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Guinea hunt for missing Ebola team

Thu, 2014-09-18 10:42
The search is on for a team of health workers in Guinea who went missing on a visit to raise awareness about Ebola.

California wildfire doubles in size

Thu, 2014-09-18 10:29
A wildfire threatening thousands of homes in central California doubled in size overnight, burning 111 square miles (288 sq-km).

Arrests made over Chile subway bomb

Thu, 2014-09-18 10:10
Officials in Chile say three people have been arrested in connection with a bomb that injured 14 people at a subway station in Santiago earlier this month.

Truce may give Ukraine leader respite

Thu, 2014-09-18 09:13
Ukraine's president clings to tenuous truce

VIDEO: On the front line with Syrian army

Thu, 2014-09-18 09:13
Jeremy Bowen finds morale high in Syrian soldiers

Who are Australia's radicalised Muslims?

Thu, 2014-09-18 09:09
Who are they and what is the government doing about them?

NHS staff vote for strike action

Thu, 2014-09-18 09:08
NHS workers in England have voted in favour of striking over pay.

AUDIO: Future 'enormous' for Alibaba

Thu, 2014-09-18 09:04
The Chinese e-commerce giant, Alibaba, is expected to raise over $25bn (£15bn) in its forthcoming initial public offering.

US military contractors hit by hacks

Thu, 2014-09-18 08:54
A US Senate report suggests hackers associated with the Chinese government broke into computers of airlines and ships.

ECB stimulus offer sees low take-up

Thu, 2014-09-18 08:43
A European Central Bank measure designed to stimulate the flagging eurozone economy has seen a low initial take-up by banks.

Day in pictures: 18 September

Thu, 2014-09-18 08:33
A selection of striking news images from around the world

Solskjaer leaves Cardiff City role

Thu, 2014-09-18 08:02
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer leaves Cardiff after nine months, citing a "difference in philosophy" to owner Vincent Tan.

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.

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