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Ebola-fear athletes seek longer stay

Fri, 2014-08-01 10:54
Up to 30 Commonwealth Games athletes from Sierra Leone are considering extending their stay in Glasgow amid fears over the Ebola virus.

Uganda court annuls anti-gay law

Fri, 2014-08-01 10:52
Uganda's Constitutional Court annuls a tough anti-gay law that had drawn widespread criticism by Western governments and human rights activists.

VIDEO: Film Review - the week's new films

Fri, 2014-08-01 10:06
Film critic Jason Solomons reviews the week's film releases, including Joe, Hercules and Earth to Echo.

VIDEO: French police's 'vanishing' cocaine

Fri, 2014-08-01 09:40
French police seize 50kg of cocaine which was then securely stored at the headquarters of their judicial police, but it has disappeared.

VIDEO: Quads born on eve of Gaza ceasefire

Fri, 2014-08-01 09:38
Jon Donnison reports from Gaza, where a woman gave birth to quadruplets on the eve of an ill-fated truce, which broke down with reports of attacks on both sides.

VIDEO: Campaign to halt deportation to Kenya

Fri, 2014-08-01 09:24
Hundreds of families are campaigning to save a West Yorkshire man from being deported out of the country.

VIDEO: Ebola patients 'refusing isolation'

Fri, 2014-08-01 09:12
Convincing patients to receive treatment is the biggest task facing medical professionals trying to contain the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, a doctor in Sierra Leone says.

Weekendish: Lettuces, models and scissors

Fri, 2014-08-01 08:40
Some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week, with your comments.

Kincora abuse is 'national scandal'

Fri, 2014-08-01 08:34
Northern Ireland First Minister Peter Robinson says child sex abuse at Kincora Boys' Home is a "national scandal" that needs to be fully investigated.

Autistic woman fails to stop move

Fri, 2014-08-01 08:15
A Swansea family loses its bid to prevent a health board moving their 20-year-old autistic daughter to a specialist unit 230 miles away in Brighton.

HIV drugs 'boost SA life expectancy'

Fri, 2014-08-01 08:09
Life expectancy in South Africa has increased dramatically over the last decade mainly thanks to life-saving Aids drugs, a government report says.

Man jailed for couple's crash deaths

Fri, 2014-08-01 08:07
A driver who killed his sister and her fiancé in a car crash, leaving his nine-week-old nephew an orphan, is jailed for seven years.

VIDEO: London Zoo defends late parties

Fri, 2014-08-01 08:05
London Zoo has defended its "Lates" evening openings where alcohol is served, after claims of drunken behaviour threatening the welfare of the animals.

10 things we didn't know last week

Fri, 2014-08-01 08:05
Nixon's interest in panda mating and nine more news nuggets

Go Figure: The week in numbers

Fri, 2014-08-01 08:00
The week in numbers with our Go Figure images.

US economy adds 209,000 jobs in July

Fri, 2014-08-01 07:50
The US economy added 209,000 jobs in July, latest Bureau of Labor Statistics data reveal, adding to optimism that the recovery continues apace.

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