Third quarter GDP figures due out later are expected to show the UK has managed to avoid a major economic slowdown following the Brexit vote.
Work & pensions minister Damian Hinds says the employment figures demonstrate the resilience of the UK economy as it faces several headwinds.
Rome's historic centre has been shaken by two strong earthquakes which struck central Italy - just months after a quake in the same area killed hundreds.
Two strong earthquakes rock central Italy, toppling buildings and injuring dozens of people, according to initial reports, two months after a devastating tremor killed nearly 300 in the same region.
For many women in Pakistan, the simple act of leaving the house can be uncomfortable, even intimidating -- the probing gaze of the opposite sex is never far away. One woman, fed-up with the constant unwanted attention, has launched an "anti-ogling campaign".
After six years hammering home the message that borrowing was the most important challenge facing the UK, the Chancellor has now made clear austerity can wait. Sky's Ed Conway reports.
The sprawling township of Soweto outside Johannesburg is famous as the crucible of the often violent struggle against apartheid -- but it is also home to one of the world's fiercest footballing rivalries, between the Orlando Pirates and the Kaizer Chiefs
MEP Mike Hookem insists there was no physical contact between him and fellow UKIP party member Steven Woolfe during a 'scuffle', after which Mr Woolfe was hospitalised.
We know 'Brexit means Brexit', but what's on the checklist before the UK can leave the European Union?
Syrian refugees have been a main issue during the US presidential election, with the Republican candidate calling for 'extreme vetting' for asylum seekers. But one small city in northern Ohio has opened its arms to refugees from the war-torn nation.
Sky News takes a look at the stories making a splash on the front pages of Thursday's national newspapers.
Candice Brown has been named winner of the last series of The Great British Bake Off to air on the BBC.The PE teacher, 31, took the title ahead of rivals Jane Beedle and Andrew Smyth and said it was the biggest moment of her life so far.
In tonight's Mediawatch, we take a look at how the protests in Venezuela are playing out on social media.
We take a look at a poll conducted by CEVIPOF (Sciences Po) for Le Monde newspaper putting François Hollande's approval rating at 4%.
Sky News Chief Correspondent Stuart Ramsay has spoken to Iraqi civilians who have taken matters into their own hands, trying to fight the extremists themselves
Microsoft has unveiled a new desktop PC which can be folded down into a second angle for drawing and sketching – the Surface Studio. The Surface Studio is a 28-inch touchscreen PC on a stand, with the processing and power components built into the base, but can be folded down to a 20-degree viewing angle
The sound of exploding gas canisters could be heard as firefighters tried to tackle the flames across the deconstructed migrant camp in Calais.
Twin earthquakes rock central Italy -- the second registering at a magnitude of 6.1 -- in the same region struck in August by a devastating tremor that killed nearly 300 people.
Scientists have taken to the skies as part the most comprehensive ever assessment of Britain's air pollution.
Mexican F1 driver Sergio "Checo" Perez (Force Indian) will try to defend his reputation as Latin America's best F1 driver during the upcoming Mexico City's Grand Prix, alongside Mexican rival Esteban Gutierrez (HAAS).
Hillary Clinton marks her 69th birthday campaigning in Florida, speaking to a capacity crowd who sang "Happy Birthday" to her.
Cuban students celebrate that the United States abstained for the first time from a vote at the United Nations calling for an end to the US embargo against Cuba on Wednesday.
Authorities in Hollywood brief the press on what they know about the destruction of Donald Trump's star on the walk of fame.
Air strikes on Syria's rebel-held Idlib province hit a school and the surrounding area , killing at least 26 civilians including many children, a monitor and activists said.
Rapper Coolio has avoided jail after he admitted carrying a concealed gun at Los Angeles International Airport.The US musician was arrested after the handgun was discovered in his bag during security screening on September 17.Coolio, whose real name is Artis Leon Ivey, pleaded guilty to carrying a concealed