Front Page: Most Popular Stories from Sky News


Here are the Top Stories from Sky News.

Cliff Crash: Driver Survives But Is Hit By Bus
The motorist stepped into traffic after managing to climb out of his vehicle which teetered on the edge of a cliff.

Space Tourism Nears As Reusable Rocket Lands
By showing the reusable rockets are a realistic option, the potential costs of sending tourists into orbit could be cut.

Man Held At Gatwick Over Terror Offences
The man was detained before boarding a flight, while a woman was arrested at an address in west London.

Tulisa Contostavlos Admits Drink-Driving
The singer is disqualified from driving for 15 months after drinking two glasses of wine and crashing her Ferrari.

EU Deal With Turkey Failing To Stem Migrant Flow
The desperate continue to make the perilous journey to Europe despite the threat of being deported as soon as they reach dry land.

Call For PM To Act On Tax Havens After Leak
Government opponents accuse David Cameron of failing to crack down on “morally unacceptable” offshore schemes.

UK Anti-Doping Boss Speaks Out Over Drug Scandal
The head of UK Anti-Doping has said she is “extremely concerned” about allegations that a doctor sold banned drugs to athletes.

Royal Mint Strikes £5 Coin For Queen’s 90th
The special edition coin features a garland of roses and was designed by the artist and sculptor Christopher Hobbs.

Teenager Dies After Being Stabbed In Fight
A murder investigation is launched after a 17-year-old boy is found with stab wounds on a street in Lewisham, south London.

Panama Papers Leak A ‘Crime’, Law Firm Says
One of the founders of the law firm at the heart of the Panama Papers scandal describes the data breach as a “crime”.

Olivier Awards: Lesser Known Stars Shine
Despite a nominees list dominated by the heavyweights of film, TV and theatre, it was the relative unknowns who stole the show.

One In Five Say They Can Only Run 100 Metres
Nearly half of adults admit to getting out of breath when running for a bus, according to a study by the British Heart Foundation.

Unions Push Ministers For Steel Rescue Plan
Workers from Tata Steel travel to London to urge the Government to ensure thousands of jobs are saved.

Monday’s National Newspaper Front Pages
Sky News takes a look at the stories making a splash in Monday’s national newspapers.

Slavers Sell Orphans To UK Families – Report
A black market trade in orphans and destitute children to wealthy Britons is revealed in an undercover investigation.

Greece Prepares To Send Migrants Back To Turkey
European leaders hope the plan will alleviate the migration crisis, but human rights groups say the move breaks international law.

Windies Snatch World Cup From England’s Hands
England suffer last-over heartbreak in the final of the World Twenty20 as Ben Stokes is clubbed for four successive sixes.

Offshore Accounts Of World Leaders Revealed
The biggest leak of financial information in history alleges world leaders are implicated in hiding wealth in offshore accounts.

Police Search For Missing Mother And Baby
Police are searching for Isobel Hughes and her six-week-old baby Mya, who requires regular medical checks for a heart condition.

Football Doping Scandal Doctor’s Contract Axed
A doctor who allegedly gave banned drugs to Premier League footballers does not have a licence to practise medicine in the UK.

Nine Hurt After Trains Collide At Station
The incident, which happened at Plymouth railway station, has caused significant disruption to services in the South West.

Public Warned Over Using Santander ATMs
The warning affects people in Lancashire and part of Cheshire, and there are fears the problem could be more widespread.

Corbyn Urged To Take Action On Anti-Semitism
A Labour MP tells Sky News not enough is being done to deal with party supporters who post offensive remarks online.

Brussels Airport Reopens After Terror Attacks
Just three ‘symbolic’ flights – to Turin, Athens and Faro – are scheduled but more destinations are to be added on Monday.

Amtrak Train Derails With 348 People On Board
Injuries have been reported after an Amtrak train derailed in the US, with 341 passengers and seven crew members on board.

