British woman dies after apartment fall in Spain

A British woman has died after falling from a 10th-floor apartment in the Spanish resort of Benidorm. There are reports she had been partying with other Britons at the Apartamentos Payma block in the area known as ‘Little England’ when she fell. Police...

Corbyn victory 'could happen', PM warns

Theresa May has urged her supporters in Scotland to get out and vote, warning against complacency in the face of her huge poll advantage over Jeremy Corbyn. During a visit to Aberdeenshire, she called the General Election on 8 June the most important of her lifetime....

Ministers eye £3bn B&B mortgage sell-off

The Government is to take another step towards recouping the vast sums of money injected into the banking system in 2008 by selling £3bn of Bradford & Bingley (B&B) mortgage loans. Sky News has learnt that UK Asset Resolution, the Treasury-supervised unit...

Corbyn: 'Insecure' May will make damaging mistakes

Jeremy Corbyn has accused Theresa May of being “insecure” about her authority – and retreating into a “presidential bunker mentality” reminiscent of Tony Blair. The Labour leader said he believed in “empowering others to make up...

Largest vessel sets record after lifting platform

The largest vessel on the planet has successfully carried out the world’s biggest lift at sea, plucking a 24,000-tonne oil rig platform from the North Sea. The mammoth engineering task was carried out as part of the first phase of decommissioning one of the most...