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Sky News - First For Breaking News From The UK And Around The World

Top Stories<p>The Latest News from the UK and Around the World | Sky News<p>In a statement released by Kensington Palace, the bride-to-be speaks of her …

Grenfell Tower

Esteban Gutierrez announced as second Haas F1 driver for 2016

Esteban Gutierrez has finally been confirmed as a Haas Formula 1 driver for the 2016 season.<p>Ferrari reserve Gutierrez's appointment has been one of …

Auto Racing

Jeremy Clarkson takes thinly veiled shot at BBC in new Amazon commercial

Jeremy Clarkson's headed to Amazon Video next year with a new car show that also stars his former <i>Top Gear</i> cohorts Richard Hammond and James May. But before that as-yet-untitled program launches, he's doing a bit of advertising for his new employer — and trolling his old one in the process. In a new …

Top Gear

iOS 9 is hitting snooze on your alarm with this bug

A new iOS 9 bug has been causing users rushed mornings due to Apple's new overnight update feature.<p>According to a report from AppleInsider, the iOS …

iOS

Microsoft announces plans to discontinue the popular Sunrise Calendar app

Sunrise Calendar is heading off into the sunset. Microsoft recently announced that the popular app will soon be discontinued as the company will …

Apps

BBC iPlayer coming to the new Apple TV

Fellow Britons, the wait is almost over. iPlayer is finally making its way to the Apple TV. The BBC announced via its official Twitter handle that its popular catch-up and live-streaming service is making its way to the brand new Apple TV in the coming months. The company didn’t confirm exactly …

Smart TV

Nexus 6P review: Google tempts away this iPhone owner

I gave up on Android some time ago, after a six month stint with the Nexus 5. I was a long time user of Google’s devices, but Apple was consistently beating even the best flagship Nexus phones on performance, camera and phone build every year.<p>Now, two years on, I’m revisiting Android for the first …

Phones

Warning after CCTV is released showing families with children taking selfies on rail track at level crossing

Network Rail has issued a warning after CCTV showed families with children taking selfies while sitting on rail tracks at a level crossing.<p>Families …

Trains

Tom Watson 'confused claims over VIP child sex abuse’

Whistleblower says deputy Labour leader went too far in PMQs allegations<p>Tom Watson “mixed up” his facts and made exaggerated claims about a “powerful paedophile network” linked to Downing Street, the whistleblower who alerted him to child abuse has told The Telegraph.<p>Peter McKelvie, a former child …

Facebook wants to be the only thing you look at on your phone

Facebook has gradually been adding information to its "notifications" tab to make it much more than just a place to check what photos you've been tagged in or which friends wrote on your Wall.<p>Now, the company is ramping up those efforts with new updates to the notifications tab to make it more of a …

Troops warned not to attend Sgt Alexander Blackman rally

1,300 people are expected to attend a rally for Sgt Alexander Blackman, as supporters continue to push for his murder conviction to be reviewed<p>Members of the Armed Forces have been ordered not to attend a Westminster rally later this week where more than 1,000 people are expected to turn out in …

You can now customize Facebook’s notifications tab on Android and iOS

Facebook is rolling out a new way to curate notifications on its mobile apps that it hopes you’ll find more useful. In this update, the notifications tab will display more than just people commenting on your posts or telling you about today’s birthday. Now it’ll show you milestones your friends …

Apps

Battle to succeed Sepp Blatter thrown wide open as Michel Platini’s right-hand man, Gianni Infantino, enters the race

Infantino, the general secretary of Uefa, has received the dramatic last minute backing of Uefa’s ExCo which includes FA vice-chairman David Gill<p>The <b>battle to succeed Sepp Blatter as Fifa president</b> was thrown wide open on Monday after Michel Platini’s right-hand man made a dramatic last-minute entry …

Former Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood ‘disappointed’ by sacking

Tim Sherwood has expressed his disappointment after being sacked by Aston Villa.<p>The 46-year-old, who was dismissed on Sunday eight months after replacing Paul Lambert, said in a statement: “I am very disappointed that I will not be able to carry on in my role as manager of Aston Villa.<p>“I knew when …