Nothing Ruled Out In Steel Crisis, Says Javid
The embattled minister says the Government “will look at everything” to save Tata plants and refuses to rule out nationalisation.

Virtual Cremation Offers Death ‘Experience’
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to lie down in a chamber in the moments before your cremation? Well, now you can.

Pacific Earthquake Triggered Tsunami Fears
Initial warnings of “hazardous waves” to island coasts around the epicentre of the tremor are later downgraded.

Most Young Back EU But Unlikely To Vote – Poll
Although most young Britons back staying in the EU, they are far less likely to cast a ballot than older voters who want to leave.

More Debris To Be Examined For MH370 Link
The wreckage washed up on an island in the Indian Ocean is described by an Australian minister as “an item of interest”.

Police Searching For Missing 10-Year-Old
Members of the public are urged to check their gardens and outbuildings as relatives join police in the hunt for the youngster.

Plane Crashes Into Car Killing Passenger
A woman is killed and five others are injured after a plane lands on a packed highway and skids into the back of a car.

Sheen: Arts Becoming Harder For Working Class
The Frost/Nixon star tells Sky News the entertainment industry needs to do more to bring in people from diverse backgrounds.

Stars Play At Viola Beach Tribute Concert
Indie bands, including The Kooks, perform at a tribute concert for young musicians who died in a car accident in Sweden.

‘UK Lags 200 Years Behind Dutch On Cycling’
A leading cycling charity says Britain is centuries behind the Dutch when it comes to investing in bike transport.

Drug Mule Freed In Peru Gives First Interview
Michaella McCollum, one of two British women jailed for smuggling, speaks of her ordeal for the first time since being freed.

Public Sector Told To Buy British Steel
The NHS and councils are being told to buy steel from Britain, after Tata put its UK plants up for sale.

Sunday’s National Newspaper Front Pages
Sky News takes a look at the stories making a splash on the front pages of Sunday’s national newspapers.

Over 30 Dead In Azerbaijan And Armenia Clashes
Moscow and Western leaders call for a ceasefire amid the fiercest fighting between the two ex-Soviet states for over 20 years.

Probe After Claim Footballers Got Banned Drugs
A British doctor is filmed telling reporters he gave performance-enhancing drugs to Premier League stars and other top sportsmen.

Mass Grave Found At Palmyra, Says Syrian Army
The 42 people – including three children – are believed to have been beheaded or shot dead during IS’ 10-month occupation.

Tata Steelworks Buyer May Snub Taxpayer Loan
Greybull is considering signing a deal to buy Tata’s Scunthorpe steelworks without a loan from UK taxpayers, Sky News learns.

The Queen’s Old Bentley For Sale: £200k ONO
A dealer on Auto Trader says the 2012 model, which was used exclusively by the Queen for two years, has an “interesting history”.

Immigration Protests Bring Dover To Standstill
Arrests have been made during a huge police operation to keep anti-immigration and anti-fascist protesters apart.

Sharp Rise In Iraqi Dead As IS Steps Up Attacks
The number of victims will be far higher as the figures do not include those fleeing their homes who die of hunger or disease.

Man ‘Shot In Street As He Filmed Himself’
The man is seen on video speaking to the camera before a gunman appears to open fire on the victim.

Two Dead And Dozens Hurt In China Car Pile-Up
Footage from the busy highway shows stranded motorists standing on smashed cars following the massive pile-up in Changzhou City.

Protests Ahead Of Migrant Deportations
The United Nations is urging Greece and Turkey to provide further safeguards for asylum seekers before the returns start.

Police Super Spotter Snares One-Man Crime Wave
A serial thief is brought to justice by a specialist unit of eagle-eyed officers trained to recognise individuals in CCTV footage.

Brussels Airport To Reopen Tomorrow
Brussels airport is to reopen tomorrow for the first time since suicide bombers struck on 22 March.

