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It is 100 years since the birth of the great poet Dylan Thomas and a London tribute to him is being led, in part, by comedian and writer Griff Rhys Jones.
Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says all nations have a stake in the fight against Ebola, which "respects no borders".
Thousands of runners take part in the 34th Beijing International Marathon, many wearing face masks amid concerns about "hazardous" air quality.
Arsene Wenger endures an uncomfortable interview with Match of the Day's Jacqui Oatley after a 2-2 draw with Hull.
Catholic gay rights groups express dismay at the rejection by bishops of proposals for wider acceptance of gay people, backed by Pope Francis.
Authorities in West Africa are struggling to deal with the Ebola outbreak which has already claimed thousands of lives in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea.
Public services need their "fair share" of money from economic growth if they are to continue to be affordable in the future, the health minister says.
A 33-year-old man is arrested in connection with an attempted murder after a vehicle was allegedly driven at another man in Ayrshire.
Canada is to ship 800 vials of an experimental Ebola vaccine it has developed for further trials with the World Health Organization.
Writer and broadcaster Clive James talks about his new volume of essays and how poetry helps him deal with his terminal cancer.
The UK would lose influence on the world stage if it voted to leave the EU, the outgoing president of the European Commission has said.
Thousands of people take part in the Great Birmingham Run - the most popular half marathon in the Midlands.
Famous 19th Century ship Cutty Sark is damaged in a fire in London.
Rescue teams in Nepal say there are no trekkers left stranded, after completing their search for survivors of a devastating Himalayan storm.
The Chinese capital has been suffering under heavy smog for the past few weeks, but the 34th edition of the Beijing marathon still went ahead on Sunday.
Virginia state police say they have found a body which could be that of Hannah Graham, a British-born student missing since 13 September.
Hundreds of people are taking part in a run in a Glasgow park to celebrate the life of a woman who was killed there.
GB win two gold medals and a silver on the penultimate day of the European Track Championships in Guadeloupe.
People on a night out in Cardiff were kept away from one of its most famous streets as fire fighters dealt with a chip shop fire.
Stuart Gallacher, a Wales dual-code international and ex-Regional Rugby Wales chief executive, dies at the age of 68.