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Sunday, November 19, 2017

Sky News

Andrew Sachs, best known for his role in the beloved 1970s sitcom Fawlty Towers, has died at the age of 86, according to reports. The actor, who starred as hapless Spanish waiter Manuel in the comedy about a gaffe-prone hotel,...
Ten suspects have been identified in a major police investigation into historical child sex offences in youth football. Greater Manchester Police (GMP) said it was investigating reports from 35 people and its inquiry is growing on a daily basis.Earlier, the National Police...
Child abusers who prey on vulnerable youngsters desperate to achieve sporting success are "evil in plain sight", former England player Paul Stewart has told Sky News. The 52-year-old said years of abuse at the hands of youth team coach Frank...
Counting is taking place in the Richmond Park by-election, triggered after Zac Goldsmith resigned as a Conservative MP in protest at the Heathrow expansion go-ahead. He chose to run as an independent in this race and is trying to see...
Sky News understands the Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has privately told at least four EU ambassadors that he supports freedom of movement - despite the Government's hard stance on Brexit. The high-ranking diplomats were speaking under the Chatham House rule,...
Calls to a hotline on sexual abuse in football have more than tripled the amount made in the first days of the Savile scandal. The NSPCC said the service, established in co-operation with the Football Association on 23 November, has...
The pilot of a plane carrying a Brazilian football team said he had run out of fuel moments before crashing in Colombia, according to a recording. Seventy-one people died when the aircraft came down in a mountainous area, including most...
Oil prices have soared after OPEC countries agreed their first cut in production since 2008. The deal will see the group's member countries reduce production by 1.2 million barrels a day to 32.5 million barrels, effective from January.The 14-member Organisation...
A British couple caught up in deadly wildfires in Tennessee have told Sky News how they woke up in an empty hotel with fires burning around them after staff allegedly forgot to let them know they were evacuating. Adrian and...
Aleppo is at risk of becoming "one giant graveyard" and its people exterminated, a top UN envoy has warned. Stephen O'Brien was speaking to a special UN Security Council meeting as hundreds of civilians fleeing the city were reportedly detained...