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US President Barack Obama calls the Ebola outbreak in West Africa a threat to security worldwide while announcing a larger US role, including 3,000 troops, to help fight the virus.
Ospreys join Cardiff Blues in monitoring Leigh Halfpenny after Toulon president raises questions over the player's contract.
Part of a bridge has been demolished near Paducah in Kentucky, in the US.
Arsenal make a losing start to their Champions League campaign as Borussia Dortmund secure a deserved victory.
An estate agent is sacked after apparently being caught on camera stealing a bar of chocolate while showing a client around a flat.
Plans for spending almost £5m raised by teenage cancer sufferer Stephen Sutton have been revealed.
The US space agency picks the companies it hopes can take the country's astronauts back into space - a capability lost when the shuttles retired in 2011.
Two men die as a helicopter on its way to Humberside Airport crashes into the sea off the East Yorkshire coast.
A father and son forced a vulnerable man to work 15-hour-days unpaid at their farm every day for 13 years, a court hears.
A sound piece, a 75-second description of a Roman pot, wins a prestigious prize for drawing for the first time in its 20-year history.
Two men die after a helicopter crashes off the coast of Flamborough in East Yorkshire.
Atlantic City's long hot streak comes to an end
Fergus Walsh reports from Malawi on how the country has worked to reduce infant mortality.
Two-time Open champion Greg Norman says he had a premonition about the chainsaw accident in which he nearly lost his left hand.
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls narrowly wins a crucial confidence vote in parliament, despite a recent cabinet revolt over austerity measures.
South Sudan government issues an order to non-governmental organisations and private firms to fire foreign workers by mid-October amid an aid crisis.
US ground forces could be deployed against Islamic State militants if the current strategy fails, a top US general says.
Russia needs to boost forces in Crimea because of the Ukraine crisis and a foreign military build-up, Russia's defence minister says.
Cheaper food and fuel prices helped to push down the UK consumer price inflation rate to 1.5% in August, official figures show.
Panasonic unveils a hybrid smartphone-camera, at the Photokina trade show in Cologne.