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Six surprising Ebola numbers

1 hour 17 min ago
Six surprising numbers from the fight against the epidemic

What's lurking in Sweden's waters?

2 hours 7 min ago
What is lurking in Sweden's waters?

Ukraine rebels dream of New Russia

2 hours 9 min ago
Ukraine rebels fight on to keep dream alive

US seniors face student loan debt

2 hours 17 min ago
Some US seniors are still paying off student loans

Police killer Roberts to be freed

2 hours 22 min ago
Police killer Harry Roberts is to be released from prison after more than 45 years, after a decision by the Parole Board.

Photographer captures beauty of Greenland

2 hours 41 min ago
Australian photographer explores Greenland's vast ice sheet

Reclaiming the swastika

2 hours 43 min ago
How the world loved the swastika - until Hitler stole it

NHS 'needs extra cash and overhaul'

3 hours 46 min ago
The NHS in England needs extra money and drastic changes to the way services are organised if patient care is not to suffer, health bosses say.

Lloyds expected to cut 9,000 jobs

3 hours 46 min ago
Lloyds Banking Group is planning to cut around 9,000 jobs - around a tenth of its entire workforce - over the next three years, the BBC understands.

Obama 'optimistic' over Ebola in US

3 hours 47 min ago
President Barack Obama expresses cautious optimism about the Ebola situation in the US, as new screening rules are introduced in the country.

In pictures: India celebrates Diwali

4 hours 19 min ago
Indians celebrate Diwali, the biggest Hindu festival

Will coal exports kill the Great Barrier Reef?

4 hours 28 min ago
Will coal exports kill the Great Barrier Reef?

Mexico orders Iguala mayor's arrest

4 hours 47 min ago
Mexico orders the arrest of the mayor of the southern town of Iguala, where 43 students disappeared after clashing with police last month.

RSC Anderlecht 1-2 Arsenal

5 hours 43 min ago
Arsenal score twice in the final two minutes to earn a dramatic comeback win at Champions League opponents Anderlecht.

Caterham F1 future in fresh doubt

5 hours 56 min ago
More doubt is cast on the future of Caterham as their new owners threaten to quit the team in a row with ex-owner Tony Fernandes.

VIDEO: Inside Canada parliament attack

6 hours 18 min ago
Watch the news of an attack on Canada's parliament unfold - in 45 secs.

Jerusalem car 'attack' kills baby

7 hours 10 min ago
A baby girl is killed and eight others injured after a car hits pedestrians in Jerusalem in what police are suggesting was a "terrorist attack".

Four guilty of Blackwater killings

8 hours 30 min ago
A US federal jury finds four Blackwater security guards guilty of killing 14 Iraqis in a square in Baghdad in 2007.

VIDEO: Video shows Canada parliament shootings

8 hours 40 min ago
Footage from the Toronto Globe and Mail shows a hail of bullets being fired inside the Canadian parliament building.

Cuba leads way on Ebola effort

8 hours 45 min ago
Cuba sends a second group of medical staff to West Africa to help fight the Ebola outbreak, becoming the biggest single provider of healthcare workers.