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A West African airline halts flights to Liberia and Sierra Leone amid concern about Ebola as a leading doctor dies of the virus in Sierra Leone.
Royals meet Commonwealth Games stars
Muslims around the world celebrate festival of Eid al-Fitr
The EU imposes new economic sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine, going beyond asset freezes and travel bans.
A ban on steel-string guitars in prison cells in England and Wales is reversed after a campaign by rock stars including Billy Bragg and Johnny Marr.
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt is ticked off by the statistics watchdog over claims about A&E waiting times in England.
A girl whose father was killed after a small plane in distress hit them while walking on a Florida beach has died of her injures, police officials say.
During the hot summer weather zookeepers are having to come up with ways to keep animals comfortable in the heat.
Liverpool complete the £10m signing of Belgium striker Divock Origi from French club Lille on a five-year deal.
Everton's England international midfielder Ross Barkley signs a four-year contract extension at Goodison Park.
Ofsted tells an academies trust led by a former government adviser that too many of its schools are not improving fast enough.
The US collegiate sport authority offers to settle 10 lawsuits by former athletes who suffered concussions with a $70m (£41.3m) medical fund.
The BBC's Jonathan Beale says artillery fire from the Ukraine military seems to be intensifying in Donetsk.
Burundi's opposition is facing a "relentless campaign of intimidation" from the ruling party ahead of elections next year, Amnesty International says.
A row over Israel prompts Turkey's PM Erdogan to return an award he received in 2004 from the American Jewish Congress.
As strikes continue in Gaza the mood amongst civilians is becoming one of 'defiance', Chris Morris reports.
Prince William and Prince Harry have a kick-about during a visit to a sport project in Glasgow.
How Zhou Yongkang case tears up rulebook of Chinese politics
Discounters Aldi and Lidl are booming at the expense of Tesco and Morrisons, research firm Kantar Worldpanel says.
Swimmers are warned not to enter the sea at a number of beaches around Thanet following a sewage discharge from two Southern Water pumping stations.