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Young Calais migrants still trying to get into UK

Young Calais migrants still trying to get into UK

Nearly 1,000 people are still camped out in Northern France desperately hoping to get into Britain, despite the demolition of the Calais jungle 15 months ago.  Sky News has witnessed the daily attempt by some of the young migrants to access trucks bound for the UK,...
Flying telescope yields insights into birth of stars

Flying telescope yields insights into birth of stars

Flying telescope yields insights into birth of stars By Paul Rincon Science editor, BBC News website, Washington DC 10 January 2018 Image copyright NASA/F. Pereira Santos Image caption The team was able to map differences in the polarization of dust grains within the...
China's ban on ivory trade comes into force

China's ban on ivory trade comes into force

China’s ban on ivory trade comes into force 1 January 2018 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption An estimated 30,000 African elephants are killed by poachers every year China has long been one of the world’s biggest markets for ivory, but as of 2018...

Seaplane crashes into Oz river, killing six

Six people have been killed after a seaplane ditched into a river near Sydney, Australian police have said. The plane crashed into the Hawkesbury River near the city’s northern suburb of Cowan. Acting Superintendent Michael Gorman said the aircraft is lying in...

Four dead after bus ploughs into Moscow subway

By Aubrey Allegretti, News Reporter Four people have been killed and 15 injured after a bus ploughed into a Moscow underpass. Police in Russia said both passengers and passers-by were among the dead. Videos of the incident show the bus swerving off-road at speed and...
Elon Musk to launch electric car into orbit

Elon Musk to launch electric car into orbit

Elon Musk is to launch his own electric car into orbit around Mars, playing David Bowie’s Space Oddity. The SpaceX chief executive said when the company’s Falcon Heavy rocket launches in January, the “payload will be my midnight cherry Tesla...
Mum and son killed as car crashes into lounge

Mum and son killed as car crashes into lounge

A mother and son have been killed after a speeding car crashed into their living room and went completely through the house. The woman, named by the coroner as Maria Davis aged 39, and her seven-year-old son, Jerome, were sat in the lounge with a third person when the...
US Navy plane carrying 11 crashes into Pacific

US Navy plane carrying 11 crashes into Pacific

A US Navy aircraft carrying 11 crew and passengers has crashed into the Pacific Ocean, the US 7th Fleet said. A search and rescue operation has found eight of those who were on board the C-2 “Greyhound” transport aircraft, but their condition is unclear,...
US Navy helicopter carrying 11 crashes into Pacific

US Navy helicopter carrying 11 crashes into Pacific

The US Navy has said an aircraft carrying 11 crew and passengers has crashed into the Pacific Ocean. The 7th fleet, based in Japan, said a search and rescue operation was under way. “A United States Navy aircraft carrying 11 crew and passengers crashed into the...
LAPD drops investigation into 'paedophile ring'

LAPD drops investigation into 'paedophile ring'

An investigation into historical child abuse claims made by former teen idol Corey Feldman has been dropped by US police. In a statement issued on Thursday, the Los Angeles Police Department announced they have ended a sexual assault investigation filed by the actor...
Two children killed as car crashes into school

Two children killed as car crashes into school

Two eight-year-old boys have been killed and 17 of their classmates are injured after a car crashed into their classroom. The SUV, reportedly driven by a parent at the school, careered through the wooden walls of Sydney’s Banksia Road Public School not long...

Fleeing suspect drove into lake in escape bid

A man has been arrested in Texas after driving his car into a lake and trying to swim away from officers following a police chase. The suspect, who has been named by local media as 40-year-old Daniel Basham, had been involved in a hit-and-run. Arlington Police...
Saudi Arabia to allow women into sports stadiums

Saudi Arabia to allow women into sports stadiums

Saudi Arabia to allow women into sports stadiums 29 October 2017 From the section Middle East Image copyright AFP Image caption There was a conservative backlash when women were allowed to celebrate National Day in a Riyadh stadium last month Saudi Arabia will allow...

At least 31 dead as bus plunges into Nepal river

At least 31 people have been killed after a bus veered off a highway and plunged into a river in Nepal. Army rescuers and divers are searching the Trishuli River for bodies still trapped in the wreckage after the vehicle left the road while returning from a Hindu...
Opposition leader plunges Kenya into crisis

Opposition leader plunges Kenya into crisis

Kenya’s opposition leader has plunged the country into an unprecedented crisis by announcing a “people’s assembly” as a parallel government on the eve of presidential elections. Raila Odinga, a veteran politician and leader of the National...
Raid erupts into gunfight as dozens of police die

Raid erupts into gunfight as dozens of police die

At least 54 police officers have been killed after a raid on a suspected militant hideout led to a major firefight in Egypt. It is one of the deadliest gun battles in the North African country for several years. The violence erupted when security forces targeted...
Syria war: UN says it is ready to go into Raqqa

Syria war: UN says it is ready to go into Raqqa

Syria war: UN says it is ready to go into Raqqa 18 October 2017 From the section Middle East Related Topics Syrian civil war Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe BBC’s Feras Kilani was in Raqqa with anti-IS troops The United Nations is...
UK police look into new Weinstein claims

UK police look into new Weinstein claims

Harvey Weinstein: Met police investigate new sex assault claims 15 October 2017 From the section Entertainment & Arts Image copyright AFP/Getty Images UK police are investigating a number of sexual assault allegations involving Harvey Weinstein, the BBC...
Trump playing into hands of Iranian hardliners

Trump playing into hands of Iranian hardliners

For months there’s been speculation President Donald Trump was about to torpedo the Iran nuclear deal. The multinational agreement took years to negotiate and is designed to restrain Iran’s ability to make the enriched uranium it needs to build the bomb....
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