Front Page: Most Popular Stories from Sky News


Here are the Top Stories from Sky News.

Soldier In France Stabbed Over Syria – Reports
The victim, taking part in a lone training march in uniform, is in a serious condition following the attack by two armed men.

New Wave Of French Strikes After Police Clashes
Unions have called on workers to “multiply and support” strikes to get the government to scrap controversial labour reforms.

Mourinho Confirmed As Manchester United Boss
The “Special One” says the club has a “mystique and a romance” like no other – and claims he already has a rapport with the fans.

Footballer Ched Evans Pleads Not Guilty To Rape
The 27-year-old ex-Wales international is charged with one count of rape, which is alleged to have taken place in 2011.

23 London Olympic Athletes Test Positive
Twenty-three athletes who competed at the 2012 London Olympics have tested positive for banned substances after their samples were reanalysed.

Road Rage Driver Who Paralysed Sisters Jailed
Andrew Nay was chasing another vehicle in his company Land Rover Discovery when he smashed into a car, paralysing two young girls.

Hunt For Purple-Haired Woman Bank Robber
Police say the suspect is around 50 years old with a large nose, a facial birth mark and distinctive spiky purple hair.

Brexit Warnings Wrong On Trade: Think-Tank
The warning that Britons would be worse off after a Brexit wrongly assumed benefits to exports from EU membership, it is claimed.

Botched Child-Snatching TV Producer Loses Job
A bid to snatch an Australian woman’s children off a Beirut street for a TV show is described as “the gravest misadventure”.

Obama Makes Historic Visit To Hiroshima
The US President will renew his push for nuclear nonproliferation as he pays tribute to the 140,000 people killed in 1945.

Cameron Denies Being A ‘Closet Brexiteer’
The Prime Minister says staying in the EU is in the national interest as the Leave camp dismiss a G7 warning as ‘nonsense’.

Korean Air Jet Evacuated In Engine Fire Drama
More than 300 passengers and crew have been evacuated from a Korean Air jet after an apparent engine fire.

UK ‘Will Never Be Part Of An EU Army’
The Government insists it would veto any moves that would “undermine member states’ military forces”.

Cold Call Opt-Out Now Available By Text
Mobile phone users can block unwanted sales and marketing calls by texting their details to the Telephone Preference Service.

G7 Leaders: Brexit A ‘Serious Risk’ To Growth
David Cameron secures backing from some of the world’s most powerful leaders for his campaign to keep Britain in the EU.

Rapper Charged After Fatal Hip-Hop Gig Shooting
The man who was killed is named as Ronald McPhatter – who was working as a security guard for suspect Roland Collins.

Osborne Warns Of Brexit Hit To Pensioners
Analysis from the Treasury suggests leaving the EU could wipe up to £32,000 off the average pensioner’s wealth.

New Taliban Leader Takes Oaths On Video
Oaths are pledged to Haibatullah Akhundzada after the group’s previous leader Akhtar Mansour was killed in a drone strike.

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

EgyptAir Deep Water Searches To Start In Days
A French navy surveillance vessel will lead the search operation as investigators hope to retrieve the jet’s crucial black boxes.

EU Leavers To Press Economic Case For Brexit
The Out camp plan to ramp up attacks on George Osborne’s signature policy, the National Living Wage, in a sign of growing warfare.

Young Girls Paralysed After Driver’s Car Chase
Video from the dashboard camera of the victims’ car shows Andrew Nay’s Land Rover Discovery veer towards them.

Four Thousand Migrants Rescued In One Day
People smugglers take advantage of warm weather and calm seas as thousands of desperate migrants continue attempts to flee Libya.

Speedboat Capsizes Killing British Tourist
The boat was loaded with 36 passengers and crew when it flipped over off the tourist island of Koh Samui.

NASA Left Flat As Test Fails To Inflate ISS Room
Astronaut Jeffrey Williams says “that’s space business” after he is told to abandon his task after two hours.

Jules Bianchi Family In Legal Action Against F1
The family’s lawyer said they are “determined” that the legal process requires those involved to provide answers.

Riders Rescued From Paulton’s Park Rollercoaster
The Velociraptor ride ground to a halt around 45ft (14 metres) above the ground and passengers had to walked down to safety.

Doctor Hopes To Adopt Rescued Orphan Baby
Nine-month-old Favour touches the heart of Pietro Bartolo, who deals daily with dead migrants off a tiny Italian island’s coast.

Jose Mourinho Signs As Man Utd Manager
The former Chelsea boss returns home with a bottle of wine after signing a contract with Manchester United at a London hotel.

Trump Wins Enough Delegates For GOP Nomination
Donald Trump has reached the number of delegates needed to win the Republican nomination for president, according to an AP count.

Terrifying 999 Calls During Bank Robberies
The audio of the calls is released as the robbers – whose victims were manhandled, threatened and injured – are jailed.

Junior Doctors Plotted To Drag Out Spat: Leak
Leaked messages reveal how junior doctors were told to “play the political game” to get what they wanted on weekend pay.

HBO Producer Arrested Over Doctor’s Drugs Death
Kiersten Cerveny, who had young children, is believed to have overdosed on cocaine after a night of partying in Manhattan.

UK Special Forces ‘Blow Up IS Suicide Truck’
British forces reportedly fired a missile at an IS vehicle rigged with explosives as it approached the city of Misrata in Libya.

Man Bitten By Nine-Foot Python While On Toilet
The victim is recovering in hospital after being attacked by the snake while sitting on the toilet at his home.

Lost Trail Hiker Kept Journal Of Final Days
Geraldine Largay realised she would be unlikely to survive after wandering off the Appalachian Trail and set up her final camp.

Serial Killer Loses Human Rights Court Battle
A High Court judge has ruled that Joanna Dennehy is not entitled to compensation after being put in isolation in prison.

Why France Is Running Out Of Petrol And Diesel
Striking workers have forced hundreds of petrol stations across the Channel to close. What has prompted unions to take action?

Net Migration Increases By 20,000 To 333,000
Net migration figures have risen to 333,000 – an increase of 20,000 in a year, figures from the Office for National Statistics.

Amber Heard Files For Divorce From Johnny Depp
The actress seeks spousal support as she files for divorce in a Californian court – just days after the death of Depp’s mother.

US Nukes And Missiles Controlled By Floppy Disks
The museum-ready system, which was introduced in the 1970s, is finally being upgraded because of “obsolescence concerns”.

One Dead And Three Hurt After NYC Gig Shooting
Gunshots were fired at a concert where hip-hop artist T.I. was due to perform – and one of the victims is in a critical condition.

Winnie-The-Pooh’s Chance Meeting With The Queen
As a child the Queen was a huge fan of the Winnie-the-Pooh tales, so the latest story is a fitting birthday gift for the monarch.

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