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US Fed to end stimulus in October

2 hours 45 min ago
The US Federal Reserve reiterates it will raise interest rates once a "considerable time" has passed after its stimulus programme ends in October.

Friend appeals for Henning release

2 hours 56 min ago
A man who was with British hostage Alan Henning when he was captured in Syria appeals for Islamic State militants to release him.

Woman dies in ambulance in A&E queue

3 hours 5 min ago
A woman dies in an ambulance while waiting in a queue of around 15 emergency vehicles outside a Swansea hospital.

Kosovo 'imams held' in raids on IS

3 hours 18 min ago
Prominent imams are among 15 people arrested in Kosovo as police tackle recruitment for Islamic State (IS) in Syria and Iraq, reports say.

England Women thrash Montenegro 10-0

3 hours 32 min ago
England emphatically beat Montenegro to finish their 2015 Women's World Cup qualifying campaign unbeaten.

Tax restrictions 'may be scrapped'

3 hours 35 min ago
Welsh Secretary Stephen Crabb says there could be a re-think over rules governing new tax powers for the Welsh government.

Europeans drawn from three 'tribes'

3 hours 46 min ago
Most present-day Europeans are a mixture of three ancient populations, according to a major study published in the journal Nature.

Villa manager Lambert signs new deal

3 hours 46 min ago
Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert signs a contract extension until June 2018 following an unbeaten start to the season.

Farmers call for government support

4 hours 3 min ago
Farmers urge the next government to give agriculture a boost at the 2015 election - with a list of demands to increase food production and help business.

VIDEO: Ebola: The scale of the challenge

4 hours 24 min ago
The fight against the deadly Ebola virus is shaping up to be one of the greatest challenges modern medicine has faced in many years. The BBC takes a look at the scale of the challenge.

Artists' personal collections on show

4 hours 37 min ago
The Barbican is to host the first major exhibition in the UK of the personal collections of post-war and contemporary artists, including Damien Hirst, Andy Warhol and Sir Peter Blake.

South Sudan U-turn on foreigner ban

4 hours 46 min ago
South Sudan's government says it will not expel foreign workers, annulling a controversial decree it issued a day earlier.

VIDEO: 'I volunteered for trial Ebola vaccine'

5 hours 16 min ago
The first healthy UK volunteer has received a candidate Ebola vaccine in Oxford on Wednesday in a safety trial carried out by the University of Oxford.

Ebola trial volunteer immunised

5 hours 32 min ago
A trial of an experimental vaccine against the Ebola virus has begun in Oxford.

Man on trial for ex-lover's murder

5 hours 34 min ago
A man who claims he accidentally shot his former lover dead while intending to kill himself in front of her goes on trial for her murder.

Officer 'must resign' over PC death

5 hours 39 min ago
A Greater Manchester Police officer is forced to step down over the fatal shooting of an unarmed officer during a training exercise.

Nigeria college attacked by gunmen

5 hours 46 min ago
Gunmen attack a government teacher training college in the northern Nigerian city of Kano.

Ice probably caused aircraft crash

5 hours 58 min ago
A light aircraft crash at Caernarfon which killed the son of the pilot was probably caused by the carburettor icing up, an inquest hears.

Your pictures: Vintage

6 hours 6 min ago
Readers' photos on the theme of "vintage"

Ebola can 'ruin W Africa economies'

6 hours 18 min ago
The Ebola outbreak could have a catastrophic economic impact on three West African countries, the World Bank says.

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