Grayling: I'm lightning rod for anti-Brexit brigade

By Greg Heffer, political reporter Transport Secretary Chris Grayling believes he is the subject of personal criticism because he is “a lightning rod for the anti-Brexit brigade”. The cabinet minister, who campaigned for the UK to leave the EU, has...

Debenhams chair might suit Moss Bros role

By Mark Kleinman, City editor The stand-in chairman at Debenhams is being sounded out about ‎the top job at Moss Bros, the leading suit-hire specialist on UK high streets. Sky News has learnt that Terry Duddy has been shortlisted as a potential successor to Debbie...

Video of acid attack on toddler 'plotted by dad'

Video of the moment a three-year-old boy had sulphuric acid thrown over him in an attack allegedly planned by his father has been shown in court. The youngster, who cannot be named for legal reasons, suffered serious burns to his face and arm in the incident at Home...

Rough sleeping increases in the North and Midlands

By Greg Heffer, political reporter The number of people sleeping rough has continued to soar in the Midlands and some areas of the North – despite an overall fall in total figures across England for the first time in eight years. The number of people sleeping...

Man who invented ibuprofen after taking it for hangover dies

A British chemist who helped invent the painkiller ibuprofen after he took it to cure his own hangover has died at the age of 95. Dr Stewart Adams, who was awarded an OBE in 1987, died at the Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham on Wednesday. He has been praised...