International News

Referendum pacts, and NHS failings

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 20:56
Monday's papers give plenty of space to UKIP's latest offer to the Conservatives, and there is reflection in various stories on the state of the health service.

Sri Lanka's Jaffna railway to reopen

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 20:52
Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapaksa will reopen the rail link between the capital, Colombo, and Jaffna in the country's north.

NHS staff in NI to walk out over pay

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 20:50
More than 4,000 health service support workers in Northern Ireland are to go on strike over pay later.

VIDEO: HK protesters 'would resist' police

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 20:13
The BBC's John Sudworth heard from one pro-democracy protester in Hong Kong that she would be prepared to resist the police if they started to use force.

North Korea: Where is Kim Jong-un?

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 20:09
Where is North Korean leader Kim Jong-un?

Hong Kong police remove barricades

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 20:05
Police in Hong Kong remove some barricades erected by pro-democracy protesters, saying they want to clear roads in the business district.

China trade data beats expectations

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 20:02
China's exports and imports rose well above market expectations in September, as its trade surplus more than doubled, data showed on Monday.

Dozens injured by Typhoon Vongfong

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 19:45
Typhoon Vongfong, the strongest storm to hit Japan this year, makes landfall on Kyushu, after injuring more than 30 on Okinawa island.

New Ebola checks for NHS 111 calls

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 19:31
Calls to the NHS's non-emergency 111 phone line are to be screened to identify possible Ebola sufferers, the health secretary says.

Can Tory plan save failing schools?

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 19:28
Can the Tories' 'National Teaching Service' save failing schools?

NHS staff to stage four-hour strike

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 19:13
Thousands of NHS workers in England and Northern Ireland, including nurses, midwives and ambulance staff, will strike later in a dispute over pay.

Liberia strike threat over Ebola

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 18:56
Liberian officials appeal to medical staff not to strike over the risk fee paid to them for treating Ebola patients, as the health crisis continues.

Cameron pledge to help weak schools

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 17:57
Wider and more rapid powers of intervention to improve failing schools in England are being proposed by Prime Minister David Cameron.

Morales claims Bolivia election win

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 17:52
Bolivia's President Evo Morales claims election victory and a third term in office, as votes are counted and exit polls show him winning.