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E-fit released in hunt for sex attack suspect

The teenage victim of a sex attack has given a detailed description of her attacker, allowing police to release an e-fit of the potential suspect. The 17-year-old girl was sexually assaulted in Croydon this summer…

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Soldier dies in ‘tragic diving incident’ near Chepstow

Image caption The National Diving and Activity Centre is a large flooded quarry at Tidenham, Gloucestershire A soldier has died in what the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has called a “tragic diving incident”. L/Cpl George…


Two dead and one arrested after ‘wrong-way’ M62 crash

Two men have been killed and a motorist arrested after a crash involving a car driving the wrong way on the M62 near Bradford. Police received reports of a black Vauxhall Insignia travelling east on…


Heavy rain and up to 10cm of snow to hit UK

Snow and torrential rain are set to blight this bank holiday Monday, with cold and wet weather expected to cause travel misery for many. Easter holidaymakers have been warned of treacherous driving conditions, with five…


Malnourished pupils ‘taking school food home’

Teachers are warning of a child poverty crisis, with an increasing number of pupils coming to school without clean clothes and showing signs of malnourishment. Presenting the results of a survey of National Education Union…



Islamic State has ‘raised the bar’ in threat to UK

GCHQ intelligence officers Ben and Sunny spoke exclusively to Sky News Defence Correspondent Alistair Bunkall about the threats facing the UK and their efforts to stop them. AB: What does an analyst do? Ben: An…


Director of public prosecutions Alison Saunders to stand down

Image copyright PA Image caption Alison Saunders joined the CPS as a barrister in 1986 The director of public prosecutions is to stand down at the end of her five-year contract, the government has said….



BBC wants gender balance of contributors by April 2019

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe 50:50 challenge explained The BBC wants to ensure an equal number of male and female expert contributors appear on its news programmes by April 2019, the…


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