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  1. Ebola: 'Five S Leone cases per hour'

    Save the Children says healthcare demands are far outstripping supply in Sierra Leone and warns that the Ebola outbreak there is getting worse.
  2. Ebola fight hit by aid cuts, MPs warn

    Cuts in the amount of health aid the UK provides to Liberia and Sierra Leone have "compromised the fight" to stop the spread of the Ebola virus, MPs warn.
  3. Over 500 GP practices 'risk closure'

    Hundreds of GP practices are at risk of closure because of the ageing workforce, doctors' leaders say.
  4. Head of US Secret Service resigns

    Secret Service director Julia Pierson resigns as criticism of the agency intensified following several high-profile security lapses.
  5. River body confirmed as missing Alice

    A body found in a west London river is that of missing Alice Gross, the Metropolitan Police confirm.
  6. China warns on 'illegal' HK protests

    China issues a warning against "illegal acts" in Hong Kong, as protesters there vow to step up their campaign if the chief executive does not resign.
  7. BNP expels ex-leader Nick Griffin

    The British National Party says it has expelled its former leader Nick Griffin, accusing him of trying to "destabilise" the party.
  8. UK universities slip down rankings

    Three UK universities lose their place in the top 200 of a global higher education league table while elite universities hold their ground.
  9. Rio 2016 Olympics "are on track"

    The International Olympic Committee says it is satisfied with the progress made by Rio de Janeiro in its preparations for the 2016 Olympics.
  10. Young people 'lack workplace skills'

    Young people lack workplace skills such as communication and team working, a study among employers suggests.
  11. EU commissioner: Nude celebs 'dumb'

    Celebrities who had intimate pictures of themselves leaked onto the internet were "dumb" for taking them, the EU's new digital commissioner says.
  12. Horowitz to write new Bond novel

    Anthony Horowitz, best-selling author of the Alex Rider teenage spy adventures, becomes the latest writer invited to pen a new James Bond novel.
  13. VIDEO: Fry tells 'ugly truth' in new book

    The award-winning comedian, actor and writer Stephen Fry has said his new volume of memoirs, More Fool Me, reveals the "ugly truth" about his cocaine use in the 1980s.
  14. VIDEO: Close-up: Volvo's XC90 unveiled

    A sneak preview of Volvo's new XC90 - the car set to take centre stage at the Paris Motor Show.
  15. VIDEO: How do PM's tax figures weigh up?

    David Cameron has pledged to cut taxes for thirty million people if the Conservatives win next year's election, the Institute for Fiscal Studies has said the combined cost of the tax changes would be £7.2bn by 2020.
  16. VIDEO: Zookeeper rears leopard in bathroom

    A rare clouded leopard has been hand-reared in the bathroom of a zookeeper after she was rejected by her mother.
  17. VIDEO: How is China reporting HK protests?

    The BBC's Celia Hatton reports on how the Chinese media are reporting on the protests in Hong Kong
  18. VIDEO: Meet boy with a tax disc obsession

    Jude Currie is a 12-year-old boy from Cobham in Surrey with a rather unusual hobby
  19. VIDEO: The day Ivan got hitched to Ove

    It is 25 years since Denmark became the first country to celebrate same-sex civil unions.
  20. VIDEO: Spandau Ballet on 80s 'hedonism'

    Eighties pop group Spandau Ballet reunite for the premiere of a film about their career.
  21. Indian officials wield brooms against dirt

    India is set to launch a nationwide campaign to clean up the country on 2 October, the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, but many of the country's bureaucrats are not happy about it, writes the BBC's Geeta Pandey in Delhi.
  22. First Glastonbury tickets go in 14 minutes

    Today 15 thousand coach and ticket packages have been snapped up twice as fast as last year, but don't worry the rest go on sale this Sunday.
  23. 'Election starts here' - front pages

    The prime minister's speech to the Conservative Party conference, in which he promised tax cuts for 30 million Britons, leads most of Thursday's papers.
  24. Arsenal 4-1 Galatasaray

    Danny Welbeck scores his first senior hat-trick as 10-man Arsenal beat Galatasaray 4-1 in the Champions League.
  25. Caterham to race on despite bailiffs

    Formula 1 team Caterham pledge to compete in this weekend's Japanese Grand Prix despite bailiffs visiting their base.
  26. Players sue in World Cup pitches row

    Top players file a lawsuit claiming sex discrimination over synthetic pitches at the 2015 Women's World Cup in Canada.
  27. Basel 1-0 Liverpool

