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Sky: 'Labour Main Party In Hung Parliament'

news.sky.com — There are now just 100 days until the General Election, with Britain's two largest parties - Labour and the Conservatives - launching new policies in a bid to lure voters. David Cameron has promised a renewed squeeze on benefits "within the first few days" of Government if the Tories are re-elected on May 7.
Jan 27, 2015

RT @SkyNews: Labour are just ahead of the Conservatives with 100 days until the election, polls suggest trib.al/IOiGJPx pic.twitter.com/kSmRhDwkUZ

Jan 27, 2015

RT @SkyNews: Labour are just ahead of the Conservatives with 100 days until the election, polls suggest trib.al/IOiGJPx http://t.co/kSmRhDwkUZ

Jan 27, 2015

RT @faisalislam: New Sky News poll of polls projection by Michael Thrasher: Lab 286, Con 265, SNP 53, LD 20, UKIP 2, others 24: news.sky.com/story/1415571/…

Jan 27, 2015

Here is Sky News' poll projection with Labour as biggest party despite massive SNP surge- to 53 seats. news.sky.com/story/1415571/…

Jan 27, 2015

New Sky News poll of polls projection by Michael Thrasher: Lab 286, Con 265, SNP 53, LD 20, UKIP 2, others 24: news.sky.com/story/1415571/…

Bergdahl To Be Charged With Desertion, Report

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Jan 27, 2015

RT @SophyRidgeSky: Unconfirmed US media reports that US sergeant Bergdahl - held captive for 5yrs in Afgh - to be charged with desertion news.sky.com/story/1416018/…

Jan 27, 2015

Unconfirmed US media reports that US sergeant Bergdahl - held captive for 5yrs in Afgh - to be charged with desertion news.sky.com/story/1416018/…

FT Owner Turns Page As Chairman Nears Exit

news.sky.com — The chairman of Pearson, the FTSE-100 education and media group which owns the Financial Times, is to step down after a decade at the helm. Sky News can reveal that Glen Moreno, one of the most widely respected figures in British business, is preparing to leave the company later this year.
Jan 27, 2015

RT @MarkKleinmanSky: Exclusive: FT owner Pearson hires City search firm to identify successor to Glen Moreno, its chairman since 2005. goo.gl/mK4JfK

Jan 27, 2015

Exclusive: FT owner Pearson hires City search firm to identify successor to Glen Moreno, its chairman since 2005. goo.gl/mK4JfK

Polar Bear Takes In London's Sights

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Live Updates: Gary Glitter Gives Evidence

news.sky.com — The latest live from the trial of the former pop star, who denies indecently assaulting a 12-year-old fan and other offences.

'Crippling' Blizzard Shuts Down Major US Cities

news.sky.com — New York, Philadelphia and other cities are shutting down as a monster blizzard threatens to bring misery to some 35 million Americans in the region. Officials have ordered workers to go home early, banned travel and closed bridges and tunnels. The snow threatened to affect people in a dozen states.

The Candidates: Old, Young And Reincarnated

news.sky.com — From teenage students, 84-year-old great grandmothers and ancient reincarnated kings, this election is seeing candidates from all walks of life vying for your votes. :: King Arthur Pendragon: I'm Really Going To Fight This One Perhaps the most resilient of all the candidates is King Arthur - standing in Salisbury as an independent, in what will be his fifth tilt at a general election.
Jan 27, 2015

18yr old @Solomon_Curtis is hoping to become youngest MP. Check out my video profile of him news.sky.com/story/1415649/… vine.co/v/OjEDepTe5Q6

Jan 27, 2015

RT @SkyNewsPR: #GE2015 @skynews reporter @joetidy spoke to a great-grandmother, teenager & druid king campaigning for your vote - http://t…

Jan 27, 2015

RT @AliBunkallSKY: Like this from @joetidy: some of the lesser known and more colourful Election candidates: news.sky.com/story/1415649/…

Jan 27, 2015

RT @AliBunkallSKY: Like this from @joetidy: some of the lesser known and more colourful Election candidates: news.sky.com/story/1415649/…

Jan 27, 2015

Like this from @joetidy: some of the lesser known and more colourful Election candidates: news.sky.com/story/1415649/…

Giant Asteroid In Earth Flyby Has Its Own Moon

news.sky.com — An asteroid the length of five football pitches has skimmed past Earth, with astronomy enthusiasts managing to catch a glimpse of the giant rock with telescopes and binoculars. The object, named 2004 BL86, missed the planet by about 745,000 miles (1.2 million km), and scientists have discovered that the asteroid even has a moon of its own.
Jan 27, 2015

