A whistleblower has told ITV News that the NHS 111 phone service is struggling to cope. The call handler said many patients are being referred to emergency departments because there aren't enough medically-trained staff on call.
Mexico City's mayor has said that two people were killed in a gas explosion at a maternity hospital in the city.
Emergency services previously put the figure at seven.
Militants attacked more than a dozen army and police targets in Egypt's volatile region of North Sinai today, the Associated Press reports.
At least six people were killed and 30 wounded in the simultaneous attacks that included at least one car bomb and mortar rounds, officials said.
The explosions reportedly smashed windows and shook residential areas in the provincial capital el-Arish.
A man who entered the office of the Dutch national broadcaster NOS has been arrested, the RTL news agency reports.
Media reports said the office in Hilversum, between Utrecht and Amsterdam, was evacuated.
A gun-wielding man has entered the offices of the Dutch national broadcaster NOS demanding airtime, according to reports from local news agencies.
An energy firm has apologised to customers who received automated phone calls in the middle of the night to warn them bad weather was on the way.
Electricity North West scheduled the calls to people on its 'priority services register' yesterday afternoon, but a technical fault meant some were not received until the early hours of today.
A spokeswoman for Electricity North West said:
Two bodies have been recovered by rescue teams searching for a Belgian trawler missing since Wednesday in the English Channel.
The RNLI confirmed the discovery after lifeboat crews were sent to investigate debris spotted by an aircraft on the French side of the Channel north-west of Boulogne.
The fishing boat was reported missing with four people on board after it disappeared yesterday afternoon in the Dover Strait. The RNLI has called off the search for a second night after darkness fell on one of the busiest shipping lanes in the world.
"We are aware that two bodies have been recovered," a RNLI spokesman said. "However, this is still an ongoing and sensitive operation."