'Grab the baby!': Duck boat victim's desperate plea

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 21:47
A grieving mother whose nine relatives died in the Missouri duck boat disaster heard her sister-in-law shout "grab the baby!" before a huge wave struck the vessel.

Heatwave kills 30 people in sweltering Japan

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 16:53
A heatwave gripping Japan has so far killed more than 30 people - 10 in one day alone - and has sent thousands to hospital.

Rising tide of rubbish threatens Caribbean shores

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 14:41
Troops in the Dominican Republic have been drafted in to help tackle a tide of plastic waste blighting the Caribbean shores of the holiday hotspot.

Trump hits out over recording: 'I did nothing wrong!'

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 14:17
Donald Trump has questioned whether his former lawyer was acting illegally when he secretly recorded him.

Girl, 15, raped by brother jailed for having abortion

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 13:24
A 15-year-old Indonesian girl who was raped by her older brother has been jailed for six months for having an abortion.

Gunman kills father of school shooting survivors

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 09:25
The father of two survivors of a high school massacre in Florida has died after being shot at his convenience store.

Reunion for boy separated by Trump immigration policy

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 03:40
A boy who appeared in court after being separated from his father when they illegally crossed the US border has been reunited with his parents.

Nine family members among duck boat victims

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 22:55
Nine people from one family are among the 17 who died when a duck boat capsized and sank on a lake in Missouri.

Beauty queen who murdered boyfriend gets death sentence

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 22:18
A 24-year-old Kenyan beauty queen has been sentenced to death for murdering her boyfriend by stabbing him 25 times.

Arctic Circle wildfires rage amid scorching heatwave

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 19:55
Northern Europe remains gripped by a scorching heatwave which has led to farmers facing unprecedented drought and even animals being slaughtered due to a lack of hay to feed them.

Israeli soldier and four Palestinians killed in Gaza clashes

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 19:23
An Israeli soldier is the latest confirmed dead as a result of clashes on the country's border with Gaza.

Hamas and Israel must 'step back from brink' amid clashes

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 19:23
The United Nations has urged Hamas and Israel to "step back from the brink" as tensions between the two sides continue to flare on the Israeli border.

10 hurt in knife attack on crowded bus in Germany

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 17:54
At least 10 people were injured, including three seriously, in a knife attack on a bus in Germany.

Nine hurt in knife attack on crowded bus in Germany

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 17:54
At least nine people were injured, including one seriously, in a knife attack on a bus in Germany.

Trump 'secretly taped talking about Playboy model payment'

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 17:48
Donald Trump's former lawyer secretly taped a conversation the pair had about payments to an ex-Playboy model, according to a report.

Four more bodies found after 'duck boat' tragedy

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 17:11
Four more bodies have been found after an amphibious "duck boat" capsized at a lake in Missouri, taking the number of dead to 17.

Stewards to be 'punished' over Pussy Riot protest

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 16:48
Stewards who failed to stop a pitch invasion by protesters of the Pussy Riot group at the World Cup will be punished, tournament organisers said.

Unmarked graves of black forced-labour prisoners found

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 15:27
The remains of 95 people discovered in Texas belong to black people forced to work on plantations, it has been reported.

British rugby players 'took heroin' before deaths

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 15:09
Two British rugby players who died in Sri Lanka after being taken to hospital with breathing difficulties had both taken heroin shortly beforehand, a court heard.

Trump 'ready' to impose tariffs on all Chinese goods

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 14:31
Donald Trump said he is "ready to go" with tariffs on an additional $500bn of imports from China. 

'Marsy McMarsface': What would you call new rover?

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 13:47
The European Space Agency is looking for a name for its new Mars rover which will land on the red planet in 2021.

Russia 'open' to Putin White House visit

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 12:59
Moscow is open to a possible visit by Vladimir Putin to Washington after a surprise invitation from Donald Trump, Russia's US envoy has said.

Singaporean PM among 1.5m hit by medical data hack

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 11:57
The prime minister of Singapore, Lee Hsien Loong, has had his details stolen alongside those of 1.5 million other patients.

WhatsApp limits message forwarding in India

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 10:47
WhatsApp is testing a feature limiting forwarded messages following a wave of mob violence in India prompted by rumours spread via the messaging app.

