National News




US faces worst measles outbreak in nearly three decades

Fri, 24 May 2019 15:57:00 +0100

The disgraced British former doctor behind the anti-vaccine movement has defended his recent communications with the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community in the US.





Man who kidnapped Jayme Closs and killed her parents jailed for life

Fri, 24 May 2019 22:30:00 +0100

A man who kidnapped 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killed her parents has been sentenced to life in prison.





US deploys 1,500 more troops to Middle East as tensions with Iran rise

Fri, 24 May 2019 20:51:00 +0100

The US is deploying an extra 1,500 troops to the Middle East as the country faces heightened tensions with Iran.





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.





Details released of Donald Trump's official UK visit

Fri, 24 May 2019 17:41:00 +0100

The details for Donald Trump's upcoming three-day state visit to the UK next month have been revealed.





Horror after Princess Diana's car crash death turned into park attraction

Fri, 24 May 2019 15:57:00 +0100

A new US park has been criticised for creating an interactive attraction that focuses on the death of Princess Diana.





Trade war escalation 'to cost households £656 a year'

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

The average US household will be left $831 (£656) worse off as a result of the latest hikes in tariffs on Chinese goods in the nations' trade war, according to economists.





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.





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.





Time to come clean: 'Burglars' tidied house and left with nothing

Fri, 24 May 2019 14:49:00 +0100

A US father returned home to find his house had been broken into, but rather than ransacking the property the "burglars" had instead simply given his house a good clean.