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Billionaire gives Oxford University £150m for AI ethics institute

An American billionaire and adviser to Donald Trump has given Oxford University its largest single donation "since the Renaissance" to investigate the ethics of artificial intelligence.
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Inflation falls back to 2% as air fares dive after Easter

The rate of inflation has fallen to 2% as the cost of air travel dived in May following increases ahead of Easter the previous month.
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Thunder and torrential rain strike UK, with more heavy downpours today

Torrential rain and thunderstorms struck parts of the UK overnight - with some areas seeing 1,000 lightning strikes in the space of an hour.
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At least one more contender facing the axe following fractious TV debate

At least one more contender for the Tory leadership will be eliminated from the race today, following a sometimes fractious, but largely inconclusive TV debate. ...
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'I'm one of the lucky ones' - My life with Cystic Fibrosis

To mark Cystic Fibrosis Week this week, 30-year-old James Hall from Immingham in North East Lincolnshire has told Sky News that despite the short life ...
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Jess Ennis-Hill: Pregnant athletes need more support

Olympic winning athlete Jessica Ennis-Hill has told Sky News that there is not enough support in place to help female athletes who fall pregnant. ...
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UK river is 'more polluted than Great Pacific Garbage Patch'

Greenpeace is calling for "bold" plastic reduction targets after a survey of 13 rivers found that all contained microplastics. ...
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Man's stabbing death is fifth killing in London in just six days

A man has been stabbed to death in north London - the fifth killing in the capital in just six days. ...
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Pensioner seriously hurt in accident with Royal motorcycle escort

A woman in her 80s is in a serious condition in hospital following an accident involving a police motorcycle rider escorting Duke and Duchess of ...
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Another win for Johnson as 'underdog' Stewart surprises

Boris Johnson has again secured a comprehensive victory in the latest ballot of Conservative MPs to choose their new party leader and the UK's next ...
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