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A French aid worker from the medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) has contracted the Ebola virus in Liberia, reports say.
Two-time Grand Slam winner Li Na is set to announce her retirement from tennis because of injury, Chinese state media says.
The jury in the sex abuse trial of the former BBC broadcaster Dave Lee Travis has retired to consider its verdicts.
Torture has become such an integral part of policing in Nigeria that many stations have an informal torture officer, Amnesty International says.
Apple iPhone and iPad users take to social media to express their frustration over installing the company's latest software update.
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone says he was behind the ban on teams giving drivers advice over the radio.
The two men who died when a helicopter crashed off the East Yorkshire coast are named by police.
Some Westminster landmarks normally closed to the public, including Downing Street, will be open this weekend.
A South African rescue team flies to Nigeria to help locate missing South Africans believed to have been inside a church hostel when it collapsed.
The Australian Rugby Union wants the British and Irish Lions to start their 2017 tour of New Zealand in Australia.
Winning images of twinkling stars and swirling gases
Medics in rebel-held Syria accidentally gave a muscle relaxant to up to 75 children instead of a measles vaccine, killing 15, the opposition says.
Thailand's PM apologises for suggesting tourists in bikinis were vulnerable to attack unless they were unattractive, days after two British holidaymakers were killed.
Six women are convicted of operating a "pyramid" scheme in south-west England and south Wales, in which thousands of investors lost money.
Country music star George Hamilton IV dies in Nashville, Tennessee at the age of 77.
A Chinese newspaper calls for clarification about China's envoy to Iceland, who has gone missing amid rumours he was a Japanese spy.
Five people are killed after violent storms unleash a flash flood at a camp site in Herault in southern France.
A number of World War One and Two munitions have been detonated by bomb disposal experts after a large haul was found in a house in Hertfordshire.
Motorist organisation, the RAC, and the DVLA have clashed over the policing of car tax with claims of increased evasion amid changes to the system.
Birmingham Police have asked for help to identify a man caught on CCTV attempting to take a piece of art from a city centre gallery.