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- S Leone chief Ebola doctor infected Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:17:55 GMT
- The doctor leading the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone is now being treated for the deadly virus, a statement from the presidency says.
- Quarantine over China plague death Wed, 23 Jul 2014 06:47:27 GMT
- Part of a city in north-west China is sealed off and dozens of people placed in quarantine after a man died of bubonic plague, state media say.
- Wiggins questions price of Tour fame Thu, 24 Jul 2014 05:31:03 GMT
- Sir Bradley Wiggins says he sometimes wishes he had never won the Tour de France and Olympic gold in 2012.
- Murray set to keep Mauresmo as coach Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:58:17 GMT
- Andy Murray is set to continue working with Amelie Mauresmo after his early Wimbledon exit as she joins his training camp in Miami.
- The deaths uniting women across the world Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:10:42 GMT
- After 13 years, Nato troops are preparing to leave Afghanistan - thousands of soldiers have died but the experiences of their widows differ dramatically.
- VIDEO: When Britain ruled India Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:28:16 GMT
- Anne Wright grew up during the dying days of British rule in India
- Somali musician-MP is shot dead Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:54:19 GMT
- Popular Somali musician and member of parliament Saado Ali Warsame is shot dead by Islamist militants in the capital, Mogadishu.
- India MPs demand 'force-fed' probe Thu, 24 Jul 2014 04:24:59 GMT
- Opposition MPs in India demand an investigation into reports that some Hindu MPs tried to forcibly feed a Muslim man fasting for Ramadan.
- Costa Concordia heads for scrapyard Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:37:38 GMT
- The wreck of the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia is being towed away for scrap, in one of the biggest maritime salvage operations ever staged.
- Colombian army kills ELN rebels Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:11:03 GMT
- The Colombian armed forces kill eight rebels from the left-wing National Liberation Army in an operation in eastern Arauca province.
- Protests target Israel football club Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:01:56 GMT
- Pro-Palestinian protesters disrupt a football match in Austria between the Israeli club, Maccabi Haifa, and French team, Lille.
- Detroit porch shooting trial opens Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:02:58 GMT
- A Detroit man feared for his life before he shot an unarmed black woman standing on his porch, his lawyer says at the start of his murder trial.
- Experts to examine MH17 flight data Thu, 24 Jul 2014 03:38:52 GMT
- British experts are to begin the process of analysing the flight data recorder from the downed Malaysia Airlines plane.
- Warning over NHS trust finances Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:04:04 GMT
- Nineteen NHS trusts have been referred to ministers after auditors raised concerns about their financial health.
- 'Risk of debt peril' when rates rise Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:00:03 GMT
- A "relatively benign" rise in interest rates still has the potential to double the number of households facing debt problems, a think tank has said.