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How many people infected with ebola die?

Sat, 2014-08-09 19:56
How many people infected with Ebola die?

Darling expects debate 'this month'

Sat, 2014-08-09 19:52
Alistair Darling, the leader of the Better Together campaign, says he expects to debate with Alex Salmond again before the end of the month.

McIlroy leads into US PGA final round

Sat, 2014-08-09 19:45
Rory McIlroy maintains a one-shot advantage after day three of the US PGA, with Austria's Bernd Wiesberger his nearest rival.

Venezuela to close border at night

Sat, 2014-08-09 19:33
Venezuela says it will close its border with Colombia each night from Monday to try to curb large-scale smuggling of petrol and food.

VIDEO: Venice cruise ship ban to go ahead

Sat, 2014-08-09 19:17
Italy is going ahead with plans to ban large cruise ships from the centre of Venice, to protect the medieval floating city from potential damage.

Ambulances 'queuing for hours' at A&E

Sat, 2014-08-09 19:08
Research by Labour suggests thousands of patients face long delays in ambulances while waiting to be transferred to accident and emergency care.

Fresh fears for Gaza talks in Cairo

Sat, 2014-08-09 19:04
Palestinian negotiators warn they will leave Cairo if Israel does not attend Gaza talks on Sunday, but Israel says rocket fire must end first.

US in new Iraq strikes on militants

Sat, 2014-08-09 18:47
The US military says it has carried out four new air strikes on militants in order to defend civilians in Iraq.

Tibet bus plunge kills tourists

Sat, 2014-08-09 17:53
A bus carrying Chinese tourists crashes into two other vehicles and plunges off a 10m cliff in Tibet, killing 44 people, state media say.

Colombian rebels attack oil field

Sat, 2014-08-09 14:12
Colombian rebels attack an oil field in the north-west of the country although no-one is hurt, the state-owned company Ecopetrol says.

Vermaelen to sign five-year Barca deal

Sat, 2014-08-09 14:05
Arsenal captain Thomas Vermaelen will join Barcelona on a five-year contract, the La Liga club announce.

England beat India by an innings

Sat, 2014-08-09 13:51
England complete a stunning innings victory over India with two days of the fourth Test to spare at Old Trafford.

Medel joins Inter Milan for £10m

Sat, 2014-08-09 13:07
Cardiff's Gary Medel joins Inter Milan after the Italian club pays £10m for the Chilean, who cost Cardiff £11m in 2013.

England 13-13 Canada

Sat, 2014-08-09 12:56
England qualify for the semi-finals after a dramatic draw with Canada, a result which eliminates defending champions New Zealand.

Oscar Pistorius trial: Sense of an ending

Sat, 2014-08-09 12:14
Pistorius trial ends with spotlight back on defendant

Guinea shuts borders against Ebola

Sat, 2014-08-09 12:03
Guinea shuts its borders with Liberia and Sierra Leone to contain the spread of the Ebola virus, which has killed hundreds in West Africa.

Leeds Rhinos 24-16 Warrington Wolves

Sat, 2014-08-09 11:30

No quick fix in Iraq, Obama warns

Sat, 2014-08-09 10:55
Fight against Islamic State militants in Iraq will take "more than weeks", warns US President Obama

Ukraine closes in on Donetsk rebels

Sat, 2014-08-09 10:48
Reports suggest Ukrainian government forces are poised to surround pro-Russian separatist rebels in Donetsk region as fierce fighting continues.

Afghan rivals differ on unity deal

Sat, 2014-08-09 10:39
Afghan rivals differ on power-sharing deal, says David Loyn