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Sky News is a British free-to-air television news channel and organisation. Sky News is distributed via a radio news service, and through online channels. It is owned by Sky Group, a division of Comcast. John Ryley is the head of Sky News, a role he has held since June 2006. In 2019, Sky News was named Royal Television Society News Channel of the Year, the 12th time it has held the award. It is a provider of live streaming world news which can be viewed via its website, YouTube, and various mobile devices and digital media players.
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Rules on face masks could be changed next month - health secretaryThe government could change the rules around mask wearing next month, the health secretary has told Sky News.
Rayner sacked as Labour Party chair by Starmer, Sky News understandsSir Keir Starmer has sacked Angela Rayner as Labour Party chair, Sky News understands.
Tories' majority would be cut if local election results were translated nationallyThe Conservatives would have a reduced majority at Westminster if voting patterns in the local elections were replicated nationally, Sky News analysis suggests.
'Party should get in touch if they need me': Labour's Burnham does not dismiss future leadership bidAndy Burnham has not dismissed suggestions he could mount a bid for the Labour leadership in the future, telling Sky News the party should "get in touch" if it were "ever to feel it needed me".
Long COVID clinics may be needed beyond April next yearThe doctor in charge of NHS England's response to Long COVID has told Sky News that specialist clinics to treat the condition may be needed for "much longer" than current funding allows.
Two COVID cases among Indian delegation at London G7 meeting, Sky News understandsThere have been two positive COVID cases among the Indian delegation in the UK for this week's G7 meeting, Sky News understands.
Man United owner refuses to apologise over Super League, as Sky News confronts him in FloridaA member of the American family that owns Manchester United has refused to apologise to fans over the disastrous attempt to form a breakaway European Super League.
Scottish voters less enthusiastic about independence referendum in next 5 years - Sky News pollVoters in Scotland have become less enthusiastic about holding a referendum on independence in the next five years, a new poll for Sky News has found.
Raab backs Johnson in flat refurb row - but top Tory says PM should quit if he has broken codeThe prime minister has been "crystal clear" about how the refurbishment of his Downing Street flat was financed, the foreign secretary has told Sky News.
Pandemic 'just beginning' for overstretched community nurses as patient numbers riseCommunity nurses have told Sky News for them the pandemic is just beginning - as they gear up to deal with increased caseloads in the home.
UK in 'last lap' of coronavirus fight, foreign secretary saysThe UK is in the "last lap" in its fight against coronavirus, the foreign secretary has told Sky News.
Scotland independence referendum would be legal unless court blocks it, Sturgeon saysNicola Sturgeon has thrown down the gauntlet to Boris Johnson over a second independence referendum, telling Sky News that if the UK government doesn't challenge the Scottish government in court, then..
'Incredibly dangerous': Young children among migrants filmed paddling in dinghy towards UKA group of migrants have been filmed by Sky News paddling away from France in a dinghy.
Britain imposes 'devastating' 85% aid cut to UN family planning programmeThe UK has imposed a "devastating" cut of about 85% in aid to a family planning programme in the world's poorest nations - money that could have helped prevent 250,000 maternal and child deaths, Sky..
Arlene Foster to step down as DUP leader and Northern Ireland's first minister, she tells Sky NewsArlene Foster has told Sky News she will step down as DUP leader and Northern Ireland's first minister, following calls within the party for a leadership contest.
'We will defend ourselves to the very end': Taiwan minister's vow as China 'prepares final assault'China is "preparing for its final military assault" on Taiwan, the island's foreign minister has told Sky News, as he vowed to "defend ourselves to the very end".
Downing St approached ex-Labour chancellor for help setting up trust to oversee PM's flat refurbishmentDowning Street approached former Labour chancellor Lord Alistair Darling to ask for help setting up a trust to oversee the refurbishment of Boris Johnson's private apartments, Sky News can reveal.
Fuel of the future? Inside the UK's first hydrogen-powered homesThe UK is testing how hydrogen can be piped into people's homes through the existing gas network at a world-leading research site visited by Sky News.
Scottish island 'brought back to life' as COVID restrictions eased and visitors allowedPeople on the Isle of Arran, off the west coast of Scotland, have been telling Sky News of their excitement as visitors from the mainland are now allowed for the first time in six months.
'A comedy chapter in gossip stories': Minister denies PM made 'let the bodies pile high' commentFresh claims about Boris Johnson are "not true" and a "comedy chapter" in an ongoing Westminster briefing war, a cabinet minister has told Sky News.
Top travel boss 'confident' Med hotspots will be open for UK holidaymakers when schools break upA top travel boss has told Sky News he is "confident" Britons will be allowed to holiday abroad again from 17 May - while most of the Mediterranean hotspots "will be open" when schools break up for..
Woman who lost job over transgender tweets warns of 'scary' precedent if her appeal failsA woman who lost her job after expressing views that sex cannot be changed and transgender women are "not women" has told Sky News she doesn't regret anything she has done or said.
Concerns as most senior civil servant oversees fallout from PM's Downing St refurbishmentBritain's most senior civil servant is personally overseeing the fallout from the refurbishment of Downing Street, Whitehall sources have told Sky News.
