SBS suspends broadcasts from Chinese state-run channels over 'forced confessions'. Human rights organisation says CGTN and CCTV channels regularly featured footage of prisoners making confessions under duress
London Stock Exchange Group posted steady full year results for 2020 on Friday, announcing a 7% dividend increase as integration of its $27 billion acquisition of data and analytics company Refinitiv stepped up a gear. The exchange said that its FTSE Russell stock indexes business in Britain and most of its other information services will be slotted into a newly formed data and analytics division, as data eclipses the group's trading operations. "While early days, the work we have done so far confirms the quality of the business and the extent of the opportunities across the group as we focus on integration and delivering the strategic and financial benefits of the transaction," LSE chief executive David Schwimmer said in a statement.
PHE accused of toning down positive report on drug centres. Line saying overdose prevention centres have helped lower death rates was removed from briefing
Ben Stokes led England's fight in the fourth and final test against India, who suffered a top-order collapse and slumped to 80-4 at lunch on day two of the match in Ahmedabad on Friday. Having managed a below-par 205 in the first innings, England could not afford to let India get off to a flying start after resuming on 24-1 and their bowlers responded brilliantly. Jack Leach removed the obdurate Cheteshwar Pujara and Stokes dismissed India captain Virat Kohli for an eight-ball duck to silence the noisy stands at the Narendra Modi stadium.
Miscarriage of justice body's workload doubled despite severe cuts – reportMPs also found examples of political interference in the work of the Criminal Cases Review Commission The Criminal Cases Review Commission was set up in 1997 in response to widely publicised miscarriages of justice involving the Birmingham Six and others. Photograph: Sean Dempsey/PA
Call for vulnerable victims to give video evidence amid courts backlog. Victims’ commissioner says 10,000 people at risk of falling out of legal system in England and Wales
'Fear of missing out' boosting global acceptance of Covid jab. International study finds change in attitudes possibly driven by anticipated regret of not having vaccine
Mr Blackford said that the first priority of the Scottish Government would be to tackle the coronavirus crisis.
Devine intervention as Sky News Australia's YouTube channel eclipses ABC's . Sky News Australia goes viral overseas. Plus: Nine greenlights Melissa Caddick drama two days after her remains found
A mapping tool outlines the threats of extreme heat, high winds and floods to help the charity protect its sites.
Seaside accommodation prices have risen by an average of 35% this summer compared with last year, according to new analysis.
The dollar hit multi-month highs against the euro and the yen on Friday after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell did not express concern about a recent sell-off in bonds while sticking to his stance to keep interest rates low for a long time. While Powell did stick with dovish rhetoric overall, he said the sell-off in Treasuries was not "disorderly" or likely to push long-term rates so high the Fed might have to intervene more forcefully, reigniting a sell-off in Treasuries. "Markets are listening to the central banks and if they are going to be on hold for a long time, that means long-term inflation is going to be higher and that's why you're seeing the bond and equity markets sell off," said Commonwealth Bank of Australia currency analyst Joseph Capurso.
Fresh Covid-19 variants regularly emerge and experts conduct frequent analysis to determine which are of concern or not.
The majority of those who had taken psychedelics under supervision said they would do so if it were a legally regulated and approved treatment.
Previous winners of the Albert Medal include Winston Churchill, Marie Curie, Alexander Graham Bell, Stephen Hawking and Tim Berners-Lee.
A union leader believes an ‘exodus’ of headteachers could take place following a particularly stressful year for school staff.
The latest BDO high street sales tracker revealed combined in-store and online like-for-like sales fell 3.1% in February.
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced the UK’s space industry is ‘a giant leap for growth and prosperity for the whole of Great Britain’.