    Liverpool stutter to defeat in the Champions League as Basel's Marco Streller scores the only goal of their Group B clash.
  28. Lyth and Lees given PCA awards

    Yorkshire batsmen Adam Lyth and Alex Lees are named the PCA's player and young player of the year respectively.
  29. Pimco investors withdraw record sum

    Bond giant Pimco saw its investors withdraw a record $23.5bn (£14.5bn) in funds after manager Bill Gross abruptly left the company last month.
  30. VIDEO: Smartphone beacons beckon you

    Click learns how to bend beacon technology to its bidding by turning a London Street into a musical wonderland.
  31. Lord Hill faces second 'EU grilling'

    The UK's candidate to join the European Commission, Lord Hill, is summoned to a second hearing of MEPs to assess his suitability for the job.
  32. Texas children 'monitored for Ebola'

    Five children in Texas who came into contact with the Liberian man infected with Ebola are being monitored at home.
  33. AUDIO: Cancer victim gives to hospital that failed her

    A cervical cancer victim has donated thousands of pounds to the hospital that failed to spot her disease.
  34. Warning of university 'cold spots'

    There are warnings that a lack of higher education in some parts of England could hamper the growth of local economies.
  35. AUDIO: Classical challenge for Benedetti

    The BBC is launching a campaign to get every child in the land familiar with a piece of classical music.
  36. Airlines told to replace cockpit kit

    The US air safety regulator has ordered airlines to replace cockpit displays in more than 1,300 planes because of fears that wi-fi signals can make them go blank.
  37. VIDEO: Windows 10 'brings back familiarity'

    Microsoft has disclosed the first details of Windows 10 - its next operating system (OS).
  38. Moon's hidden valley system revealed

    Scientists identify a huge rectangular feature on the Moon that is probably the buried remains of an ancient rift valley system.
  39. VIDEO: Zookeeper rears leopard in bathroom

    A rare clouded leopard has been hand-reared in the bathroom of a zookeeper after she was rejected by her mother.
  40. Radio and TV host Sheila Tracy dies

    Broadcaster and musician Sheila Tracy, who was the first woman to read the news on BBC Radio 4 and presented Big Band Special on Radio 2, dies.
  41. VIDEO: Fry tells 'ugly truth' in new book

    The award-winning comedian, actor and writer Stephen Fry has said his new volume of memoirs, More Fool Me, reveals the "ugly truth" about his cocaine use in the 1980s.
  42. Is yoga really about exercise?

    US yoga practitioners insist it isn't primarily about fitness. But the definition can be flexible.
  43. Why do so many drivers shun seatbelts?

    It is more than 30 years since it became illegal to drive without a seatbelt, yet up to two million drivers in the UK are still risking it.
  44. Drunken minority of fans criticised

    A senior officer policing Hillsborough at the time of the 1989 disaster says "a substantial minority" of fans had "too much to drink" before entering the ground.
  45. 'Racist' Banksy mural destroyed

    A Banksy mural showing a group of pigeons holding anti-immigration banners is destroyed after a complaint the work was "racist".
  46. Call for universal credit delay

    Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon calls for a major UK welfare reform to be put on hold in Scotland.
  47. Universities hold world rankings

    Four Scottish universities rise up the Times Higher Education world rankings despite the UK coming under pressure from overseas competition.
  48. Executive 'to go into red' warning

    The Treasury has been formally warned that the Northern Ireland Executive is on track to go into the red by the end of this financial year.
  49. Remains found in Disappeared search

    Human remains have been found in a County Meath bog by a team searching for an IRA victim missing for almost 40 years.
  50. 'Horrific' care nurses struck off

    Two nurses whose care led to "avoidable harm to vulnerable patients" at an Abertillery care home are struck off by the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
  51. Ex-ministers attack M4 relief road

    Two former environment ministers criticise Welsh government plans for an M4 relief road south of Newport.
  52. Grace Mugabe 'should hand back PhD'

    Award-winning Zimbabwean writer Chenjerai Hove calls on Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe to hand back her PhD as students demand an investigation.
  53. Congo ex-fighters 'starve in camp'

    More than 100 demobilised militia fighters and their relatives die from hunger and disease in an army camp in DR Congo, according to a rights group.
  54. Japan volcano eruption deaths rise

    Rescue workers in Japan recover more bodies from Mount Ontake, bringing to 47 the number of those killed by Saturday's surprise volcanic eruption.
  55. New Afghan leader reopens bank case

    Afghanistan's new President, Ashraf Ghani, says he is resuming the investigation into a banking fraud, said to be one of the largest in the world.
  56. Deadly attack on Donetsk school

