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Briton in Sierra Leone 'has Ebola'

49 min 45 sec ago
A British national living in Sierra Leone has tested positive for the Ebola virus, the Department of Health says.

VIDEO: 'Tailback' as dog rescued from LA highway

2 hours 8 min ago
A stray dog was rescued from a busy Los Angeles highway after motorists worked together to capture the animal.

England women win India ODI series

2 hours 10 min ago
Charlotte Edwards makes a century as England beat India by 13 runs for an unassailable lead in the one-day series.

Chelsea 2-0 Leicester City

2 hours 29 min ago
Diego Costa and Eden Hazard score as Chelsea eventually break down a stubborn Leicester to maintain their 100% start to the season.

Albert Reynolds' body lies in repose

3 hours 6 min ago
The body of the former Irish prime minister Albert Reynolds is lying in repose in Dublin ahead of his funeral on Monday.

'Mass trespass' on private beach

3 hours 14 min ago
Campaigners have carried out a "mass trespass" to call for a privately-owned beach in East Sussex to be reopened to the public.

Migrant boat sinks off Libyan coast

3 hours 29 min ago
Dozens of people are thought to have drowned after a boat loaded with at least 170 migrants sank off the coast of Libya.

China film festival shut down

3 hours 57 min ago
The Chinese authorities shut down an independent film festival, which had suffered disruption in the past, on its opening day.

Iceland issues volcano red alert

4 hours 40 sec ago
Iceland issues a red alert to the aviation industry for Bardarbunga volcano, meaning significant ash emissions are likely.

Abbas and Egypt urge new Gaza talks

4 hours 7 min ago
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas joins Egypt to call on Israel and Hamas to launch fresh talks in Cairo, days after a previous truce collapsed.

Aston Villa 0-0 Newcastle United

4 hours 25 min ago
Aston Villa and Newcastle United emerge with a point each after an entertaining but goalless draw at Villa Park

Ivorian land border shut over Ebola

4 hours 29 min ago
Ivory Coast becomes the latest African country to close land borders to prevent the spread of the deadly Ebola virus on to its territory.

VIDEO: Van Morrison plays at former school

4 hours 52 min ago
Van Morrison returns to his old school, Orangefield High, east Belfast, for the first of three concerts.

Rosberg beats Hamilton to pole

4 hours 54 min ago
Nico Rosberg beats Lewis Hamilton to pole position at the Belgian Grand Prix in treacherous wet conditions.

Daley takes silver in 10m platform

5 hours 2 min ago
Britain's Tom Daley secures silver in the 10m platform final at the European Championships behind Russia's Victor Minibaev.

Inverness CT 1-0 Celtic

5 hours 33 min ago
Eoghan O'Connell's own goal helps Inverness stay top of the Premiership as Celtic suffer their first league defeat this term.

John Kearns scoops comedy prize

6 hours 3 min ago
A comedian who was named best newcomer at last year's Edinburgh Fringe scoops the award for best show at this year's festival.

Brownlee brothers complete one-two

6 hours 20 min ago
Britain's Jonathan Brownlee edges out older brother Alistair to win the Stockholm stage of ITU World Series.

'Dozens killed' in CAR mine collapse

6 hours 40 min ago
At least 25 people have died in the collapse of a rebel-held gold mine in the southern Central African Republic, officials say.

VIDEO: SpaceX rocket explodes during testing

7 hours 2 min ago
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket exploded shortly after lift-off on Friday at the company's site in McGregor, Texas.