Police have released images of a lorry and a car they want to trace following the death of a woman who was hit by four vehicles - none of which stopped.
A commissioned established by Jo Cox before she was murdered has concluded that the UK should appoint a "minister for loneliness". The Labour MP's sister, Kim Leadbeater, is helping launch the report - and in this opinion piece for Sky News, says loneliness has become a "social epidemic
Vaginal mesh should effectively be banned for treating prolapse after concerns over its safety. Kath Sansom, founder of the campaign group Sling the Mesh, which has almost 5,000 members, cautiously welcomed the news.
“Yum.” That was foreign secretary Boris Johnson’s verdict on a can of peach juice from Fukushima – a gift from his Japanese counterpart, Taro Kono – during their meeting in London this week. The moment, captured by Kono on his smartphone, was intended to prove that food and drink from Fukushima is safe
The PM was applauded by EU27 leaders at the EU summit dinner after German Chancellor Angela Merkel thanked her for her commitment in Brexit talks, say Sky sources at the dinner. The applause arose partly because Theresa May will not be at the summit today when the formal decision to approve "sufficient
A new billion dollar US Embassy has been unveiled on the banks of the River Thames. A key part in the rejuvenation of Nine Elms, in Wandsworth, the US Embassy replaces its former offices in Grosvenor Square with a distinctive cube building, surrounded by a pond and topped with solar panels. The building
Meghan Markle will be a "beacon" and "role model" as she joins the Royal Family, actor Idris Elba has told Sky News. The star of Luther and The Wire, who was supported by the Prince's Trust, was speaking ahead of a dinner at Buckingham Palace to celebrate the charity that was
A climate of deepening political unrest has led to "youthquake" being named Oxford Dictionaries' word of the year. The term, which is defined as "a significant cultural, political, or social change arising from the actions or influence of young people", follows previous winners
Since March the UK and EU have been butting heads over the first stage of our divorce - but now it gets really complicated. With both sides moving towards agreement on the principles behind the cash settlement, EU citizens' rights and what the Irish border may look like, now the next phase can be
European leaders applauded British Prime Minister Theresa May for her work so far on Brexit, assuring her at a summit in Brussels that sufficient progress has been made to allow Britain to move on to the next stage of leaving the union. A day after she suffered a defeat in parliament over her blueprint
A member of the BBC Question Time audience accused Nicky Morgan and fellow Tory rebels of a “really treacherous act” for voting against the Government yesterday before unwittingly admitting he didn’t know what Brexit would entail.
Britain kept the top spot in global financial services exports last year but Brexit threatens to raise barriers to its biggest market in Europe, TheCityUK said on Friday. The body, which promotes Britain as a financial centre, said banks, insurers, asset managers, and the accountants and lawyers who
Almost half of sexually active young people do not use a condom when sleeping with someone for the first time, and more than one-third of young people think carrying protection is a sign someone is promiscuous, a survey has found. One in 10 sexually active 16 to 24-year-olds, the age group that accounted
Researchers say parents should resist the urge to share wine with their children this Christmas. One in six parents allow their children to drink alcohol by the age of 14, with potentially dire future consequences, according to a new study. The researchers, from the Centre for Longitudinal Studies
An email mix-up reportedly led to HS2 Ltd overpaying outgoing staff by £1.76m. MPs have called on the government to consider legal action against the former chief executive of the public body building the new high-speed rail network, over £1.76m in redundancy payments made in direct contravention of
The Scottish government’s 50p minimum unit price for alcohol, which comes into force on 1 May 2018, will have a dramatic impact on prices, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies. Some cider products will rise in price by as much as 90%, according to the IFS briefing note, which also found prices
The ashes of twins stolen during a burglary are to be returned to their parents after they were recovered by police. Officers discovered the ashes while investigating a different burglary on Wednesday evening and have made three arrests.