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Sky News is a British free-to-air television news channel and organisation. Sky News is distributed via a radio news service, and through online channels. It is owned by Sky Group, a division of Comcast. John Ryley is the head of Sky News, a role he has held since June 2006. Sky News is currently Royal Television Society News Channel of the Year, the 12th time it has held the award. It is a provider of live streaming world news which can be viewed via its website, YouTube, and various mobile devices and digital media players.


William hopes Earthshot Prize will ‘help repair the planet’ [Video]

William hopes Earthshot Prize will ‘help repair the planet’

The Duke of Cambridge says there there are just 10 years “to fundamentally fixour planet” and expressed hope his environmental Earthshot Prize will “drive adecade of change”. William sees his..

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David Cameron joins ex-PMs warning against Boris’s Brexit plan

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David Cameron said he had ‘misgivings’ over Boris Johnson’s controversial plan to break international law (Picture: Sky News) David Cameron has become the fifth former Prime Minister to criticise..
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Hancock defends trade role prospect Tony Abbott despite accusations of homophobia

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Matt Hancock has defended a plan to hand a senior trade role to former Australian prime minister Tony Abbott despite concerns about his comments on women and homosexuality. When questioned on Sky News,..
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Typhoon Haiyan aftermath brings growing desperation

Mark Stone, of Sky News, reports on the devastation stretching for miles around the city of Tacloban, Phillipines, where 220,000 people lived before Typhoon Haiyan.
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Garmin reportedly paid multi-million dollar ransom after suffering cyberattack

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Screenshot: Garmin Fitness brand Garmin paid millions of dollars in ransom after an attack took many of its products and services offline last month, Sky News reports. The payment was reportedly..
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UK will call out ‘reprehensible’ behaviour of Russia, says Raab

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The UK will ensure the world knows the nature of the “reprehensible behaviour” that Russia is engaged in, according to Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab. It follows accusations that Russia’s..
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UK denies being influenced on decision to block Huawei

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US President Donald Trump did not directly influence the U.K. government’s decision to ban Huawei equipment from its 5G networks, a British minister said, CNBC reports. “We all know Donald Trump,..
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UK mourners applaud in final farewell for Vera Lynn

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Dame Vera Lynn has been honoured with an RAF flypast over her Sussex home as fellow villagers lined the streets to say farewell, SKy News reports. Hundreds of people applauded as the cortege left the..
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Aide to British PM at centre of scandal to make statement: media

Dominic Cummings, a close adviser to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson who is facing calls for his resignation over a trip that many believe broke coronavirus lockdown rules, will make a public..
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Adviser Cummings enters UK PM's Downing Street residence: Sky News reporter

Boris Johnson's senior adviser Dominic Cummings, facing mounting calls to resign over a journey he made during the coronavirus lockdown, was seen entering the prime minister's Downing Street residence..
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Covid-19 has brought Sinn Fein and DUP closer together, says Michelle O'Neill

covid-19 has brought sinn fein and dup closer together, says michelle o'neill
Deputy First Minister Michelle O'Neill has said the Covid-19 outbreak has brought the DUP and Sinn Fein closer together. First Minister Arlene Foster said Northern Ireland's parties had come together..
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EU Lawmakers Want Probe of Migrant Death on Greece-Turkey Border

eu lawmakers want probe of migrant death on greece-turkey border
While Greek authorities have repeatedly denied a migrant shot dead on the border with Turkey was killed by Greek fire, more than 100 Members of the European Parliament called for a formal..
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British PM Johnson back at Downing Street after COVID-19 recovery: Sky News

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson returned to 10 Downing Street on Sunday, Sky News reported, after spending a week in hospital with COVID-19 and two weeks recovering at his country residence.
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Trump will attack Biden ‘for being too soft on China’

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A recent advertisement rolled out by the Trump campaign has telegraphed US President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign “will attack Biden on the one hand, China on the other,” according to Sky..
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Britain hires ex-Nestle executive to run food security 'war room': Sky

The British government is hiring former Nestle executive Chris Tyas to oversee a "war room" set up to ensure the country's food security as the coronavirus crisis deepens, Sky News reported on..
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UK plans to ban mass gatherings next week to curb Covid-19: Sky News

British government is planning to introduce emergency laws next week to ban mass gatherings in an attempt to curb the coronavirus outbreak, Sky News reported..
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Rishi Sunak to be made UK finance minister: Sky News

