Up to parties to make TV election debates happen – govt

Political parties will consider proposals by Sky News for an Independent Debates Commission to organise TV debates in general elections, the government has announced. As support builds for Sky News’ campaign, the Cabinet Office has said the proposals are...

May will face Tory critics at showdown meeting

Theresa May will face her backbenchers at a potentially crucial meeting on Wednesday, Sky News can confirm. The prime minister will address the 1922 committee of Conservative MPs, amid speculation she could be about to face a vote of no confidence in her leadership....

PM will face backbenchers at crunch meeting

Theresa May will face her backbenchers at a potentially crucial meeting on Wednesday, Sky News can confirm. The prime minister will address the 1922 committee of Conservative MPs, amid speculation she could be about to face a vote of no confidence in her leadership....

FTSE hits seven-month low as world markets suffer

Markets around the world have taken a hit, with poor performances in Asia overnight affecting markets in Europe and the US. Britain’s FTSE 100 was down 1.24% to a seven-month low, while all three main US markets were down – the industrial Dow Jones by...

Couple tested positive for drugs after baby's death

A mother tested positive for cocaine and cannabis after her three-week-old baby fell ill and died of a fatal head injury, a court has heard. Stanley Davis died in hospital a week after being taken from a flat in Gosport, Hampshire, in March last year. Roxanne Davis,...