A 'tornado' riot squad was drafted in to deal with unrest at a Worcestershire prison on Saturday night. A stream of unmarked vans and minibuses could be seen arriving at HMP Hewell, home to about 1,000 prisoners, from 7.30pm. Shouting and swearing could be heard over the sounds of banging and
Princes William and Harry have spoken of their regret over a rushed final phone call with their mother, Princess Diana, on the night she died. In interviews described as the most personal they have ever given about their mother, Prince William says he and his brother were in a "desperate rush to
A spokesman for Charlie Gard's family has described Great Ormond Street's claim that staff have received death threats as "arguably a cynical ploy". Some staff have been abused online and others on the street, it said. If anybody wants to help baby Charlie they should sign one of
Gay men will be allowed to donate blood in England three months after having sex under wide-ranging equality reforms by the Government. Fears over infections led to an outright ban on gay men giving blood at the height of the Aids epidemic but that was reduced to 12 months in 2011. This will be reduced
Top female personalities at the BBC have written an open letter to director general Tony Hall calling on him to act immediately to tackle the gender pay divide. High-profile names including Clare Balding, Victoria Derbyshire and Angela Rippon are among more than 40 women urging him to "correct
Images captured by an underwater robot showed massive deposits believed to be melted nuclear fuel covering the floor of a damaged reactor at Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant. The robot found large ...
Britain's Prince William and Harry talk about the last phone call they ever had with their mother, Princess Diana, before she died, in a new documentary. "Diana, Our Mother: Her Life and Legacy" is being released to coincide with the 20th anniversary of Diana's death in a Paris car
Britain's Prince William and his brother Harry recall memories from their childhood 20 years after the sudden death of their mother, Princess Diana, in a new television documentary to be broadcast this week. The 90-minute film - "Diana, Our Mother: Her Life and Legacy" - celebrates the
Theresa May: supporters hope the Alpine air will revive her. The Conservative party is so split it is in danger of destroying itself. Theresa May was going to deal with this problem by winning an enormous parliamentary majority, so she could push ahead with Brexit and ride roughshod over whichever
Chris Evans is the highest paid star, earning £2.2m. The corporation confirmed the shock figure to the broadcasting union, Bectu, last week, at the height of the furore over how much some of the BBC’s top stars were earning. In an email to Bectu, a BBC representative said: “The actual number of UK
David Davis, the Brexit secretary, left, met up with Michel Barnier, who leads the EU negotiating team, in Brussels for a second round of talks. The right of EU citizens working in Britain to send child benefits to their children living abroad, even if they are born after Brexit, has become the latest
British transport minister Chris Grayling, one of Prime Minister Theresa May's closest cabinet colleagues, has predicted she will remain in the job until at least 2020 and could even fight another national election. Following reports of cabinet infighting, Grayling said in an interview with the
The majority of residents on a north London estate have returned to their homes a month after they were evacuated because of fire safety risks.
There had previously been 31 rounds of 63 in major championship history, including Phil Mickelson and Henrik Stenson in last year's Open at Troon, but no one has ever shot a 62. Grace, ranked 35 in the world, finished on four under par, two behind the leader Jordan Spieth. Beginning the day 10
Rapper Professor Green has told how he was accused of “defending rapists” after being led to a Britain First rally in Rochdale where the political group are today protesting against “Islamist grooming gangs”.
The mother of missing RAF gunner Corrie McKeague has accused the police of having “given up” on finding her son.
The British payments start-up TransferWise has kicked off talks about a new fundraising that will see its valuation soar past £1bn for the first time. Sky News has learnt that TransferWise is in detailed talks with investors, including several prospective new backers, about a funding round that could
A senior member of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Bavarian allies rejected French President Emmanuel Macron's plans to reform the euro zone by installing a joint finance minister and creating a common budget, in an interview published on Saturday. The suggestions from Macron, who was elected
A man has been jailed for assaulting Paul Gascoigne at a hotel in east London. Lewis Beard was sentenced to 23 weeks' imprisonment after pleading guilty to attacking the former footballer last December. The 27-year-old was ordered to pay £7,800 in compensation and £650 in court costs.
Police search the landfill site in Milton, Cambridgeshire, in March. The mother of missing RAF serviceman Corrie McKeague may seek an injunction to stop police filling in a landfill site, where she believes her son’s body is. Police confirmed on Friday that the 20-week search of waste at Milton landfill
Camden Council has insisted it is safe for residents to return to their flats in the Chalcots Estate, after four weeks of urgent safety works. Hundred of households were relocated to hotel rooms after four tower blocks failed fire safety tests following the Grenfell Tower fire. Inspection teams found
Relatives of some of those killed in the IRA Hyde Park attack 35 years marched in central London on Saturday as part of a campaign to bring an accused bomber to justice.
Romania's second nuclear reactor at the Cernavoda power plant disconnected automatically from the national grid on Saturday, its owner Nuclearelectrica said. It said in a statement the stoppage was triggered in the morning. It would not say when the reactor would be reconnected to the power grid.