Macron fires aide who stamped on protester

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 10:30
France's President Macron has fired a security adviser who hit and stamped on a May Day protester, the Elysee Palace has said.

Fukushima nuclear isotopes found in Californian wine

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 10:22
The nuclear disaster at the Fukushima power plant in 2011 has led to a spike in levels of a radioactive isotope in Californian wines, scientists say.

Last survivor of Amazonian group filmed after 22 years alone

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 10:01
Extraordinary footage has been released of an indigenous man who has lived alone in the Amazon rainforest for more than two decades.

Ryanair cancels flights as pilots go on strike

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 07:02
Low-cost airline Ryanair has cancelled 24 flights after a quarter of its Irish pilots went on strike.

'Human shield' baby rescued from bank robber

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 05:56
Footage has emerged of the moment police rescue a young child from a bank robber who was using the baby as a human shield.

Eight dead after 'duck boat' sinks in lake

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 05:43
At least eight people have drowned after an amphibious "duck boat" capsized and sank in stormy weather on a Missouri lake.

US universities sexual assault epidemic

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 00:35
There is an epidemic of sexual violence on America's college campuses, according to some researchers. Sky News travelled to Ohio, home to several large universities and a huge student population, to find out more.

Trump to invite Putin to White House for talks

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 22:00
Donald Trump has asked his national security adviser to invite Vladimir Putin to the White House in the autumn.

Trump to invite Putin to White House

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 22:00
Donald Trump has asked his national security adviser to invite the Russian president to the White House in the autumn.

'Grave abuses' as 180,000 displaced in Cameroon

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 21:41
"Grave abuses" are being committed in Cameroon by both separatists and government forces following months of conflict, a report has warned.

Three mummies discovered in ancient sarcophagus

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 21:24
A 2000-year-old sarcophagus has been opened in Egypt - revealing what appears to be the remains of a family of three.

New bill moves Israel towards 'apartheid state'

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 19:43
It was like a whirlwind had blown through the Knesset - a stormy session with ripped copies of the nation state bill thrown in the air by disgusted Arab MPs.

Belgium shuts entire airspace after technical glitch

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 17:35
Travellers in Europe are experiencing more flight disruption after airspace above Belgium was shut down due to a technical glitch.

British 'hitman' hunted after man shot in head

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 17:32
A suspected British hitman is being hunted by police over a gangland shooting in Amsterdam.

World's longest aircraft to offer luxury expeditions

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 16:43
The world's longest aircraft is to offer holidaymakers "luxury expeditions" to destinations which cannot currently be reached by existing transport methods.

German soldiers return to Guernsey for first time since WWII

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 16:39
In 1940 their countrymen invaded and occupied but almost 80 years later, German soldiers have returned to Guernsey as friends.

Germans soldiers return to Guernsey for first time since WWII

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 16:39
In 1940 their countrymen invaded and occupied but almost 80 years later, German soldiers have returned to Guernsey as friends.

Macron aide suspended for beating protester

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 15:46
A senior aide to French President Emmanuel Macron has been suspended after he was filmed hitting and stamping on a protester.

Trump 'looking forward' to next Putin meeting

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 15:28
Donald Trump says he is looking forward to his next meeting with Vladimir Putin, despite his performance at their first summit sparking outrage on both sides of the political divide in Washington.

Fossilised snake embryo in 105m-year-old amber

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 15:24
Scientists have discovered the first-ever fossilised snake embryo, preserved in a pebble-sized chunk of amber from 105 million years ago.

Comcast drops Fox bid to focus on Sky takeover

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 14:42
Comcast, the US media group, says it has abandoned its interest in 21st Century Fox assets and will focus on a takeover of Sky.

Arrest warrants for Catalan politicians dropped

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 13:55
Spain's Supreme Court has withdrawn European arrest warrants for former politicians linked to Catalonia's independence referendum.

World's first artificial meteor shower to light sky in 2020

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 13:45
A Japanese company which claims it can produce shooting stars on demand has said it will create the world's first artificial meteor shower in 2020.

Thai cave boys pray for protection from misfortunes

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 13:11
The young football players rescued from a flooded cave complex in Thailand have visited a Buddhist temple to pray for protection from misfortunes.

EU states told to step up 'no deal' Brexit preparations

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 12:22
EU member states have been told to step up their preparations for a possible "no deal" Brexit.

