The majority of police forces in the UK have refused to name wanted suspects, at least 20 of whom are suspected rapists or murderers, an investigation has found.
Eight children have been hit by a car outside a school in Liverpool leaving a number with serious injuries. Police were called by a passerby who witnessed the collision involving a yellow Peugeot car at about 3.20pm, close to Belvedere Academy. Five 11-year-old girls and two 13-year-old girls were
Angela Merkel has given her support to David Cameron's EU reforms, saying they will "benefit Europe as a whole". Afterwards Mr Cameron addressed the St Matthew's dinner and echoed Mrs Merkel's sentiments.
Levi Bellfield has denied confessing to the murder of schoolgirl Milly Dowler, his solicitor has confirmed to Sky News. Julie Cooper said Bellfield has made a legal complaint to Surrey Police over the matter, challenging the force to prove he admitted killing Milly. Sky's Crime Correspondent Martin
By Michael Hogan HAMBURG, Germany (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron defended Britain's desire to protect its sovereignty on Friday, appealing for understanding from the European Union in his talks for better membership terms that could be decided next week. At a dinner in German city of
David Cameron has put security at the heart of his case for Britain staying in the EU as the moment of truth approaches for his renegotiation drive.
By Kate Holton and Paul Sandle LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Independent is to disappear from news stands next month after its owner took the left-leaning title online only, one of the first national newspapers in the world to buckle under pressure from the internet. While other titles splashed
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she is becoming more confident a deal to keep Britain in the European Union will be reached, but she warned more compromises may be needed on both sides. Speaking at an event in Hamburg attended by British Prime Minister David Cameron, Merkel said issues
Facebook has said it has a zero tolerance approach to child exploitation on its site, despite claims it failed to remove sexualised images of children.
Sky News can reveal that boardroom pay committees at Barclays, HSBC, Lloyds Banking Group and Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) are finalising plans to announce the bonus pots alongside their annual results. The biggest payer will be HSBC, which sources said would award bonuses of just under £2.5bn. HSBC
Eight girls are recovering from their injuries following a road collision outside a school in Liverpool.
Former England rugby star Ben Cohen has been drafted in to join the dwindling number of competitors on The Jump.
The Independent and Independent on Sunday newspapers are to cease publication and go online only, its owner has announced. In a letter to staff, owner Evgeny Lebedev predicted other papers would follow suit. Meanwhile, the publisher has sold The Independent's cut-price daily version, the i, to
Former footballer Marcus Bent has avoided jail for confronting two police officers with a meat cleaver and a kitchen knife. Bent had called 999 reporting that he had heard intruders in his flat in Claremont Lane, Esher. But after police arrived at the property, backed up by armed officers, they were
Air pollution kills more than 5.5 million people each year, new research has shown.
Murderer Levi Bellfield has reportedly denied that he confessed to abducting and killing schoolgirl Milly Dowler.
Laboratory-made "minibrains" that show a primitive ability to think could transform research on neurological diseases and treatments, scientists say.
Millions of people could one day be given a "neurostatin" drug to guard against the early development of Alzheimer's, new research suggests.
A leading British geneticist has admitted to being "really scared" by the prospect of rogue IVF clinics adopting powerful new gene-editing techniques to alter the DNA of babies.
By Michael Holden LONDON (Reuters) - Media mogul Rupert Murdoch and former supermodel Jerry Hall will hold a marriage service next month at St Bride's church on London's Fleet Street, the spiritual home of British journalism. The 84-year-old executive chairman of News Corp and 21st Century
England footballer Adam Johnson "abused his revered position in society" when he had sexual contact with a 15-year-old fan who had an "enormous crush on him", a court has heard. The 28-year-old is accused of two counts of sexual activity with a child - a girl who "idolised"
The boyfriend of EastEnders actress Sian Blake has appeared in court charged with murdering her and their two children.
A man has been charged with murdering former EastEnders actress Sian Blake and her two children. Her partner, Arthur Simpson-Kent, was held by Metropolitan Police officers at Heathrow airport after arriving on a flight from Ghana. Ms Blake appeared in 56 episodes of EastEnders between 1996 and 1997
Five children have been hit by a car in south Liverpool leaving a number of them with serious injuries.
Listening post GCHQ has won a legal victory over its operations to hack into suspects' smartphones and computers.
About 75 jobs are at risk in the wake of the decision to close the newspaper editions of the Independent and the Independent on Sunday, a source close to the business has said.
A research project aiming to cut the side effects of cancer drugs has been launched with a £1 million investment.
David Cameron is preparing to make the case for Britain staying in a reformed European Union in his last major speech on the issue before a crunch summit next week. The Prime Minister is expected to use an address in Hamburg to set out the "wider agenda" behind his renegotiation of Britain
Media mogul Rupert Murdoch will celebrate his marriage to Jerry Hall at St Bride's Church on Fleet Street, which proclaims itself the "spiritual home of the media".
Former Premier League footballer Marcus Bent has escaped being sent to jail as he was sentenced for confronting two officers with a meat cleaver and a kitchen knife while in a "delusional" state under the influence of cocaine.
