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Three Murders Investigated In Child Abuse Probe

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Dec 18, 2014

video- police appeal for people who were abused in Dolphin Sq or who lived at dolphin sq in early 80s to come forward news.sky.com/story/1394091/…

Dec 18, 2014

Police investigate murders of three boys in alleged historical Westminster paedophile inquiry news.sky.com/story/1394091/… pic.twitter.com/EwzIgiZ20u

Dec 18, 2014

RT @SkyNews: Police investigate murders of three boys in alleged historical Westminster paedophile inquiry news.sky.com/story/1394091/… pic.twitter.com/mPlV6AB3OZ

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Is North Korea Really Behind Sony Hack Attack?

news.sky.com — Here's the pitch: a paranoiac tinpot state feels its honour is besmirched by a Hollywood film. So it dispatches an elite, secret band of cyberwarriors - Unit 121 - to take down the company behind the movie.

RBS Loses Fight Over £4bn Investor Court Date

news.sky.com — Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) will face angry investors in court by the end of 2016 in a legal case that is likely to see Fred Goodwin, its former boss, testify about the lender's implosion.
Dec 18, 2014

RT @MarkKleinmanSky: Exclusive: RBS loses fight with shareholders over £4bn lawsuit triggered by bank's mammoth rights issue in 2008. goo.gl/lIJy9m

Dec 18, 2014

Exclusive: RBS loses fight with shareholders over £4bn lawsuit triggered by bank's mammoth rights issue in 2008. goo.gl/lIJy9m

Censored: Boy Tells President To 'Lose Weight'

news.sky.com — A letter from a nine-year-old boy to the Chinese President advising him to "lose some weight" has been censored in China. The note was not sent directly to Xi Jinping, but posted online by the grade four pupil's father who initially found it amusing.
Dec 18, 2014

RT @Stone_SkyNews: School Boy Tells Chinese President To 'Lose Weight'... and it's censored! news.sky.com/story/1393963/…

Dec 18, 2014

RT @Stone_SkyNews: School Boy Tells Chinese President To 'Lose Weight'... and it's censored! news.sky.com/story/1393963/…

Dec 18, 2014

School Boy Tells Chinese President To 'Lose Weight'... and it's censored! news.sky.com/story/1393963/…

Dorset School In Lockdown After Shots Reported

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Victim Shows Sky Where 'MPs' Abused Him

news.sky.com — A survivor of VIP sex abuse parties in the 1980s has revealed to Sky News the area of London where he says "part of him died". 'Michael' was abused growing up in care in north Wales but he and other children were also taken on a minibus for weekend trips to Pimlico in central London in the early 1980s.

CCTV Shows Police Shoot-Out On London Streets

news.sky.com — CCTV footage of a shoot-out between a criminal and a policeman on a north London street has been released. Gunman Sedat Meric is seen in the video firing three shots into West Green Pool Bar, in Haringey, where officers from the National Crime Agency were conducting surveillance.
Dec 18, 2014

RT @SkyNews: Watch: CCTV footage of a shoot-out between a criminal and a policeman on a north London street news.sky.com/story/1394366/… pic.twitter.com/ZlcwnciUt4

Obesity Can Be 'Disability', Says EU Court

news.sky.com — Obesity can count as a disability, the European Court of Justice has ruled in the case of an overweight man who lost his job. The judgment said it could qualify if the obesity "hinders the full and effective participation of the person concerned in professional life".

Putin Backs Recovery As Rouble Falls Again

news.sky.com — The rouble has last more ground ahead of Russian President Vladimir Putin's annual news conference. The currency was more than 2% weaker on the day despite efforts by the central bank to prop it up.

Boko Haram Gunmen Kidnap 185 Nigeria Villagers

news.sky.com — More than 185 people, including women and children, have been kidnapped by Boko Haram fighters in northeast Nigeria. Gunmen killed 32 people during the attack in the remote village of Gumsuri in Borno state - the latest in a string of abductions by the Islamist group.

TV Weatherman Shot Outside Texas Studio

news.sky.com — A manhunt is under way in central Texas for a gunman who shot a TV meteorologist in a studio parking lot. KCEN-TV morning weatherman Patrick Crawford was shot multiple times on Wednesday. The gunman opened fire on Mr Crawford after an argument, police said.
Dec 18, 2014

RT @SkyNews: Manhunt underway for a gunman who shot a TV meteorologist outside Texas studio news.sky.com/story/1394226/… pic.twitter.com/Nz7xLfj0vJ

Nigeria Troops Sentenced To Death For Cowardice

news.sky.com — Fifty-four members of Nigeria's special forces have been sentenced to death for mutiny and cowardice after refusing to take part in a raid against Islamist group Boko Haram. A court martial said the men had refused to help recapture three towns in August.

Sony Cancels Kim Jong-Un Movie After Threats

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Dec 18, 2014

Sony Cancels Kim Jong-Un Movie After Threats. Film pulled as cinemas refuse to show it worldwide. news.sky.com/story/1393777/…

Dec 17, 2014

RT @SkyNews: US investigators say they have linked the Sony Pictures hacking incident to North Korea news.sky.com/story/1393777/… pic.twitter.com/y74mSyfdGH

North Korea, Inside-Job Or Hacktivists?

news.sky.com — Doubts remain over whether North Korea could really have been behind the cyber attack on Sony. Sky's Tom Cheshire takes a forensic look at the chief suspects.

Sky's Tim Marshall profiles the Russian leader

news.sky.com — Sky News' Diplomatic Editor Tim Marshall presents a special report on the man who has led Russia for more than a decade - Vladimir Putin.

North Korea: Kim Jong-Un Official Speaks

news.sky.com — This is a full list of the honours and awards given to Armed Forces members for service in Iraq, Northern Ireland, the former Yugoslavia, Afghanistan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Liberia, Sierra Leone and others between April 1, 2004 and November 30, 2004.
Dec 18, 2014

RT @MattBayleySky: Amid Interview film furore, worth revisiting only English interview with North Korean official ever by @AliBunkallSKY bit.ly/1cxBsGd

Teen Exonerated 70 Years After Execution

news.sky.com — A teenager executed by electric chair in 1944 has been exonerated by a South Carolina judge, who described the boy's conviction as a great injustice. George Stinney Jr, 14, was executed after being convicted over the March 1944 killings of two white girls aged 7 and 11.

Sierra Leone Braced For More Ebola Cases

news.sky.com — Sierra Leone, caught in the grip of the Ebola crisis, is bracing itself for a sharp increase in cases of the killer disease over the Christmas period. The Government is so worried about the situation it has outlawed any seasonal public celebrations and will be putting soldiers on the street to make sure no one disobeys the directive.

Pensioners Have £700 Of Christmas Money Stolen In Street Robbery

news.sky.com — West Midlands Police are appealing for help in identifying two men who robbed an elderly couple of £700 they'd withdrawn from a bank to buy Christmas presents for their family. The theft was caught on CCTV.
Dec 18, 2014

Can you help @WMPolice find the men who robbed an elderly couple of £700 saved for Christmas presents? CCTV here..news.sky.com/video/1394206/…