National News

Govt funds controversial facial recognition tech

National News August 17, 2017 at 9:53 am

The Home Office plans to invest more in facial recognition technology for the police despite warnings that it could be illegal and concerns over surveillance.

Spending on food boosts July retail sales

National News August 17, 2017 at 9:51 am

Shoppers reined in their spending in July on all but food items as official figures revealed the increased cost of living is weighing on household budgets.

Minister backs Labour MP over rape column

National News August 17, 2017 at 9:19 am

A Cabinet minister has said there must be an “honest open debate” about child abuse, after a Labour frontbencher quit for saying Britain has “a problem with British Pakistani men raping and exploiting white girls”.

Malala earns Oxford place with A-level success

National News August 17, 2017 at 9:04 am

Human rights activist Malala has said she is “so excited” at getting A-level results that have earned her a place at Oxford University.

Top A-level grades up this year

National News August 17, 2017 at 8:19 am

More than one in four A-level students scored an A or A* grade in their results, figures show.

Top 50 restaurants in the UK revealed

National News August 17, 2017 at 6:22 am

Restaurant Nathan Outlaw has been named the best restaurant in the UK by the Good Food Guide.

Uni vs apprenticeship: What’s the best choice?

National News August 16, 2017 at 9:24 pm

Sky News spoke to Dedipya and Serenna, who both secured roles at technology giant IBM through different routes.

Firemen have mental health issues after Grenfell

National News August 16, 2017 at 9:12 pm

Retired firefighters from across the country have reported mental health problems despite not even attending the Grenfell fire disaster. 

A-level results are out as uni applications fall

National News August 16, 2017 at 8:50 pm

Hundreds of thousands of students across the country are today finding out their A-level results as research shows a drop in interest in going to university.

Hurricane Gert aftermath to split UK

National News August 16, 2017 at 7:15 pm

The aftermath of Hurricane Gert is expected to hit the UK, splitting the North and South with very different weather.