Theresa May fought back tears as she announced she will resign as Conservative Party leader on 7 June, following months of pressure.
Read the full transcript of Theresa May's announcement that she will be stepping down as leader of the Conservatives on 7 June.
It was an acute flash of searing emotion from a prime minister who, by her own admission, rarely wears her heart on her sleeve.
Two thirds of Britons think the country is in a state of crisis - and a majority want an immediate general election when a new prime minister is in place, according to a Sky Data poll.
England captain Eoin Morgan fractured his left index finger on Friday, but is expected to be fit for their World Cup opener against South Africa.
Bayern Munich club president Uli Hoeness has confirmed Manchester City's Leroy Sane is a player the German champions are interested in signing.
Mauricio Pochettino says he is "motivated" to stay at Tottenham and take them to the next level.
Lionel Messi admitted Barcelona let Liverpool "walk all over them" in their dramatic Champions League semi-final defeat.
The average US household will be left $831 (£656) worse off as a result of the latest hikes in tariffs on Chinese goods in the nations' trade war, according to economists.
The former owner of Formula One motor racing is revving up a fresh attempt to offload Domestic & General (D&G), the warranty giant which insures millions of Britons' household appliances.
Mothercare has reported a 20% leap in losses for its last financial year but says it is now starting to see "improving trends" in its core UK market as it continues attempts to transform the business.
The financial services firm Old Mutual has suspended its chief executive Peter Moyo, citing a "breakdown in trust".
Washington has become the first US state to allow human bodies to be turned into compost, rather than being buried or cremated.
A reader has returned a library book 52 years after it was borrowed, enclosing a £100 cheque to cover the fine.
A plump hedgehog who got stuck in a gate in Austria had to be cut free by firefighters using heavy-duty equipment.
Graduating college students in Atlanta were left stunned when a billionaire technology investor told them he would wipe out their $40m (£31.4m) debts.
Victoria Beckham has wished her fellow Spice Girls good luck as they start their comeback tour - and husband David has also posted his own message of support.
When Olivia Wilde directed a music video for the Red Hot Chilli Peppers, she thought her film-making career had peaked.
Richard Ashcroft has spoken about his love of grime music, saying acts in the genre have "rewritten the blueprint" for UK music in the last few years.
Harvey Weinstein has reached a tentative compensation deal worth $44m with women who have accused him of sexual misconduct, Sky News understands.
Almost 300 migrants have been rescued from the Mediterranean after trying to reach Europe from Libya.
Eight people have died climbing Everest in the last week amid fears that a traffic jam of mountaineers is making the journey more treacherous.
A woman who escaped the clutches of a serial killer and helped bring him to justice has watched him being executed in Florida.
Elon Musk's private rocket company, SpaceX, has sent 60 small satellites into low orbit as he prepares to launch a new internet service.