    A shell blast kills four people at a school in the rebel-held Ukrainian city of Donetsk on the first day of classes, delayed because of the conflict.
  57. Karadzic takes blame for Serb crimes

    Radovan Karadzic sums up his defence, saying he takes "moral responsibility" for crimes committed by Bosnian Serbs but denying he ordered killings.
  58. Mexico arrests drug syndicate leader

    The Mexican authorities say they have captured the head of a notorious drug crime syndicate, Hector Beltran Leyva.
  59. Argentina bank governor resigns

    Argentina's central bank governor Juan Carlos Fabrega resigns after less than a year in the job, as the country's economic troubles pile up.
  60. Iraq PM opposes Arab strikes in Iraq

    Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi tells the BBC he "totally" opposes Arab nations joining air strikes against Islamic State in his country.
  61. Top Bahrain rights activist arrested

    Leading Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab is arrested over Twitter remarks deemed "denigrating" to government institutions.
  62. Florida music row killer guilty

    Michael Dunn is found guilty in the fatal shooting of Jordan Davis, a teenager shot during a row over loud music at a petrol station in Florida.
  63. Kissinger 'considered Cuba strikes'

    US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger wanted to "smash Cuba" by air strikes nearly 40 years ago, newly disclosed government documents show.
  64. Your pictures: Amateur sport

    Readers' photos on the theme of "amateur sport"
  65. Day in pictures: 1 October

    News images from around the world: 1 October
  66. Remembering the work of Shirley Baker

    Photographer Shirley Baker's photos of Manchester
  67. In pictures: Hong Kong protests swell

    Crowds gather on the streets of Hong Kong
  68. In pictures: The lure of gold

    Men and women who risk their lives to get rich in Guinea
  69. Day in pictures: 30 September

    News images from around the world: 30 September
  70. In pictures: India's dying printing tradition

    Printing tradition kept alive in Calcutta
  71. In pictures: People of India

    Exhibition featuring work by three generations of photographers
  72. VIDEO: House of Commons

    MPs vote by 524 to 43 in favour of UK military action against Islamic State in Iraq.
  73. VIDEO: Explosions as coalition strikes IS

    The Syrian town of Kobane is still under siege, two weeks after Islamic State fighters began their assault.
  74. VIDEO: Girl gets 3D-printed prosthetic hand

    A five year-old girl from Inverness who was born without any fingers on one hand has become the first in the UK to be fitted with a bionic limb made using a 3D printer
  75. VIDEO: Body found is Alice Gross, say police

    Police investigating the disappearance of missing 14-year-old schoolgirl Alice Gross are now treating it as a murder inquiry after a body was found in a west London river
  76. VIDEO: Texas children 'monitored for Ebola'

    More information has come to light about the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States.
  77. VIDEO: Girl found 12 years after abduction

    A 17-year-old girl has been found in Mexico 12 years after she was abducted by her mother.
  78. VIDEO: 'Mr Nobody' ups UKIP offer to £1m

    Former Conservative supporter Arron Banks has announced that he will donate £1m to UKIP.
  79. VIDEO: Missing schoolgirl family 'heartbroken'

    The family of a missing schoolgirl who is thought to have gone to Syria, possibly to join Islamist fighters, say they are heartbroken and just want her home.
  80. VIDEO: 'Yellow Umbrella Man' HK protest

    Paul Zimmerman, who is a Hong Kong local councillor, explains why he took a yellow umbrella to protest at a China National Day reception in Hong Kong.
  81. Job hunting the big data way

    How data crunching is dictating our job prospects
  82. Devil worship on the man-eating mountain

    Devil worship in the tunnels of the man-eating mountain
  83. The strange world of super-specialist cutlery

    The strange world of super-specialist cutlery
  84. Will our cities be congestion-free?

    Will our cities ever be congestion-free?
  85. In pictures: A journey through 19th Century Brazil

    19th Century Brazil seen through the eyes of an Englishman
  86. Warsaw Uprising: 'There were flames everywhere'

    RAF veterans who risked their lives to help Polish resistance
  87. Can antidepressants treat cancer?

    Can antidepressants treat brain tumours?
  88. Is Cameron more Thatcher than Thatcher?

    Is Cameron more Thatcher than Thatcher?
  89. NHS budget: What we aren't being told

    What the politicians aren’t telling us about the NHS budget
  90. UK's Lord Hill meets his EU critics

    Lord Hill tells EU why he's the man to oversee banks

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