Category: UK

Corbyn tries to draw line under wreath row with fresh denial

Jeremy Corbyn has sought to draw a line under a row over wreaths laid at a memorial for Palestinians, issuing…

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31 charged in Huddersfield child sex inquiry

More than 30 people have been charged with multiple sex offences, including rape and trafficking, against girls as young as…

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Man arrested after woman dies in London stabbing

A 40-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman was found stabbed inside a home in…

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Britain’s best and worst banks revealed

Royal Bank of Scotland is Britain's worst bank, according to new rankings published by regulators. From Wednesday, banks are compelled…

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Councillor accepts police caution for voting twice

A Rochdale councillor said he did not know he was not allowed to vote twice, as he accepted a police…

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What we know about the Westminster terror suspect

A shop manager from Birmingham is the main suspect after a car was driven at cyclists and pedestrians in Parliament…

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Rail fares inflation measure falls to 3.2%

It means the average cost of regulated rail fares - controlled by the government - will increase by around 3.2% in…

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There is ‘a case’ to ban cars in Westminster – minister

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has told Sky News "there may well be a case" for pedestrianising parts of Westminster in…

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Warning as Superdrug brings Botox to the high street

Superdrug is bringing Botox and fillers to the high street as doctors warn consumers may see the treatment as casual…

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Amazon’s ‘misleading’ one-day delivery ad banned

Amazon's one-day delivery ad for Prime members has been banned by the advertising watchdog, which has labelled the retail giant's…

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Westminster terror suspect named, Sky sources

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Pound falls to fresh 14-month low against dollar

The pound has fallen below $1.27 against the US dollar for the first time since June last year. The move…

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Breakfast before exercise helps burn carbs

Eating breakfast before the gym or your morning run not only increases the amount of carbohydrates burned while exercising but…

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Grayling criticised over rail fares and pay

Chris Grayling has been accused of "gross incompetence" after telling rail unions he wants to change how fare rises are…

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Demands for sleaze probe into Corbyn wreath trip

Jeremy Corbyn has been reported to Parliament's sleaze watchdog, accused of failing to declare his controversial wreath-laying trip to Tunisia…

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Police raids as terror suspect’s route revealed

Police are searching addresses in the Midlands after a man smashed his car into barriers near Parliament in a suspected…

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Sharp increase in ‘live terror investigations’ – No 10

Theresa May has condemned terrorists who have attacked Westminster as "twisted" - as the government revealed a rise in thwarted…

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The City of Westminster: A timeline of terror

Westminster has become a key target for terrorists seeking to commit mass murder on the streets of the UK. Since…

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Attack witness: I chased terror suspect’s car

A man has described how he jumped off his bike and chased after the Westminster terror suspect after the car…

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Majority favour council cuts over tax rises – poll

Most Britons would prefer to cut council services to the legal minimum rather than see council tax increases, a Sky…

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Heatwave reveals England’s buried history

Secrets of England's buried history have been discovered by archaeologists following the heatwave. Neolithic ceremonial monuments, Iron Age settlements, square…

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Stokes cleared of affray outside Bristol nightclub

England cricketer Ben Stokes has been found not guilty of affray following a fight outside a nightclub. A jury acquitted…

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BT rings ex-Ofcom chief Carter about CEO role

BT Group has approached Lord Carter, the former Ofcom boss, about replacing Gavin Patterson as chief executive of Britain's largest…

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Corbyn refuses to apologise amid wreath row

By Aubrey Allegretti, political reporter Jeremy Corbyn has said he will not apologise for being "present" at a ceremony where…

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Homebase closures: Is your local store to go?

Homebase has revealed the locations of the 42 stores it is planning to close, placing 1,500 jobs at risk. Sky…

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ECB’s embarrassment over after Stokes cleared

For hours the jury at Bristol Crown Court watched video from various angles of the minutes leading up to the…

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1,500 jobs at risk as 42 Homebase stores to close

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Unemployment hits lowest level in 40 years

Unemployment fell by 65,000 between April and June to 1.36 million, the lowest for more than 40 years, official figures…

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Crash witness: ‘Speeding car then a scream’

Witnesses have described the scene in Westminster after a car crashed into security barriers outside Parliament. "A number of pedestrians"…

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Westminster crash: What we know so far

A number of pedestrians have been injured after a car crashed into security barriers outside Parliament. This is what we…

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Pedestrians injured after car crash outside Parliament

"A number of pedestrians" have been injured after a car crashed into security barriers outside Parliament. A man has been…

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Three hurt in Parliament terror attack

A man has been arrested on suspicion of terror offences after three people were injured when a car crashed into…

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Jury retires in Ben Stokes nightclub affray trial

The jury in the trial of England cricketer Ben Stokes has retired to consider its verdicts. On Monday, judge Peter…

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Royal Mail fined £50m for breaching competition law

Royal Mail has been fined £50m by the communications regulator "for a serious breach of competition law". Ofcom said the…

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Police seek van driver over murder of Russian national

Police investigating the murder of a Russian national in southwest London have released CCTV as officers try to track down…

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Stuck potty-mouthed parrot swears at rescuers

A potty-mouthed parrot flipped firefighters the bird as they tried to rescue it after it got stuck on a roof…

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Mill fire forces residents to flee homes

Around 50 firefighters were need to contain the fire as it threatened to spread to neighbouring buildings. 02:50, UK, Tuesday…

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Exam results stress relief on social media

With A level and GCSE results due in the next two weeks, mental health charities have teamed up with pop…

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‘Near-on impossible’ to pick Shed of the Year

Shed enthusiasts have been battling it out, displaying their standout structures for the coveted title of Shed of the Year.…

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Retailers ignoring value of the ‘purple pound’

Sky News has been given details about the UK's first ever accessible shopping day aimed at getting retailers to take…

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Worboys questioned over new sex assault claims

Black cab rapist John Worboys is understood to have been questioned by police over fresh allegations of sexual assault. Scotland…

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Dozens injured as coach overturns on M25

Forty-one people have been injured after a coach overturned on the M25 in Kent. The incident happened near Swanley just…

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Plastic found in dead turtle on Cornish beach

Plastic has been found in the stomach of a leatherback turtle that washed up dead on a beach in Cornwall.…

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Netanyahu attacks Corbyn amid wreath-laying row

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Labour MP accused of lying about speeding to face trial

A Labour MP is to stand trial, accused of lying about who was behind the wheel of a speeding vehicle.…

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Pension scam victims lose £91,000 on average

Regulators have joined forces to warn pension holders of fraudsters who have scammed victims of £91,000 on average. The Financial…

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Girl, 12, among injured in Manchester shooting

A 12-year-old girl was among a dozen people injured after an "attempted multiple murder" at a street party in Manchester,…

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Model guilty of murdering fashion rival

The 25-year-old had just landed a film role before he was stabbed in the heart outside his home in Shepherd's…

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‘Drunk’ pair arrested after scaling cathedral ruins

Two "drunk" men were rescued by firefighters after climbing to the top of the Coventry Cathedral ruins, police said. The…

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Students disqualified after A-level exam leak

Five students have been disqualified from their maths A-level and 30 are under investigation after one of the summer exam…

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Ben Stokes: Jury to start deliberating verdict

The jury in the trial of cricketer Ben Stokes will start deliberations on Tuesday after the judge finished summing up…

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Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba wins appeal over death

A junior doctor has won her appeal against a ruling that she be struck off the medical register over a…

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