International News

Better patient protection demanded

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 15:12
Patient safety campaigners are due to meet Scotland's health minister to demand stronger measures in the wake of a series of health scandals.

More veterans seek mental health aid

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 15:10
A mental health charity which treats military veterans says referrals have increased by 26% in the last year.

Parties focus on range of issues

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 15:07
Healthcare, house-buying, poverty and austerity are the focus for Scotland's political parties on day two of general election campaigning.

Disgrace if stars withdraw - Lineker

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 15:03
It would be a "national disgrace" if England's best youngsters do not play at the U21 Euros, says ex-striker Gary Lineker.

E-cigarette use 'high among teens'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 15:00
A substantial number of teenagers are experimenting with e-cigarettes, even those who have never smoked, a study suggests.

FA scraps plan for GB Olympic teams

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 14:16
Plans for Great Britain football teams to compete at the 2016 Olympics in Rio are scrapped by the Football Association.

VIDEO: The battle for votes by the seaside

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 14:01
The final outcome of the 2015 general election will be shaped by the results in dozens of marginal seats, where relatively modest shifts in voting patterns will be enough to change the result.

'Run-hungry Pietersen could return'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 13:54
Surrey director of cricket Alec Stewart says Kevin Pietersen could return for England if he scores highly at county level.

Kane emergence excites me - Rooney

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 13:30
England captain Wayne Rooney says he is as excited as anyone about Harry Kane, who will make his full debut against Italy.

North 'should not play this season'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 13:13
Northampton and Wales wing George North should not play again this season, says ex-World Rugby medical adviser Dr Barry O'Driscoll.

Hamilton deal could be worth £27m

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 12:59
World champion Lewis Hamilton expects to sign a new Mercedes contract this week that could be worth more than £27m a year.

Horses bring motorway to standstill

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 12:28
The M6 is closed outside Birmingham after horses are spotted wandering on the motorway.

Briton guilty plea in US terror trial

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 12:14
British terror suspect Haroon Aswat pleads guilty in New York to charges of plotting to set up a terrorist training camp in Oregon.

VIDEO: Day one election campaign highlights

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 12:06
In the run-up to the general election on 7 May, we'll bring you a daily guide to the key stories from the campaign trail.

Uganda al-Shabab prosecutor killed

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 12:03
Joan Kagezi, the top Ugandan state prosecutor in the trial of 13 men suspected of a deadly al-Shabab bomb attack, is shot dead in Kampala.

Indiana to 'clarify' religion law

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 11:58
Republicans in the US state of Indiana say they will amend a controversial "religious freedom" law, as accusations grow that it permits businesses to discriminate against gays.

Police get £10.7m Hillsborough costs

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 11:28
South Yorkshire Police is awarded £10.7m of government funding to cover legal fees and other costs incurred from the new Hillsborough inquests.

Litvinenko suspect can give evidence

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 10:47
Dmitry Kovtun, one of the men accused of murdering former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko, will be allowed to give evidence at the inquiry into his death.

Women give tech sector wake-up call

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 10:46
Lack of gender diversity and alleged discrimination against women are uncomfortable issues once again in the spotlight for the technology sector.

VIDEO: England keeper involved in fracas

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 10:35
Man City's Karen Bardsley and Birmingham City's Freda Ayisi trade blows during Sunday's 0-0 draw in Women's Super League One.