Tributes To ‘Witty And Caring’ British Sailor
Sarah Young, 40, died during the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race but had already impressed friends as an adventurer.

Swarm Of Bees Attacks Worshippers At Mosque
More than 20 people are stung as they flee the insects, using extra clothes and blankets to try and take cover.

Guns N’ Roses Trio Reunite After Two Decades
Slash and Duff McKagan performed an intimate gig with Guns N’ Roses frontman Axl Rose for the first time since 1993.

Kim Jong-Un Oversees Anti-Aircraft Weapon Test
The latest firing exercise came as world leaders met for a nuclear summit in Washington that Pyongyang dismissed as ‘nonsensical’.

Man Shot By Armed Police Has Died Of Injuries
James Wilson, who was believed to have been shot once in the chest, had apparently been told by officers to “put the gun down”.

Many In The Dark About New State Pensions
Thousands are unsure about several aspects of the new single-rate pension which comes into force on 6 April, says Which?

Paris Suspect ‘Chose Not To Blow Himself Up’
The suspect reportedly speaks to his brother from prison, telling him that he “luckily” chose not to kill more victims.

Cameron Raises UK Steel Concerns With Chinese
Opposition MPs say ministers should be taking action to stem the glut of cheap Chinese steel that puts British jobs at risk.

Beauticians Who Whiten Teeth Damage Oral Health
One victim of an unlicensed practitioner tells Sky News it felt like she had been punched in the mouth 100 times.

Brussels Airport To Reopen After Security Row
Police unions say concerns over the screening of passengers and baggage have been resolved after high-level government talks.

OJ Simpson Home Knife ‘Not The Murder Weapon’
Police said they carried out a number of forensic tests on the blade before ruling it out of the infamous 1994 murders.

Saturday’s National Newspaper Front Pages
Sky News takes a look at the stories making a splash in Saturday’s national newspapers.

‘Large Fire’ Reported At Winchester Prison
Hampshire Fire and Rescue has sent four pumps to tackle a blaze at the jail.

Google’s Minion April Fools’ Prank Backfires
“Have your engineers kill themselves,” wrote one furious Gmail help forum user. “I sent that nonsense to a boss.”

Video: Bungling Cop Shoots Colleague Nine Times
“Oh s*** that was Jacob!” shouts the lieutenant after opening fire on the undercover detective outside an Albuquerque McDonald’s.

UK Woman Dies In Round The World Yacht Race
Sarah Young, a company owner from London, was knocked overboard by a wave in the Pacific Ocean, her crew said.

Video: Angry Clinton Says Sanders Is ‘Lying’
“I am so sick of the Sanders campaign lying about me,” she says as Greenpeace asks about her alleged links to the oil industry.

Kids Form Human Arrow To Direct Police Copter
Quick-thinking youngsters had an “Enid Blyton adventure” when they helped a police helicopter crew find two men on the run.

Inmate Murdered At Coldingley Prison In Surrey
A 25-year-old man has been murdered at Coldingley prison near Woking, Surrey.

Obama Seals Nuke Pact To Thwart IS ‘Madmen’
The US President says if extremists ever obtained nuclear material it would be a disaster that could “change our world”.

China Hits Steel Made In UK With 46% Levy
Beijing’s decision to clamp down on foreign imports while dumping cheap steel in the EU comes at a bad time for the UK Government.

Parts Of Britain To Bask In Barcelona Heat
A mini-heatwave will bring continental temperatures to UK shores over the weekend but forecasters warn it will not last.

Teen Guilty Of ‘Zombie Killer’ Knife Death
Stefan Appleton died after being repeatedly stabbed in the chest with a 25in serrated blade by a teenager riding a moped.

Man Guilty Of Terror Plot On US Troops In UK
Police believe Junead Khan planned to stage a car crash, attack US military personnel with a knife and then blow himself up.

WWII Rockets Find No April Fool, Say Police
Officers are forced to insist the discovery of the deadly cache at a bus stop is genuine after some people suggest it is a joke.

