Warning as nine-foot shark spotted in Cornwall

Holidaymakers have been warned against taking a dip in a Cornwall harbour after the sighting of a nine-foot shark. The fine summer weather has made St Ives a popular hot spot for residents and tourists alike, but the sighting of the blue shark means it could be a...

Another 40 Poundworld stores to close

Another 40 Poundworld stores are to close later this month, leading to the loss of 531 jobs, administrators have announced. They will close on Tuesday 24 July. Discussions with interested parties for the potential sale of “part, or parts of the remaining...

Most think May not in control of own party – poll

Almost three-quarters of Britons do not believe Theresa May has control of her own party, according to a Sky Data poll. With the prime minister failing to gain universal backing among Conservatives for the Brexit deal she thrashed out with her cabinet at Chequers...

'Disgustingly expensive': New Man Utd kit costliest yet

Manchester United have unveiled their most expensive home kit to date, sparking anger among some fans. The Red Devils 2018/19 season strip features an “authentic” adults’ version of the football shirt, shorts and socks costing a total of £182.85. On...

China's most expensive film withdrawn after it flops

The most expensive movie ever made in China has been pulled after making just £5.5m ($7m/49.5m yuan) at the box office in its opening weekend. Asura was six years in the making, costing £84m ($113m/750m yuan), and was intended as the first instalment in a trilogy...