What is the UK’s inflation rate?

Inflation affects everything from mortgages to the cost of our shopping and the price of train tickets. The latest UK inflation figures we have, for August, show a big fall to 0.2%. But what exactly is inflation and what impact does it have? What is inflation? Inflation is the rate at which the prices for […]

UK's coronavirus-hit arts venues to receive $2bn in grants, loans

The UK’s renowned arts and cultural institutions receive a lifeline after some warned they might not be able to reopen. The UK government has announced more than 1.5 billion pounds ($2bn) to help the country’s renowned arts and cultural institutions recover from the coronavirus pandemic after some theatres and music venues warned that without support, […]

How will UK’s suspension of its Hong Kong extradition treaty affect relations with China?

The UK government has confirmed it will halt its extradition treaty with Hong Kong, after China imposed tough new national security laws. Three Sky News correspondents have given their take on what today’s statement from Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab means for UK-China relations… Tom Cheshire, Asia correspondent The UK has been pressuring China on an […]

UK's Prince Andrew 'bewildered' by US claims over Epstein probe

Queen Elizabeth II’s second son is ‘bewildered’ by claims he is shying away from probe into sex trafficking of minors. Prince Andrew is “bewildered” by claims he is not cooperating with the US investigation into the alleged sex trafficking of minors by British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell and the late financier Jeffrey Epstein, according to his […]