‘Knighthood Campaign’ For Corbett Before Death
David Walliams is reported to have started a bid to have the comedian’s name added to the Queen’s 90th Birthday Honours list.

Denise Robertson: This Morning Agony Aunt Dies
The 83-year-old told viewers in February that she had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer but planned to return to the sofa.

Teen Gets Nine Years For Boy’s Stabbing Death
Bailey Gwynne, 16, died from a knife wound to the chest in a fight at a school in Aberdeen last October.

Tesla Unveils Mass Market Electric Car Model
More than 130,000 orders have already been placed for the vehicle despite production not starting until the end of next year.

Co-op Bank Losses More Than Double To £611m
The Co-operative Bank saw annual losses widen to £611m for 2015, more than double the level of a year before.

Argos Owner Backs £1.4bn Sainsbury’s Takeover
The board of Argos owner Home Retail Group has agreed to support a takeover by Sainsbury’s in a £1.4bn deal.

One Fifth Of World To Be Obese Within 10 Years
Policies to address rising levels of obesity must be put in place to avoid an epidemic over the next decade.

Cameron: Terrorists Want Nuclear Materials
The PM offers a post-Brussels warning as he arrives to attend the 50-nation Nuclear Security Summit in Washington.

Steel Crisis: Javid To Face Port Talbot Workers
The visit comes amid criticism of the Government’s response to the Tata Steel crisis, which threatens up to 40,000 British jobs.

Friday’s National Newspaper Front Pages
Sky News takes a look at the stories making a splash in Friday’s national newspapers.

UK Terror Threat: More Armed Police For Regions
The PM announces 400 new armed officers to try to ensure cities around the country are prepared for a Paris-style attack.

National Living Wage Comes Into Force
Business leaders say productivity could suffer as minimum pay is raised, while unions say they want the scheme expanded.

Obama’s Vision Of Nuclear-Free World Tested
The US President talks of efforts for an atomic weapons-free Korean peninsula at the summit, which Russia and Pakistan skipped.

Hijacker’s Ex-Wife Calls Him ‘Extremely Dangerous’
Marina Paraschou claims her former husband was a drug addict who would beat and terrorise her and their four children.

Gunman Opens Fire At Greyhound Bus Station
Two Virginia state troopers and a female civilian were shot in Thursday’s attack, said police.

Business Secretary Flies Back Into Steel Storm
Sajid Javid is paying a heavy price for going to Australia as the fate of the British steel industry hung in the balance in India.

Notorious Armed Robber May Never Be Released
Andrew Moran is jailed seven years after fleeing a courtroom and living a ‘premier league’ criminal lifestyle while on the run.

Exposed: UK School Promoting Extreme Islam
Leaflets available at a Muslim school warn against adopting British customs and watching TV – and say women should not go to work.

FBI Agrees To Hack iPhone In Murder Case
The agency is helping investigators who suspect a teenager’s device contains evidence of his alleged murder of his grandparents.

Woman Plunges 25ft Down Starbucks Lift Shaft
The woman, in her 20s, suffers serious injuries after falling down a lift shift at a branch in the West Midlands.

British Architect Dame Zaha Hadid Dies Aged 65
The Iraqi-born designer, who was known for her radical visions, became one of Britain’s best known architects.

Four Police Officers Killed In Car Bombing
Four police officers have been killed in a car bombing near a bus terminal in the Turkish city of Diyarbakir.

Police Chief Recruits Cat On Girl’s Advice
Eliza Adamson tells Durham’s Chief Constable a cat is just as good as a police dog – and he thinks she’s on to something.

Zuma Breached Constitution Over Home Upgrade
A court rules the South African President must pay back some of the millions he spent improving his private home.

Corbett: Top Gags From A Life In Comedy
Ronnie Corbett was an admired funnyman in his own right – and fans have been sharing their favourite one-liners.

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