambridge University is among three people who have won the Nobel prize for medicine.
Millions of Australian dollars have been set aside to transport supplies to parts of the country which have just six months worth of water left.
A collection of personal items belonging to late Prodigy frontman Keith Flint will be sold at auction next month.
An Amazon warehouse worker in Sacramento who was fired after visiting a dying relative in hospital has been re-hired with back pay for time missed following a protest by her colleagues.
Tesco Bank has appointed Sir John Kingman, an instrumental figure in the rescue of Britain's banking system during the 2008 crisis, to its board.
Amazon warehouse workers in the US are protesting about their working conditions in the latest battle between the company and its workforce.
Three former senior bankers at Barclays are set to appear in court charged with criminal offences over the bank's relationship with Qatar during the 2008 financial crisis.
The wife of a US diplomat who fatally hit a British teenager and left the country is Anne Sacoolas, Sky News can reveal.
Health officials in 1974 allowed people to be infected with contaminated blood despite knowing it was making people ill, according to meeting minutes released under the Freedom of Information Act.
Thousands of children are being diverted from the care system by kinship carers, with a charity warning family guardians are at "breaking point" as a result.
The Dukes and Duchesses of Cambridge and Sussex have joined forces to support a new government campaign aimed at helping people with mental health problems.
A second whistleblower has come forward claiming to have first-hand knowledge of the phone call that triggered an impeachment inquiry into Donald Trump.
The final Thomas Cook passengers being flown home to the UK after the company's collapse have landed this morning.
If Extinction Rebellion is successful and the Metropolitan Police are not, central London is going to be a mess for the next two weeks.