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Nigeria declares Ebola emergency

Fri, 2014-08-08 17:29
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan declares the outbreak of Ebola "a national emergency" and approves funds to help contain the deadly virus.

Can UK learn from anti-jihad scheme?

Fri, 2014-08-08 17:00
Persuading those planning to fight in Syria to come home

Canada launches Arctic seabed quest

Fri, 2014-08-08 16:58
Canada launches a mission to map the Arctic seabed to support its claim for oil-rich undersea territory up to the North Pole.

VIDEO: Can US 'secret serum' cure Ebola?

Fri, 2014-08-08 16:55
Alastair Leithead visits the San Diego research centre where a serum used on two US Ebola patients was developed.

A British geography quiz you can do in the car

Fri, 2014-08-08 16:43
A British geography quiz you can do in the car

McIlroy halfway leader at US PGA

Fri, 2014-08-08 16:42
World number one Rory McIlroy has the halfway lead at the US PGA after a second-round 67 at Valhalla.

The great balloon riot of 1864

Fri, 2014-08-08 16:35
Author Jeremy Clay tells the little-known tale of the balloon riot in Leicester.

Cameron cautious over Iraqi strikes

Fri, 2014-08-08 16:31
The PM's approach to further military action in Iraq

Yemeni soldiers die in bus ambush

Fri, 2014-08-08 15:38
Suspected al-Qaeda militants abduct and kill at least 14 soldiers returning home from duty in east Yemen, officials and eyewitnesses say.

Exhibition honours 'legend' Mercer

Fri, 2014-08-08 15:21
An exhibition opens honouring former Manchester City and England manager Joe Mercer, with items including a metal plate and screws from his leg.

Reagan aide Brady death 'a homicide'

Fri, 2014-08-08 15:19
The recent death of ex-White House aide James Brady is ruled a homicide, 33 years after he was wounded in a 1981 attempt on President Reagan's life.

In search of the perfect Full English

Fri, 2014-08-08 15:17
In search of the perfect Full English breakfast

When New York was graffiti central

Fri, 2014-08-08 15:11
When New York was famous for being covered with graffiti

Diner offers prayer discount

Fri, 2014-08-08 15:06
How a US cafe's 15% 'prayer discount' sparked an internet row

VIDEO: Amazon under threat by illegal mining

Fri, 2014-08-08 15:04
A surge in illegal gold mining has destroyed vast areas of the Amazon forest in Brazil.

Government reveals green plan

Fri, 2014-08-08 15:04
The Scottish government publishes a report which, it says, highlights the environmental benefits of independence.

VIDEO: Loom bands craze 'inspiring art'

Fri, 2014-08-08 14:48
BBC Newsnight's Stephen Smith investigated whether loom bands are inspiring artists and fashion designers.

VIDEO: Gaza air strikes and rocket attacks

Fri, 2014-08-08 14:04
Israel launches air strikes into Gaza after Palestinian rockets are fired at the end of a three-day truce.

'Sketchy' app sparks racism row

Fri, 2014-08-08 14:02
A new app called SketchFactor, which uses crowd-sourced data to alert users to 'sketchy' areas, is in hot water after some accuse it of being racist.

Argentine 'stolen grandson' speaks

Fri, 2014-08-08 14:02
An Argentine musician who was taken from his parents during military rule speaks of his joy of being reunited with his grandmother, a top campaigner.
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