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Donald Trump's incredible first year in power

Donald Trump's incredible first year in power

Trading threats with Kim Jong Un, allegations of collusion with Russia, firing top staff, accused of being racist, and claims he never even wanted to be President… It’s been quite a 12 months since Donald Trump’s inauguration. Election promises The...
Baby panda makes first public appearance

Baby panda makes first public appearance

The first ever baby panda born in France has melted the hearts of onlookers in his first public appearance at a zoo south of Paris. Yuan Meng, whose name means “the realisation of a wish” or “accomplishment of a dream”, was named in a ceremony...
Czech election: Milos Zeman leads in first round

Czech election: Milos Zeman leads in first round

Czech election: Milos Zeman leads in first round 13 January 2018 Related Topics Europe migrant crisis Image copyright Reuters Image caption Milos Zeman remains popular in rural areas Czech President Milos Zeman has taken an early lead as votes are counted in the...

Woman 'poured wine on Warhol art after first date'

A woman has been accused of causing damage worth at least $ 300,000 (£222,000) to a prominent lawyer’s art collection at the end of their first date. Lindy Lou Layman, from Dallas, appeared in a Houston courtroom on Tuesday after she was charged with felony...

Gay marriage: First couples wed in Australia

Some of Australia’s first same-sex marriages have taken place, following a 30-day notice period after new legislation was signed into law in December. Among the first couples to tie the knot, were Commonwealth Games sprinter Craig Burns and his partner, fellow...
Dow Jones hits 25,000 for first time

Dow Jones hits 25,000 for first time

4 January 2018 Image caption The Dow crossed the 25,000-mark for the first time on Thursday US stock markets reached new highs on Thursday, as the blue chip Dow Jones Industrial Average crossed 25,000. The gains extended an eye-popping run for Wall Street, which has...
Mosul celebrates first Xmas since IS defeated

Mosul celebrates first Xmas since IS defeated

For nearly four years, their choice was to convert, pay a tax or die. On Monday, for the first time since the jihadists in and around the Iraqi city of Mosul were chased out, Christians have been able to celebrate Christmas. Hymns and cries of joy filled churches...
Pain for company behind world's first sex shop

Pain for company behind world's first sex shop

It is a German institution – a retailer that once boasted 150 outlets and was listed on the junior market on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. But now Beate Uhse, once the world’s biggest retailer of erotica and sex toys and a pioneer in the field, has been...
Welsh woman ties knot in Oz's first gay marriage

Welsh woman ties knot in Oz's first gay marriage

Australia’s first same-sex wedding has taken place following the country’s vote to legalise gay marriage. Welsh-born Lauren Price, 31, and Amy Laker, 29, tied the knot in Sydney where they were pronounced “wife and wife” in front of 65 guests....
Putin: Donald and I are on first name terms

Putin: Donald and I are on first name terms

Vladimir Putin has revealed he and Donald Trump are on first name terms, as the Russian President spoke to the media during a four-hour news conference. “This is how relations should be between people like us,” Mr Putin said to reporters at the marathon...
Trump 'misinterpreted' during Britain First row

Trump 'misinterpreted' during Britain First row

A diplomatic row over Donald Trump’s Britain First retweets is threatening to break out again after a top US diplomat claimed the President was “misinterpreted”. Woody Johnson, Washington’s ambassador to London, said his boss’s number one...
Plastic in sea could be worse than first feared

Plastic in sea could be worse than first feared

The first analysis of water samples taken by an ocean racing yacht suggest there could be even more plastic in the sea than scientists had feared. The Turn the Tide on Plastic boat, which Sky Ocean Rescue partners, is competing in the round-the-world Volvo Ocean Race....
First of Chennai Six says 'excellent to be home'

First of Chennai Six says 'excellent to be home'

The first of a group of British men nicknamed the Chennai Six, who were held on weapons charges in India, has returned home. Billy Irving, from Argyll and Bute, landed at Glasgow airport this morning, having won his lengthy legal battle for freedom. He told Sky News:...

Trump hits out at May over Britain First tweets

Donald Trump has hit out at Theresa May after Downing Street criticised him for retweeting videos by the far-right group Britain First. In a tweet, the US President told the Prime Minister: “Don’t focus on me, focus on the destructive Radical Islamic...

Australia claim first blood in Ashes

The second Test begins in Adelaide on Saturday (03:30 GMT) First Ashes Test, Gabba, Brisbane (day five of five) England 302 & 195: Root 51, Hazlewood 3-46, Starc 3-51 Australia 328 & 173-0: Warner 87*, Bancroft 82* Australia won by 10 wickets; go 1-0 up in...
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