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Record number of jobs being advertised – with actors and dancers in high demand

National News August 11, 2022 at 10:40 pm

A record number of jobs are being advertised, with big increases for actors, entertainers, driving instructors and dancers, according to recruiters.

‘You can’t heat your home with hope’: Sunak unveils plan to slash energy bills for millions

National News August 11, 2022 at 9:41 pm

Rishi Sunak has unveiled a plan to slash rising energy bills for up to 16 million vulnerable people which he hopes will propel him to 10 Downing Street.

Defence secretary orders audit of military flying training as RAF leadership in ‘tailspin’ over leaks

National News August 11, 2022 at 8:00 pm

The defence secretary has ordered an internal inspection of the UK’s military flying training after Sky News revealed the system to generate RAF pilots is in crisis, it can be revealed.

Suspected machete attacker arrested after people slashed near Liverpool FC’s stadium

National News August 11, 2022 at 7:33 pm

A suspected machete attacker has been arrested after a number of people were taken to hospital with slash wounds near Liverpool FC’s stadium.

Drought could be declared tomorrow in ‘quite a few regions’, Sky News understands

National News August 11, 2022 at 5:44 pm

A drought could be declared in “quite a few regions” of the country tomorrow, a source from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has told Sky News.

Alleged US fugitive in UK ‘tried to organise fake memorial mass by posing as grieving widow’

National News August 11, 2022 at 4:45 pm

US detectives hunting a fugitive who they say faked his death and fled to Scotland told a priest to cancel a sham memorial mass.

How much rain has your area had compared to previous years?

National News August 11, 2022 at 3:54 pm

This year has been considerably drier than usual in two-thirds of Great Britain’s counties, according to new Sky News analysis of Met Office data.

Major cities ‘cut off’ after rail operator slashes services as govt urged to intervene

National News August 11, 2022 at 3:48 pm

The government has been accused of “washing its hands of responsibility” after a major train operator slashed its intercity timetable and suspended ticket operations over summer. 

Family of one of the victims ‘still struggling’ one year after Plymouth shooting

National News August 11, 2022 at 3:47 pm

The family of one of the victims killed in the Plymouth shooting say they are “still struggling” to come to terms with the tragic events, one year on.

Mother who abused her child so badly he had to have his legs amputated may be kept in prison

National News August 11, 2022 at 3:41 pm

A mother who abused her child so badly he had to have his legs amputated may be kept in jail for longer.