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Cuts in the amount of health aid the UK provides to Liberia and Sierra Leone have "compromised the fight" to stop the spread of the Ebola virus, MPs warn.
Bond giant Pimco saw its investors withdraw a record $23.5bn (£14.5bn) in funds after manager Bill Gross abruptly left the company last month.
Can antidepressants treat brain tumours?
RAF veterans who risked their lives to help Polish resistance
The strange world of super-specialist cutlery
Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon calls for a major UK welfare reform to be put on hold in Scotland.
Anthony Horowitz, best-selling author of the Alex Rider teenage spy adventures, becomes the latest writer invited to pen a new James Bond novel.
Three UK universities lose their place in the top 200 of a global higher education league table while elite universities hold their ground.
Hundreds of GP practices are at risk of closure because of the ageing workforce, doctors' leaders say.
India is set to launch a nationwide campaign to clean up the country on 2 October, the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, but many of the country's bureaucrats are not happy about it, writes the BBC's Geeta Pandey in Delhi.
The International Olympic Committee says it is satisfied with the progress made by Rio de Janeiro in its preparations for the 2016 Olympics.
Click learns how to bend beacon technology to its bidding by turning a London Street into a musical wonderland.
19th Century Brazil seen through the eyes of an Englishman
Will our cities ever be congestion-free?
Argentina's central bank governor Juan Carlos Fabrega resigns after less than a year in the job, as the country's economic troubles pile up.
Celebrities who had intimate pictures of themselves leaked onto the internet were "dumb" for taking them, the EU's new digital commissioner says.
Yorkshire batsmen Adam Lyth and Alex Lees are named the PCA's player and young player of the year respectively.
Devil worship in the tunnels of the man-eating mountain
How data crunching is dictating our job prospects
The Treasury has been formally warned that the Northern Ireland Executive is on track to go into the red by the end of this financial year.