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UK ship RFA Argus, which is carrying medical supplies, equipment and vehicles, arrives in Sierra Leone to help deal with the deadly Ebola outbreak.
Apple chief executive Tim Cook has publicly acknowledged his sexuality saying he made his announcement to help others struggling with their identity.
A soldier is convicted of murdering his comrade in an attack at their barracks.
The US economy grew at an annual rate of 3.5% in the third quarter, a better figure than economists were expecting.
A US nurse who returned from treating patients in Sierra Leone defies a voluntary quarantine order, leaving her house in Maine for a bike ride.
Health service cuts in Northern Ireland may mean more than 100 fewer hospital beds and some wards closing at the weekend.
Protesters angry at plans to allow Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore to extend his 27-year-rule set fire to parliament in the capital.
The father of murdered schoolgirl Sarah Payne is found dead at his home in Kent.
Indian police are hunting for thieves who tunnelled into a bank and fled with valuables worth hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Prince Harry meets supporters of the British Legion's London Poppy Day Appeal at Buckingham Palace.
US attempts to have director Roman Polanski arrested for sex offences while visiting Poland fail.
Scientists and government officials are meeting in Copenhagen to edit a report on the causes, impact and solutions to global warming.
Sam Burgess will be tried in different positions by Bath after making the switch from rugby league to union.
Do not adjust your set, as the BBC fails to adjust a camera in the Edinburgh newsroom which has a mind of its own.
The Palestinian leader's spokesman calls the closure of a disputed Jerusalem holy site after the shooting of a Jewish activist a "declaration of war".
MP Jim Murphy tells the BBC he not only wants to be Scottish Labour leader but has set his sights on becoming first minister of Scotland.
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.
A woman whose two sons died after a house fire in South Yorkshire blames her estranged her husband for murdering them.
There is no link between tough laws and levels of illegal drug use, a Home Office study finds, sparking a policy row within the coalition government.