World News

French police release image of Lyon bombing suspect

Sat, 25 May 2019 01:59:00 +0100

French police have released an image of a bombing suspect after seven people were injured in a "low force" blast in Lyon.

One Irishman killed on Everest and another missing

Fri, 24 May 2019 16:27:00 +0100

An Irish man is among eight people who have been killed scaling Mount Everest in the last week, while another Irish climber is missing

Hundreds of migrants saved after boats get into trouble in Med

Fri, 24 May 2019 12:43:00 +0100

Almost 300 migrants have been rescued from the Mediterranean after trying to reach Europe from Libya.

Woman who escaped serial killer watches his execution

Fri, 24 May 2019 06:36:00 +0100

A woman who escaped the clutches of a serial killer and helped bring him to justice has watched him being executed in Florida.

Chernobyl beats Game Of Thrones and Breaking Bad to top TV chart

Fri, 24 May 2019 16:59:00 +0100

New TV series Chernobyl has quickly become the top-rated show on entertainment website IMDB, jumping ahead of long-running fan favourites shows such as Game Of Thrones, Breaking Bad and The Wire.

SpaceX launches satellites for global web service

Fri, 24 May 2019 09:19:00 +0100

Elon Musk's private rocket company, SpaceX, has sent 60 small satellites into low orbit as he prepares to launch a new internet service.

Sultan of Brunei returns Oxford degree after anti-gay law backlash

Fri, 24 May 2019 09:34:00 +0100

The sultan of Brunei has returned an honorary degree awarded to him by Oxford University following a backlash to his proposal of the death penalty for gay sex and adultery.

Taiwan gay marriage: Hundreds tie the knot on historic day

Fri, 24 May 2019 11:52:00 +0100

Hundreds of gay couples in Taiwan have rushed to get married on Friday - the first day a landmark decision that legalised same-sex marriage took effect.

Sky News witnesses horrors of Syria's last rebel outpost

Thu, 23 May 2019 15:58:00 +0100

Sky News has gained exclusive access to the bombardment of Idlib - the last rebel outpost in Syria - and witnessed first-hand the relentless attack on civilians inside the province.

Weinstein reaches $44m compensation deal with accusers

Fri, 24 May 2019 04:35:00 +0100

Harvey Weinstein has reached a tentative compensation deal worth $44m with women who have accused him of sexual misconduct, Sky News understands.