Asteroid 2004 BL86 was only about three times as far away as the Moon, roughly 745,000 miles, when it zoomed by... fb.me/3vpPuOpQ6

Jan 27, 2015

RT @SkyNews: The asteroid that skimmed past Earth yesterday has its own moon, as this picture shows trib.al/VG5CvWw pic.twitter.com/p09xbBKCGB

Jan 27, 2015

The asteroid that skimmed past Earth MON has its own moon, as this picture shows trib.al/VG5CvWw pic.twitter.com/30wGqUCfXw @SkyNews

Portraits Of Auschwitz Survivors

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Live Updates: Poisoned Spy Inquiry Opens

news.sky.com — The latest from the Royal Courts of Justice as a long-awaited public inquiry into the death of Alexander Litvinenko opens.

Teenager Dies Snow-Tubing In NY Storm

news.sky.com — A teenager has died in New York as he crashed into a lamppost while snow-tubing amid a huge storm in the Northeast. The storm has dropped more than a foot (30cm) of snow across the region, where many schools and offices are closed.

Woman Accused Of Killing Puppy To Board Plane

news.sky.com — A US woman is accused of drowning a puppy in an airport bathroom after being told she could not board a plane with the pet, police say. Cynthia Anderson made two attempts to get on the flight at Central Nebraska Regional Airport, the first time last Thursday with five dogs.

King Arthur Hopes To Rise Again To Save The Kingdom

news.sky.com — The coming General Election is the fifth at which King Arthur will stand as a candidate. He has lost his deposit every time, but hopes he will rise again to save the kingdom.
Jan 27, 2015

RT @SkyNews: King Arthur's up for election - complete with his sword of truth. @joetidy went to meet him trib.al/vdfnxFv pic.twitter.com/C65yVMPAES

Jan 27, 2015

RT @SkyNews: King Arthur's up for election - complete with his sword of truth. @joetidy went to meet him trib.al/vdfnxFv pic.twitter.com/C65yVMPAES

Cumberbatch Sorry For 'Coloured Actors' Remark

news.sky.com — Benedict Cumberbatch has said he is an "idiot" after he described black people as "coloured" on US television. The British actor said he was "devastated to have caused offence" following his contribution to a debate on the lack of diversity on British screens.
Jan 26, 2015

He might have been an 'idiot" but Cumberbatch sure knows how to apologize (PR companies take note) news.sky.com/story/1415418/…

Jan 26, 2015

Benedict Cumberbatch apologizes, says he is an "idiot", after describing black people as "coloured" on US talk show. bit.ly/1yJwWir

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No Charges For Man Who Killed Female Burglar

news.sky.com — No charges will be filed against an 80-year-old California homeowner who fatally shot a female burglar as she begged for her life, prosecutors have said. Tom Greer chased the robbers from his Long Beach property and caught up with Andrea Miller, 28, in an alleyway before shooting her twice on 22 July last year.
Jan 27, 2015

You chase the burgler out your house, into an alley, she pleads for mercy and you shoot her. US law? Self defence. news.sky.com/story/1415974/…

Alice Gross 'Killed Before Search Had Begun'

news.sky.com — The family of murdered Alice Gross have said there are still "serious unanswered questions" about her Latvian killer - as police announced the schoolgirl was probably killed before she was even reported missing. Police have also concluded they would have had enough evidence to charge builder Arnis Zalkalns with her abduction and murder had he not committed suicide.

100 Days, 10 Things That Will Happen

news.sky.com — A General Election campaign is a time for politicians to get out, meet people, accidentally insult them, become a man of the people, become a man very much not of the people - the possibilities are endless. Sky News looks at what to expect in the days ahead.
Jan 27, 2015

100 Days, 10 Things That WILL Happen. Expect high-vis photo ops, 'road ahead' analogies and maybe a new Gillian Duffy news.sky.com/story/1415893/…

Murdered Alice's Family Say Questions Remain

news.sky.com — The family of murdered schoolgirl Alice Gross have said there are still "serious unanswered questions" about her Latvian killer. They were were speaking after the police said they had concluded they would have had enough evidence to charge builder Arnis Zalkalns with her abduction and murder had he not committed suicide.

'Little Britain' Shoplifters Hunted By Police

news.sky.com — Police are appealing for help tracking down a couple of suspected shoplifters who "want that one" - but did not appear to want to pay for it. The pair - who appear to be channelling their inner Andy and Lou from hit comedy Little Britain - were captured on CCTV at the Marks and Spencer food section of a petrol station in Coventry.