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New Greek Govt Begins Battle Over Bailout

New Greek Govt Begins Battle Over Bailout

Greece's newly elected anti-austerity government has said it will not co-operate with its international "troika" of creditors - th…

Cumberbatch Calls For Pardons For Gay Men

Cumberbatch Calls For Pardons For Gay Men

Benedict Cumberbatch has called on the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to act on a campaign that seeks to pardon tens of thousands o…

IS Chemical Weapons Expert Killed, Says US

IS Chemical Weapons Expert Killed, Says US

A chemical weapons expert working with Islamic State (IS) in Iraq has been killed in a coalition airstrike, the US military has sa…

'Dramatic Rise' In Liver Disease Deaths

'Dramatic Rise' In Liver Disease Deaths

Deaths from liver disease have increased 400% in the last 40 years, according to the British Liver Trust, which is calling for scr…

Call For Police To Be Armed With Tasers

Call For Police To Be Armed With Tasers

Frontline police officers should be able to carry a Taser to combat attempted attacks on them by terrorists, according to the head…

Viral Campaign Raises £50,000 For Mugging Victim

Viral Campaign Raises £50,000 For Mugging Victim

Donations for a disabled pensioner who was mugged outside his home have reached more than £50,000.

Cyber Warfare: Army Creates 'Twitter Troops'

Cyber Warfare: Army Creates 'Twitter Troops'

The British Army has formed a specialist unit of "creative" soldiers who will be tasked with fighting wars using unconventional me…

In The Margins: Voters' Doubts Over Housing

In The Margins: Voters' Doubts Over Housing

Sky's Joey Jones is travelling the country looking at the issues that matter to voters in some of the marginal constituencies.

Driver Who Took Child On 100mph Chase Is Jailed

Driver Who Took Child On 100mph Chase Is Jailed

A banned driver who flipped his car over a hedge after reaching almost 100mph with a four-year old-boy in the back has been jailed…

Mitt Romney Out Of 2016 White House Race

Mitt Romney Out Of 2016 White House Race

Republican Mitt Romney has said he is not running for the White House in 2016, in a surprise announcement.

Etan Patz: Murder Trial Over Boy Missing In 1979

Etan Patz: Murder Trial Over Boy Missing In 1979

A man has gone on trial in New York accused of murdering a child whose disappearance in 1979 helped spark a national missing child…

Police Hunting Missing Mum Find Body In Lake

Police Hunting Missing Mum Find Body In Lake

Police searching for mother-of-four Samantha Henderson have found a body in a lake.

Secret 'Unnatural Sex' File Names Top Diplomat

Secret 'Unnatural Sex' File Names Top Diplomat

A top British diplomat was the focus of a secret government file about his "unnatural" sexual behaviour, Sky News can reveal.

Shakira And Gerard Pique Welcome Second Son

Shakira And Gerard Pique Welcome Second Son

Colombian pop star Shakira has given birth to her second child with footballer Gerard Pique.

Burglars Who 'Savagely' Beat Lecturer Jailed

Burglars Who 'Savagely' Beat Lecturer Jailed

Four Polish burglars who "savagely" beat a senior lecturer during a raid on his house in Wimbledon have been jailed.

Deadly Shell Strike As Ukrainians Queue For Aid

Deadly Shell Strike As Ukrainians Queue For Aid

At least six people have been killed after shells hit a cultural centre and a trolleybus in the Ukrainian city of Donetsk.

Pensioner, 78, Gets Tax Bill... For £4.7bn!

Pensioner, 78, Gets Tax Bill... For £4.7bn!

A pensioner who received an unpaid bill of more than £4.7bn says the tax man must have mistaken him for tycoon Richard Branson.

Video: Climber Scales Frozen Niagara Falls

Video: Climber Scales Frozen Niagara Falls

A Canadian climber has become the first person to scale a frozen Niagara Falls.

Robert Mugabe Elected African Union Chairman

Robert Mugabe Elected African Union Chairman

Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe has been named as chairman of the African Union.

Fiji Compensates Victims Of UK Nuclear Tests

Fiji Compensates Victims Of UK Nuclear Tests

Fiji’s Prime Minister has criticised the UK Government over its refusal to pay compensation to soldiers exposed to radiation dur…

Robbie Coltrane Taken Ill On Flight To Florida

Robbie Coltrane Taken Ill On Flight To Florida

Harry Potter star Robbie Coltrane is reportedly being treated in hospital in Florida after suffering from severe flu-like symptoms…

Vicar's 9/11 Facebook Link To Israel Probed

Vicar's 9/11 Facebook Link To Israel Probed

A vicar is being investigated by the Church of England after posting an article on Facebook blaming Israel for the 9/11 attacks.

Apartheid Death Squad Leader To Be Freed

Apartheid Death Squad Leader To Be Freed

Eugene de Kock - dubbed 'Prime Evil' for his part in the torture and murder of black South African activists - has been given paro…

Balloonists Beat Distance and Duration Records

Balloonists Beat Distance and Duration Records

Two pilots have passed the world distance and duration records for human flight in a helium-filled balloon, according to their tea…

China Schools Crackdown On 'Western Values'

China Schools Crackdown On 'Western Values'

Teachers in China have been told by the government not to "spread Western values" in their lessons.

Suge Knight Held For Murder Over Hit-And-Run

Suge Knight Held For Murder Over Hit-And-Run

Rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight has been arrested on a murder charge after being named as a suspect in a fatal hit-and-run in south…

Islamic State's Egyptian Wing Claims Attacks

Islamic State's Egyptian Wing Claims Attacks

The Egyptian wing of Islamic State (IS) has claimed responsibility for a series of attacks that left at least 27 security personne…

Arctic Blast After 'Thundersnow' Storms

Arctic Blast After 'Thundersnow' Storms

A fierce Arctic blast will sweep across Britain this weekend bringing more snow and freezing temperatures, forecasters say.

Justin Bieber Sorry For 'Arrogant' Attitude

Justin Bieber Sorry For 'Arrogant' Attitude

Pop star Justin Bieber has apologised for his recent bad behaviour, and says he is leaving behind his "arrogant" and "conceited" a…

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