Ghislaine Maxwell appears in court charged with aiding Epstein’s sex crimes

British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell has appeared in court after being charged with helping to lure underage girls who were then sexually abused by Jeffrey Epstein. Maxwell, who has kept a low profile since Epstein’s death in August last year, was arrested by the FBI in Bradford, New Hampshire, on Thursday on charges relating to her … Read more Ghislaine Maxwell appears in court charged with aiding Epstein’s sex crimes

Vote that could extend Putin’s power in Russia was a ‘fraud’, critics claim

President Vladimir Putin won more than 75% of the vote that could allow him to stay in power until 2036 – but critics say it was “a total fraud”. Exiled Russian businessman Mikhail Khordorkovsky claims the referendum was not held according to any voting rules, which allowed him to “invent any figure he wanted”. SUBSCRIBE … Read more Vote that could extend Putin’s power in Russia was a ‘fraud’, critics claim

Exclusive: British former consulate employee in Hong Kong calls for more action against China

Simon Cheng was detained for 15 days in China and was released after diplomatic pressure but now calls for more action from the government for Hong Kong. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews and https://twitter.com/skynewsbreak Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/skynews Sky News … Read more Exclusive: British former consulate employee in Hong Kong calls for more action against China

Socialite, tycoon’s daughter, friend of Epstein: Who is Ghislaine Maxwell?

The Jeffrey Epstein investigation is one of the most high profile cases in the world – but very little is known about his former girlfriend, Ghislaine Maxwell, who has been arrested by the FBI. She has been charged with playing a role in the “sexual exploitation and abuse” of multiple underage girls by Epstein. Court … Read more Socialite, tycoon’s daughter, friend of Epstein: Who is Ghislaine Maxwell?

Operation Venetic: 746 ‘untouchable’ criminals arrested after police infiltrate encrypted system

WARNING: Contains flashing images. Police have arrested hundreds of suspected top-tier criminals involved in murder, gun smuggling and drug trafficking after infiltrating their encrypted phone system. In an operation led by the UK’s National Crime Agency, investigators say they have seized £54m in cash, two tonnes of cocaine, 77 firearms including assault rifles, sub-machine guns … Read more Operation Venetic: 746 ‘untouchable’ criminals arrested after police infiltrate encrypted system

BREAKING: ‘Mandatory’ return to school in autumn includes safety ‘bubbles’ – UK COVID-19 update

The Education Secretary said schools will keep classes and year groups separate when all pupils return in the autumn, with social distancing where possible. Restrictions on group sizes for early years providers will be relaxed from 20 July because of falling coronavirus infection rates, he confirmed. Schools are being encouraged to stagger their start and … Read more BREAKING: ‘Mandatory’ return to school in autumn includes safety ‘bubbles’ – UK COVID-19 update

BREAKING: Jeffrey Epstein ex-girlfriend Ghislaine Maxwell charged over sexual exploitation

Ghislaine Maxwell has been charged with playing a role in the “sexual exploitation and abuse” of multiple underage girls by Jeffrey Epstein. Read the latest developents here: https://news.sky.com/story/ghislaine-maxwell-long-time-friend-of-jeffrey-epstein-arrested-by-fbi-report-12019680 SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews and https://twitter.com/skynewsbreak Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/skynews Sky … Read more BREAKING: Jeffrey Epstein ex-girlfriend Ghislaine Maxwell charged over sexual exploitation

BREAKING: All schools ‘must return in September’

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson’s has told the Commons that all schools must reopen in September. Read more here: https://news.sky.com/story/coronavirus-all-pupils-must-return-to-school-in-september-education-secretary-tells-mps-12019585 SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews and https://twitter.com/skynewsbreak Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/skynews Sky News videos are now available in Spanish here/Los video … Read more BREAKING: All schools ‘must return in September’

Coronavirus: Musicians fight for the live music scene

Singer-songwriter KT Tunstall says live music is in peril because many small venues are closing and people who work in the industry are moving elsewhere. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews and https://twitter.com/skynewsbreak Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/skynews Sky News videos are … Read more Coronavirus: Musicians fight for the live music scene

Harry: “Our generation hasn’t done enough”

Prince Harry says not enough has been done to right the wrongs of the past, acknowledging the institutional racism in society in a message to winners of the Diana Awards. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews and https://twitter.com/skynewsbreak Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews Follow us on Instagram: … Read more Harry: “Our generation hasn’t done enough”

Relations between UK and China strained by ‘Orwellian’ law

The UK has accused China of breaking the 1984 Sino-British joint declaration by imposing a new national security law on Hong Kong. Hong Kong’s last governor called the new legislation ‘Orwellian’ as dozens were arrested in protests against the law. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews and … Read more Relations between UK and China strained by ‘Orwellian’ law

LA beaches closed for 4th of July weekend as coronavirus cases surge

The governor of California has announced more measures to combat the surge in coronavirus after another record-breaking day of cases in America’s most populous state. Many of California’s beaches will be closed for the Independence Day weekend, but Mr Newsom says he is concerned that people will still be gathering for what is traditionally America’s … Read more LA beaches closed for 4th of July weekend as coronavirus cases surge

Which UK cities could face a local COVID-19 lockdown?

Some areas in the UK are more likely to have lockdown restrictions reimposed than others. Sky News looks at why Leicester was locked down and how its COVID-19 infection rate compares to other parts of the country. The government’s strategy of imposing local lockdowns has come under scrutiny, with some claiming it is taking too … Read more Which UK cities could face a local COVID-19 lockdown?

Thousands of UK jobs axed in retail and aviation over COVID-19

High street giants and aviation firms have announced thousands of UK job cuts as the government starts to wind down the furlough scheme. John Lewis, Airbus, Arcadia, EasyJet and Harrods are just some of the firms planning a wave of lay-offs to help them survive the #coronavirus pandemic. The owner of Upper Crust said 5,000 … Read more Thousands of UK jobs axed in retail and aviation over COVID-19

Hundreds of protesters arrested on first day of Hong Kong national security law

The first day of the controversial national security in Hong Kong was met with protests as hundreds were arrested. The widely-drawn crimes of secession, subversion, terrorism and colluding with foreign forces could now carry a life sentence, a move welcomed by the city’s pro-Beijing leader, Carrie Lam. She toasted the legislation imposed by the Chinese … Read more Hundreds of protesters arrested on first day of Hong Kong national security law