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The World Health Organization officials says there has been a 'turning point' in the Ebola crisis, as cases fall in the three affected countries.
Singer Gary Glitter gave a 12-year-old girl champagne after a concert before inviting her into a hotel room and having sex with her, a jury hears.
The Duke of York says he wants to "focus on work" in his first public appearance since US woman Virginia Roberts accused him of sexual misconduct.
Prince Andrew has appeared in public for the first time since a woman alleged she was forced to have sex with him when she was 17.
Ukrainian troops leave the main terminal of the bitterly contested airport in Donetsk, while 13 people die as shelling hits a city centre bus.
US President Barack Obama will not meet Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu when he speaks to Congress in March, the White House says.
Tunisia make the most of Zambia's wastefulness in front of goal as they come from behind to win.
The Hoegh Osaka is pulled back to port after 19 days stranded in the Solent.
Saudi Arabia has postponed the flogging of blogger Raif Badawi for the second week running on health grounds, according to a human rights group.
Half of Borneo's mammals will see their habitats shrink by more than a third by 2080, according to a new report.
The poor are doubly disadvantaged in education in many low-income countries, with school budgets more likely to be targeted at better-off pupils, says Unicef.
A typical day in a typical force has been calculated - and an increasing amount of time is being spent on public safety and welfare work.
Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner says she is convinced top Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman's death was no suicide.
Nigeria's security chief says the electoral commission should delay next month's poll to give more time for voter card distribution.
A sadistic couple who bullied a schoolgirl into submission with "black magic" threats before she was raped are jailed for 17 years.
Former TV weather presenter Fred Talbot staged a naked orgy involving 10 drunken schoolboys on a canal barge before later sexually abusing one of them on board, a jury hears.
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.
The great nieces of an elderly couple who died in their caravan in Newcastle, County Down, say the pair were "made for each other".
BBC News explains the concept of quantitative easing - in 70 seconds.
Are the days of the traditional Bobby's helmet numbered?