Sky National News

February 21, 2020
Surge testing for Indian and South African variants under way across England

Surge testing for Indian and South African variants under way across England

Surge testing to tackle an outbreak of the Indian variant of coronavirus is under way in parts of England.

Labour condemns 'unacceptable' Israeli airstrike as thousands march in London to protest Gaza violence

Labour condemns 'unacceptable' Israeli airstrike as thousands march in London to protest Gaza violence

An Israeli airstrike that levelled a media tower in Gaza has been branded "completely unacceptable" by Labour, as thousands of people gathered on the streets of central London in solidarity with Palestinians amid the conflict.

Rangers fans take to streets to celebrate title win despite warnings from police

Rangers fans take to streets to celebrate title win despite warnings from police

Thousands of Rangers fans have gathered in the centre of Glasgow to celebrate the team's title win, despite warnings against gathering due to rising COVID cases in the city.

Lads' day out! Seven bullocks take over town after escaping from field

Lads' day out! Seven bullocks take over town after escaping from field

A group of wandering bullocks have taken over a town in East Yorkshire after escaping from a field - causing cattle chaos.

Santander 'working to fix' problems with app, ATMs, cards and other services

Santander 'working to fix' problems with app, ATMs, cards and other services

Santander's telephone, branch, online and card services are all experiencing major issues, customers are reporting - and the bank has admitted it has no idea when they will be fixed.

Lockdown easing a 'real worry', doctors warn - as minister says it's 'the safe thing to do'

Lockdown easing a 'real worry', doctors warn - as minister says it's 'the safe thing to do'

Easing restrictions in England next week is the right thing to do, the government has insisted, as doctors said the move was a "real worry" with many still awaiting vaccination.

Crimes at weddings revealed including mass brawls, dog attacks and sex offences

Crimes at weddings revealed including mass brawls, dog attacks and sex offences

It's supposed to be the happiest day of your life, but police have revealed details of dozens of crimes reported at weddings in the last three years - including mass brawls, thefts and sexual misconduct.

British troops battle sandstorm to seize Islamic State weapons cache

British troops battle sandstorm to seize Islamic State weapons cache

British troops have battled a sandstorm and temperatures higher than 50C (122F) to seize a cache of weapons from Islamic State terrorists in Mali, the Ministry of Defence has said.