National / International News

NHS wheelchair reform 'taking too long'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 18:39
NHS services not improving fast enough, say campaigners

Queen to visit Chelsea Flower Show

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 17:19
The Queen will be among the first to visit the gardens on display at this year's RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

Europe 'fails' on conflict minerals

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 16:55
Europe's proposed laws on "conflict minerals" will fail to have any impact on trade in raw materials, claim rights groups.

BBC Malawi reporter dies in crash

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 16:37
BBC's long-serving Malawi correspondent Raphael Tenthani has been killed in a car accident, his family says.

VIDEO: Autistic and groomed: Charlotte's story

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 16:19
Thousands of disabled adults across England are being sexually abused, figures obtained by the Victoria Derbyshire programme suggest. This is the story of one victim, Charlotte.

Figures show sex abuse of disabled adults

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 16:07
Nearly 5,000 incidents of sexual abuse against disabled adults were reported in England in two years, the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire programme learns.

Saudi coalition renews Yemen strikes

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 15:55
A Saudi-led coalition resumes its air strikes against Yemen's rebels after the end of a ceasefire, Yemeni military officials and witnesses say.

Will we ever become a nation of renters?

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 15:33
High house prices is forcing some people to give up on the dream of buying their own home and some players are waking up to the need for more rentable homes.

9 Dead After Central Texas Shootout Between Rival Biker Gangs

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-17 15:30

The violence at a busy restaurant in Waco, Texas, which started shortly after noon, left bystanders and patrons fleeing for safety. The number of injured is not yet known.

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The misbehaving multimillionaire

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 15:26
How misbehaving at school made one man a multimillionaire

How a hotel fire kicked off a campaign against the Iranian government

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 15:25
How rape and arson claims set off propaganda campaign

Dolly Parton says 'ay up me duck'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 15:25
Dolly Parton becomes the latest celebrity to say "ay up me duck", as her charity book initiative is rolled out across Nottingham.

Jones misses out on Worlds medal

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 15:23
Briton Jade Jones misses out on a medal at the World Taekwondo Championships amid controversy when the electronic scoring freezes.

Why are US train drivers called engineers?

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 15:22
Why are train drivers in the US called engineers?

Hospitals fined millions on targets

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 15:22
Hospitals in the South West are being fined millions of pounds for not meeting their targets.

Arrested for reporting on Qatar's World Cup labourers

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 15:15
The BBC's Mark Lobel went to Qatar to report on 2022 World Cup migrant construction workers at the invitation of the government. but was arrested and spent two nights in prison.

VIDEO: Nine dead in shootout at Texas restaurant

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 15:12
Police in the US state of Texas say nine people have been killed in a battle between rival biker gangs at a restaurant in Waco.

GP recruitment and Whitehall job cuts

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 15:11
Plans to take on thousands more family doctors and mass employment reductions in the civil service are among the main stories on front pages.

Seals 'compromise' cod recovery plan

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 15:10
Grey seals are compromising the recovery of cod stocks off the Scottish west coast, research has suggests.

Permanent jobs growing at slow rate

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 15:09
Growth in permanent jobs in Scotland continued last month but at the slowest rate for almost two years, according to a report.