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NHS data reveals patients in England waited almost an hour on average for an ambulance last month

Ambulances took almost an hour on average to respond to emergency calls in England last month, the latest NHS data has revealed.

Cost of living crisis: Householders could see energy bill direct debits rise before next price cap increase

Direct debits for energy bills could rise before the next cap increase, it has emerged.

Tobias White death in Magaluf: British man's mother 'wants those responsible to be held accountable'

The mother of a British father of two, who died whilst on holiday in Magaluf on the Spanish island of Majorca, said she wants the people responsible…

One in 20 big businesses have offered workers a cost-of-living bonus

Around 5% of businesses with 250 or more employees have offered a one-off cost-of-living payment to their workers in the last three months.

Fourth alleged IS 'Beatle' Aine Davis charged with terrorism offences after arrest at Luton airport

A man alleged to be the fourth member of the so-called Beatles Islamic State terror cell has been charged with terrorism offences after being deported…

Fire severity risk raised to 'exceptional' as four-day amber alert begins

The risk of how severe fires could become across parts of England and Wales has been raised to "exceptional" - the highest it can be - as a four-day…

Two dead and child seriously injured after family hit by car in Kent

Two people have died and a child has been seriously injured after a family were struck by a car.

Heathrow beginning to recover from travel chaos, airport boss says

Heathrow is beginning to recover from the travel chaos of recent months, according to the airport's chief executive.

House prices still rising despite fall in demand, RICS survey finds

House prices continue to increase, despite signs of shrinking demand, according to surveyors.

Rising rents driving record homelessness among private tenants, Sky News analysis reveals

The cost of living crisis and end of pandemic support is driving up homelessness rates in many parts of England.

Pharmacists warn shortage of drugs is putting patients at risk

A shortage of some medicines is putting patients at risk, pharmacists have warned.

'Unacceptable and unsustainable': Police watchdog condemns low burglary and theft clear-up rates

Dire clear-up rates for burglary, theft and robbery are "unacceptable and unsustainable", says a damning report by the police watchdog.

NHS gender clinic, the Tavistock Centre, could face legal action over alleged 'failings in care'

The NHS Trust responsible for the UK's only gender-identity clinic for children may face legal action over claims it "rushed" some young patients into…

Fourth alleged 'Beatles' Islamic State terror cell member arrested in UK

A man alleged to be the fourth member of the so-called "Beatles" Islamic State terror cell has been arrested in the UK.

Thames Water executive can't rule out ramping up customer restrictions if UK suffers another dry winter

A senior Thames Water executive has told Sky News that the company can't rule out "ramping up" restrictions for customers if the UK suffers another…