Documents suggest BBC more worried about Diana interview whistleblowers than 'faked bank statement'Documents seen by Sky News suggest senior management at the BBC were more concerned about punishing whistleblowers than investigating why Martin Bashir had allegedly faked documents in the lead up to..
World 'cannot wait' to step up climate action, says minister aiming to drive global emission cutsThe president of the COP26 Climate Conference, due to be hosted by the UK in November, has told Sky News there's "no desire" to postpone it.
Lobbying system 'pretty clean', says former PM Tony BlairTony Blair has told Sky News that issues around lobbying should be looked at "thoroughly", but "by and large" the British system is "pretty clean".
Ed Woodward steps down as executive vice chairman of Manchester UnitedEd Woodward has stepped down as executive vice chairman of Manchester United, Sky News understands.
Chelsea preparing documents to formally withdraw from European Super LeagueChelsea are preparing documents to formally withdraw from the European Super League, Sky News understands.
Defence minister Johnny Mercer intends to resign, Sky News understandsOne of Boris Johnson's ministers and most prominent leadership backers has informed the government he is intending to resign, Sky News understands.
Labour in touching distance of Welsh Parliament majority, new poll saysLabour is within touching distance of an overall majority in the Welsh Parliament, a new poll for Sky News reveals.
UK set to shift target for reducing emissions ahead of world leaders summitThe UK government is expected to make a significant announcement on reducing its emissions to help tackle climate change, Sky News understands.
European super league plans set to be announced - six English teams involvedSix English teams are expected to be part of plans for a breakaway European super league, with an announcement due tonight, Sky News understands.
Record level of Scottish drug deaths 'not acceptable', says SturgeonRecord high drug deaths in Scotland are "not acceptable", Nicola Sturgeon has acknowledged as she told Sky News "we didn't get it right" in tackling the problem.
Lobbying rules are 'pretty good' and Cameron didn't do anything wrong - ministerDavid Cameron did not do anything wrong when lobbying for Greensill Capital and "meticulously observed the rules", the environment secretary has told Sky News.
Family of Italian woman who died after Oxford jab launch legal actionThe family of an Italian woman who died weeks after having the Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine have told Sky News they are taking legal action to establish whether the jab was to blame.
UK aid cuts: Foreign secretary to reveal which projects around the world will be axedThe foreign secretary is set to reveal which UK projects around the world will be axed or reduced following a decision to slash foreign aid spending by almost a third, Sky News understands.
Prince Philip 'involved in every detail' of his funeral planning, says Archbishop of CanterburyThe Duke of Edinburgh "was involved in every detail" of the planning for his funeral, the Archbishop of Canterbury has told Sky News.
Travel firm calls for huge cut to cost of COVID tests for holidaymakersThe cost of COVID-19 tests for holidaymakers should be cut to £30 to encourage people to start travelling again, a boss at one of Britain's biggest travel chains has told Sky News.
Care worker who refused COVID vaccine says employer's treatment made him feel 'worthless'A care worker has told Sky News his treatment at the hands of his employer, when he said he didn't want to take the COVID-19 vaccine, made him feel "worthless".
New evidence of the strict controls Uighurs face in factories, thousands of miles from homeUighur people from Xinjiang working in other parts of China are subject to "political" checks and work under strict "half-military" style management, according to new evidence discovered by Sky News.
UK 'struggling to meet climate targets' and should 'look at the US for guidance'The UK government is "struggling" to meet its climate goals and should "look at the United States" for guidance, the former head of the UN Climate Change negotiations has told Sky News.
Review launched into Greensill Capital following David Cameron lobbying rowA review is to be launched into Greensill Capital following David Cameron's lobbying of government, Whitehall sources have confirmed to Sky News.
'It's been a massive achievement': Former AstraZeneca board member defends firm over vaccineA former AstraZeneca board member has told Sky News that she thinks the company has been unfairly criticised over its handling of the vaccine rollout.
Horrifying personal accounts of three days under terrorist fire in MozambiquePictures shared with Sky News, taken by survivors of the Palma terror attack in Mozambique, give a graphic illustration of a terrifying three days under fire, surrounded by insurgents.
BAFTA's spotlight on diversity: Director says film tells story of people 'you don't see on screen'Young black women are forced to be "stronger and more resilient than their years should require", a BAFTA-nominated director has told Sky News.
Tearful Countess of Wessex says Queen 'has been amazing' as she leaves Windsor CastlePrince Edward's wife Sophie had tears in her eyes as she told Sky News "the Queen has been amazing" as she left Windsor Castle this afternoon.
The ice-breaker of Prince Philip fixing my tie: Sky News correspondent recalls nerve-racking speechSky News' Inzamam Rashid remembers his embarrassment at having his tie adjusted by Prince Philip after he was asked to give a speech at a Duke of Edinburgh award event when he was just 20.
'Philip tweaked my nose' and 'I got chocolate marks on his trousers' - readers share their memories of Duke of EdinburghSky News readers have been recalling their personal encounters with Prince Philip following the Duke of Edinburgh's death at the age of 99.