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October 23, 2018 6:30 AM Street harassment 'relentless' for women and girls

Women and girls across the UK face "relentless" harassment on the street and not enough is being done to stop it, MPs say. The politicians making up the Women and Equalities Committee looked into the issue for nine months and found the amount of harassment meant it became "normalised" for girls growing up. The MPs are now calling for the government to take action 6

October 12, 2018 7:09 AM Fury as £4million British foreign aid budget used fixing POTHOLES abroad

FURIOUS campaigners have slammed the government for spending nearly £4billion of foreign aid money on improving infrastructure in countries such as Pakistan and India - including railways and potholes in roads. A new report from spending watchdog the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (ICAI) revealed taxpayers have bankrolled a £265million cash injection 9

October 8, 2018 11:10 PM Put YOUR hands down back of sofa! Republic DEMANDS royals pay for Princess Eugenie wedding

THE Royal Family should “put their hands down the back of the sofa” and pay for Princess Eugenie’s wedding, the vice chair of anti-monarchist campaign group Republic has said. Dani Beckett, vice chair of campaign group Republic, wants to see the Royal Family abolished and is adamant taxpayers should not foot the bill for Princess Eugenie’s wedding to fiance 8

October 8, 2018 7:33 AM Brazil election 2018 results LIVE: Right wing 'Tropical Trump' storms ahead in first round

POPULIST Brazilian presidential hopeful Jair Bolsonaro has secured a resounding victory in the first-round of his country’s elections but fell just short of the majority he needed to avoid a second-round run-off. The former Army captain, dubbed “Tropical Trump" because of his nationalist agenda and anti-establishment tirades, won nearly half the votes 5

October 4, 2018 6:01 PM 'ATTENTION SEEKING!' Jeremy Corbyn MOCKED after climbing ROCK WALL

LABOUR PARTY leader Jeremy Corbyn was mocked online after video footage emerged of him climbing a rock wall in Leeds. Jeremy Corbyn was visiting Leeds to support the city’s bid for more funding for flood defences when the 69-year-old whipped off his jacket and started to climb a rock wall. The Labour Party leader joked with reporters asking them if they would 9

October 4, 2018 7:20 AM Carol Kirkwood joins Stacey Dooley and Tess Daly to launch Children In Need campaign

BBC Breakfast weather presenter Carol Kirkwood poses in the famous Pudsey ears to launch the 2018 Children In Need campaign toady. The 56-year-old TV personality joined the stars of Strictly Come Dancing to support the Do Your Thing fundraiser. The campaign asks people across the UK to ‘Do Your Thing’ to help change the lives of disadvantaged children 10

October 3, 2018 12:13 AM STI rise in Wales: What do young people think of safe sex?

Dating apps and a lack of funding are behind a spike in sexually transmitted infections in Wales, a health expert has said. Cases of syphilis rose by 53% from 2016 to 2017 and diagnoses of gonorrhoea went up 21%, according to Public Health Wales' latest figures. Dr Olwen Williams, president of the British Association of Sexual Health and HIV, said: "Certainly 12

October 2, 2018 4:45 PM High street sports titans ride into battle for Evans Cycles

JD Sports Fashion and Sports Direct are competing with Halfords to take control of Evans Cycles, Sky News learns. Sky News has learnt that JD Sports Fashion and Sports Direct International both tabled indicative offers for Evans last week, pitting them against Halfords and a number of financial investors. News of JD Sports' and Sports Direct's interest 12

September 27, 2018 8:36 PM Tesla boss Elon Musk sued for 'fraud' by US regulator

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has filed a lawsuit against Tesla's chief executive accusing him of securities fraud. The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has filed a lawsuit against Tesla's chief executive accusing him of securities fraud. The regulator said Mr Musk made a series of "false and misleading" tweets and he "knew or was reckless 11

September 22, 2018 1:45 AM US threatens Iran with WAR if Americans attacked

US SECRETARY of State Mike Pompeo has warned Iran that the US could respond militarily if American interests are targeted by Iranian backed groups which are active across the Middle East. When asked if this could mean a military response, Mr Pompeo said: “They’re going to be held accountable”. On September 7, a number of mortar shells exploded near the US embassy 13