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Friday, Feb 23

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N Korea warned of 'phase two' amid new sanctions

Sky News / World

Donald Trump has said he is hitting North Korea with its "heaviest sanctions ever" and could move to "phase two" if they do not work.

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Trump thanks Secret Service after White House alert

Sky News / World

Donald Trump has thanked the US Secret Service after the White House was put on lockdown when a vehicle struck a security barrier.

21

Stolen Degas painting found on bus

Sky News / World

A missing painting by famed Impressionist Edgar Degas has been found on a bus near Paris nine years after it was stolen.

18

Steve Jobs' error-filled pre-Apple CV on sale

Sky News / Technology

An error-filled job application written by Steve Jobs before he co-founded Apple could fetch more than $50,000 (£35,700) at an auction next month.

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EU boss brands UK's Brexit plan 'pure illusion'

Sky News / Politics

The president of the European Council has delivered a scathing assessment of the UK's Brexit position less than 24 hours after Theresa May appeared to have secured an agreement among her divided Cabinet.

14

Stephen Fry recovering from prostate cancer

Sky News

Stephen Fry has announced he is receiving treatment for prostate cancer.

13

Imminent cold snap will be 'shock to the system'

Sky News / US News

Meteorologically speaking we are less than one week away from the start of spring, but despite recent mild conditions the weather is set to turn cold again and it could last into next month.

Gangs abused girls with 'arrogant persistence'

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Grooming gangs that preyed on 700 girls and vulnerable young women carried out their abuse with "arrogant persistence", a review has found.

Dad's visiting ban lifted before baby's life support withdrawn

Sky News / US News

The father of brain-damaged baby Isaiah Haastrup has had a visiting ban lifted after judges decided to allow the child's life support to be withdrawn.

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Hit-and-run victims were 'cheeky and amazing'

Sky News / US News

The mother of two young brothers who died after a hit-and-run crash in Coventry says they will be "deeply missed" by everyone who knew them.

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Former prisoner of war, 96, attacked in his home

Sky News / UK

Two burglars have attacked a 96-year-old former prisoner of war in his own home - holding a quilt over his mouth and removing his emergency pendant as they looked for things to steal.

'Most intense' bombing in Syria ahead of UN vote

Sky News / World

Witnesses say deadly airstrikes on eastern Ghouta in Syria were at their "most intense" on Friday morning, hours before the UN was set to vote on a proposal calling for a temporary ceasefire.

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Killer shouts 'murderers!' as he is executed

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A man convicted of raping and killing a college student yelled "murderers!" three times as he was put to death by lethal injection.

Oh Snap! Jenner's tweet sees Snapchat shares fall

Sky News / Technology

A tweet by Kylie Jenner led to a $1.3bn (£930m) fall in the value Snap Inc, the parent company of Snapchat.

05

Australian deputy PM quits over affair claims

Sky News / World

Australian deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce says he is quitting amid claims of sexual harassment and an affair with a former aide.

02

Policeman dies as Russian and Spanish fans clash

Sky News / World

A policeman has died after street fights broke out between officers and rival football fans outside a Spanish stadium.

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Why the last 'wild' horses are not truly wild

Sky News / World

A study of the DNA of ancient horses has discovered that "there are no truly wild horses left" anywhere in the world.

Thursday, Feb 22

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Cabinet's marathon Brexit talks end at Chequers

Sky News

A crunch Cabinet meeting at Chequers has ended after a marathon eight hours of Brexit discussions.

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Ex-Trump chiefs hit with tax fraud charges

Sky News / US News

New tax charges have been brought against President Trump's former campaign manager and business associate.

Manhunt for diamond billionaire over £1.3bn fraud

Sky News / World

A billionaire Indian diamond jeweller who has made pieces for Kate Winslet and Naomi Watts is being sought by police over his role in an alleged scam that has cost one of India's largest banks nearly £1.3bn.

Mini tumours grown in chemotherapy breakthrough

Sky News / Technology

Scientists have successfully grown mini versions of patients' tumours in a lab - and then tested them against dozens of drugs to find the best possible treatment.

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Snap boss bagged a cool $638m last year

Sky News / Business

Wall Street has been left wide-eyed amid revelations the co-founder and chief executive of Snap was awarded $638m (£458m) in 2017.

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Oxfam GB barred from working in Haiti amid scandal

Sky News / World

Haiti has suspended Oxfam Great Britain from operating in the country amid an investigation into the charity's sex scandal.

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Terror cops probe 'racist' package sent to Royals

Sky News

A package containing a suspicious substance sent to St James's Palace also included a "racist" letter, police have confirmed.

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Brothers aged two and six die in hit-and-run

Sky News / UK

A six-year-old boy has died in hospital after a hit-and-run crash that killed his two-year-old brother.

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NRA boss says anti-gun lobby 'hate freedom'

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The chief executive of the National Rifle Association said gun control advocates "hate individual freedom", before Donald Trump told Florida officials he is the "biggest believer in the second amendment".

TV licence fee to rise for second year running

The annual TV licence fee will rise for the second year in a row, from £147 to £150.50, it has been announced.

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Trump: I never said 'give teachers guns'

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Donald Trump appears to have backtracked on his suggestion that teachers should have guns to prevent mass shootings.

Armed police respond to 'murder' in Brussels

Sky News / World

Armed officers have sealed off part of Brussels following reports of a possible murder, police have said.

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Brit appears in balaclava after Bali drug arrest

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A British and a German man have been arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle drugs into Bali, leaving one of them possibly facing the death penalty.