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VIDEO: Gates 'optimistic' for Ebola sufferers

Tue, 2014-09-30 09:27
Microsoft founder Bill Gates has said he is "optimistic" about increasing the treatment capacity for Ebola in West Africa.

Teacher found dead filmed naked boys

Tue, 2014-09-30 09:26
Indecent images of pupils are found on the computer of an Essex deputy head teacher who was found dead the day after he was visited by police.

Eddie Jordan answers your questions

Tue, 2014-09-30 09:08
Hamilton or Rosberg? Where will Alonso go in 2015? What's up with Vettel? Eddie Jordan answers these questions and more.

Cuts delay police ombudsman probes

Tue, 2014-09-30 09:07
Budget cuts have delayed Police Ombudsman investigations into allegations of serious crime by the police in almost 300 killings in Northern Ireland.

VIDEO: Chimp culture captured on camera

Tue, 2014-09-30 09:06
Researchers have captured the social spread of a new type of tool use in a wild population of chimps for the first time.

eBay to split off PayPal business

Tue, 2014-09-30 09:00
E-commerce site eBay is planning to split off its payments system PayPal into a separate company next year.

Iran 'postpones' woman's execution

Tue, 2014-09-30 08:53
Iran is reported to have postponed the execution of Reyhaneh Jabbari, convicted of killing a man she said was trying to sexually abuse her.

VIDEO: Wildlife populations halved in 40 years

Tue, 2014-09-30 08:53
A new study has warned that wildlife populations around the world have dropped by more than half in just 40 years.

Police to review firearms policy

Tue, 2014-09-30 08:46
The controversial policy allowing police firearms officers to routinely carry guns will be reviewed by the national force, the BBC learns.

Verstappen 'could be F1 superstar'

Tue, 2014-09-30 08:23
Sir Jackie Stewart says Max Verstappen could become a "superstar" if he impresses in his grand prix weekend debut at Suzuka.

PM vows seven-day GP access by 2020

Tue, 2014-09-30 08:20
David Cameron announces plans to ensure seven-day GP access is rolled out across England by 2020.

Wylfa nuclear plant given extension

Tue, 2014-09-30 08:16
Wylfa nuclear power station on Anglesey is given a licence to continue operating until December next year.

VIDEO: Henning's wife pleads for his release

Tue, 2014-09-30 08:16
The wife of British hostage Alan Henning makes a renewed direct appeal to the IS militants holding her husband.

Whyte given 15-year director ban

Tue, 2014-09-30 07:36
Former Rangers owner Craig Whyte is banned from being a company director for the maximum period of 15 years.

Corbisiero & Parling out for England

Tue, 2014-09-30 07:30
Northampton prop Alex Corbisiero and Leicester lock Geoff Parling will miss England's autumn games because of injury.

Boris: Election win 'within grasp'

Tue, 2014-09-30 07:16
Boris Johnson tells Tories that election victory is "within the party's grasp" and David Cameron has "permission to purr".

Boris v Theresa: Speech battle

Tue, 2014-09-30 07:05
They are both often named as future leaders. Who did best?

Constance stands for SNP deputy job

Tue, 2014-09-30 06:53
Scottish Youth Employment Minister Angela Constance will become the third person to contest the deputy leadership of the SNP.

Man Utd's Herrera joins injury list

Tue, 2014-09-30 06:52
Manchester United's Ander Herrera may be out for several weeks after fracturing a rib in the victory over West Ham.

MP sting investigation 'urgent'

Tue, 2014-09-30 06:40
Chairman of press watchdog says an investigation into the sting that led to a Conservative minister's resignation is of "urgent public concern"
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