International News

GP hours scheme 'to benefit 7m'

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 20:13
New opening hours for GP surgeries in England will benefit seven million patients, far more than originally planned, the government says.

VIDEO: Kansas City shooting leaves three dead

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 19:36
At least three people have been shot dead in attacks at a Jewish community site and a retirement home in Kansas City in the US Midwest.

Three dead in Kansas City shootings

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 18:37
At least three people are shot dead at a Jewish community campus and a retirement home in Kansas City in the US Midwest.

Small theatres flex muscles at the Oliviers

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 18:23
How small theatres flexed their muscles at the Olivier Awards

Abu Hamza trial set to start in US

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 18:20
The trial of Abu Hamza al-Masri, the radical cleric extradited from the UK to the US in 2012, is due to start at a federal court in New York.

Venezuela admits 'protest excesses'

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 17:48
The military in Venezuela admits it committed "some excesses" during weeks of political unrest that have left 41 people dead.

Deadly Chile fire forces evacuations

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 17:22
A large and moving forest fire kills at least 12 people in Chile's port city of Valparaiso and forces more than 10,000 people to evacuate.

Par fives thwart McIlroy and Poulter

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 17:21
Rory McIlroy and Ian Poulter feel poor returns on Augusta's par five holes cost them a shot at the Masters title.

Muddying the waters in Ukraine

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 17:19
The widening gap between Moscow and the West over Ukraine

Teachers report mental health fears

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 17:09
Teachers are increasingly experiencing mental health problems as a result of the pressures of their job, a survey suggests.

China buys $6bn Glencore Peru mine

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 17:06
A Chinese consortium buys Glencore Xstrata's copper mine in Peru in a $6bn all-cash deal, marking one of China's largest mining acquisitions.

MPs urge shift in complaint culture

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 17:05
Public services still need to learn lessons from the Stafford Hospital scandal on how to handle complaints, says a committee of MPs.

Nutini plans another album for 2014

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 16:37
Paolo Nutini tells how he wants to try and win people over again

Did Blue Arrow make bank fraud untriable?

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 16:35
Did a 1992 fraud trial put City titans beyond the reach of law?

Ukraine to fight pro-Russia forces

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 16:07
Ukraine's president pledges a full-scale "anti-terrorist operation" involving the army after pro-Russian militants seize government buildings in the east.

Syria's Assad claims war advantage

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 16:03
Syria's President Assad claims his government has gained the upper hand in the civil war which has raged for more than three years.

VIDEO: Jaffna shakes off scars of war

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 15:53
Sri Lanka's city of Jaffna suffered more than most during the country's civil war but now it is enjoying an economic renaissance - and its first ever traffic light.

'Almost 85,000' Scots on zero-hours

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 15:53
As many as 85,000 people in Scotland could be employed on zero-hours contracts, according to the Scottish Trades Union Council.

Watson wins second Masters title

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 15:24
American Bubba Watson clinches his second Green Jacket in three years by winning the 78th Masters at Augusta.

Fund cancer research, insurers urged

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 15:14
Lung experts have called for the insurance industry to fund research into the deadly asbestos-related cancer mesothelioma.
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