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The UK charity Street Child has spoken to people in Kenema in Sierra Leone whose lives have been devastated by the disease.
Renewed calls for a public inquiry into the Welsh NHS are made after spot checks at 20 hospitals find widespread problems with the handling of medicines.
A man has died following a two-vehicle collision near Carryduff, County Down.
About 17,500 men in Northern Ireland pay for sex each year, a survey published by Queen's University, Belfast, researchers suggests.
The University of Sydney suspends a professor, who had advised the government on education policy, after he used racist terms in emails.
UK pharmaceuticals firm GlaxoSmithKline says its Ebola vaccine will not be ready until late 2015 and is "going to come too late" for this epidemic.
Friday's papers cover terror plots, immigration and photographs of a smiling Ched Evans ahead of the footballer's expected release from jail.
The Japanese start-up Fove has developed a consumer eye-tracking helmet for use in virtual reality environments.
UN chief Ban Ki-moon launches an urgent appeal for funds to help fight Ebola after a drive for donations falls short of its target.
Asian shares traded mixed on Friday after better-than expected economic data out of the US eased global growth fears.
David Cameron urges European countries to introduce Ebola screening at airports, saying they "must do more" to stop the disease spreading.
One billion people are still not connected to the internet in India and cost is the main barrier. So authorities are looking at ways to get more people online.
Virgin Australia will buyout loss-making budget carrier Tiger Airways Australia for A$1 (£0.54), the airline said on Friday.
US health officials say a nurse infected with Ebola may have been sick for four days before diagnosis, and she took two domestic flights in that time.
Presenter Andrew Neil has unexpected help from John Lydon as he signs off the live political programme This Week.
Turkey fails to gain a seat on the United Nations Security Council, with members voting in favour of Spain and New Zealand instead.
Police are "stretched" dealing with an "exceptionally high" number of investigations into Islamist-related activities, Scotland Yard says.
Police in Hong Kong launch a dawn operation to clear a pro-democracy protest site in the Mong Kok area of the city.
The umbrella, which has become a symbol of the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, has spawned an art movement all of its own.
A deadly new disease has emerged in Spain that is wiping out amphibians, scientists report.