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US rules requiring air passengers from the three West African countries worst hit by Ebola to travel via one of five airports come into effect.
South Korea takes down a "Christmas tree" tower on the border with North Korea, but says it was for safety reasons not to appease the North.
The UK's spending watchdog criticises ministers for failing to deport more foreign national offenders - saying performance has barely improved over eight years.
GP explains NHS England's decision to pay family doctors £55 every time they diagnose a case of dementia.
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany says it was unfair to exclude away fans after a 2-2 Champions League draw at CSKA Moscow.
Meet the 18-year-old Brit girl beating the boys - and challenging notions of what women could achieve in motorcyling's elite.
BBC Sport looks back at 50 iconic FA Cup goals in the build-up to the first round proper, which takes place in November.
The Department of Social Development has failed to deal properly with a scam operating in social housing, according to a Public Accounts Committee report.
What really went wrong at Tesco?
Several papers report plans to pay GPs £55 for each diagnosis of dementia they make, while a man who claimed to be in a coma for two years to avoid court also features.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says he is setting up an inquiry into attacks on UN facilities during Israel's recent offensive in the Gaza Strip.
The US Pentagon says it is examining an Islamic State video appearing to show militants with a weapons bundle intended for Kurdish fighters.
Naval vessels searching Swedish waters for a suspected foreign submarine are focusing on a bay near the capital Stockholm.
The use of drones in the UK will rise over the next 20 years, raising "significant safety, security, and privacy concerns", a report says.
The Dominican Republic declares Wednesday an official day of mourning for Dominican-born fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who has died at 82.
The political confrontation in a Hong Kong hair salon
A black and white image of lions resting on a rock outcrop in the Serengeti has won the 2014 Wildlife Photographer of the Year award.
Researchers reveal that the same physical mechanism is behind many of nature's most dazzling shines.
Actress Lynda Bellingham had shared her hopes for a final Christmas in a special edition of Loose Women.
How the Commonwealth War Graves Commission continues to keep its promise to remember the dead "in perpetuity".