International News

VIDEO: Mental health patients 'hit by cuts'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 22:49
A shortage of beds has forced some mental health patients in England to travel hundreds of miles for treatment and to sleep on mattresses on the floor.

Swashbuckling Liverpool pay price

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 22:48
Never has going top of the Premier League with one game left been greeted by such grief and despair, writes Phil McNulty.

VIDEO: 'No family should be left like mine'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 22:44
The case of a terminally ill woman who was not consulted before a "do not resuscitate" notice was placed in her medical records will be heard in the Court of Appeal on Monday.

Hamilton 'close to perfection in 2014'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 22:41
Lewis Hamilton has shown his brilliance in the opening four grands prix of the Formula 1 season, says Nigel Mansell.

Selby wins snooker's battle of styles

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 22:23
Mark Selby's attritional brand of snooker successfully numbs Ronnie O'Sullivan in Sheffield, says BBC Sport's Ben Dirs

Adams denies 'backlash threat'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 22:14
Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams says he did not warn a son of murdered woman Jean McConville of a "backlash" if he released the names of those he believed killed her.

Asthma sufferers die 'unnecessarily'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 22:04
People suffering from asthma are suffering because complacency both among medical staff and themselves, according to the first national study of asthma deaths in the UK.

Early years learning still 'varies'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 21:51
One of the Welsh government's flagship education policies is having a positive impact on how pupils learn, but still "varies considerably" between schools three years after it was introduced, reports show.

Tesco to launch own-brand smartphone

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 21:39
Supermarket giant Tesco plans to launch an own-brand smartphone by the end of the year, chief executive Philip Clarke tells the BBC.

Report criticises police watchdog

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 21:34
The auditor general criticises the way the Policing Board holds the chief constable and the Police Service of Northern Ireland to account.

Amazon launches shopping via Twitter

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 21:16
Online retailer Amazon announces a partnership with Twitter that allows users to add products to their shopping carts by tweeting a special hashtag.

VIDEO: 'Lost' Mendelssohn song is performed

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 21:15
A 'lost' song, written by the German composer Felix Mendelssohn in 1842, is performed for the first time since being found

VIDEO: Pilot unhurt as plane crashes into house

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 20:47
A man walks away unscathed after his plane crashes into an unoccupied home in Colorado.

Asthma, diabetes and 'superpills' - papers

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 20:35
Health stories feature on many front pages, with reports highlighting issues around asthma and diabetes care, while other papers focus on low pay.

Diver dies in S Korea ferry search

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 19:53
A civilian diver searching for bodies in the South Korean ferry that sank last month has died, authorities say.

Australia billionaire in brawl probe

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 19:34
Police begin an investigation into a street brawl between Australian billionaire James Packer and a TV network head that has sparked a tabloid frenzy.

Tougher sentences for banned drivers

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 19:07
Tougher sentences for banned drivers who cause death on the roads and a new offence of causing serious injury while disqualified are to be introduced.

Pilot unhurt as plane hits US house

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 17:38
A man walks away unscathed after his plane crashes into an unoccupied home in Colorado.

VIDEO: Sands China hits jackpot in Macau

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 17:11
Sands China owns the world's two largest casinos in the Chinese territory of Macau and seems to have struck a winning hand again.

Sisi vows Brotherhood 'won't exist'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 17:08
Egyptian presidential favourite Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has vowed that the banned Muslim Brotherhood group "will not exist", if he wins.
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