TV presenters Ant and Dec have claimed the Queen personally asked for them to host a horse-themed show celebrating her 90th birthday.
BBC presenter Dan Walker has said his faith will not "affect the way I do my job".
Peter Eyre, 44, and sons Anthony, 22, and Simon, 24, will serve a minimum of 81 years between them. The judge at Nottingham Crown Court told the men they had carried out a "truly terrifying" crime in which the victims died "in the most dreadful circumstances". Amy Smith, 17, died
A UK-based website has vowed to fight on after losing a High Court action in which it accused Google of abusing its "dominant position" in the online search market by "driving traffic" from rivals to Google Maps.
Jailed entertainer Rolf Harris is to be charged with a further seven counts of indecent assault, the Crown Prosecution Service has said.
A man has admitted an Islamic State-inspired plot to kill civilians in London during a series of drive-by shootings on a moped. The charges state that he conspired with co-defendants and others to murder "a person or persons unknown" between 8 July and 25 September 2014. Three other co-accused
Commons Speaker John Bercow is again under pressure over his expenses after he spent thousands wining and dining colleagues with the taxpayer picking up the bill. Mr Bercow used the money to provide lunches and dinners for other MPs, including more than £2,000 on a "standing down" supper for
England footballer Adam Johnson had a sexual encounter in his car with a 15-year-old fan who had an "enormous crush on him" and idolised him, a jury has been told.
Firms with 250 or more employees will have to publish their gender pay gap under measures being announced by the Government to tackle inequality. The plans will also see league tables being launched giving details of companies that are failing to address the problem. However the CBI warned against
Jeremy Corbyn has visited the ongoing inquests into the Hillsborough tragedy.
One of the men accused of plotting to use a moped in a series of Islamic State-inspired drive-by shootings in London has dramatically changed his plea.
Entertainer Rolf Harris has been charged with seven more counts of indecent assault against girls as young as 12.
Jeremy Corbyn has attended the Hillsborough inquest, where Coroner Sir John Goldring is continuing to sum up the evidence. Mr Corbyn said his visit to the hearing had nothing to do with party politics. Mr Corbyn also paid tribute to local MPs and campaigners for helping the families to fight for new
Facebook has lost a crucial legal battle in France as a court ruled the social network can be sued over its decision to remove the account of a user who posted a photo of a famous 19th-century nude painting.
A man has been charged with the murders of ex-EastEnders actress Sian Blake and her two children, police said.
Scientists say there is "almost zero chance" of hearing from the Philae space probe again after it touched down on a comet more than a year ago.
The Medicare Open Enrollment Period isn't the only time to buy Medigap coverage. You can actually buy at any time of the year.
One of Asia's biggest cinema operators has made a £1bn approach to buy the Odeon and UCI multiplex chains. Sky News understands that South Korea's CGV is one of a number of suitors to have emerged for the two British cinema brands, both of which have been owned by the private equity firm Terra
Drug giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has been fined £37.6m for "illegal behaviour designed to stifle competition at the expense of the NHS and taxpayers". The decision by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) relates to £50m of payments made to rivals for them to effectively delay the release
Scientists are to explore for the first time the long-term effects of so-called "broken heart syndrome".
The Duchess of York, Sarah Ferguson, has applied to become a permanent resident in Switzerland. The duchess has already moved into the £13m chalet - Chalet Helora - which she bought with ex-husband Prince Andrew in 2014. In the interview, Ms Ferguson said she learned to ski at the age of three and
More than 90,000 people have signed petitions backing junior doctors after Jeremy Hunt announced he would impose a new contract on them. The health secretary faces a battle over his decision after the British Medical Association (BMA) vowed to fight on against "a contract that is bad for the future
Commons Speaker John Bercow has spent thousands of pounds wining and dining fellow MPs - including more than £2,000 on a "standing down" dinner for his former deputy.
An 18-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the murder of a business owner who was shot dead in Birmingham last week. Married father-of-four Akhtar Javeed died in hospital after suffering a gunshot wound to the neck during an attempted robbery at his warehouse. Police believe two men were
Drug giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and a number of generic pharmaceuticals firms have been fined £45 million for anti-competitive practices.
Barry Manilow has been rushed to hospital due to complications from "emergency oral surgery".
A Laura Ashley boss has been ordered by the High Court to make his wife an offer to settle a big money divorce battle that has already run up a "jaw-dropping" £6.1m legal bill.
Tiny specks of gold have been found in rocks at a popular tourist destination, to the surprise of scientists.
European scientists have stopped sending commands to the Philae space probe, which became the first to touch down on a comet more than a year ago.
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Outspoken academic Richard Dawkins has pulled out of a public speaking tour after suffering a stroke. He is expected to make a full recovery, according to a statement on the Sydney Opera House website. The biologist and author of The God Delusion had been due to appear at the venue on 28 February.
Outspoken academic and writer Richard Dawkins has pulled out of a tour of Australia and New Zealand after suffering a minor stroke.