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Mosque Closure Is 'Declaration Of War' - Abbas

Mosque Closure Is 'Declaration Of War' - Abbas

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas has condemned the closure of Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque as a "declaration of war".

Surfer Bitten After Standing On Shark's Head

Surfer Bitten After Standing On Shark's Head

A surfer in Australia says he was bitten by a shark after accidentally standing on the creature's head.

Barclays Sets Aside £500m Over For-Ex Probe

Barclays Sets Aside £500m Over For-Ex Probe

Barclays has confirmed a £500m provision for fines relating to allegations foreign exchange markets were manipulated by banks.

Father Of Murdered Schoolgirl Sarah Payne Dies

Father Of Murdered Schoolgirl Sarah Payne Dies

Tributes have been paid to Michael Payne, father of the murdered schoolgirl Sarah, after he died at the age of 45.

Tough Drug Laws Have No Impact On Use - Report

Tough Drug Laws Have No Impact On Use - Report

Severe criminal penalties on drug taking makes no difference to the level of substance use in a country, a Government report has i…

'Revolutionary' Sperm Bank To Combat Shortage

'Revolutionary' Sperm Bank To Combat Shortage

The world's first independent national sperm bank has been launched in Birmingham to alleviate the shortage of donors in the UK.

Ebola: Better Maps Could Have Helped Fight Virus

Ebola: Better Maps Could Have Helped Fight Virus

Better maps could have helped contain the deadly Ebola virus, according to Medecins Sans Frontieres.

Amelia Earhart Mystery: Plane Fragment Found?

Amelia Earhart Mystery: Plane Fragment Found?

A fragment of metal found on an uninhabited Pacific atoll came from the missing plane flown by legendary US pilot Amelia Earhart, …

Child Grooming 'Normal' In Parts Of Manchester

Child Grooming 'Normal' In Parts Of Manchester

Child sexual exploitation is a "real and ongoing problem" that has become "normal" in some parts of Greater Manchester, according …

Feminism Row: Harman Gets Shirty With Cameron

Feminism Row: Harman Gets Shirty With Cameron

Harriet Harman has found a novel way of criticising David Cameron at Prime Minister's Questions - by donning a pro-feminist top he…

Video: Woman Is Catcalled 100 Times In A Day

Video: Woman Is Catcalled 100 Times In A Day

A 24-year-old actress has recorded a secret video documenting the catcalls and harassment she received during a 10-hour walk throu…

Tesco Faces Criminal Probe Over Profits Crisis

Tesco Faces Criminal Probe Over Profits Crisis

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) is poised to launch a formal criminal probe into the accounting crisis at Tesco that led the UK's b…

Sky Sources: Fraud Office To Investigate Tesco

Sky Sources: Fraud Office To Investigate Tesco

The Serious Fraud Office is to investigate Tesco over its profits scandal, Sky News has learned.

Dewani's Tears On Fourth Wedding Anniversary

Dewani's Tears On Fourth Wedding Anniversary

Shrien Dewani was seen wiping tears from his eyes as CCTV footage of his late wife, Anni, was shown in court.

Man Guilty Of Murdering Women On Puppy Farm

Man Guilty Of Murdering Women On Puppy Farm

A dog breeder has been found guilty of murdering his partner and her daughter at his puppy farm.

Top Referee Dropped For Driving Home Alone

Top Referee Dropped For Driving Home Alone

Top football referee Mark Clattenburg has been dropped for this weekend's Premier League fixtures after breaking protocol to atten…

RBS Seeks To Shut Down Payday Loan Brokers

RBS Seeks To Shut Down Payday Loan Brokers

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has told Sky News it is actively working to close payday loan brokers amid a deluge of complaints ove…

Terrorism Suspect, 21, Arrested In Hackney

Terrorism Suspect, 21, Arrested In Hackney

A 21-year-old man has been arrested in Hackney, London, on suspicion of assisting another person to commit acts of terrorism.

Netanyahu Dismisses 'Coward' Claims From US

Netanyahu Dismisses 'Coward' Claims From US

Israel's Prime Minister has vowed not to bow to "pressure" from Washington, after US administration officials reportedly labelled …

Free Syrian Army Rebels Join Fight For Kobani

Free Syrian Army Rebels Join Fight For Kobani

Rebels from the Free Syrian Army have joined Kurdish fighters in their battle to defend Kobani from Islamic State militants, offic…

President Sata Of Zambia Dies In London

President Sata Of Zambia Dies In London

Zambian president Michael Sata has died in hospital in London, the country's government has announced.

Murder Inquiry Over Body Parts On Island

Murder Inquiry Over Body Parts On Island

A murder investigation has been launched after the remains of a woman were found on marshland by a group of ramblers.

Elton John: Pope Francis Is 'My Hero'

Elton John: Pope Francis Is 'My Hero'

Elton John has called Pope Francis "my hero" for his push to accept gays in the Catholic church.

Tech And Staff Failures Behind Case Backlog

Tech And Staff Failures Behind Case Backlog

The failure of two major IT projects and "ill-judged" staffing decisions have led to the loss of more than 50,000 people who canno…

'Devastating Impact' Of NHS Mistakes Revealed

'Devastating Impact' Of NHS Mistakes Revealed

NHS hospitals are making mistakes which cause patients to suffer needless harm or die prematurely, according to a damning report.

Clothing Retailers Take Warm Weather Hit

Clothing Retailers Take Warm Weather Hit

Shares in the UK's biggest clothing retailers have been hit after Next reduced its full-year profits guidance by £25m blaming uns…

Ebola: DEC Launches 'Unprecedented' Appeal

Ebola: DEC Launches 'Unprecedented' Appeal

The Disasters Emergency Committee is to launch a major television appeal over the Ebola crisis, the first time it has called for d…

Rocket Explosion: 'Catastrophe' Not The First

Rocket Explosion: 'Catastrophe' Not The First

The "catastophic" Antares explosion off the US east coast is not the first failure of a rocket used in a NASA mission.

Abuse Victim: 'Scrap Police Commissioners'

Abuse Victim: 'Scrap Police Commissioners'

A victim of child abuse in Rotherham has told Sky News she believes Police and Crime Commissioners should be scrapped.

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