Frail elderly ‘face carers shortage’

There will be a shortfall in the number of people able to provide vital unpaid care to frail elderly people in the coming years, a report says.

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Seventeen Dead In Car Bomb

This is the kind of headline you’d expect in Iraq, not in Syria. But it happened earlier today on a main road between Damascus airport and the Syrian capital. These sorts of attacks are extremely rare in Syria. So who is behind it? Well, the explosion occurred near some Syrian military intelligence offices. Large scale attacks in Syria may be ...

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VIDEO: Denmark’s Little Mermaid turns 100

Celebrations have been taking place in Copenhagen in around the world, marking the one hundredth anniversary of the city’s iconic Little Mermaid statue.

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Thai court jails Iranian pair over botched bomb plot

Two Iranians were convicted in a Bangkok court Thursday over a botched bomb plot last year that resulted in one losing both of his legs as he hurled an explosive device while trying to escape arrest.

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Cash fears ‘mean women save less’

Financial pressure on women means they are saving less of their incomes than men for the first time in two years, research suggests.

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Bo Xilai keeps up counterattack

The trial of fallen Chinese politician Bo Xilai resumed Friday, a day after the charismatic former top official mounted an unexpectedly resolute defense against the prosecution’s accusations of bribery.

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‘Harassing’ San Diego mayor quits

The mayor of San Diego, who has been battling sexual harassment allegations by 18 women and a related lawsuit, finally bows to calls for him to quit.

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Five men gang-rape photographer

A 23-year-old photographer was gang-raped by five men in the Indian financial hub of Mumbai. CNN’s Mallika Kapur reports.

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Hull FC v Wigan Warriors

Preview and team news for Saturday’s Challenge Cup final between Hull FC and Wigan Warriors at Wembley.

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Soldier gets life for Afghanistan killings

A U.S. Army staff sergeant who admitted gunning down 16 civilians last year in Afghanistan was sentenced Friday to life in prison without parole, a U.S. military spokesman said.

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Robson optimistic after wrist injury

British number one Laura Robson says she will be “fine” for next week’s US Open after recovering from a wrist injury.

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Asif redeems himself in ranking championship

KARACHI:  IBSF world champion Mohammad Asif redeemed himself by defeating Rambail Gul 4-0 in their 5th NBP Ranking Snooker Championship match at the NBP Sports Complex. Asif, who had suffered a shock defeat to Babar Masih on day two of the national event, was back to his best as he won 77-14, 57-14, 83-03 and 85-13. The 30-year-old cueist said ...

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