The gulf between Israel and the US on one hand - and Arab states and much of the rest of the world on the other - couldn't really be greater.
Rishi Sunak will be challenged at the COVID inquiry on claims that government scientists branded him "Dr Death" - and called his scheme to kickstart the economy "Eat Out to Help Out the Virus".
Asian tiger mosquitoes carrying dengue fever could be common in England by the middle of this century, according to government health experts.
"Every day there is like hell. Abnormal fear, zero sleep."
Conservatives on the right of the party are to meet to discuss a legal verdict on Rishi Sunak's Rwanda legislation.
Baroness Michelle Mone says she regrets denying her connection to a PPE firm awarded huge contracts during the pandemic - and which is now being investigated by the National Crime Agency (NCA).
Mortgage lending is set to fall in 2024, with repossessions and the number of households in arrears to increase, according to a forecast by a lenders' trade body.
Rishi Sunak is waiting to see the size of revolt over his immigration plans from both wings of his party as he enters a crunch week for his premiership.
With the Christmas season in full swing, the country is lit up by decorations and illuminations.
Donald Trump has pulled out of giving evidence at his New York civil fraud trial.
The misuse of copyrighted music by artificial intelligence companies could exploit musicians, a former executive at a leading tech startup has warned.
After appearances from Boris Johnson, Matt Hancock and a range of Downing Street advisers, it is now time for Rishi Sunak to be questioned at the official COVID inquiry.
New immigration rules could prevent universities from hiring the best international talent and send a message that the UK is "closing ranks", higher education leaders have warned.
Homes and cars have been seriously damaged and police have told the public to "avoid the area" after a possible tornado hit an Irish village.
A group of tourists fell in a Venice canal when their gondola capsized after they reportedly ignored orders to stop taking selfies.
The UK’s average two-year mortgage rate has dipped below 6% for the first time in nearly six months.
A judge has ordered the BBC to release a large number of emails in relation to Martin Bashir's now infamous 1995 interview with Princess Diana.
Oil states are pressing the panic button after a proposal to end the fossil fuel era gathered unprecedented support at the current United Nations climate talks, according to veteran observers of the talks.
The children of jailed Iranian activist Narges Mohammadi have accepted this year's Nobel Peace Prize on her behalf at a ceremony in Oslo.
European Union negotiators have agreed a deal on the world's first comprehensive artificial intelligence rules.
Britain is sending tens of thousands of tonnes of carbon into the atmosphere because its electricity grid operator is prioritising gas-fired power stations over battery storage, Sky News has found.
The UK's first-ever direct air capture plant has been turned on to remove CO2 from the atmosphere and turn it into jet fuel.
Footage posted on social media appears to show a security guard mopping the floor where a homeless man was sitting.