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ENTERTAINMENT

Jussie Smollett assault inquiry has shifted, say Chicago police

The move comes after Chicago investigators released without charge two Nigerian brothers they had detained for questioning earlier in the week

Jennifer Aniston’s plane forced to make emergency landing

The plane carrying the actress and a group of friends, including former Friends co-star Courteney Cox, was en route to Cabo San Lucas in Mexico after taking off from Los Angeles International Airport on Friday morning

Hitler actor Bruno Ganz, who went viral in memes, dies

The Swiss star had cancer and died at his home in the Swiss city of Zurich

Dua Lipa unveils waxwork at Madame Tussauds

The 23-year-old described the experience as "surreal" after unveiling the figure in front of fans in London on Friday night

21 Savage says he was ‘definitely targeted’ during US arrest

The federal government's immigration policies had been "pretty debilitating", Dina LaPolt alleged

Small Island author Andrea Levy dies of cancer at age 62

She had been "ill for some time", her publisher Headline said, adding that she was "widely regarded as the first black British author to achieve both critical and mainstream commercial success"

TECHNOLOGY

Branson hunts Galactic cash after grounding $1bn Saudi deal

Sky News ‎has learnt that the Virgin Group founder has hired LionTree Advisors, a corporate finance firm, to help raise hundreds of millions of pounds to inject into Virgin Galactic and Virgin Orbit

RemoveDebris mission tests junk-piercing harpoon in space for first time

The British-led RemoveDebris mission aims to tackle the problem of waste material in space left by rockets and other deployments

Elon Musk’s ‘malicious’ AI too dangerous to release, say developers

OpenAI is a non-profit research organisation founded in 2015 with $1bn in backing from Mr Musk and others to promote the development of artificial intelligence technologies that benefit humanity

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Topshop owners fined after girl fractures skull in store

The 10-year-old suffered a fractured skull after a queue barrier fell on her in the chain's Silverburn Shopping Centre store, Glasgow

Council seeking relatives of the late John Edward Pritchard

Mr Prichard, who was 81, passed away recently. He had been living in a care home in Merridale for several years, and...

Man, 27, appears in court charged with murders of three pensioners

Alexander Lewis-Ranwell appeared at Exeter Magistrates' Court accused of killing 80-year-old Anthony Payne and twins Dick and Roger Carter, who were 84

Tobias Harris acquisition gives Philadelphia 76ers a core four of stars – but will new-look team function cohesively?

After trading for Jimmy Butler barely a month into the season, the Philadelphia 76ers found that vital piece that seems to be the orthodox path to NBA championships - a third star

POLITICS

MPs told splitting from Labour risks ‘decade’ of Conservative government

There have been growing reports a group of disaffected Labour MPs could quit the party due to their disgruntlement with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn's stance on Brexit, as well as his handling of antisemitism allegations

Food waste bins to be emptied weekly under refuse revamp

The move, proposed by Environment Secretary Michael Gove, forms part of an overhaul of the rubbish and recycling system

Donald Trump: Britain should take back Islamic State fighters and put them on trial

The US president said "the alternative is not a good one in that we will be forced to release them", with the terror group's caliphate in Iraq and Syria "ready to fall"

LATEST UK NEWS

MPs told splitting from Labour risks ‘decade’ of Conservative government

There have been growing reports a group of disaffected Labour MPs could quit the party due to their disgruntlement with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn's stance on Brexit, as well as his handling of antisemitism allegations

Food waste bins to be emptied weekly under refuse revamp

The move, proposed by Environment Secretary Michael Gove, forms part of an overhaul of the rubbish and recycling system

What happens now that IS bride has had her baby in Syria?

When she and her friends sneaked out of the country, they sparked a counter-terrorism investigation

‘I was gone’: Former footballer Glenn Hoddle ‘died for 60 seconds’ after TV studio cardiac arrest

He said he was "gone" when he collapsed at the end of a live BT Sport broadcast, hitting the back of his head on the floor - and had to be brought back to life by a sound engineer

IS bride Shamima Begum tells Sky News: ‘A lot of people should have sympathy for me’

The 19-year-old, who has just given birth to a baby boy in a Syrian refugee camp, also said the UK authorities had no evidence of her "doing anything dangerous", in response to concerns she could pose a security threat

Drug row ‘having enormous impact’ on cystic fibrosis patients

A drug called Orkambi could help many of the 10,000 Britons living with the life-shortening condition - but it's not yet available in the UK because the NHS says it costs too much

STRANGE NEWS

The marks are intended to stop evil spirits, say experts, and are thought to be the largest collection in one place in the UK
In a three-horse primary in Edmond, Oklahoma, Charles Lamb finished second behind Dan O'Neil, who described it as "sort of awkward"