The collapse of a series of rape trials could dent public confidence in the justice system, says Lord Judge. The notable collapse of a series of rape trials could endanger future convictions of genuine rapists because of reduced public trust in the justice system, the former head of the judiciary has
Hard rock band Bad Wolves have released their cover of The Cranberries' hit Zombie, in memory of frontwoman Dolores O'Riordan. O'Riordan, who was lead singer of Irish rock band, died suddenly on Monday. Zombie, released in 1994, was one of The Cranberries' best-known hits, and O'
Nigel Farage has dismissed claims he passed a data to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange in secret meetings at the Ecuadorian embassy as “conspiratorial nonsense”.
Black cab rapist John Worboys could be freed within weeks after the Government decided not to challenge his release. Justice Secretary David Gauke said it would "not be appropriate" to seek a judicial review of the case after taking "considered and expert" legal advice. Speaking
An influential Conservative MP has asked Jeremy Hunt to delay controversial reforms designed to change the way NHS funds are overseen. There is currently a lawsuit supported by physicist Stephen Hawking which aims to stop the new system due to be introduced in some areas of England in April, amid fears
Donald Trump has described US abortion laws as “among the most permissive in the world” and compared them to those in countries such as China and North Korea.
Packs of McVitie’s Digestive are to shrink as the manufacturer copes with rising costs partly caused by post-Brexit referendum fall in the pound’s value.
Nigel Farage may have given Julian Assange a thumb drive of data and was possibly a more frequent visitor than was publicly known to the Ecuadorian embassy where the WikiLeaks founder lives, according to testimony given to US congressional inquiry into the Trump campaign’s alleged ties to the Kremlin
Theresa May was the first foreign leader Donald Trump met as president, and their January meeting was so cosy it was defined by the moment they held hands as they walked down a set the stairs together.
A judge has criticised police and prosecutors after a rape case against a student was dropped days before his trial. Oxford University student Oliver Mears, 19, spent two years on bail accused of raping and assaulting a woman in July 2015, when he was 17. Surrey Police has admitted "there were
Boris Johnson lambasted the UK’s record at delivering major infrastructure projects just days before raising the prospect of erecting a 22-mile bridge across the English Channel to better connect Britain to the rest of Europe. The foreign secretary criticised systems of planning as being “extremely
Brexiteer Nigel Farage is alleged to have slipped a USB stick containing data to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange during a secret trip to the Ecuadorian embassy. The former UKIP leader is said to have met Mr Assange, who has been holed up at the London address for more than five years, on several occasions
Football agent Peter Morrison, 37, arrives at Liverpool crown court with an unidentified woman. A football agent who sent a string of text messages before losing control of his car and killing a highways worker has been jailed for seven years. Peter Morrison, 37, was driving his Mercedes ML350 4x4
Ukip leader Henry Bolton has faced multiple calls to resign over his relationship with Jo Marney, who sent racist text messages. Ukip has been rocked by two more resignations, including that of its former general secretary, Jonathan Arnott MEP, who quit saying the party’s leader, Henry Bolton, was “
"Squalid" Liverpool prison is the worst inspectors have ever seen, with inmates living among rats and cockroaches and drugs and other illicit items rife.
Carillion, the bankrupt construction group, had financial liabilities worth about £5bn when it went bust this week, according to the most extreme calculation of its obligations to tens of thousands of pension scheme members. Sky News can reveal that private analysis of Carillion's pension deficit
The Duke of Cambridge's new closely cropped haircut has raised a few eyebrows after reports it cost as much as £180. Prince William showed off his new look as he launched a health programme at Evelina London Children's Hospital on Thursday. The shaven style comes after years of jokes about
Architects, hauliers, the maritime industry, and an MP have so far expressed their scepticism about Boris Johnson’s ambition to build a 22-mile (35km) bridge across the Channel - and even the prime minister has signalled it won’t happen. The foreign secretary proposed the idea on Thursday, telling the
The Royal Bank of Scotland on Friday announced a range of measures for individual customers hit by the collapse of construction outsourcing company Carillion. The bank said there would be no financial cap on the measures, which include repayment holidays on loans or mortgages, refunds on overdraft and