News: UK News

New Princess Diana play explores secret recordings

Thursday  08:10,   22 february 2018
Sky News

The story of how Princess Diana leaked personal information to create one of the greatest Royal Family scandals is being turned into a play. The Diana Tapes explores how journalist Andrew Morton received secret tape recordings from the Princess of[...]

Student exam threat as university lecturers strike

Thursday  07:20,   22 february 2018
Sky News

More than a million students are expected to be affected by industrial action with lecturers at 64 universities walking out over pensions. Picket lines are expected at campuses around the country after negotiations broke down, with lecturers saying [...]

Student exam threat as university lecturers strike

Thursday  07:20,   22 february 2018
Sky News

More than a million students are expected to be affected by industrial action with lecturers at 64 universities walking out over pensions. Picket lines are expected at campuses around the country after negotiations broke down, with lecturers saying [...]

Thousands of inhalers recalled after manufacturing issue

Thursday  04:45,   22 february 2018
Press Association

Health officials have urged asthma patients to check their Ventolin Accuhaler inhalers.Asthma UK said that “faulty inhalers could put people’s lives at risk” as it called on patients to check whether their inhaler needed to be[...]

Febrrrrruary for many as cold blast approaches UK

Wednesday  18:58,   21 february 2018
Sky News

A blast of cold weather heading in from the east could see the UK plunged into negative double figures next week - delaying the prospect of spring warmth.  A fairly static area of high pressure is expected over Scandinavia which will feed[...]

Seal stuck in a frisbee to return to the wild

Wednesday  08:33,   21 february 2018
Sky News

A seal who was found on a beach in Norfolk last year with a yellow plastic frisbee embedded in her neck is to be released back into the wild. The adult female grey seal – who has been nicknamed Frisbee – was found in an emaciated state on Horsey[...]

Oxfam loses thousands of donors amid sex scandal

Wednesday  06:35,   21 february 2018
Sky News

Some 7,000 regular donors have stopped giving money to Oxfam following allegations of sexual misconduct against some of its workers in Haiti. Oxfam GB chief executive Mark Goldring revealed the figures as he was questioned by MPs on the[...]

'Beast from the East' cold blast to hit UK

Tuesday  21:11,   20 february 2018
Sky News

A blast of cold weather known as "Beast from the East" is set to send temperatures plummeting across the UK. The mercury is expected to fall steadily over the coming days, with snow and icy conditions forecast for large swathes of the[...]

Husband killer Catherine Nevin has died, just months after prison release

Tuesday  20:00,   20 february 2018
Press Association

The 67 year-old ‘Black Widow’ died in a care facility in Dublin on Monday.Catherine Nevin, dubbed the Black Widow, died in a care facility in Dublin on Monday night at the age of 67. She had been suffering from[...]

Man arrested in connection with violent robbery of 12-year-old girl

Tuesday  19:25,   20 february 2018
Press Association

The youngster had her rose gold iPhone 6s snatched from her as she made her way home from the shops.Derbyshire Police released the disturbing images of the moment the girl resisted her attacker on Cambridge Street, Derby, before he eventually ran[...]

Evelina set to keep Presidents Club money

Tuesday  19:20,   20 february 2018
Sky News

Another of the charities which said it would return six-figure donations from a controversial fundraising event is poised to perform a U-turn and keep the money. Sky News understands that the Evelina London Children's Hospital, which is supported[...]

Brexiteers accused of 'reckless' comments on NI

Tuesday  17:06,   20 february 2018
Sky News

Ireland's deputy prime minister has accused Brexit-supporting MPs of being "irresponsible" and "reckless" after they called into question the validity of the Good Friday Agreement. Simon Coveney, who is also the country's[...]

KFC's chicken mountain: Customers' fury as stacks of wasted poultry lie in DHL depot as 562 of takeaway chain's 900 restaurants are CLOSED after delivery firm's 'new computer system failed'

Tuesday  17:06,   20 february 2018
Daily Mail

KFC has been forced to close 562 outlets as a shortage of chicken crippled the fast-food giant's UK operation.The crisis could be costing the fast food chain £1million a day after a catastrophic failure at KFC's new delivery firm DHL left[...]

Woman, 24, and her boyfriend are ordered off a £400 Emirates flight to Dubai after an air hostess overheard her complain she had period pains

Tuesday  12:41,   20 february 2018
Daily Mail

Beth Evans, 24, and Josh Moran, 26, were ordered off the £400 Emirates flight from Birmingham to Dubai just minutes before take-off after she was overheard complaining about period pains.Beth Evans, 24, and Josh Moran, 26, were kicked off the flight [...]

Police officer accused of taking the biscuits

Tuesday  10:30,   20 february 2018
Sky News

<p>A police officer has appeared at a disciplinary hearing after he was accused of taking a colleague's tin of biscuits and lying about it.</p>PC Thomas Hooper, a Metropolitan Police Constable attached to the Kingston unit, is said to have [...]