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WHO crisis team holds Ebola talks 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:36:32 GMT 
    The World Health Organization's emergency committee holds talks on travel restrictions and screening measures on the Ebola outbreak.


'Nine million have TB' - WHO report 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:17:01 GMT 
    The World Health Organization revises its estimate as to how many people have tuberculosis up by 500,000, in its latest report into the killer disease.


Everton fans 'hit with tear gas' 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:53:34 GMT 
    Everton fans are reportedly targeted by tear gas fired by police ahead of their Europa League match with Lille.


Caterham could miss United States GP 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:52:10 GMT 
    Bosses of the Caterham F1 admit they will struggle to race in the USA next weekend if they cannot resolve a dispute with administrators.


Remembering Ben Bradlee 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:26:06 GMT 
    Today presenter James Naughtie remembers his friend, the legendary Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee who's died aged 93.


Tales from the India Office 
  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:04:32 GMT 
    Millions of documents recording Britain's 350-year presence in the sub-continent reveal some exotic stories.


Guinea paying Ebola compensation 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:46:43 GMT 
    The head of Guinea's Ebola mission says the government has started paying compensation to the families of health workers who have died of the virus.


Military heads admit Afghan mistakes 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:40:51 GMT 
    Military leaders failed to calculate the magnitude of the conflict in Afghanistan, the former head of the British army, Gen Sir Peter Wall, tells the BBC.


Nokia back in profit as sales rise 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:25:36 GMT 
    Nokia's fortunes since selling its mobile handset unit to Microsoft appear to be improving with the Finland business returning to profit.


Mayor 'ordered attack on students' 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:19:31 GMT 
    The mayor of the Mexican town of Iguala, where 43 students went missing last month, is wanted for allegedly ordering police to confront them.


Saudi women jailed for terror links 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:18:23 GMT 
    Four women in Saudi Arabia have been given prison sentences for supporting al-Qaeda and training their sons for jihad.


Obama 'optimistic' over Ebola in US 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:42:32 GMT 
    President Barack Obama expresses cautious optimism about the Ebola situation in the US, as new screening rules are introduced in the country.


NHS 'needs extra cash and overhaul' 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:30:46 GMT 
    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.


Police killer's release 'sickening' 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:56:06 GMT 
    A notorious police killer is to be released after 48 years in prison in a decision described as "scandalous" and "sickening"


Madeley rape threats complaint filed 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:37:16 GMT 
    A formal police complaint has been made by Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan after online rape threats were made against their daughter, the TV presenters say.
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