The World Health Organisation has declared Nigeria free of Ebola.

Driver throws kissing gay couple off London bus

Transport chiefs in England have launched an investigation after a gay couple were reportedly thrown off a bus for kissing.

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Parents release heart-breaking statement on losing three kids on MH17

An Australian couple have released a heart-rending statement describing their "ongoing hell" and "unfathomable pain" over the deaths of their three children in the ...

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Police investigate Savile payout claim

Police in England are investigating whether an alleged victim of prolific sex offender Jimmy Savile has made a fraudulent compensation claim.

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Australia lifts Parliament veil ban

Australia’s Parliament House lifted a short-lived ban on facial coverings including burqas and niqabs after the prime minister intervened.

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Female ministers quit amid funds probe in Japan

Japan’s trade and justice ministers have resigned after accusations that they misused campaign funds in the biggest setback so far for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ...

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Nepal mountain rescue mission finishes

Nepal is ending rescue operations in its northern mountains today, saying all the hikers believed to have been stranded on a trekking route by a series of deadly ...

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Survivor nurse returns to Africa to treat Ebola victims

The British nurse who survived Ebola will begin his second spell treating people infected by the deadly virus after returning to the country where he caught the ...

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'Outsiders' in Hong Kong protests

External forces are involved in pro-democracy protests that have occupied parts of the financial capital for more than three weeks, Hong Kong’s chief executive has ...

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Firefighters tackle blaze at gas-fuelled power station in UK

Fire investigation officers are due to travel to the site of a gas-fuelled power station in England following a major blaze.

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Viagra 'could treat heart disease'

Viagra could provide a treatment for heart disease as well as problems in the bedroom, a study suggests.

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US airdrops arms to Kurds in Kobani

The US military has airdropped weapons, ammunition and medical supplies to Kurdish forces defending the Syrian city of Kobani against Islamic State militants.

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