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Bosses round on ministers after May defeat

Executives from some of the biggest companies operating in the UK rounded on cabinet ministers on Tuesday night after they refused to rule out a no-deal Brexit‎ in the wake of Theresa May’s crushing Commons defeat. Sky News has learnt that the bosses of...

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How your MP voted on Theresa May's Brexit deal

By Aubrey Allegretti, political reporter, and Carmen Aguilar Garcia, data journalist MPs have rejected Theresa May’s Brexit deal by an emphatic 432 votes to 202 – the biggest defeat faced by a government in generations. The results will be watched closely...

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Pound volatile as MPs vote on May's Brexit deal

The Brexit-hit pound is enduring further volatility as MPs prepare to reject Theresa May’s Withdrawal Agreement with Brussels. Sterling was trading more than 1% lower on the day versus the dollar as the clock ticked down to the vote – with traders citing...

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Five hunted over knife murder of Jayden Moodie

Police say they are hunting five suspects over the knife murder of teenager Jayden Moodie. Detectives believe the group were all in the car that rammed the 14-year-old boy off a moped a week ago in Leyton, east London. Three of them jumped out and stabbed him more...

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Entertainment

Kim Kardashian expecting fourth child via surrogate

Kim Kardashian West has confirmed rumours she is going to have a fourth child, and revealed it will be a boy. The reality TV star and her rapper husband Kanye West will have the baby via a surrogate mother, as they did with their third child Chicago last year. After...

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Selena Gomez back on social media with message for fans

Selena Gomez has returned to social media after a four-month absence to wish her followers a happy new year. The 26-year-old had not posted on her Instagram account since the end of September, when she announced she was taking a social media break and reminded fans...

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Margot Robbie: Don't presume I'm having a baby

Margot Robbie has said she is “so angry” about being asked when she is going to have babies after getting married. The Australian actress, 28, drew parallels with her character Elizabeth I in the new Mary Queen of Scots film. Discussing the pressure on the...

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True Detective returns with macabre murder case

Award-winning drama True Detective is back on our screens with its long-awaited third series. Starring recent Golden Globe winner Mahershala Ali alongside Stephen Dorff and Carmen Ejogo, the first two episodes were aired in the early hours as they debuted in the US,...

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Egg poaches Instagram record from Kylie Jenner

An egg has become the most-liked Instagram post of all-time, poaching the record from reality star Kylie Jenner. More than 25 million people have given their approval to the random photo, beating the more than 18 million likes received by a picture Jenner shared to...

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Game Of Thrones reveals date for final season

Game Of Thrones fans, this is it – the countdown to the beginning of the end. HBO has announced the date for the premiere of the first episode of the last ever series, after months of teasing what is to come. [embedded content] In a new trailer, the network...

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Sport

Phelan still in the dark over Hull job

Phelan said last week that he had been offered the job but there has been no update on his contract since then. He told a news conference: “I want it resolved, but it’s not my decision. “A lot of it rests on the position of the club. All I keep...

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United survive Northampton scare

Michael Carrick put United ahead but Northampton equalised before half time through an Alex Revell penalty. But Ander Herrera and Marcus Rashford sealed the win. West Ham were within seconds of being taken to extra time by League Two Accrington before Dmitri...

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Anderson could be rested for Bangladesh trip

The 34-year-old, England’s leading test wicket-taker with 463 victims, was named in the squad for the tour to Bangladesh where they play two tests next month. England travel to India in early November for a five-test series. “It’s a tough one because...

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Everton shocked by Norwich in EFL Cup

It was the Toffees’ first defeat of the season. Premier League champions Leicester are also out after squandering a 2-0 lead to lose 4-2 in extra time with 10 men at home to Chelsea. Bournemouth were taken to extra time by Championship struggler Preston after a...

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Hewitt pulls out of Rio Olympics

Two-times grand slam champion Lleyton Hewitt has opted out of his role as coach of the Australian men’s tennis team at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics for “personal reasons”, local media reported on Sunday. Hewitt’s withdrawal is another blow for...

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Howard makes 'smooth transition' to MLS

Goalkeeper Tim Howard has had no problems in making the transition to Major League Soccer and has been brilliant for the Colorado Rapids from the outset. The long-time United States goalkeeper spent the last 13 years in English soccer, including 10 seasons at Everton,...

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Wales squad touch down in Cardiff after Euros

Wales will move higher than their richer rivals and neighbours England when the new FIFA rankings are announced after Euro 2016, the first sign for what, many predict, will be a bright future after they made history at the tournament. Playing in their first finals...

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Spanish court drops charges against Neymar

Spain’s High Court said on Friday it had dropped a fraud and corruption investigation into Brazilian soccer captain and Barcelona player Neymar saying no crime had been committed. Charges were also dropped against his father and agent Neymar Da Silva Santos,...

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Clattenburg to referee Euro 2016 final

Clattenburg also refereed the UEFA Champions League final in May. He becomes the second man to take charge of both major European occasions in the same year after Pedro Proença in 2012. Clattenburg will be joined by English assistants Simon Beck and Jake Collin, plus...

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