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Islanders To Head To The Polls For European Elections

Islanders will head to the polls for the European Parliamentary elections tomorrow (Thursday). 85 representatives from nine political parties and independent candidates want to represent the South East region. Two people from the Isle of...

Stormzy should replace Mozart in UK music classrooms, study says

Schools have been urged to swap Mozart for Stormzy in a bid to get more pupils engaged in music lessons. National charity Youth Music has said the curriculum needs a major shake-up to improve levels...

British Steel insolvency plan places thousands of jobs at risk

British Steel is expected to be placed into an insolvency process on Wednesday, putting thousands of jobs at risk, Sky sources say. Sky's City editor Mark Kleinman said he understood insolvency experts for the business...

Plastic straws, stirrers and cotton buds to be banned in England

Michael Gove is taking action on plastic pollution by banning plastic straws, stirrers and cotton buds in England from next spring. The environment secretary has confirmed a ban on the supply of the items from...

Human composting as an alternative to burial or cremation signed into law in Washington

Washington has become the first US state to allow human bodies to be turned into compost, rather than being buried or cremated. Governor Jay Inslee signed into law a bill making it legal for licensed...

Man who lost limbs to sepsis warns nurses need more training

A man who lost all of his limbs and part of his face to sepsis has called for nurses to receive mandatory training on how to diagnose the disease. Tom Ray was a fit and...

Man, 80, brutally attacked by driver in Penge street after crossing road with wife

An 80-year-old man has been seriously injured after being pushed over by a driver and knocked unconscious in a "nonsensical attack". The pensioner suffered a broken wrist, nose and cheekbone after CCTV footage showed the...

Pret a Manger to buy fellow food and drink retailer Eat

Pret a Manger says it has agreed to buy fellow food and drink retailer Eat to transform as many of its outlets into "Veggie Prets". More follows... (c) Sky News 2019: Pret a Manger to buy...

LGBT lessons row: Birmingham MP Roger Godsiff says five year olds are ‘too young’...

Four and five year olds are too young to learn about LGBT issues, according to the MP for the area where a primary school is facing daily protests over equality teaching. Roger Godsiff is MP...

North Korea responds to Joe Biden jibe and calls him ‘fool of low IQ’

North Korea has called Joe Biden a "fool of low IQ" and an "imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a human being" after he said Kim Jong Un was a tyrant. Korean Central News Agency...