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New York's JFK to start Ebola checks

Fri, 2014-10-10 19:03
New York's JFK is the first of five US airports to screen passengers in an effort to limit the Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 4,000.

VIDEO: Cuba circus kids 'go professional'

Fri, 2014-10-10 18:19
In Cuba, young children are learning circus skills with a view to becoming professional performers.

Nine die in Guinea boat sinking

Fri, 2014-10-10 18:12
At least nine people die in a boat accident in Guinea, with at least 30 people still missing, officials and residents say.

VIDEO: Huge Smurfs mark comics museum at 25

Fri, 2014-10-10 17:06
In Belgium a comics museum, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary, is planning an expansion.

Police tell wrong parents son died

Fri, 2014-10-10 16:55
Police in a small Alaska town mistakenly tell a couple their son has been killed in a car accident, leading to a joyous scene just hours later.

Commissioner system 'costing more'

Fri, 2014-10-10 16:55
Four out of six police forces in the East of England are spending more on the new system of commissioners compared to the old police authorities.

MPs to vote on Palestinian statehood

Fri, 2014-10-10 16:54
MPs are to vote on a backbench Commons motion that will call on the UK government to recognise Palestine as a state.

Drought hits Brazil's biggest city

Fri, 2014-10-10 16:49
The governor of the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo has asked for emergency clearance to siphon the remaining water out of an almost empty reservoir.