Soccer

Islamic group blocked from building 'Britain's biggest mosque' in London

Battle that lasted 16 years finally ends with ruling that the Tablighi Jamaat sect cannot build a 290,000 square foot mosque in East London<p>The government has blocked an Islamic group with alleged links to fundamentalism from building Britain’s biggest mosque, putting a final end to a 16-year battle.<p>…

Underwear thief used custom-made fishing rod to steal more than 285 bras

Chinese man also amassed 185 worn panties and 102 other pieces of clothing in his three-year spree, enough for police to launch a criminal case<p>Police have nabbed an underwear thief in the eastern Chinese city of Liyang, after he was found to have stashed more than 285 worn bras and 185 worn panties …

Clothing

New illness spread by ticks found similar to Lyme disease

The new disease, which causes headache, fatigue, muscle aches and a recurrent fever is feared to be less responsive to antibiotics than similar illnesses<p>Scientists have discovered a new illness similar to Lyme disease, spread by ticks and resistant to antibiotics - raising fears about growing …

Disease

'Spy in bag' Gareth Williams was 'murdered by Russian hitmen after sexual photo blackmail plot'

Former major and intelligence officer Boris Karpichkov claims he knows the truth behind the MI6 spy's death<p>Gareth Williams, the MI6 spy whose body was found in a bag, was murdered by Russian hitmen who blackmailed him with compromising sexual photographs, according to a former KGB major.<p>The former …

iPad Pro Hands-On Shows Off Productivity Features, Apple Pencil is Excellent

With the launch of Apple’s iPad Pro coming up shortly, technology and education expert Fraser Speirs got some hands-on time with the device at an …

This report proves that Britain is overwhelmingly anti-immigration and it could prompt Brexit

Despite mass criticism and protests from campaigners, human rights groups and left-wing media over the British government's handling of the worst refugee crisis since World War II, the latest report from Bank of America Merrill Lynch shows that Britons would actually vote to leave immediately if …

Could £25,000 payout spark new PPI claims spree?

A landmark ruling – and payout – could trigger another wave of payment protection insurance claims<p>Santander has quietly paid almost £25,000 relating to a PPI complaint it had previously thrown out, potentially paving the way for millions of customers to reopen complaints previously dismissed.<p>The …

Can technology take Williams to the front of the F1 grid?

<b>When your closest sporting rivals are running a business with an annual team budget worth more than three times your own, then you need to be innovative in sustaining a challenge.</b><p>And when it is in a cutting edge sport like Formula 1, then teams such as Williams Martini have to make sure every penny …

Motorsport

TalkTalk Site Hit By 'Significant' Cyber Attack — Sky News

Open this story in Apple News.<p>For the best reading experience, open this story on a device with Apple News.. It may also be available on the …

Up yours, Unicorn Burrito: Unleash iOS 9.1’s awesome new emojis

This week’s update to iOS 9.1 did more than just squash some bugs and tweak the Shift key. It also added a ton of new emojis to your built-in keyboard. If you want to put a number on it, iOS 9.1 adds 184 new, tiny pictures to spice up your text messages.<p>It may be hard to keep track of which ones …

Public Administration

Toddler encouraged to smoke cigarettes and drink beer in viral video

The clip shows a toddler indulging in cigarettes and beer as grown-ups “welcome him to manhood”<p>A recent viral video features a young boy smoking cigarettes and chasing it down with beer as two adults encourage the behavior. "This is what being a real man is all about," one unidentified man relays …

Radio invites an elderly man onto show after he calls saying that he is lonely

A 95-year-old man called Bill Palmer rang into BBC Radio Solent to tell them that he is lonely and misses his wife - so they invited him on the show<p>Last week, an elderly gentleman named Bill Palmer called Alex Dyke's show on BBC Radio Solent to speak about how lonely he is, and how much he misses …

iOS 9.1 Update Also Expands Reach Of Apple’s News App

Apple’s iOS 9.1 update, which yesterday brought support for new emoji to users of Cupertino’s mobile devices among other tweaks, also flicked the launch switch on Apple News for users in the U.K. and Australia.<p>Prior to this the personalized news service was couched as being tested in these …