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More action is needed to tackle Ebola, say experts
Cat Stevens - also known as Yusuf Islam - is to perform a series of dates in the US for the first time since 1976.
Police investigating the deaths of two Britons in Thailand say they are looking for a number of suspects - but rule out other British tourists.
British number one Heather Watson is knocked out of the first round of the Korea Open by American qualifier Nichole Gibbs.
Stephen Sutton's mother Jane pays tribute to her son as someone who ''lived life to the full'', as plans are revealed for spending the money he raised in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust.
Plans for spending almost £5m raised by teenage cancer patient Stephen Sutton are revealed.
Why are more children in Africa living beyond five?
Six Egyptian policemen have been killed by a roadside bomb in the Sinai peninsula, the interior ministry says.
US actor, director and producer George Clooney is to receive an honorary award at next year's Golden Globes.
The leaders of the three main parties at Westminster sign a pledge to devolve more powers to Scotland, if Scots reject independence.
Ian Paisley Jr describes critics of his father, the former DUP leader and first minister who died last Friday aged 88, as "pygmies in his shadow".
Hurricane Odile causes devastation in the beach resorts of Mexico's Baja California peninsula, triggering looting in some areas.
One of the most active volcanoes in the Philippines, Mount Mayon, could erupt within weeks, scientists say, after quakes and rockfalls.
Almost one in six mental health patients in England have attempted suicide because of long waiting lists for therapy, according to new research.
Television show Crimewatch is marking 30 years of helping to solve crimes by appealing to the public for information.
President Obama is to announce plans to send 3,000 troops to Liberia to help fight the Ebola virus, US officials say.
The three main UK party leaders - David Cameron, Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg - have signed a pledge promising "extensive new powers" for the Scottish Parliament.
The inquest for three soldiers who died from overheating while training in the Brecon Beacons will not be heard until 2015.
Two children from the same family were sexually abused in separate paedophile scandals that both happened in Rochdale, the BBC has discovered.
Jim Muir reports from the front line near IS-controlled Zumar, near Mosul, where Kurdish forces are fighting Islamic State militants.