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Europe's drag kings perform in London final

There is a rich cultural history behind the art of drag which spans centuries.

Dragon Tattoo actor Michael Nyqvist dies

Actor Michael Nyqvist, who starred in the original film version of Stieg Larsson's The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, has died aged 56.


Northern Ireland's devolution deadline nears

Sky News / Politics

Time is running out for Northern Ireland's political parties to reach agreement on the restoration of devolved government at Stormont.


Cholera breaks out in IS-Philippines war zone

Sky News

The first cases of cholera have been recorded in emergency shelters for families fleeing the conflict in the southern Philippines city of Marawi.


Hillsborough families to hear charges decision

Sky News

The Crown Prosecution Service is to announce whether individuals and organisations will face criminal charges over the Hillsborough disaster.


Trump's bid to replace Obamacare dealt blow

Sky News / US News

Donald Trump has suffered an embarrassing setback on a key campaign pledge after Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell delayed a vote on his legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

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Corbyn to tempt Tories on emergency services pay

Sky News / US News

Jeremy Corbyn will challenge the Conservatives to show they are committed to ending "austerity" in the police and fire services by backing a Labour amendment to the Queen's Speech.

Woman spared jail after helping refugee lover to UK

Sky News / UK

A former Front National supporter has been spared punishment after helping her lover, an Iranian refugee, cross into Britain.

Boy with 'awful injuries' dies at rail depot

Sky News / UK

An 11-year-old boy has died after he suffered 'awful' electrical burns at a rail freight depot, police have said.


MP accused of Grenfell blaze 'conspiracy'

Sky News / UK

A London MP has been accused of "fuelling conspiracy theories" after he said he had "sympathy" with the suggestion the authorities were covering up the true number of dead within Grenfell Tower in order to prevent civil unrest.

'Activity' at site where Syria launched gas attack

Sky News / World

The Pentagon has released details to back up its allegation that Syria's government is planning another chemical attack.

New fire panel chair advised against sprinklers

Sky News

The panel appointed to "make all public and private buildings safe as quickly as possible" following the Grenfell Tower fire is to be chaired by a former chief fire and rescue officer who advised against retrospective fitting of sprinklers.


League One club applies to test safe standing

Sky News / UK

Shrewsbury Town are aiming to become the first English football club with an all-seater stadium to bring in safe standing.

Sir Vince Cable likely to become Lib Dem leader


Sir Vince Cable looks likely to become Liberal Democrat leader after all the party's senior MPs ruled themselves out of the race.


Qatar accuses neighbours of terror hypocrisy

Sky News / World

Qatar has stepped up its war of words with regional rivals as the crisis surrounding its isolation shows no sign of resolution three weeks on.


What is Petrwrap virus behind cyberattack?

Sky News

The latest global ransomware virus has spread fast after initially affecting computer systems in Ukraine, but how exactly does it work?

Is this finally a fight Google can't win?

Sky News / Business

It is less than 30 years since a small group of three computer science students at a Canadian university were bemoaning how hard it was to find things on a computer network.

Charlie Gard's parents 'upset' by court decision

Sky News / UK

The European Court of Human Rights has rejected a plea from the parents of a terminally ill British baby to intervene in the case.


Watch man hit by double decker bus walk away

Sky News / UK

A man had a miraculous escape after being run over by a double decker bus - with CCTV cameras capturing him getting straight up and walking to the pub.


IMF strips Trump investment plan from forecast


The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has revised down its forecasts for US economic growth, accounting for the Trump administration's failure to launch its promised stimulus.


UK to leave single market by March 2019

Sky News

The UK will be out of the customs union and single market after March 2019, David Davis has suggested.

Sturgeon puts IndyRef2 off until Brexit 'clearer'

Sky News

Nicola Sturgeon has said there will not be another Scottish independence referendum until "the terms of Brexit are clearer".

Dutch 30% responsible for Srebrenica deaths

Sky News / World

A Dutch appeals court has ruled that the Netherlands was partly to blame for the deaths of more than 300 Muslim men in the Srebrenica genocide of 1995.

'Powerful' cyberattack on Ukraine goes global

Sky News

A "powerful" cyberattack that started in Ukraine has spread across the world, hitting banks, government IT systems and energy firms.


Jury weighs verdicts in Putin critic murder trial


The jury in the trial of five men accused of organising and carrying out the contract killing of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov have started deliberations on their verdicts.

Beach-goer 'unnerved' by Camber Sands sea

Sky News / UK

A beach-goer has told an inquest there were no warning signs about dangerous sea conditions on the day five young men drowned on a trip to the south coast.


Finsbury Park: Alleged attacker faces court

Sky News / UK

The man accused of carrying out a terror attack in Finsbury Park has appeared in court.


Faulty airbags are 'bombs waiting to explode'

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A lawyer representing an American woman who was seriously injured by a faulty Takata airbag has described them as "bombs waiting to explode".

Double murderer may have been 'more prolific'


A former detective who investigated Christopher Halliwell has said he fears the killer could have been behind six other murders.

Scotland threatens formal dispute over DUP deal

Sky News / Politics

The Scottish Government has threatened to invoke formal dispute procedures with the UK Government as the row over the Conservatives' £1.5bn deal with the DUP intensifies.