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Sierra Leone begins Ebola lockdown  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:58:32 GMT
A three-day curfew is under way in Sierra Leone to enable health workers to find and isolate cases of Ebola, but critics warn it will achieve little. 
Ebola health team killed in Guinea  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:58:45 GMT
Eight members of a team trying to raise awareness about Ebola have been killed by villagers in Guinea, officials say. 
Hamilton & Rosberg 'back to normal'  Sat, 20 Sep 2014 19:11:29 GMT
Lewis Hamilton says his relationship with team-mate and title rival Nico Rosberg is "back to normal" after their Spa clash. 
Man City have point to prove - Toure  Sat, 20 Sep 2014 21:27:33 GMT
Yaya Toure says champions Manchester City have something to prove when they face league leaders Chelsea on Sunday. 
The scary element that saved the crew of Apollo 13  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT
Plutonium may be the most feared and fearsome substance in the entire periodic table, but it also saves lives. 
Why I'll risk my life for Ebola patients  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:05:11 GMT
Cokie Van Der Velde, a water and sanitation specialist, has just flown to Liberia - she explains why she decided to go to a place with the deadly virus. 
ICC summons Kenya leader to hearing  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:33:50 GMT
The International Criminal Court orders Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to appear on 8 October, over claims his government obstructed prosecutors. 
Philippines storm displaces 200,000  Sat, 20 Sep 2014 16:34:20 GMT
Tropical storm Fung-Wong brings flooding, heavy rains and high winds to the Philippines, forcing some 200,000 people from their homes. 
Paratroops mark Arnhem WW2 battle  Sat, 20 Sep 2014 15:26:34 GMT
Paratroops from Europe and the US are staging parachute jumps in the Netherlands to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Arnhem. 
Mexico 'leading drug lord' killed  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:52:41 GMT
Mexican police find the body of Aquiles Gomez, who was believed to be one of the top leaders of the Knights Templar drug cartel. 
Iran Happy dancers given 91 lashes  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:14:36 GMT
Six Iranians arrested for filming a video tribute to Pharrell Williams' song Happy are sentenced to 91 lashes and jail terms, their lawyer says. 
Russian jets intercepted off Alaska  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:40:33 GMT
Six Russian fighter jets are intercepted by American and Canadian planes off the coast of Alaska on Wednesday, US defence officials confirm. 
Miliband: 'No ifs' on Scots pledge  Sun, 21 Sep 2014 09:33:35 GMT
Ed Miliband says the 'clear' pledge of further devolution to Scotland would be fulfilled "no ifs, no buts". 
Labour makes £8 minimum wage pledge  Sun, 21 Sep 2014 08:09:53 GMT
The minimum wage would rise to £8 per hour by the end of the next parliament if Labour wins the general election, leader Ed Miliband promises. 
UK woman dead after Mexico hurricane  Sun, 21 Sep 2014 03:51:16 GMT
The body of a British woman missing since a hurricane hit the Mexican coast last weekend has been found, state prosecutors say.