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will appoint Rishi Sunak as his new finance minister on Thursday, Sky News reported following the surprise resignation of Sajid Javid during a ministerial..
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UK to send another civilian aircraft to help Britons leave Wuhan - Sky News

Britain's Foreign Office will charter another civilian aircraft to help British nationals and their dependents leave China's Wuhan for the UK on Sunday amidst the spread of the coronavirus outbreak,..
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Man shot by police in London was under surveillance: Sky News

A man shot by police in what they described as a terrorist incident in south London on Sunday was "under active police surveillance", Sky News reported.
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UK's Prince Harry warns photographers over paparazzi shots: Sky News

Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan have issued a warning over harassment by paparazzi photographers after agreeing to give up their royal duties to start their new life in Canada, according to..
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Flybe ‘on brink of collapse’ – follow live updates

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Britain’s biggest regional airline, Flybe, is reported to be in last-ditch rescue talks. Sky News says...
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Iran's envoy to UK denies any clearing of plane crash site: Sky TV

The Iranian ambassador to Britain denied on Friday reports that Iran had bulldozed the crash site in Iran of a Ukrainian plane that Canada and others say was brought down by a missile, he told Sky..
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UK stands down on emergency preparations for no-deal Brexit: Sky News

Britain's emergency preparations for a no-deal Brexit have been halted "with immediate effect", as Prime Minister Boris Johnson's deal to leave the European Union is expected to be approved by members..
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UK reduces staff at Iran, Iraq embassies after Soleimani's death: Sky News

Britain has reduced staff at its embassies in Iran and Iraq to a minimum level following the U.S. killing of Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani, Sky News reported on Monday, citing diplomatic..
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UK military has increased security at Middle East bases after Soleimani killing: Sky News

Britain has increased its security and readiness at military bases in the Middle East after the United States killed Iranian Major-General Qassem Soleimani, Sky News reported on Friday without citing..
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Britain rescues at least 15 suspected migrants off Kent - TV

British border and coastguards rescued at least 15 suspected migrants on Thursday off the Kent coast in southeastern England, Sky News reported.
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Carnegie exits Darlinghurst in a bash fit for Gatsby

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Snap poll shows UK PM Johnson narrowly won pre-election TV debate

A snap poll published after a pre-election BBC television debate between Prime Minister Boris Johnson and opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn showed Johnson was narrowly considered to be the winner,..
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UK PM Johnson's lead over Labour holds at 9 points: YouGov poll

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party has maintained its nine-point lead over the opposition Labour Party ahead of Britain's Dec. 12 election, according to an opinion poll published by..
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UK minister says police not looking for more suspects after London attack: Sky News

Britain's security minister said police are not looking for any other suspects after killing a man wearing a fake suicide vest who stabbed two people to death and wounded three others in central London..
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Police say officers shot man at London Bridge, Sky says another person killed

British police said officers had shot a man in an incident at London Bridge on Friday which they were treating as a terrorism as a precaution and Sky News reported that another person had been killed.
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Tory minister fails to turn up for Sky News interview, prompting Kay Burley to interrogate empty chair

Party chairman James Cleverly had to field questions about a gaffe-filled day of campaigning during a round of broadcast interviews
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Boris Johnson Refuses To Reveal Naughtiest Thing He Has Ever Done

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Boris Johnson has refused to reveal the naughtiest thing he has ever done, fearing it could be “terminally politically damaging”. The prime minister was asked whether it was naughtier than Theresa..
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EU diplomat sees 'serious risk' of no-deal Brexit: Sky News

One European Union government sees a "serious risk" that Britain will leave the bloc without a transition deal next week, broadcaster Sky News said on Friday, citing an unnamed diplomat from the..
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UK government to take first step to asking for early election: Sky

Britain's government will take the first step toward calling an early national election, Sky News said on Thursday, reporting that ministers would submit a motion to parliament which would be discussed..
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39 found dead in UK truck believed to be Chinese

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The truck and the container are moved from the scene in Essex. The 39 people found dead in a refrigerated trailer in Essex were Chinese nationals, it is understood, the BBC reports. Sky News also says..
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Police find nine people alive in back of truck in Kent, England: Sky News

Police in Kent, southeast England, found nine people alive in the back of a truck on the M20 motorway on Wednesday, Sky News reported.
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