A person from Afghanistan on the UK’s no-fly list has been flown into Birmingham as part of the British evacuation operation in a potential security breach, MPs have been told.
UK orders 35 million more doses of Pfizer vaccine as it prepares for COVID booster shots
The UK has agreed to buy 35 million more doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine as a way to “future-proof” the jabs programme.
Almost 5,000 coronavirus cases investigated after Cornwall music and surf festival
Almost 5,000 coronavirus cases are suspected to be linked to a surf and music festival in Cornwall.
More than 800 migrants intercepted crossing English Channel in new daily record
A record 828 migrants were intercepted by the UK while crossing the English Channel on Saturday, the Home Office says.
Three brothers still missing a year after being taken from their foster mother at knifepoint
Three little brothers snatched from their foster mother at knifepoint a year ago are still missing and police admit they have no idea where they are.
Back to the beaches? Sunshine and 26C highs arriving this week as UK gets blast of summer heat
Temperatures are set to soar to 26C as sunshine finally returns to the UK following a month of grey and gloomy weather.
Teenage steward stole items from Wembley to let ticketless fans into Euro 2020 final
A teenager has avoided jail after stealing items from Wembley Stadium to give fans unauthorised access during the Euro 2020 final.
‘We asked for a miracle, we were given two’: Little Mix star gives birth to twins
Little Mix singer Leigh-Anne Pinnock has revealed she gave birth to twins last week, days before her bandmate Perrie Edwards had her first child.
Turkey expects to be removed from red list when travel rules reviewed later this week
Turkey expects to be removed from the UK’s travel red list later this week, the country’s embassy in London has told Sky News.
UK reports 31,914 new COVID-19 cases and 40 more deaths
The UK has reported another 31,914 coronavirus cases and 40 deaths, latest daily figures show.
Antibody testing programme to be rolled out across the UK for COVID positive people
An antibody testing programme for people who have tested positive for COVID-19 is to be launched across the UK.
UK COVID-19 antibody testing programme: How will it work?
The UK is to offer antibody testing to the general public this week for the first time.
Man held after ‘brutal’ Birmingham Gay Village attack – as police search continues
A man has been arrested over a “brutal” attack in Birmingham’s Gay Village, with a police search continuing for two other suspects.
The Euros caused spike in gambling problems, says charity, which warns of return of live sports
The Euros caused a spike in gambling problems, a charity has said.
Little Mix singer Perrie Edwards welcomes first baby with footballer Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
Little Mix star Perrie Edwards and Liverpool footballer Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain have welcomed their first child.
‘There’s a movement’: Alpaca owner says worldwide support gives her ‘hope’ animal may survive
The owner of Geronimo the alpaca says a “groundswell” of international support has given her “hope” for the condemned animal.
Shots fired ‘indiscriminately’ at house while children were inside
Gunshots were fired “indiscriminately” at a house in Edinburgh while children were inside, police have said.
Harrison Ford congratulates retiring London firefighter in surprise visit
A firefighter has been given a retirement gift he is unlikely to forget – a surprise visit from iconic Hollywood actor Harrison Ford.
‘I really thought I may not get out of this’: Former British soldier reveals how he escaped Kabul jail
A former British soldier who fled from prison in Kabul has told Sky News he owes his life to the Afghan people who helped him escape and make it to the airport.
UK records 32,058 more COVID cases and 104 deaths
The UK has recorded 32,058 more COVID cases and 104 further deaths in the latest 24-hour period, according to government data.
Beaten up by the Taliban: British family’s ordeal escaping Afghanistan
Threatened, held at gunpoint, and beaten up by the Taliban; a family of thirteen from London have spoken of their desperate bid to get out of Kabul, having now reached safety.
‘Lives are at stake’: British forces have evacuated 3,800 from Kabul – but fears mount over deadline
Nearly 4,000 Afghan and British nationals have been evacuated from Afghanistan, but fears remain many could be left behind as the US prepares to leave the country.
Woman raped in layby after investigating empty child seat by road
A woman was raped in a layby after stopping her car to investigate an empty child seat by the road.
Teenager arrested after 13-year-old dies of suspected drugs overdose
A teenage boy has been arrested after a 13-year-old died from a suspected drugs overdose.
Police appeal after man in his 30s raped in south London park
Officers are appealing for information after a man was raped in a wooded area in Clapham Common, south London.
Police search for 49-year-old man after two bodies found in London
Police are searching for a 49-year-old man as part of a murder investigation after two bodies were found within hours of each other at separate London addresses.
Minister for Afghanistan was on staycation holiday as Kabul fell, Sky News understands
The minister for Afghanistan was also on holiday last week as Kabul fell, Sky News has learnt.
Traffic on some UK roads rises above pre-pandemic levels, driven by changes to holidays and habits
There are more cars on the road this summer than at any time during the pandemic, travel data has shown.
England’s run to Euro 2020 final caused ‘significant risk to public health’, says COVID study
England’s progress to the Euro 2020 final caused a “significant risk to public health across the UK”, according to scientists from Public Health England (PHE).
Opportunity missed to return Streatham terrorist to jail days before knife rampage, inquest jury finds
A terrorist attack on a busy shopping street could have been prevented if the probation service had recalled him to prison when he was seen buying items to make a fake suicide vest, a jury has found.