Zuckerberg: Facebook will not ban Holocaust denial

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 10:03
Holocaust denial should not be banned on Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg has said.

Israel approves 'Jewish nation state ' law

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 05:59
Israel has approved a controversial law that defines the country as the nation-state of the Jewish people - leading to accusations that it discriminates against Arabs.

Vaping and nicotine linked to cot death

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 05:18
Using e-cigarettes or nicotine patches during pregnancy could increase the risk of cot death in newborns, an early study has found.

Two children attacked by sharks near New York

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 04:26
Two children have fallen victim to separate shark attacks off the coast of New York - the first time such incidents have been reported in the area in seventy years. 

Trump says he believes Russia is meddling

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 00:47
Donald Trump has said he accepts the view of US intelligence that Russia is continuing to meddle in elections.

Series of park shootings investigated after father murdered

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 21:58
Detectives are investigating a string of shootings at a historic state park in Malibu, California, after a man was killed as he camped with his two young daughters.

NASA could launch satellites from UK spaceports

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 21:37
NASA could one day launch satellites from Britain, the new space agency boss has told Sky News.

Trump creates fresh confusion over Russia stance

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 21:18
The US president has again caused confusion over his stance on Russia after appearing to say he believed Moscow was no longer targeting the US.

Russian citizen held in US jail over conspiracy charges

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 19:17
Maria Butina will be held without bail as she faces charges of infiltrating US political groups and working for the Russian government.

Rescued Thai cave boys describe 'miracle' escape

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 13:54
The 12 Thai boys trapped in a cave for more than two weeks have told how they tried to dig their way out before their "miracle" escape.

Teenage son of oil executive dies in boat accident

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 11:57
A British teenager has died on a family holiday in a speedboat accident off the Greek island of Paxos, it has been reported.

Surgeon 'Dr Bumbum' held after patient death

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 11:07
Police in Brazil have arrested a celebrity plastic surgeon who went on the run after one of his patients died following an operation at his home.

Surgeon 'Dr Bumbum' on the run after patient death

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 11:07
Police in Brazil are hunting a celebrity plastic surgeon known as Dr Bumbum after one of his patients died just hours after undergoing an operation at the doctor's home.

India building collapses 'like a matchbox'

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 10:41
At least three people have been killed after a building collapsed on to another in India, police said.

Google slammed with £3.8bn fine by EU

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 10:28
Google has been fined £3.8bn by the EU for abusing its control of the Android operating system by forcing vendors to pre-install its apps.

Man swept into sea after Majorca meteotsunami has died

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 10:09
A tourist who was swept out to sea in Majorca has reportedly died - hours after a "mini tsunami" struck the Spanish island.

12 new moons orbiting Jupiter - one may hit others

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 10:04
Astronomers have discovered 12 new moons orbiting Jupiter, bringing the total to 79.

US agent dies after stroke at Trump's golf resort

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 09:43
The US secret service has confirmed one of its agents died after suffering a stroke during Donald Trump's visit to his Turnberry golf resort.

Elon Musk sorry for calling cave diver a 'paedo'

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 09:09
Elon Musk has apologised for calling a British cave diver a "paedo" on Twitter.

Killing spree: Jaguar escaped after biting through steel fencing

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 08:46
A jaguar that killed nine animals at a New Orleans zoo is believed to have bitten through steel mesh fencing that forms the roof of its enclosure.

Keeping up with the Kims: Kanye West could visit N Korea

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 08:15
Retired NBA basketball star Dennis Rodman has said he would like to introduce rapper Kanye West to Kim Jong Un so he can write a song about North Korea.

Thai cave boys to leave hospital and address media

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 08:13
The 12 Thai boys whose dramatic rescue from a flooded cave captured the world's attention will leave hospital later and address the media for the first time.

Mandela Day: Former president remembered

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 02:02
In death as in life Nelson Mandela is both celebrated and revered.

Russian woman faces additional US govt charge

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 23:18
A Russian citizen is facing further charges after being accused of infiltrating political groups in America.

Swimsuit model breastfeeds daughter on catwalk

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 19:59
A new mother has won plaudits for modelling on a catwalk while breastfeeding her five-month-old daughter.

Trump: I mis-spoke at Putin press conference

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 19:46
Donald Trump has backtracked on his claim that he "didn't see any reason" why Russia would be involved in US election meddling.

