A landmark inquiry has found New Zealand’s mental health services are overwhelmed and geared towards crisis care rather than the wider population who are experiencing increasing rates of depression, trauma and substance abuse.
Sri Lanka’s parliament speaker has warned that the political crisis unfolding in the country could turn into a “bloodbath” on the streets unless the parliament is empowered to intervene and resolve the standoff between the president and the sacked premier.
A constitutional crisis gripping Sri Lanka since the president's shock dismissal of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe erupted into violence Sunday, with a man shot dead and two others injured in Colombo.
Growing numbers of people who experience a mental health crisis are having to visit A&E or are detained for their own safety because National Health Service (NHS) services to help them are deteriorating, MPs and peers have warned.
Republican Congressman Ted Yoho has said that the United States should address the humanitarian crisis in Yemen amid rising tensions with Saudi Arabia, which has launched a war of aggression against the country.
Germany’s government is preparing a second round of potentially costly measures to reduce pollution from diesel vehicles as the country struggles to come to terms with excess emissions three years after Volkswagen AG admitted to cheating.
Australia's pins-in-punnets strawberry crisis prompted a spate of social-media driven hoaxes, but sites like Facebook and Twitter are also helping stir a revival in sales that has left some farmers struggling to meet resurgent demand.