International News

NHS acting as 'barrier to families'

BBC - 6 hours 12 min ago
The NHS in England is told to stop being a barrier to infertile couples having children, according to the funding watchdog.

'More to do' on disabled hate crimes

BBC - 6 hours 14 min ago
Hate crime convictions are at an all-time high, but disability hate crime convictions have dropped, according to a new report.

Jerusalem car 'attack' kills baby

BBC - 6 hours 16 min ago
A baby girl is killed and eight others injured after a car hits pedestrians in Jerusalem, in what Israeli police describe as a "terrorist attack".

Military heads admit Afghan mistakes

BBC - 6 hours 18 min ago
Military leaders failed to calculate the magnitude of the conflict in Afghanistan, the former head of the British army, Gen Sir Peter Wall, tells the BBC.

NHS five-year plan 'packs a punch'

BBC - 6 hours 25 min ago
The BBC's Hugh Pym looks at the future of healthcare in England

Surveyors report construction boost

BBC - 6 hours 31 min ago
Unprecedented housing demand has helped to create the highest workloads for surveyors for seven years, according to a report.

Adorkable new words make dictionary

BBC - 6 hours 31 min ago
The latest print edition of the Collins English dictionary contains 50,000 newly-added words, including selfie, onesie and adorkable.

Stability 'returning to economy'

BBC - 6 hours 32 min ago
The Scottish economy continued to grow in the last quarter but at a slower pace than the previous three months, according to a report.

Warning to wild mushroom pickers

BBC - 6 hours 33 min ago
Wild food foragers are being warned to be particularly careful when picking mushrooms because of a rise in cases of mushroom poisoning.

Kelpies site wins engineering award

BBC - 6 hours 34 min ago
The development of the site containing Scotland's newest cultural landmark, The Kelpies, wins a national engineering award.

Grangemouth revamp 'on schedule'

BBC - 6 hours 36 min ago
The owners of the Grangemouth plant say radical changes are on track a year after the site was closed by an industrial dispute.

Tesco's next move: Expert views

BBC - 6 hours 46 min ago
How can the supermarket turn its fortunes around?

The Brazilian walk-in siesta centres

BBC - 6 hours 50 min ago
Renting your own room for a power nap

VIDEO: 'Britain will support IS strategy'

BBC - 6 hours 54 min ago
The US envoy tasked by President Obama with leading the fight against the terrorist group Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria tells BBC Newsnight says Britain will "support us".

New home registrations at 2007 level

BBC - 6 hours 55 min ago
Builders are preparing to construct new UK homes at a rate not seen since the before the financial crisis, new figures show.

KPMG and FSA criticised over Co-op

BBC - 6 hours 58 min ago
KPMG and financial regulators have been criticised in a report by MPs into Co-op Bank's failed bid to buy 632 Lloyds branches last year.

NHS 'needs extra cash and overhaul'

BBC - 6 hours 59 min ago
The NHS in England needs extra money and drastic changes to the way services are organised if patient care is not to suffer, health bosses say.

Obama 'optimistic' over Ebola in US

BBC - 6 hours 59 min ago
President Barack Obama expresses cautious optimism about the Ebola situation in the US, as new screening rules are introduced in the country.

VIDEO: Wilko Johnson says he is cancer free

BBC - 7 hours 12 min ago
Former Dr Feelgood guitarist Wilko Johnson says he has been cured of the terminal pancreatic cancer with which he was diagnosed in 2012.

In pictures: India celebrates Diwali

BBC - 7 hours 31 min ago
Indians celebrate Diwali, the biggest Hindu festival
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