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Ebola kills top Sierra Leone doctor

Fri, 2014-12-19 11:17
One of Sierra Leone's top doctors, Victor Willoughby, died from Ebola hours after the arrival of experimental drug ZMab, medical officials say.

Blackberry shares drop on earnings

Fri, 2014-12-19 11:10
Shares in Blackberry drop nearly 6% as the troubled smartphone maker reports a larger-than-expected drop in revenue during the third quarter.

Pakistan school massacre: Who are the dead?

Fri, 2014-12-19 10:43
The BBC profiles victims of the Taliban school massacre

Does this 90-year-old photo show the world's first 'selfie stick'?

Fri, 2014-12-19 10:27
Family photo reveals 2014's hot gadget already in use in 1920s

Companies face 'bloodbath' in Russia

Fri, 2014-12-19 09:23
The chief executive of Renault Nissan says manufacturers in Russia are facing a "bloodbath" because of the plunge in the value of the rouble.

Turkey releases Gulen-linked editor

Fri, 2014-12-19 09:08
A court releases a top newspaper editor but says four others must stay in custody as part of a crackdown on support for cleric Fethullah Gulen.

Apple 'deeply offended' by BBC story

Fri, 2014-12-19 09:05
Apple has said it is "deeply offended" by a BBC investigation into conditions for workers involved in manufacturing its devices.

Dalglish recalls Hillsborough mayhem

Fri, 2014-12-19 08:57
Former Liverpool player Kenny Dalglish has been describing the "mayhem" at Hillsborough during the disaster.

EU approves first stem cell therapy

Fri, 2014-12-19 08:48
A stem cell therapy has been approved for widespread medical use in the EU for the first time.

Nigeria in new bid to defend naira

Fri, 2014-12-19 08:34
Nigeria's central bank brings in further measures to support its currency, the naira, which fell to record lows this week.

VIDEO: The struggle for Mount Sinjar

Fri, 2014-12-19 08:16
The BBC explains the significance of Mount Sinjar in northern Iraq, where Kurdish Peshmerga forces say they have broken the hold of Islamic State.

Russia warns US over sanctions bill

Fri, 2014-12-19 08:07
Russia has warned that a new US law authorising fresh sanctions against Moscow could damage relations between the two countries "for a long time".

Microsoft takes on tech scammers

Fri, 2014-12-19 07:33
The US software giant takes legal action against firms it alleges have been offering bogus tech support in its name to unwitting consumers.

Stem cell scandal scientist resigns

Fri, 2014-12-19 07:27
A Japanese stem cell scientist at the heart of a scandal over false claims and fabricated research has resigned.

Day in pictures: 19 December 2014

Fri, 2014-12-19 07:09
A selection of news photos from around the world

Inside Iraqi air base as Islamic State closes in

Fri, 2014-12-19 07:02
Exclusive: Inside Iraq air base as Islamic State closes in

Toddler's parents cleared of murder

Fri, 2014-12-19 06:59
The parents of Levi-Blu Cassin are cleared of his murder at Birmingham Crown Court - but convicted of causing or allowing his death.

Fifa 'votes for full Garcia report'

Fri, 2014-12-19 06:49
Fifa votes unanimously for the full publication of Michael Garcia's report into World Cup corruption, according to sources.

Millions deleted in Instagram purge

Fri, 2014-12-19 06:30
Photo-sharing app Instagram has removed millions of accounts believed to be posting spam, angering many legitimate users.

SXSW sued by crash victims' families

Fri, 2014-12-19 06:19
The families of the victims of a fatal car crash at this year's South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Texas are suing its organisers.