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Update - White House says President #Obama has been briefed by U.S. Centres for Disease Control about case of #Ebola virus
Update - Health officials in #Texas say patient diagnosed with #Ebola virus developed symptoms days after returning to U.S. from #Liberia
Update - U.S. media reporting #Ebola virus identified in patient who travelled from #Liberia and was admitted to hospital in #Dallas #Texas
AFP: Health officials say the first case of the #Ebola virus has been diagnosed in the U.S.
Reuters: Medical sources say at least 25 people have been killed in car bomb and mortar attacks in #Baghdad
AFP: Algeria identifies suspects in beheading of Frenchman Herve Gourdel by Islamic State-linked group
Update - Defence Sec Michael Fallon says initial assessment suggests first UK airstrikes against Islamic State targets in #Iraq successful
Defence Secretary Michael Fallon says UK has conducted its first airstrikes against Islamic State targets in #Iraq
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urges differences in #HongKong to be resolved in peaceful manner that "safeguards democratic principles"
U.S. media report transport police as saying Olympic-winning swimmer Michael Phelps has been arrested for driving under influence of alcohol
Radio DJ Dr Fox has been arrested in connection with alleged historical sexual assault charge against two women
Wife of Briton Alan #Henning who is being held captive by Islamic State renews her plea for the militant group to "spare her husband's life"
Deputy Prime Minister Nick #Clegg has summoned the Chinese Ambassador over concerns about handling of pro-democracy protests in #HongKong
Secret Service Director Julia Pierson says 16 people have jumped the White House's fencing in past 5 years with 6 having done so this year
U.S. secret service director says she takes "full responsibility" for "unacceptable" White House security breach earlier this month
Reuters: Afghan and U.S. officials reportedly sign long-delayed security treaty to ensure some foreign troops stay in Afghanistan past 2014
Update - Former Deputy Mayor of London Richard Barnes has joined #UKIP
Former Deputy Mayor of London Richard Barnes has defected from the Conservatives to #UKIP
The Office for National Statistics says revised GDP figures show the economy grew by 0.9% in the second quarter of 2014
Payday lender #Wonga has announced its pre-tax profits for 2013 are down by 53% to £39.7m
European Commission says in a preliminary finding that it believes Ireland provided illegal state aid to Apple over more than 20 years
PM tells Sky News he is "deeply concerned" about situation in Hong Kong with continuing protests and says he hopes it can be resolved
#RBS has announced better-than-expected trading update indicating it does not have to set aside as much money for bad loans as expected
Under the agreement of the 1997 handover from #Britain to #China, #HongKong was given an independent legal and political framework. Unlike the mainland, protests are allowed - but the current demonstrations are potentially the biggest political challenge to Beijing since the #Tiananmen Square crack
An aerial drone captured lines of officers flanked by vehicles closing in on the crowd and firing gas cannisters. #China #breakingnews #UmbrellaRevolution #OccupyCentral #hk #HongKong #news
#Video from among the crowd captured the panic as coughing protesters ran for clean air. With no imminent end to the protests in sight, #China appears to have blocked photo-sharing site #Instagram, suggesting authorities are worried about inspiring similar protests on the mainland. User Video Of P
Thousands of democracy protesters have defied tear gas and police baton charges to remain on the streets of #HongKong for another night amid rising international tensions. Some demonstrators wore masks and resorted to umbrellas or plastic capes to protect themselves - prompting the phrase "#umbrell
Dave Lee Travis' suspended sentence for indecent assault is being reviewed by the UK attorney general’s office
Royal College of Midwives says it members in England have voted to go on strike in a dispute with the Government over pay
Financial Conduct Authority charges former Morrison's executive Paul Coyle with insider dealing in relation to trading in Ocado shares
AFP: doctors say 56 people have been killed in a bus crash in South Sudan
Chancellor George Osborne announces £13bn cuts in Whitehall spending in next Parliament & infrastructure spending in party conference speech
Chancellor George Osborne says he will abolish 55% tax on passing on pensions after death "effective from today"
Chancellor George Osborne says working-age benefits will be frozen for first two years of the next Parliament in a move to save £3bn
'Twitter troll' Peter Nunn jailed for 18 weeks for sending MP Stella Creasy abusive messages for backing idea to put Jane Austen on £10 note
Lloyds Banking Group says it is dismissing eight members of staff following an investigation into the manipulation of LIBOR and REPO rates
Update - Foreign Office says UK "concerned" about situation in #HongKong and important for govt to preserve citizens' right to demonstrate
The Foreign Office says the UK is "concerned" about the situation in #HongKong
AFP: #Ukraine says nine of its soldiers have been killed by pro-Russian rebels in the past day
Reuters: Ukrainian military spokesman says seven soldiers have been killed in separatist shell attack on an army armoured personnel carrier
Correction - reports at least three militants killed in fighting between I.S. militants and Iraqi army in Baquba 60km northeast of Baghdad
Reports of at least three militants killed in fighting between Islamic State militants and Iraqi army in Baquba 60km west of Baghdad
Reuters: witness reports casualties after blast near airport in Afghan capital Kabul as new president Ashraf Ghani sworn in
Reuters: Hong Kong government says it has withdrawn riot police and has urged pro-democracy protesters to disperse
#Protesters have been urged to leave demonstrations in central #HongKong over fears police could use rubber bullets to disperse the crowd. Earlier in the day, #officers fired tear gas to try to clear a road that was blocked by thousands of pro-democracy protesters. #Activists fled several hundred
Ministry of Defence says RAF Tornado jets have completed third mission over #Iraq with no munitions fired
Suffolk Police says a 17-year-old from #Ipswich has been arrested in connection with the rape of an elderly woman in #Felixstowe
Europe have retained the #RyderCup against the U.S. at #Gleneagles
Reuters: Pro-democracy protesters announce they are withdrawing from central #HongKong due to speculation police will use rubber bullets
#Apple is trying to bounce back after a tough week in which new #iPhone6 owners claimed their devices bend in pockets, Mac users have been exposed to a major security flaw and hundreds of people lost their phone signal after upgrading to iOS 8. It prompted dozens of parodies posted online, many fro