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# Sky News

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# Sky News
Sky News journalist shot and wounded in Ukraine
Stuart Ramsay, chief correspondent at Sky News, was part of a television crew ambushed by outside Kyiv.
All time
# NI Protocol
Taoiseach warns UK extension of protocol grace period would be ‘problematic’
Martin also insisted a breakthrough between the EU and UK was still possible ‘if there’s a will there on both sides’.
# Sky News
Kay Burley returning Monday after being off air for six months in wake of controversial birthday gathering
The gathering had occurred at a time when London was in Tier 2 of England’s Covid-19 three-tier system.
# Sky News News
Kay Burley to go off air for six months in wake of controversial birthday gathering
Political editor Beth Rigby and correspondent Inzamam Rashid have agreed to be off air for three months
# London
Podcast explores the curious case of Irishman caught up in the world of Russian espionage
In a case of ‘wrong place at the wrong time’, Dublin man Derek Conlon was caught in the centre of international espionage.
# Coronavirus
Covid-19: Normal life will not resume for six months, says UK government doctor
Dr Jenny Harries aid the nation will not be in “complete lockdown” for half a year but social distancing measures will be lifted gradually.
# London
Sky News anchor apologises after being criticised for hitting out at renters during live interview
The interviewee described Jane Secker’s line of questions as “a bit patronising, really”.
# Auction
Comcast to buy Sky for £30.45 billion, outbidding Fox
The future of Sky’s ownership has been uncertain for nearly two years.
# Pope in England
Sky News thinks Pope Francis is currently in England, and Twitter is fairly baffled
For the love of…
# Guilty
Ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort found guilty of tax evasion and bank fraud
The US president previously suggested that Manafort has been treated worse than Al Capone.
# evacuations
24,000 bomb hoax emails sent to UK schools as 'part of Minecraft gamer feud'
Police said about 400 schools were affected and some buildings were evacuated.
# Brexit kerfuffle
'I said some': Sky News presenter defends 'some of you Irish need to get over yourselves' comment
Adam Boulton made his comments following an interview with Tánaiste Simon Coveney.
# build a bridge
Sky News presenter says 'some of you Irish need to get over yourselves'
Some people have been critical of Adam Boulton’s line of questioning in an interview with Tánaiste Simon Coveney.
# kerfuffle
Sky News anchor to Coveney: 'Do you think that this week's kerfuffle has been necessary? Do you feel guilty?'
Coveney was speaking to Adam Boulton after this morning’s Brexit deal.
# Online Shopping
Gardaí warn shoppers to be vigilant after UK footage of parcel theft
A homeowner in Surrey had installed a doorbell camera that filmed the theft of a parcel delivered to his house.
# in the sky
Sky News is opening a Dublin bureau
“It made no sense that we had bureaus in San Francisco or Beijing but not Dublin.”
# Stay Classy
Reporters from Channel 4, ITV and Sky News gloriously spoofed the fight scene from Anchorman
# nooooooo
A Sky News presenter accidentally introduced a politician as the leader of the 'Scottish Labia' party
It’s Labour. LABOUR!
# not backing down
Jeremy Corbyn is being attacked in the UK press over his 'refusal to directly condemn the IRA'
The pro-Tory papers have not been kind to the Labour leader today despite the fact he condemned all violence.
# fake faux fur
Warning to Irish shoppers as rabbit, mink and cat fur found in 'faux fur' clothes
The warning comes after a UK investigation revealed animal fur in fake fur products.
# wheeeee
Daryl from The Walking Dead was literally dragged off Sky News to make way for the weather
The weather takes precedence. Even over popular TV actors.
# global empire
Rupert Murdoch's Fox launches €13.4bn bid to finally get their hands on Sky
21st Century Fox already owns nearly 40% of Sky but wants it all.
# tongue tied
Boris Johnson shuts down interview when asked name of South Korea's president
Instead of answering the Sky News presenter’s questions, he invited him to go to the pub.
# article 50
Enda Kenny says it's impossible to negotiate Brexit within two years
Enda Kenny made his comments at the British Irish Council in Wales.
# LGBT Rights
Guardian journalist walks off Sky News 'in disgust' over Orlando killing comments
Owen Jones insists the host was trying to ‘deflect’ attention from the fact that Orlando shooter Omar Mateen deliberately targeted gay people
# straight talking
Student who called out David Cameron for 'waffling': 'I don't care if I was rude.'
Last night’s Sky News Brexit debate got heated.
# Negotiations
Man United on the verge of sealing £30 million-plus Mourinho deal
Confirmation of the move is being held up by image rights, according to reports.
# Chile
Watch: Lucky escape for driver as massive wave flips car
The severe weather is said to be connected to the intensity of the El Niño phenomenon.
# Hands Off
A Sky News reporter reckons referring to Saoirse Ronan as British is 'a compliment'
Richard Suchet has doubled down on comments he made about the actress yesterday.
# Saga
The Sky News reporter who started the Saoirse Ronan controversy is sticking to his guns
This is rumbling on.
# appeal
Oscar Pistorius's lawyers fight to keep him out of jail
Reeva Steenkamp’s mother had earlier said that she believed his sentence was too short.
# All smiles
'I’m learning from the master here' - Eamonn Holmes and David Cameron's TV 'love in'
The interview went a little differently to one last week with Jeremy Corbyn.
# refugee crisis
This Sky News report on a refugee crossing to Greece is causing a bit of a stir
Journalist Alex Crawford joined a group of people making the journey from Syria to Greece.
# Oops
Sky News being investigated after presenter says 'f***' live on air
Two people complained.
Watch the moment a Sky News anchor said the f-word very loudly live on air
# not a kind of magic
Unfortunately, this Sky News reporter getting videobombed brilliantly is all a big fake
But seriously, if only all their reports were like this…
# Rezgui
New footage shows hotel workers pursuing Tunisia beach attacker
A nationwide search for other suspects has been launched.
# roving reporter
Sky News reporters will be broadcasting using branded selfie sticks
Could it be bad news for cameramen and women?
# alton towers
"Has somebody lost a limb on that ride?" - Over 1,000 complaints about Kay Burley interview
The Sky News presenter was accused of ‘misrepresenting’ the CEO of Merlin Entertainment.
# revealed
Escaped prisoner tells Sky News he's in Spain
His mother says she doesn’t believe her son is dangerous but the public are being urged not to approach him.