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A British national living in Sierra Leone has tested positive for the Ebola virus, the Department of Health says.
A stray dog was rescued from a busy Los Angeles highway after motorists worked together to capture the animal.
Charlotte Edwards makes a century as England beat India by 13 runs for an unassailable lead in the one-day series.
Diego Costa and Eden Hazard score as Chelsea eventually break down a stubborn Leicester to maintain their 100% start to the season.
The body of the former Irish prime minister Albert Reynolds is lying in repose in Dublin ahead of his funeral on Monday.
Campaigners have carried out a "mass trespass" to call for a privately-owned beach in East Sussex to be reopened to the public.
Dozens of people are thought to have drowned after a boat loaded with at least 170 migrants sank off the coast of Libya.
The Chinese authorities shut down an independent film festival, which had suffered disruption in the past, on its opening day.
Iceland issues a red alert to the aviation industry for Bardarbunga volcano, meaning significant ash emissions are likely.
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 and Newcastle United emerge with a point each after an entertaining but goalless draw at Villa Park
Ivory Coast becomes the latest African country to close land borders to prevent the spread of the deadly Ebola virus on to its territory.
Van Morrison returns to his old school, Orangefield High, east Belfast, for the first of three concerts.
Nico Rosberg beats Lewis Hamilton to pole position at the Belgian Grand Prix in treacherous wet conditions.
Britain's Tom Daley secures silver in the 10m platform final at the European Championships behind Russia's Victor Minibaev.
Eoghan O'Connell's own goal helps Inverness stay top of the Premiership as Celtic suffer their first league defeat this term.
A comedian who was named best newcomer at last year's Edinburgh Fringe scoops the award for best show at this year's festival.
Britain's Jonathan Brownlee edges out older brother Alistair to win the Stockholm stage of ITU World Series.
At least 25 people have died in the collapse of a rebel-held gold mine in the southern Central African Republic, officials say.
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket exploded shortly after lift-off on Friday at the company's site in McGregor, Texas.