Front Page: Most Popular Stories from Sky News


Here are the Top Stories from Sky News.

Man Held As Kids Found ‘In Serious Condition’
Four children were allegedly attacked by someone who tried to strangle them in their home, Irish media report.

Boko Haram Kills Dozens On Niger-Nigeria Border
Niger’s southeast has frequently been targeted by Boko Haram, with the Islamists also launching raids into neighbouring Nigeria.

Fifth ‘In Dark’ Over Economic Impact Of Brexit
Remain faces difficulties in getting across its core message on the financial risks of quitting the EU, a Sky poll indicates.

Gascoigne Summoned Over Racial Abuse Charge
The case is reported to relate to an alleged remark made during an “Evening With Gazza” show last year.

Missing Pensioners: Murder Probe As Body Found
A body, thought to be that of Peter Stuart, is found in woodland, close to where he lived with his wife Sylvia, who is missing.

Lightning Strikes Injure 71 At Rock Festival
Fans are treated in hospital after extreme weather hits a German festival, where the Red Hot Chili Peppers are among the acts.

A Life In Three Acts: The Making Of A Great
Whether in the ring, in defiance of the authorities, or battling illness, it was bravery that defined Muhammad Ali’s brilliance.

Syrian Army Enters Raqqa Province: Reports
Opposition fighters continue their push towards the IS stronghold of Raqqa city, as Russian airstrikes hit nearby Hama province.

Targeted Cancer Care To Spare Patients Chemo
A new way to treat cancer, which could boost survival rates, involves testing tumours to see which drugs will be most beneficial.

Ali’s Famous Quotes: ‘Float Like A Butterfly’
The sporting legend was as well known for his comments outside the ring as he was for his performance in it.

‘I Am The Greatest’: The Life Of Muhammad Ali
Muhammad Ali’s life transcended the sport of boxing and he became a global symbol of courage and dignity.

Tributes To Legend Ali: ‘So Long Great One’
Reaction pours in from across the sporting and wider world following the death of Muhammad Ali, who is hailed an “icon”.

Boxing Legend Muhammad Ali Dies Aged 74
The three-time heavyweight champion, who was diagnosed with Parkinson’s in the 1980s, passed away in Texas surrounded by family.

Army Admits Failures Over Deepcut Soldier Death
The chief of the general staff says the Army is committed to being inclusive after a coroner criticised standards at the camp.

Floods In France Cause ‘National Catastrophe’
As the River Seine in Paris reaches levels not seen since 1981, museums are shut and France’s parliament may be evacuated.

Muhammad Ali ‘Close To Death’ In Hospital
A source close to the boxing legend’s family says the 74-year-old is in an “extraordinarily grave” condition in a Texas hospital.

BHS Buyer ‘Vanished’ Despite £1.5m Advice Bill
A Portuguese-backed bidder for BHS racked up a £1.5m bill for advice before “vanishing” this week, Sky News learns.

Man Utd To Sign Striker Ibrahimovic: Sources
The Swede is one of the world’s top footballers and has been sought by a number of leading clubs since leaving Paris St Germain.

Two Held Over Disappearance Of Baby In 2004
A post-mortem examination on human remains found at a house in north London was inconclusive, and further tests are under way.

Joy As Girl Unwraps One-Legged Doll ‘Like Me’
“You’ve got to be kidding me! It’s got a leg like me!” says Emma Bennett as she marvels at the custom-made toy.

Trio Guilty In Largest Terror Recruitment Case
One of the accused was secretly taped repeatedly defending IS’ burning alive of a Jordanian pilot in a cage.

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

How Did Michael Gove Score In EU Debate?
The Justice Secretary won over the audience on immigration and sovereignty but was less convincing on the economy and jobs.

PM ‘Depressing’ And ‘Scary’ On EU, Says Gove
Michael Gove launches an EU attack on the PM but is accused of behaving like a WWI general sending men into the unknown.

Andy Murray Reaches First French Open Final
Murray becomes the first Briton to make the final for nearly 80 years and sets up a Paris date with his nemesis Novak Djokovic.

Undertakers Race To Dig Best Graves
Those taking part in the event in a public cemetery in Hungary were judged on both speed and technique.

Human Remains Found Inside 14ft Crocodile
Police believe the remains found inside a captured crocodile are those of a woman who was attacked during a late night swim.

