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Sky News is a British free-to-air television news channel and organisation. Sky News is distributed via a radio news service, and through online channels. It is owned by Sky Group, a division of Comcast. John Ryley is the head of Sky News, a role he has held since June 2006. Sky News is currently Royal Television Society News Channel of the Year, the 12th time it has held the award. It is a provider of live streaming world news which can be viewed via its website, YouTube, and various mobile devices and digital media players.


Topshop owner Arcadia nearing collapse [Video]

Topshop owner Arcadia nearing collapse

Sir Philip Green’s retail empire is on the brink of collapse, with around15,000 jobs at risk. The Arcadia Group, which runs the Topshop, DorothyPerkins and Burton brands, is expected to appoint..

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William hopes Earthshot Prize will ‘help repair the planet’ [Video]

William hopes Earthshot Prize will ‘help repair the planet’

The Duke of Cambridge says there there are just 10 years “to fundamentally fixour planet” and expressed hope his environmental Earthshot Prize will “drive adecade of change”. William sees his..

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UK to send another civilian aircraft to help Britons leave Wuhan - Sky News

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Man shot by police in London was under surveillance: Sky News

A man shot by police in what they described as a terrorist incident in south London on Sunday was "under active police surveillance", Sky News reported.
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Iran's envoy to UK denies any clearing of plane crash site: Sky TV

The Iranian ambassador to Britain denied on Friday reports that Iran had bulldozed the crash site in Iran of a Ukrainian plane that Canada and others say was brought down by a missile, he told Sky..
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UK stands down on emergency preparations for no-deal Brexit: Sky News

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Britain has reduced staff at its embassies in Iran and Iraq to a minimum level following the U.S. killing of Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani, Sky News reported on Monday, citing diplomatic..
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UK military has increased security at Middle East bases after Soleimani killing: Sky News

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Police in Kent, southeast England, found nine people alive in the back of a truck on the M20 motorway on Wednesday, Sky News reported.
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will go to Brussels early Thursday in a move to have some useful meetings for a Brexit deal, Beth Rigby, Sky News political editor, said in a tweet on Wednesday.
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Britain's cabinet will be briefed on the current state of Brexit negotiations at 1145 GMT on Sunday, House of Commons Leader Jacob Rees-Mogg told Sky News.
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