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VIDEO: Ebola crisis: is the outbreak over?

Mon, 2015-02-02 09:32
Cases of Ebola in West Africa have reached their lowest level in months; is the worst of the outbreak now over?

Man on trial for pensioner's murder

Mon, 2015-02-02 09:04
A 24-year-old man goes on trial accused of the murder of an 85-year-old woman at her home in the Morningside area of Edinburgh.

Obama seeks tax rises in budget

Mon, 2015-02-02 09:04
US President Barack Obama sends a $4tn (£2.6tn) budget proposal to Congress with significant tax rises, primarily on firms and the wealthy.

Tory MPs at odds over English votes

Mon, 2015-02-02 09:01
The debate on English votes for English laws is getting more complicated and it could be about to get more bloody, writes James Landale.

Schurrle completes Wolfsburg switch

Mon, 2015-02-02 08:46
German international winger Andre Schurrle completes a £22m move from Chelsea to Bundesliga side Wolfsburg.

A&E struggles with elderly patients

Mon, 2015-02-02 08:23
BBC's Panorama spends a week with one emergency department

Apple set to sell bonds worth $5bn

Mon, 2015-02-02 08:17
Technology giant Apple is expected to raise at least $5bn by issuing bonds despite sitting on a cash pile of $178bn.

Saudi tip-off saved UK lives - PM

Mon, 2015-02-02 08:14
PM David Cameron says potentially hundreds of lives were saved in Britain after a piece of counter-terrorism intelligence was supplied by Saudi Arabia.

Terminally ill schoolboy Jak dies

Mon, 2015-02-02 08:07
A terminally ill schoolboy whose inspirational story helped to raise more than £35,000 for charity in the past week has died.

VIDEO: Bus roof 'peels off' after tree collision

Mon, 2015-02-02 08:05
The roof of a bus has been ripped off after it hit overhanging trees in central London.

VIDEO: Would you drop nationality for freedom?

Mon, 2015-02-02 08:05
Jailed Al-Jazeera journalist Mohamed Fahmy has asked his Twitter followers whether they would renounce their nationality if it meant they could be freed.

Blast hits Nigeria election rally

Mon, 2015-02-02 07:59
A bomb kills three people outside a stadium in the north-east Nigerian city of Gombe, minutes after a rally by President Goodluck Jonathan.

Gas power plant plans put on hold

Mon, 2015-02-02 07:57
Plans to build a power station at a Milford Haven gas storage plant are being mothballed by owners.

VIDEO: Miliband quizzed about 'life experience'

Mon, 2015-02-02 07:48
Opposition leader Ed Miliband was asked about his "life experience" outside politics in a Facebook and Sky News question and answer session with young voters

Vettel fastest on second day of test

Mon, 2015-02-02 07:36
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel sets the pace for the second day in a row at the first test as McLaren-Honda continue to struggle.

Wrongly accused man case reopened

Mon, 2015-02-02 07:33
Police are to reopen a case into a taxi driver who sexually assaulted three women after the man initially convicted of the crimes cleared his name.

Hundreds of thousands face tax fine

Mon, 2015-02-02 07:01
As many as 890,000 people face a £100 fine for failing to file their online tax returns on time, HM Revenue and Customs says.

Gold bars discovered at India school

Mon, 2015-02-02 06:46
Staff find gold bars and stacks of cash in unused staff room lockers.

Osborne warns of Greece 'risk'

Mon, 2015-02-02 06:44
George Osborne warns the standoff between Greece and the eurozone "is fast becoming the biggest risk to the global economy".

Greste 'angst' for jailed colleagues

Mon, 2015-02-02 06:41
Australian Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste says he is relieved to be free, but feels "incredible angst" at leaving behind two of his jailed colleagues in Egypt.