Boris Johnson has spurned Nicola Sturgeon's renewed call for a second referendum on Scottish independence in his first act as prime minister with a commanding commons majority.
On Friday, 96 players from across the globe descend on Alexandra Palace as the PDC World Championship gets under way and, with the usual myriad of drama and stories, it is two Dutchmen who will take centre stage.
New Zealand authorities have recovered six more bodies after a team landed on White Island to begin a high-risk operation to bring back victims of Monday's volcanic eruption.
Michael van Gerwen battled back from a set down to beat Jelle Klaasen and claim his place in the last 32 on day one of the World Darts Championship.
Boris Johnson has thanked voters in Labour heartlands who voted Tory for the first time to give him his general election victory.
The pound and the FTSE 100 have surged higher as the Conservatives secured a majority in the general election.
Jeremy Corbyn is to stand down as Labour leader following a "period of reflection".
Michael Hunter rates his rivals in a heavyweight division that has had a major shake-up in the past week.
The impeachment of Donald Trump has moved a step closer after a committee voted to press formal charges against the US president.
Sky Sports News reporter Paul Gilmour analyses Scott McTominay's contribution to Manchester United's upturn in form, and Jose Mourinho's nurturing of the Scotland international during his time in charge at Old Trafford.
Wayne Rooney hopes his Derby team-mates will cast aside any preconceptions they may have and treat him like any other member of the squad.
Boris Johnson's election victory is as seismic as Margaret Thatcher's election in 1979.
A cave painting discovered in Indonesia on the island of Sulawesi could be the oldest known artwork in the world, according to new research.
Uber has appealed against Transport for London's (TfL) decision to strip its operating license to work in the UK's capital.
There will have been a huge sigh of relief across Britain's boardrooms following Boris Johnson's election victory.
The election message was a pledge to "get Brexit done". Repeated on posters, adverts, aprons, T-shirts. Printed wherever there was a space.
Donald Trump has congratulated Boris Johnson on his huge election win and is promising a "massive" post-Brexit trade deal between the UK and US.
A leading business group has urged Boris Johnson to resist "arbitrary negotiating deadlines" after winning the general election on a promise to "Get Brexit Done".