Trump in U-turn on Russia press conference

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 19:46
Donald Trump has said he mis-spoke at his news conference with Vladimir Putin.

Hotel sues victims of Las Vegas massacre

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 18:42
The Las Vegas hotel where gunman Stephen Paddock opened fire on hundreds of festival-goers is suing the victims of the shooting.

Stage set for showdown as Trump to meet Congress

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 16:31
US House speaker Paul Ryan has hinted that Donald Trump will not be given an easy ride as he meets members of Congress later to discuss his comments on Russia.

Trump begins fightback ahead of Congress meeting

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 16:31
Donald Trump is fighting back ahead of a meeting with Congress leaders where he will be asked about his summit with Vladimir Putin.

South Korea's first dog: 'I'm not food'

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 15:57
South Korea's "first dog" has become the furry face of a campaign to discourage the consumption of dog meat in the country.

China's most expensive film withdrawn after it flops

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 15:55
The most expensive movie ever made in China has been pulled after making just £5.5m ($7m/49.5m yuan) at the box office in its opening weekend.

Mother Teresa shelters probed as 'children sold'

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 15:51
Several homes run by a religious group founded by Mother Teresa are to be investigated after a nun was arrested over allegations that youngsters in their care had been sold.

EU signs its biggest ever trade deal

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 14:56
The European Union's largest ever trade deal has been signed with Japan.

'Mini tsunami' hits Majorca and Menorca

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 13:33
A "mini tsunami" has caused flooding on the Spanish islands of Majorca and Menorca.

Tom Cruise: 'You can't say no to him'

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 13:05
Tom Cruise is renowned for performing all his own stunts in Mission: Impossible.

Italians furious as Louvre Frenchifies the Mona Lisa

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 13:00
The Louvre Museum in Paris has infuriated Italians by tweeting a doctored image of the Mona Lisa wearing a French jersey - hours after the country's World Cup win.

New spacecraft 'delayed' in latest setback for Russia

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 11:07
Russia's next-generation spacecraft, Federation, is facing more delays and will now not be tested until 2025, according to reports.

British woman impaled by umbrella on windy US beach

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 10:33
A woman from London was impaled by a beach umbrella after it flew towards her due to strong winds on the US east coast, police have said.

Earth's secret quadrillion tons of diamond found

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 10:17
Scientists believe there could be more than a quadrillion tons of diamond scattered beneath the Earth's surface.

Usain Bolt in the running to join Australian football

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 08:59
Usain Bolt is in talks for a six-week trial to play football in Australia, his agent has said.

Amazon boss Bezos is richest man in modern history

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 08:55
Amazon boss Jeff Bezos is the richest man in modern history with a fortune of $150bn (£113bn).

Horror for Netflix as it misses subscriber targets

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 07:04
Netflix shares plunged in after-hours trading in New York after the company's latest results signalled it was facing stronger competition for customers.

13 injured after lava hits Hawaii tour boat

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 22:18
At least 13 people have been injured after lava smashed through the roof of a tour boat following an explosion in Hawaii.

Russian charged with infiltrating US political groups

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 21:24
A Russian woman has been charged with infiltrating US political organisations at the direction of a senior Kremlin official.

'Treasonous' Trump faces backlash in the US

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 20:04
Donald Trump has hailed Vladimir Putin as "very, very strong" despite facing a barrage of criticism for suggesting he trusted the Russian leader over his own intelligence agencies.

Trump backs Putin over US intelligence agencies

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 20:04
Donald Trump has again denied collusion between his election campaign and the Kremlin, saying he trusts Vladimir Putin's denials over American intelligence services.

Fans pack Paris to get glimpse of World Cup winners

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 19:28
Hundreds of thousands of people packed the Champs Elysees in Paris as France's victorious football team paraded the World Cup.

Man dragged out of Trump-Putin news conference

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 17:17
A man has been dragged out of the Trump-Putin news conference, moments before the leaders were due to speak.

Croatia get raucous hero's welcome after World Cup

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 16:50
Tens of thousands of people poured into the streets of Croatia's capital Zagreb to stage a hero's welcome for their national football team.

Almost 300 crocodiles killed in revenge attack

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 15:59
Almost 300 crocodiles have been slaughtered by a mob seeking revenge after a man was killed by one of the reptiles.