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A prayer vigil has been held for the family of Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the US who died on Wednesday.
Expectations that Turkey will lead a ground operation against Islamic State in Syria on its own are "not realistic", its foreign minister says.
Danny Savage goes to a supplies distribution centre in Hull to find out exactly how robust protective suits are in the fight against Ebola.
Staff at Cheshire Constabulary's "mane" headquarters received a surprise four-legged visitor, leaving front desk staff with a mare on their hands.
Schools in England will face more regular, light-touch inspections, but unannounced inspections will not become standard, says Ofsted.
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.
How Beach Boy Brian Wilson came to write God Only Knows.
The tiny high definition camera called the GoPro has made its founder and chief executive a multi-billionaire after it was floated.
Nancy Birtwhistle, the winner of this year's Great British Bake Off, has told BBC Breakfast how she managed to 'keep her head ' to beat her two rivals in the final.
Farewell payday lenders, welcome loan sharks?
The BBC's fearless interrogator comes face-to-face with the king of Punk.
Key services will be dismantled and the "very fabric" of communities will be tested after a £146m budget cut, warn council leaders.
Health authorities in Spain put to death the dog of a nurse infected with the Ebola virus in Madrid, sparking protests from animal rights groups.
A Belgian man whose adopted son travelled to Syria to join Islamic State gives an insight into life with the militants.