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The UN's health agency says the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa could infect more than 20,000 people before it is brought under control.
Hollywood stars Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have married in France, a spokesman confirms.
The police force at the centre of the Rotherham child abuse scandal faces fresh criticism for failing to record crimes against children properly.
Manchester United bid for duo, Liverpool want ex-Arsenal midfielder, Hull close to Hernandez deal, plus more.
Forty-three UN peacekeepers are being held by an armed group in the Syrian Golan Heights, amid heavy fighting between rebels and the army.
Egypt has opened an investigation into ousted President Mohammed Morsi for allegedly handing over secret files to Qatar, state media report.
Archaeologists are studying Roman ruins, including a bath house, that have been discovered on the site of a new bypass in Somerset.
A student who was punched in the face at the Notting Hill Carnival for telling a man not to grope her says she would do the same again.
A man who threw a glass bottle while drunk, shattering a car windscreen and badly injuring a nine-year-old girl, is jailed.
A seaside town is bracing itself for a gold-rush after a German artist buries thousands of pounds worth of bullion on a beach.
The aircraft carrier, HMS Illustrious, was formally taken out of service on Thursday in a ceremony at Portsmouth Naval Base.
UK is becoming more European, statistics show
Actors Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are now married, according to a spokesman for the Hollywood couple.
The EU announces emergency help for dairy producers hit by the Russian ban on food imports from the EU.
Maxine Peake says she hopes playing Hamlet will make it easier for women to fill male roles because Shakespeare's female roles are "quite problematic".
Former F1 driver Mark Webber questions whether Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg can stay at Mercedes together next year.
A sheep called Shaun has been shorn for the first time in his life and his fleece has weighed in at a huge 23 kilograms.
Business takes up debate over Scottish independence
Tory MP Douglas Carswell has defected to the UK Independence Party - and says he will seek re-election in Clacton at a by-election.
A trial vaccine against Ebola could be tested on healthy volunteers in the UK in September, says an international health consortium.