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31st May 2020
Man dies and two rescued after boat sinks off Lancashire coast at Fleetwood

A man has died and two others were rescued after a boat sank off the coast at Fleetwood.

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31st May 2020
Coronavirus: Test capacity tops 200,000 one day ahead of schedule

The UK can now test more than 200,000 people for coronavirus per day, the Department for Health and Social Care has said.

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31st May 2020
Man, 82, dies after being attacked by herd of cows in North Yorkshire

A pensioner has died after he was attacked by a herd of cows.

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31st May 2020
NASA and SpaceX craft carrying two US astronauts docks with International Space Station

The rocket launched into space by NASA and SpaceX on Saturday afternoon has docked with the International Space Station.

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31st May 2020
Tobias Weller: Boy with cerebral palsy raises £40,000 as he completes marathon in walker

A nine-year-old boy with cerebral palsy has completed the final leg of what he called his "ginormous challenge" to walk a marathon using his walker during lockdown.

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31st May 2020
Coronavirus: Formula One given go-ahead at Silverstone as quarantine exemption made for international teams

Two Formula One races will go ahead at Silverstone this summer, with teams being given an exemption from the 14-day quarantine period for international arrivals. 

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31st May 2020
Plastic Nile: Three-quarters of fish studied contain microplastics in world's longest river

Sky News has carried out the first ever scientific research into plastic pollution in the River Nile - and discovered that a staggering three-quarters of the fish analysed contained microplastics.

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31st May 2020
Coronavirus: Shielding group still uneasy about COVID-19 threat

Some of those people most vulnerable to the coronavirus have said they are reluctant to venture beyond their own properties, despite being told they can do so safely from Monday.

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31st May 2020
'Racism is real virus': Protesters ignore COVID risk as 11 held in London rally against racial violence

Thousands of people gathered in central London on Sunday as the protests in American cities spread to the UK.

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31st May 2020
Coronavirus: Elderly and most vulnerable 'shielders' can see loved ones from Monday

The elderly and most vulnerable who have been "shielding" from coronavirus will be able to see loved ones such as children and grandchildren from Monday.

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31st May 2020
Coronavirus: 'We can't just stay in lockdown forever,' says Raab as rules relaxed

The UK "can't just stay in lockdown forever", Dominic Raab has told Sky News as he defended a gradual easing of the coronavirus rules despite concerns raised by some government scientific advisers.

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31st May 2020
Plastic Nile: Pulling up plastic from world's longest river is horribly, frighteningly easy

Fresh off a plane and sleep-deprived is probably not the perfect preparation to see a beach ball of plastic being cut out of the stomach of a conscious calf. But then I'm not sure what would prepare me.

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31st May 2020
Statues in memory of fallen soldiers are 'beheaded' in vandalism attack

Statues commemorating the lives of fallen soldiers have been "beheaded" and ripped from their stands.

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31st May 2020
'The real virus is racism': London protesters ignore coronavirus risk to call for end to racial violence

Thousands of people gathered in central London on Sunday as the protests in American cities spread to the UK.

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31st May 2020
Coronavirus: More than two million vulnerable 'shielders' will be allowed to meet loved ones from Monday

Boris Johnson is easing more lockdown rules, this time allowing those vulnerable to coronavirus who are shielding to leave home and go outdoors.

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31st May 2020
Coronavirus: 'Too soon' for children to return to school, government warned

It is "too soon" for primary children to return to school when lockdown measures are relaxed from tomorrow, the government has been warned.

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31st May 2020
Coronavirus: Government reaches 200,000 test capacity a day early

The UK can now test more than 200,000 people for coronavirus per day, the Department for Health and Social Care has said.

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31st May 2020
Coronavirus: PM's stand-in 'unaware' of Dominic Cummings lockdown trip

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has admitted he did not know Boris Johnson's top aide had travelled to Durham during lockdown while he was standing in for the prime minister.

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31st May 2020
Coronavirus: Care home uses glass screen to let residents see loved ones

After a couple of pumps of hand sanitiser, Judy Ogilvy walks into a small room and says simply: "Hello, dad."

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31st May 2020
Coronavirus: Hundreds flout lockdown rules to attend illegal party in east London

Hundreds of revellers have gathered at an illegal party in east London despite lockdown measures, police say. 

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