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Ebola patient arrives in Germany

Fri, 2014-10-03 01:37
A hospital in the German city of Frankfurt-on-Main takes in an Ebola patient after he is flown in during the night under tight security.

Australia PM urges burka ban rethink

Fri, 2014-10-03 01:33
Australian PM Tony Abbott urges a rethink of plans to ban women who cover their faces from sitting in the main public galleries of parliament.

Ex-BP boss gets top Whitehall job

Fri, 2014-10-03 01:31
Former BP executive John Manzoni is appointed the first chief executive officer of the civil service.

VIDEO: Thai murders 'reconstruction' on beach

Fri, 2014-10-03 01:20
Thai police have carried out a reconstruction of the murders of two British tourists, Hannah Witheridge, 23, and David Miller, 24, who were found on a Koh Tao beach on 15 September with severe head injuries.

VIDEO: Tech review: This week's headlines

Fri, 2014-10-03 01:19
Classic video game Tetris is to be made into a sci-fi film and other technology news

Murray into last four in China Open

Fri, 2014-10-03 01:06
Andy Murray will face Novak Djokovic in the China Open semi-finals after defeating Marin Cilic 6-1 6-4.

Pardew unhappy as family affected

Fri, 2014-10-03 01:03
Alan Pardew is unhappy his family have been caught up in the debate surrounding his future as Newcastle manager.

VIDEO: More people tested for drugs at work

Fri, 2014-10-03 00:52
Companies which carry out drug testing for employers say there has been a significant rise in the number of British firms approaching them in recent years.

Lindsay Lohan makes stage debut

Fri, 2014-10-03 00:47
Hollywood actress Lindsay Lohan makes her stage debut in the West End, although her performance did not go entirely smoothly as she forgot a line in the second act.

VIDEO: Hairy pigs restore Dorset heath land

Fri, 2014-10-03 00:39
Conservationists have revealed the latest weapon in their fight to preserve and restore threatened heath land in Dorset.

VIDEO: Dewani parents: 'We want justice for Anni'

Fri, 2014-10-03 00:31
The parents of Anni Dewani who was shot on her honeymoon in South Africa four years ago say they are hoping the trial of her husband next week will finally give them the answers they are looking for.

Does cancer get too much attention?

Fri, 2014-10-03 00:23
Lung expert says other diseases can be just as devastating

PM Modi addresses India on radio

Thu, 2014-10-02 23:44
Prime Minister Narendra Modi makes his first radio speech in a bid to reach out to tens of millions of Indians with no access to television.

School goal scrapping 'embarrassing'

Thu, 2014-10-02 23:42
Scrapping the target to put Wales into the 20 best-performing countries in education by next year is "embarrassing" say the Conservatives, who accuse ministers of lacking ambition.

'Rampage' accused found dead in cell

Thu, 2014-10-02 23:38
A man charged with four counts of attempted murder following a string of alleged assaults at a caravan park is found dead in prison.

Air France strike boosts Easyjet

Thu, 2014-10-02 23:32
Easyjet shares rise after the airline raises its annual profit forecast, thanks to a strong end to its financial year and the impact of the Air France strike.

Anni Dewani parents search for truth

Thu, 2014-10-02 23:30
The parents of murdered bride Anni Dewani tell the BBC they are desperate for answers ahead of the trial of their son-in-law in South Africa.

Brighton Photo Biennial

Thu, 2014-10-02 23:26
Photographic artists on show in Brighton

McCanns critical after libel payout

Thu, 2014-10-02 23:19
Kate and Gerry McCann say press regulation is still not working, after receiving £55,000 in libel damages from the Sunday Times.

VIDEO: By-elections: Party leaders hit campaign trail

Thu, 2014-10-02 23:19
Party leaders step up campaigning efforts before two key by-elections take place next week.
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