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December 6, 2018 12:11 PM Barnaby Joyce: Schools should keep right to expel transgender kids

Australia’s former deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce is facing anger after suggesting faith schools should keep the right to discriminate against transgender children. The former leader of Australia’s Nationals made the comments as the country’s parliament debates plans to eliminate exemptions for faith schools that permit them to discriminate against 61

December 1, 2018 10:04 PM Jeremy Corbyn agrees to debate Theresa May on BBC

The BBC debate would see the leaders take questions from a panel, as well as debating each other. Mr Corbyn had agreed to debate with Mrs May over the Brexit withdrawal deal under the terms offered by ITV, but not those set out by the BBC. Downing Street said it had accepted a proposal which would see the Brexit debate be screened on the BBC at 8pm on Sunday 74

November 19, 2018 2:44 AM Damien Hirst uterus sculptures greet hospital guests in Doha

The work is the centrepiece of a modern art collection at the Sidra Medicine Hospital, officially opened this week in Doha. The open-air installation, named The Miraculous Journey, starts with one sculpture showing a fetus growing in the womb, and each sculpture shows the progression of pregnancy, ending with a 14ft baby just after birth. The work is the centrepiece 68

November 12, 2018 11:06 AM Mother on trial after baby found living in car boot

A mechanic found the two year old in the vehicle where she had become malnourished and mentally ill. Rosa Maria Da Cruz appeared in court in the central city of Tulle on charges of repeated violence against a minor, causing permanent disability. More than 50,000 people have signed Sky News' petition backing televised leaders' debates for elections - have you? Authorities 76

November 12, 2018 7:46 AM Labour's Sir Keir Starmer insists 'Brexit can be stopped' to contradict Jeremy Corbyn

In an interview with German magazine Der Spiegel published last week, Mr Corbyn claimed Labour "can't stop" Brexit as he urged his party to "recognise the reasons why people voted Leave". More than 55,000 people have signed Sky News' petition backing televised leaders' debates for elections - have you? However, speaking to Sky News on Monday, Sir Keir directly 57

November 10, 2018 9:18 AM Prisoner on the run after absconding from Suffolk jail

Gerry Sergeant failed to return to Hollesley Bay prison after going to his work placement in Bury St Edmunds. Gerry Sergeant, 61, was due back at the prison at 8pm on Friday after attending a work placement, but failed to return. He had been due to come back from Bury St Edmunds by motorbike, police said. Police have urged members of the public not to approach 52

October 30, 2018 10:40 PM David Davis predicts 'terror will win' and prevent no-deal Brexit

The former Brexit secretary thinks an agreement could be reached in Brussels - but quashed in Westminster. Revealing his opinion on the outcome of talks with Brussels, he guessed Britain would succumb to the "irrational fear" of a "no deal" divorce. The former Brexit secretary thought a deal would be struck but it could be brought down in parliament 67

October 29, 2018 6:05 PM Virgin Money owner CYBG‎ faces new salvo in SME loans fight

All Square Finance and RGL Management will say that they have joined forces in a fight over loan mis-selling, Sky News learns. Sky News understands that CYBG, which owns the Clydesdale and Yorkshire banking networks, is being targeted by a group comprising two specialist claims management firms which plan to seek hundreds of millions of pounds in compensation 117

October 27, 2018 2:18 PM Former England manager Glenn Hoddle 'seriously ill in hospital'

The football legend is taken ill on his 61st birthday, shortly after beginning his punditry duties on BT Sport. Hoddle fell ill shortly after he began his punditry duties on BT Sport and the show was cancelled as a result. Broadcaster Jake Humphrey, who works alongside Hoddle for BT, broke the news on Twitter. He wrote: "Our friend & colleague Glenn 77

October 25, 2018 2:12 PM Sir Philip Green named as businessman behind newspaper injunction

The billionaire chairman of Arcadia Group is named in the House of Lords by former Labour cabinet minister Lord Hain. Speaking in the House of Lords on Thursday, Labour peer Lord Hain used parliamentary privilege to name Sir Philip. The former cabinet minister told peers: "I feel it's my duty under parliamentary privilege to name Philip Green as the individual 113