International News

Mental health cuts cost NHS millions

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 15:44
Mental health cuts are costing the NHS millions long-term as reduced preventive measures mean more people are ending up in hospital, a report says.

VIDEO: Violence on Venezuelan streets

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 15:34
For two months Venezuela has been witness to demonstrations and violent street protests triggered by high levels of crime, surging inflation and food shortages.

A shark cull divides a nation

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 15:32
Is a shark cull the right way to deal with attacks on humans?

European football's most wanted?

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 15:31
Low-budget teams like Atletico Madrid aren't supposed to do this well, yet coach Diego Simeone is targeting the top

'Desperate need' for homes on sale

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 15:28
House prices will continue to rise across the country until more homes are put on the market, an industry body says.

VIDEO: Clive James reads poem Canoe

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 15:16
To mark the publication of an anthology of poetry entitled Poems That Make Grown Men Cry, writer and broadcaster Clive James reads Canoe by Keith Douglas.

German coal underpins renewable push

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 15:09
Why Germany is not as efficient as you might think

Exit won't affect signings - Moyes

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 14:58
David Moyes believes Manchester United's transfer targets will not be affected by their Champions League exit.

Between the covers of Evelyn's Sylva

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 14:58
Why John Evelyn's Sylva has stood the test of time

Cleric predicted he would be killed

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 14:11
The Muslim preacher who predicted he would be killed

VIDEO: Why did Blakelock case fail again?

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 14:06
A man has been acquitted of the murder of PC Keith Blakelock - raising questions about why the case was ever brought to court.

'At least 30 dead' in CAR violence

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 13:35
At least 30 people are killed and 10 wounded in fighting between rival sectarian militias in the Central African Republic, police say.

VIDEO: Giant rat boards NYC subway train

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 13:25
A giant rat caused a commotion on a New York subway train when it managed to get itself trapped in a carriage.

Atletico Madrid 1-0 Barcelona (2-1 agg)

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 13:19
Atletico Madrid knock Barcelona out of the Champions League thanks to Koke's close-range goal after just five minutes.

Bayern Munich 3-1 Manchester United (4-2 agg)

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 13:19
Manchester United fail to reach the semi-finals of the Champions League as Bayern Munich rally for a dominant win.

VIDEO: Obama's tribute to Fort Hood victims

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 13:14
President Barack Obama has said the US "must do more" to keep firearms out of the hands of those suffering from mental health issues.

Sex doll party noise row rumbles on

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 12:59
A holiday firm whose clients are accused of hosting raucous parties in luxury homes criticises an MP for not "encouraging the success of a local business".

Obama honours Fort Hood gun victims

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 12:33
President Barack Obama pays tribute to three soldiers killed in a rampage at a Texas Army base that was also the site of a mass shooting in 2009.

Parking row sees tank on streets

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 12:24
Traders angry with the introduction of a residents' parking zone drive a tank through the streets of Clifton in Bristol.

Bairstow out for up to six weeks

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 12:20
England wicketkeeper Jonny Bairstow is ruled out for up to six weeks after breaking a finger while playing for Yorkshire.
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