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West Africa flight ban over Ebola

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 6:33pm
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.

In pictures: Royal visit to Glasgow

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 5:46pm
Royals meet Commonwealth Games stars

In pictures: Eid around the world

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 5:32pm
Muslims around the world celebrate festival of Eid al-Fitr

EU widens sanctions against Russia

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 5:25pm
The EU imposes new economic sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine, going beyond asset freezes and travel bans.

Government ends prison guitar ban

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 5:21pm
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.

Hunt ticked off over A&E wait stats

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 5:20pm
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt is ticked off by the statistics watchdog over claims about A&E waiting times in England.

Girl struck by crashing plane dies

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 5:15pm
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.

VIDEO: Zoo animals stay cool with ice lolly

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 5:13pm
During the hot summer weather zookeepers are having to come up with ways to keep animals comfortable in the heat.

Liverpool sign striker Origi for £10m

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 5:11pm
Liverpool complete the £10m signing of Belgium striker Divock Origi from French club Lille on a five-year deal.

Barkley signs new Everton deal

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 4:42pm
Everton's England international midfielder Ross Barkley signs a four-year contract extension at Goodison Park.

Trust told academies need to improve

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 4:35pm
Ofsted tells an academies trust led by a former government adviser that too many of its schools are not improving fast enough.

Deal on US college sport concussions

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 4:24pm
The US collegiate sport authority offers to settle 10 lawsuits by former athletes who suffered concussions with a $70m (£41.3m) medical fund.

VIDEO: Footage shows battle for Donetsk

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 4:24pm
The BBC's Jonathan Beale says artillery fire from the Ukraine military seems to be intensifying in Donetsk.

Burundi's opposition 'targeted'

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 4:02pm
Burundi's opposition is facing a "relentless campaign of intimidation" from the ruling party ahead of elections next year, Amnesty International says.

Turkey PM to return US Jewish award

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 3:57pm
A row over Israel prompts Turkey's PM Erdogan to return an award he received in 2004 from the American Jewish Congress.

VIDEO: BBC inside Gaza mosque ruins

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 3:53pm
As strikes continue in Gaza the mood amongst civilians is becoming one of 'defiance', Chris Morris reports.

VIDEO: Royal kick-about in Glasgow

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 3:41pm
Prince William and Prince Harry have a kick-about during a visit to a sport project in Glasgow.

Red in tooth and claw

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 3:39pm
How Zhou Yongkang case tears up rulebook of Chinese politics

Aldi sales see 'record growth rate'

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 3:36pm
Discounters Aldi and Lidl are booming at the expense of Tesco and Morrisons, research firm Kantar Worldpanel says.

Tourism blow over sewage discharge

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 3:34pm
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.