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Women jailed over 'pyramid scheme'

Mon, 2014-10-13 14:06
Three women are sentenced for their roles in a "pyramid" scheme in which thousands of people lost money.

Ebola 'could lead to failed states'

Mon, 2014-10-13 13:30
The Ebola epidemic threatens the "very survival" of societies and could lead to failed states, the World Health Organization (WHO) warns.

Yemen appoints new prime minister

Mon, 2014-10-13 13:25
Yemen's President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi appoints Khalid Bahah as his new prime minister, in a move welcomed by Shia Houthi rebels.

Thousands flee IS in Anbar, says UN

Mon, 2014-10-13 13:19
As many as 180,000 people have fled after Islamic State militants overran the Iraqi city of Hit in western Anbar province, the UN says.

VIDEO: Vegas hosts $1m chess tournament

Mon, 2014-10-13 13:07
Las Vegas hosts million-dollar chess tournament

Finnigan apologises for rape comments

Mon, 2014-10-13 13:06
TV star Judy Finnigan apologises after comments she made about convicted rapist Ched Evans on ITV's Loose Women show prompted a Twitter backlash.

US braces for more Ebola infections

Mon, 2014-10-13 12:51
US public health workers "would not be surprised" to see additional Ebola infections among hospital staff, a senior US official says.

Witherspoon role 'hardest' of career

Mon, 2014-10-13 12:29
Actress Reese Witherspoon says her new film Wild - about a young woman's 1,000-mile hike across America - was the most challenging of her career to date.

VIDEO: Typhoon Vongfong hits Japan islands

Mon, 2014-10-13 12:18
Typhoon Vongfong, the strongest storm to hit Japan this year. makes landfall on the country's main islands.

Thai diplomat summoned over murders

Mon, 2014-10-13 11:48
The Thai charge d'affaires is summoned to the UK Foreign Office over the inquiry into the murders of British tourists Hannah Witheridge and David Miller.

New website tracks MEPs' extra cash

Mon, 2014-10-13 11:42
Watchdog reveals how much extra cash some MEPs are making

Garcia calls for Fifa culture change

Mon, 2014-10-13 11:35

Australian chain pulls 'racist' top

Mon, 2014-10-13 11:23
Australian store pulls 'racist' top

Pistorius sentence: Defence battles to avoid jail

Mon, 2014-10-13 11:13
Defence battles to avoid jail

In pictures: Urban photography competition winners

Mon, 2014-10-13 11:03
Winners of Urban Photo of the Year competition

Ebola Heathrow screening from Tuesday

Mon, 2014-10-13 10:59
Ebola screening to begin at London's Heathrow Airport on Tuesday, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt says

Tharoor dropped for 'Modi praise'

Mon, 2014-10-13 10:45
India's main opposition Congress drops high-profile MP Shashi Tharoor as a party spokesperson after criticism that he praised PM Narendra Modi.

Flower faces minimum eight-game ban

Mon, 2014-10-13 10:02
Wigan prop Ben Flower faces a minimum eight-game ban for punching St Helens' Lance Hohaia when he faces an RFL hearing on Tuesday.

Election gains for Hungary far right

Mon, 2014-10-13 09:17
The far-right Jobbik party in Hungary makes gains in local elections dominated by Prime Minister Viktor Orban's ruling nationalist Fidesz.

Hip hop, race and protests in Ferguson

Mon, 2014-10-13 09:13
Michael Brown and hip hop resistance in Ferguson