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William Pooley, the British nurse who contracted Ebola while volunteering in West Africa, returns to Sierra Leone to work at a hospital.
British actress and presenter Lynda Bellingham, who had colon cancer, has died aged 66, her agent confirms.
A 90-year-old retired forensic pathologist gives evidence in the trial of a man accused of murdering two teenage girls 37 years ago.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting their second child in April next year, Kensington Palace says.
Aerial footage shows the extent of damage caused by a fire at the Didcot B power station in Oxfordshire.
The World Health Organization declares Nigeria officially free of Ebola - hailing it a "spectacular success story" - after six weeks with no new cases.
Winds gusting at 70mph have been forecast as the tail end of Hurricane Gonzalo hits the UK on Tuesday night.
Outgoing European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso dismisses Grant Shapps "bureaucrat" jibe.
Mexican federal police are put in charge of security in towns surrounding Iguala, the city where 43 students went missing more than three weeks ago.
Amnesty International finds evidence of atrocities committed by both warring sides in eastern Ukraine, but not on the scale reported by Russia.
Prof Brian Cox muses on whether life here on Earth is unique within the Milky Way and what this might mean.
A Scottish woman who was caught with £1.5m of cocaine in Peru is to feature in adverts warning about the dangers of drug smuggling.
An annual pumpkin festival in Keene, New Hampshire, turned violent as the event descended into a night of rioting.
Actress Lynda Bellingham's career on screen
The housing market is "sitting on a plateau", a lenders' group has said, despite renewed competition between providers on mortgage rates.
How can migration be limited without affecting freedom of movement?
Rare glimpse of militants' camp at the gateway to Kabul
US military aircraft drop weapons, ammunition and medical supplies to Kurdish fighters battling IS militants in the key Syrian town of Kobane.
All Civil Service employees will be entitled to full parental pay from April 2015, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg will announce.
QPR manager Harry Redknapp says Adel Taarabt is "three stone overweight" and says the midfielder is "not fit to play football".