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The World Health Organization has warned the number of people with the Ebola virus could reach 20,000 by November if swift action is not taken now.
The Manic Street Preachers have been talking to John Wilson for the new series of Mastertapes, to be broadcast on Radio 4 in November.
One of the biggest scientific claims of the year has received another set-back, putting the result of a bet between two significant physicists in jeopardy.
The UN refugee agency says Turkey urgently needs help to care for 130,000 Syrian refugees who have crossed the border in recent days.
Public funds totalling £104,000 were paid into a fraudulent bank account and are "highly unlikely" to be recovered, a Welsh assembly committee hears.
A material dubbed the darkest substance on earth is being used creatively by internationally acclaimed artist Sir Anish Kapoor.
Graeme McDowell admits Rory McIlroy's four majors and world number one status may mean the end for their Ryder Cup partnership.
Steve Rosenberg reports on how Muscovites can swap their tops for more pro-Russian t-shirts.
News images from around the world: 23 September
A second video is released showing British journalist John Cantlie, who is being held hostage by Islamic State (IS) militants.
Patricia Hewitson from Exmouth, Devon, unwittingly grew a 5ft (1,5m) tall cannabis plant from a pack of bird seeds - but her error was only revealed when she contacted a radio phone-in show.
Weeks after the start of term, many state schools in the capital, Islamabad, are still closed, after being taken over by police drafted in to deal with ongoing political protests.
The story of actor Ricky Tomlinson's jail term in the 1970s has been turned into a play called United We Stand.
Two Palestinians suspected of the abduction and murder of three Israeli teenagers in June have been killed by Israeli forces, Israel's military says.
MPs' views will decide if UK joins strikes against Islamic State
Andy Murray has spoken publicly for the first time about comments he made on the eve of the Scottish independence referendum.
Leaders from 120 countries will meet in New York on Monday for a climate change summit called by the UN secretary General Ban Ki Moon.
Liberia is to become the first nation in Africa to completely stop cutting down its trees in return for development aid.
On show at Museum of Modern Art in Wales
A London bus used in the Allied war effort of 1914 is retracing its route in Belgium.