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Sierra Leone declares Ebola lockdown

Thu, 2014-12-25 00:02
A lockdown is declared in northern Sierra Leone, with shops and travel services shut for at least three days, in a bid to contain the Ebola virus.

VIDEO: Weather forecast for the UK

Wed, 2014-12-24 23:34
Weather forecast for the UK

VIDEO: Queen to highlight poppy tribute

Wed, 2014-12-24 22:56
The Queen will highlight the ceramic poppy tribute to World War One casualties and those dealing with the Ebola disease, in her Christmas Day broadcast.

Christmas Day swim marks 50th event

Wed, 2014-12-24 22:54
A half-century of folks dashing into the cold sea on Christmas morning is being celebrated on the beach in south Wales.

Road 'pinch points' action call

Wed, 2014-12-24 22:48
Tackling road "pinch points" is key to improving the economic prosperity of north Wales, says a report.

'Alcohol issues higher than drugs'

Wed, 2014-12-24 22:45
More people are seeking help for alcohol problems than those with drug issues, one of Wales' biggest charities says.

St Louis shooting 'unlike Ferguson'

Wed, 2014-12-24 20:36
The mayor of the US suburb where a police officer shot dead a black teenager says the death cannot be compared to that of Michael Brown in Ferguson.

VIDEO: Cardinal condemns 'blasphemous' IS

Wed, 2014-12-24 20:13
Cardinal Vincent Nichols, leader of the Roman Catholic Church in England and Wales, condemns Islamic State as 'barbaric' and 'blasphemous'.

VIDEO: Pakistan army to try terror suspects

Wed, 2014-12-24 20:00
Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif says new military courts will hear terrorism-related cases after an agreement between political parties.

VIDEO: Online release for The Interview

Wed, 2014-12-24 19:59
Sony Pictures is distributing its film The Interview online, after a cyber-attack and a row over its release.

Keeping your Christmas gadgets safe

Wed, 2014-12-24 19:06
Basic steps to keeping your Christmas gadgets safe

Forecasters predict icy Christmas

Wed, 2014-12-24 18:12
Christmas travellers are warned to be prepared for ice and snow across large areas of Scotland.

US lab worker monitored for Ebola

Wed, 2014-12-24 17:40
A US laboratory technician is being monitored after possible exposure to the Ebola virus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.

Doctors warn of Loom bands danger

Wed, 2014-12-24 17:22
Doctors are warning parents to be vigilant after seeing a spate of young children with loom bands stuck up their noses.

Viewpoint: Confrontation key to tackling violent extremism

Wed, 2014-12-24 17:08
Afzal Ashraf, a consultant fellow at the Royal United Services Institute, says governments must confront the violent extremism of jihadist groups like Islamic State, the Pakistani Taliban (TTP) and Boko Haram.

Queen pays Christmas poppy tribute

Wed, 2014-12-24 17:00
The Queen will highlight the ceramic poppy tribute to World War 1 casualties and those dealing with the Ebola disease, in her Christmas Day broadcast.

Christmas menus: turtles to turkeys

Wed, 2014-12-24 16:21
Christmas menus through the ages

The science news highlights of 2014

Wed, 2014-12-24 16:16
Science and environment news highlights from 2014

The draw of the Christmas Day swim

Wed, 2014-12-24 16:15
The draw of the Christmas Day swim

VIDEO: Unearthing Brazil's hidden slavery past

Wed, 2014-12-24 16:14
The major construction work in Rio de Janeiro ahead of the 2016 Olympics is unearthing a wealth of material from the city's dark past as a major port in the slave trade.

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