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French MSF worker contracts Ebola

Thu, 2014-09-18 07:53
A French aid worker from the medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) has contracted the Ebola virus in Liberia, reports say.

Grand Slam winner Li 'set to retire'

Thu, 2014-09-18 07:40
Two-time Grand Slam winner Li Na is set to announce her retirement from tennis because of injury, Chinese state media says.

DJ Travis jury considers verdict

Thu, 2014-09-18 07:38
The jury in the sex abuse trial of the former BBC broadcaster Dave Lee Travis has retired to consider its verdicts.

Nigeria has 'torture officers'

Thu, 2014-09-18 07:31
Torture has become such an integral part of policing in Nigeria that many stations have an informal torture officer, Amnesty International says.

Users frustrated by Apple iOS update

Thu, 2014-09-18 07:04
Apple iPhone and iPad users take to social media to express their frustration over installing the company's latest software update.

I banned radio advice - Ecclestone

Thu, 2014-09-18 07:00
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone says he was behind the ban on teams giving drivers advice over the radio.

Helicopter crash victims named

Thu, 2014-09-18 06:54
The two men who died when a helicopter crashed off the East Yorkshire coast are named by police.

VIDEO: Fancy a look inside Downing Street?

Thu, 2014-09-18 06:51
Some Westminster landmarks normally closed to the public, including Downing Street, will be open this weekend.

SA team helps Nigeria church rescue

Thu, 2014-09-18 06:51
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.

Australia want Lions 2017 tour game

Thu, 2014-09-18 06:25
The Australian Rugby Union wants the British and Irish Lions to start their 2017 tour of New Zealand in Australia.

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014

Thu, 2014-09-18 06:19
Winning images of twinkling stars and swirling gases

Syria infant deaths 'due to mix-up'

Thu, 2014-09-18 06:17
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.

Thai PM sorry for bikini comment

Thu, 2014-09-18 06:15
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 convicted of 'pyramid scheme'

Thu, 2014-09-18 05:43
Six women are convicted of operating a "pyramid" scheme in south-west England and south Wales, in which thousands of investors lost money.

Country musician Hamilton dies at 77

Thu, 2014-09-18 05:38
Country music star George Hamilton IV dies in Nashville, Tennessee at the age of 77.

Spy claims over absent China envoy

Thu, 2014-09-18 05:33
A Chinese newspaper calls for clarification about China's envoy to Iceland, who has gone missing amid rumours he was a Japanese spy.

Storm deaths at French camping site

Thu, 2014-09-18 05:25
Five people are killed after violent storms unleash a flash flood at a camp site in Herault in southern France.

Wartime bombs blown up after seizure

Thu, 2014-09-18 05:05
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.

Clash over car tax disc changes

Thu, 2014-09-18 05:03
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.

VIDEO: Police appeal after art theft attempt

Thu, 2014-09-18 05:02
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.