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International development secretary Justine Greening travels with soldiers from the Royal Army Medical Corps to Ebola-hit Sierra Leone.
The International Criminal Court warns the Kenyan government against leaking information from President Uhuru Kenyatta's case to the media.
The BBC's Damian Grammaticas speaks to Robert Iwaszkiewicz about joining the UKIP grouping in the European Parliament
The Argentine ambassador to the UK calls for the BBC to make a public apology following the row over an edition of Top Gear filmed in the South American country.
Man who attacked two Canadian soldiers in deadly hit-and-run was radical who had had passport seized, police say.
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius begins serving time in jail, after being sentenced for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Sir Alex Ferguson defends himself against suggestions David Moyes inherited an "antiquated" structure at Manchester United.
A man who beat three sisters with a claw hammer in a London hotel while their children slept alongside them is found guilty of attempted murder.
Wales coach Warren Gatland says the "door is not closed" for Adam Jones after omitting him from the squad for the autumn Tests.
Health Minister Mark Drakeford launches a stinging attack on the Conservatives for trying to drag the reputation of the Welsh NHS "through the mud" for "partisan political purposes".
Treatments to tackle the Ebola outbreak in West Africa should become available in the coming weeks and months, says the World Health Organization.
A former police inspector who was on duty during the Hillsborough disaster denies he was "leant on" to ensure his statements "toed the party line".
An appeal against the sentences of three jailed al-Jazeera journalists will be heard by an Egyptian court on 1 January, relatives say.
Celebrity magazine Heat apologises to actor and singer Justin Timberlake and his wife Jessica Biel after publishing a "false and unfounded story" questioning their marriage.
Tributes have been paid to Australia's controversial former prime minister Gough Whitlam who died on Tuesday at the age of 98.
Between 20 and 30 million Kurds make up the fourth-largest ethnic group in the Middle East, but they have never obtained statehood.
Where have all the pro-European Conservatives gone?
Authorities in two US states are reviewing unsolved cases for links to an Indiana man being held on suspicion of killing seven women.
The NHS is recruiting about 260 extra doctors in an effort to ease pressure on accident and emergency units in England, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt says.
Activists discuss Hong Kong protests over champagne