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.
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.
The minister for Afghanistan was also on holiday last week as Kabul fell, Sky News has learnt.
The government should step up and provide more funding for mental health support for veterans amid the crisis in Afghanistan, a leading charity has told Sky News.
A former translator has told Sky News about escaping from Afghanistan to the UK as the Taliban took over the country.
British forces going back to Afghanistan is “not on the cards”, Defence Secretary Ben Wallace has told Sky News.
A record number of patients are waiting to start routine hospital treatment, latest figures from NHS England show – and analysis by Sky News suggests the backlog of patients is far worse in some areas than others.
People in England feel alienated from the “Westminster machine” because they feel they are “not being heard”, the Bishop of Burnley has told Sky News.
A drug dealer has spoken to Sky News about dangerous batches of ecstasy after recent deaths and injuries from party drugs.
The intended target of a drive-by shooting in which a law student was murdered has told Sky News in an exclusive interview he “can’t believe so many people would try to kill someone over tyres”.
More than three quarters of the neighbourhoods in England and Wales registered higher excess deaths than the five-year average in the year leading up to March 2021, Sky News analysis has found.
There is no prospect of an amber watchlist being introduced at the latest travel review this week, Sky News understands.
Workers are still being exploited in Leicester’s textile industry, according to new evidence seen by Sky News.
A number of Conservative MPs have told Sky News they do not think the government will follow through and actually introduce domestic vaccine passports.
The government is “increasingly confident” that more countries will soon be added to the amber and green travel lists, Dominic Raab has told Sky News.
A man has told Sky News of the desperate attempts to save his wife, their nine-year-old son and a family friend who died in Loch Lomond.
A minister has told Sky News he is “confident” the government is doing the right thing by lifting almost all coronavirus restrictions in England, as a top World Health Organization (WHO) envoy warned: “This virus hasn’t gone away.”
One of the three men who has had his wrongful conviction from the 1970s overturned has told Sky News his father died believing he was guilty.
Between 150 and 200 migrants have been intercepted by Border Force officials while trying to cross the Channel on Sunday, Sky News understands.
The majority of British troops have quietly withdrawn from Afghanistan, with flag-lowering ceremonies marking the final stages of a nearly 20-year campaign, Sky News understands.
An investigation into how footage from Matt Hancock’s office came to be recorded and leaked is due to take place, a minister has told Sky News.
A senior civil servant at the Ministry of Defence (MoD) is at the centre of an investigation into how sensitive military documents – including one marked “Secret UK Eyes Only” – turned up behind a bus stop in Kent, Sky News understands.
There will be no “legal compulsion” to wear face masks once England’s coronavirus restrictions are lifted, the environment secretary has told Sky News, as he said he will ditch his face covering when the rule is scrapped.
The first group of former Afghan interpreters whose lives are in danger because they worked for the British military are due to arrive in the UK from Afghanistan in the coming hours under a new government scheme, Sky News understands.
The health secretary has told Sky News the government is looking at scrapping the 10-day self-isolation requirement for people who have had two jabs.
The UK could open up “sooner rather than later” thanks to the huge numbers of people being vaccinated – and the country is not experiencing a third wave of infections, a vaccine expert has told Sky News.
The government is considering dropping forced self-isolation for those who have had two coronavirus jabs, Sky News understands.
The weather remains a little mixed over the next few days, with the brighter skies more likely in the North and West.
Ministers are expected to delay the lifting of COVID regulations in England for four weeks, a government source tells Sky News.
The Indian variant of coronavirus makes the decision about lifting lockdown restrictions on 21 June “more difficult”, Matt Hancock has told Sky News, due to its higher rate of transmission.