LIVE: Gove Arrives For EU Vote Grilling
Justice Secretary Michael Gove will face questions from Sky News Political Editor Faisal Islam and a live audience.

US Cyclist Skipping Rio Olympics Over Zika
Tejay Van Garderen’s pregnant wife is due in October and there is evidence the virus can be transmitted sexually.

Man Jailed For 35 Years Over Gun Smuggling Plot
Harry Shilling is sentenced for masterminding the plot which could have caused carnage on a “truly horrifying scale”.

Blatter And Deputies ‘Paid Themselves Millions’
Lawyers for world football’s governing body say the trio awarded themselves pay rises and bonuses totalling £55m over five years.

Deepcut Soldier Was Not Unlawfully Killed
Private Cheryl James was one of four soldiers who died at the barracks between 1995 and 2002 amid claims of bullying and abuse.

‘A Lamentable Failure’ That Brought Down BHS
One of the retailer’s former owners Sir Philip Green is accused of a “lamentable failure of behaviour”.

Blue Angels Pilot Killed In Training Crash
The F/A-18 flown by Captain Jeff Kuss was taking off ahead of an air show this weekend in Tennessee when it crashed.

River Seine Reaches Highest Level In 35 Years
Two of Paris’s most famous museums are closed and residents of the capital remain on high alert as the River Seine’s waters rise.

More Than 100 Migrants Die As Boat Capsizes
The Libyan navy found the stricken vessel yesterday, while four others have died after another boat capsized south of Crete.

Life Sentence For Online Dating Site Killer
When the pair met on a dating site, Carl Langdell had lied to Katie Locke that he was a lawyer and had his own firm.

Paedophile Huckle Blames Abuse On ‘Immaturity’
Paedophile Richard Huckle has told a court his prolific child abuse was due to his “immaturity” and that he is “truly remorseful”.

India Clashes Leave 22 Dead In Mathura
Two officers were among the dead as police removed members of a sect who had been squatting in a park.

Father Throws Himself At Daughter’s Killer
Michael Madison smirks in the courtroom at the father of Shirellda Terry, whom he killed in July 2013 in Cleveland.

Concern For PM Over EU Scaremongering Claims
David Cameron will be worried his message on the economy is being damaged by a perception of scaremongering.

Tata Under ‘Massive Pressure’ To Stay In UK
The Government is “putting massive pressure on Tata” in an attempt to get them to stay in the UK, an industry source says.

Missing Boy Left In Japan Forest Found Alive
A child abandoned in a Japanese forest by his parents is found alive and well after a major search operation.

Student: ‘Waffling’ Cameron ‘Had It Coming’
“I don’t care if I was rude,” says the student who called out the PM for “waffling” during a Sky News debate on the EU.

Gove ‘Nervous’ Ahead Of Sky News EU Event
The Justice Secretary prepares to present the case for Britain leaving Europe during Sky News’ second live EU event.

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

MPs Urge Govt To Deport Foreign Criminals
Ministers call for “urgent action”, saying it is “deeply concerning” how many overseas offenders are walking the UK’s streets.

Jurors Cry At Film Of Boy’s Fatal Dog Mauling
Xavier Strickland suffered more than 90 puncture wounds as the pit bulls savaged him before his helpless mother.

Clinton Says Trump Must Not Have Nuclear Codes
The Democratic front-runner warns that electing the “dangerously incoherent” Republican would be an “historic mistake”.

How Did Cameron Score In The EU Debate?
David Cameron had his moments, especially when talking about the single market, but it was by no means all plain sailing.

Prime Minister Admits EU ‘Drives Me Crazy’
David Cameron is accused of “waffling” and “scaremongering” as he faces his biggest test of the EU referendum campaign so far.

Cop’s Karaoke Classic Is A Glasgow Pub Hit
Sergeant Jon Harris has been praised for “defusing any simmering tension” after responding to calls of a pub brawl.

Prince Died Of An Opioid Overdose, Reports Say
The names of two doctors have emerged in the investigation into the entertainer’s death last month.

LIVE: PM Looking Forward To Making EU Case
David Cameron says he is looking forward to explaining to Sky News viewers why he thinks the UK is better off staying in the EU.

Hindus Convicted Of Murder Over 2002 Massacre
Sixty-nine Muslims were hacked and burnt to death as they sheltered at a residential complex in 2002.

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