Just 200 metres from the end of the 26.2-mile course, David Wyeth began to stumble and had to be held up by passing runner Matthew Rees.
A London Marathon runner has thanked a fellow athlete who helped guide him to the finish line and was "there to the end". Just 200 metres from the end of the 26.2-mile course, David Wyeth began to stumble and had to be held up by passing runner Matthew Rees. Helped by a marshal, Mr Rees walked
The Labour leader says the SNP is "obsessed" with independence and only his party can keep the Tories out as he attempt to win back Scottish votes. Jeremy Corbyn urged Scottish voters to help him stop the "vicious Tory party" by voting Labour, saying the party was the only opposition
South Tyneside NHS trust said it was reviewing the circumstances around the storage of the samples. A health trust has apologised to the relatives of dead people whose tissue and organs were stored without their families’ knowledge. Police are thought to have contacted about 40 families after a 2015
US politicians finish speeches with “God bless America”, the French often end with “Long live the Republic, long live France” – what do we have?
Ireland's High Court will next month consider whether it can hear a case seeking to decide if Britain's divorce from the European Union can be reversed. Judge Peter Kelly set a directions hearing for May 31 to decide whether Ireland has jurisdiction to hear a case that campaigners hope will
The law firm Leigh Day failed for more than five years to reveal that its Iraqi clients pursuing claims against British soldiers were members of a “murderous” Shia militia, the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal has been told. Opening prosecution of the firm, Timothy Dutton QC, for the Solicitors Regulation
Schoolgirls at risk of female genital mutilation would be given mandatory medical examinations to tackle the barbaric practice, under UKIP proposals. The children would be subjected to the routine checks at their schools every year as part of the party's proposals to prosecute parents who allow
Detectives from the Metropolitan police’s homicide and major crime command are investigating all three cases. A 17-year-old boy is among three people stabbed to death in London over the weekend whose killings are being investigated by the Metropolitan police. The teenager was found with multiple stab
UKIP leader Paul Nuttall has denied that his call for banning full-face veils in public is an attack on Muslims, saying instead that it is to encourage integration.
A woman attacked by a shark off an isolated British island in the Atlantic is believed to have been flown to the UK for emergency treatment. The attack happened while she was snorkelling off Ascension Island, located midway between Africa and South America. The woman is a member of the British territory
The wife of an ex-Royal Navy officer screamed his name as he lay dying in the street after being run over by car thieves, a neighbour has said. Michael Samwell, 35, died after confronting intruders who broke into his home as he slept upstairs with his wife Jessica at 3am on Sunday. A 21-year-old man
Sir Michael Fallon has accused the Labour leader of being "staggeringly irresponsible" on defence after the party descended into confusion over its stance on nuclear weapons. Speaking on Sky News, the Defence Secretary said Jeremy Corbyn's "chaotic" approach to tackling terrorism
British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives have a commanding lead over the opposition Labour Party, an ICM opinion poll for the Guardian newspaper said on Monday. The survey put the Conservatives on 48 percent with Labour on 27 percent, both up two percentage points from a poll last Tuesday
George Osborne set an "unhelpful example" by taking the job as Evening Standard editor - without official permission from the jobs watchdog, MPs have said. In a highly critical report, the Commons Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee said former ministers and senior civil
The owner of British Gas and SSE are among the biggest fallers on the FTSE 100 on Monday after the Conservatives signalled energy caps would be included in their election manifesto. Centrica and SSE - the only two listed in the UK - were down 5% and 3% respectively in late-morning trading in reaction
Alan Yentob and Camila Batmanghelidjh could be among board members forced to relinquish any directorships they hold. Former board members of the collapsed charity Kids Company – including its founder, Camila Batmanghelidjh, and the former BBC chief Alan Yentob – face being banned from serving as company
A British-Iranian mother jailed in Tehran has lost a final appeal over her conviction for allegedly plotting to topple the government. Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, 38, was arrested at Tehran Airport on 3 April last year as she attempted to return to the UK following a holiday with her two-year-old daughter
The founder and former trustees of Kids Company face being banned from serving as company directors after the charity collapsed in 2015 amid allegations of serious financial mismanagement. Sky News has learnt that the Government's Insolvency Service has written to lawyers acting for Kids Company
Many so-called paedophile hunters pose as children online. Stings by self-styled paedophile hunters – who pose as children online to catch potential sexual predators – are diverting “significant resources” into the protection of suspects, police chiefs have said. After a court ruled in favour of a
The British government is seeking to delay publication of a report on tackling air pollution until Sept. 15, breaking a court deadline for it to comply with European Union legislation. Concern over air quality has grown since the Volkswagen emissions scandal in September 2015 and reports that real-world