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Stock markets across Europe and the US see steep falls as fears about strength of the global economy deepen.
Becoming the first artist to win the award twice, Taylor Swift is named Billboard's Woman of the Year.
George Clooney is rumoured to have bought a house in a Berkshire village.
Tulip Mazumdar reports on women volunteers in Sierra Leone trying to educate villagers about Ebola, with the aim of stopping the spread of the virus.
One app company claims it can drastically reduce the coding time needed to develop a mobile app to 15 minutes.
Saido Berahino gives England a Euro 2015 play-off advantage as his late penalty seals a 2-1 first-leg win against Croatia.
The number of deaths attributed to the Ebola outbreak has risen above 4,000, most of them in West Africa, the World Health Organization says.
Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai urges children to stand up for their rights after winning the Nobel Peace Prize with Indian campaigner Kailash Satyarthi.
FA chairman Greg Dyke says training facilities need a £250m investment with the grassroots game "in a degree of crisis".
The US hospital that treated Ebola victim Eric Duncan says his nationality had no bearing on the standard of care he received before his death.
Brazil says it has identified a suspected Ebola case who arrived in the country on Thursday from Guinea, one of the worst affected countries.
A cargo ship carrying nuclear waste which sparked an emergency rescue mission earlier this week has resumed its journey.
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BBC broadcaster Paul Gambaccini will not face action over alleged historical sex offences, prosecutors say.
The UN special envoy to Syria says up to 700 people, mainly elderly, remain trapped in the Syrian border town of Kobane, besieged by IS militants.
Spain sets up a special committee to deal with the impact of Europe's first case of Ebola, which has killed nearly 4,000 people, mainly in West Africa.
Three independent Islamic schools in London have been subject to snap inspections from education watchdog Ofsted recently, it emerges.
An al-Qaeda convoy carrying a shipment of weapons from North Africa to Mali has been destroyed by French forces, according to officials in Paris.