The Ebola epidemic threatens the "very survival" of societies and could lead to failed states, the World Health Organization (WHO) warns.
Police in the East Midlands recruit a Muslim comedian to make an anti-extremist film for schools.
Computer programmer John Doyle beat off stiff competition from 176 people to take the the title in the 48th World Conker Championships.
Three further men are arrested in London by officers investigating the commission, preparation or instigation of terrorism.
US public health workers "would not be surprised" to see additional Ebola infections among hospital staff, a senior US official says.
A Nottingham-born composer who won an Oscar for Gravity is working on the score for Brad Pitt's new film Fury.
Luis Suarez scores his first Uruguay goals since the World Cup finals and his biting ban in a 3-0 friendly win over Oman.
Scientists are warning that an army of shrimps and mussels from Turkey and Ukraine is poised to invade Britain's waterways and kill off native species.
As many as 180,000 people have fled after Islamic State militants overran the Iraqi city of Hit in western Anbar province, the UN says.
Somalia launches its first postal service in more than two decades, in another sign of normality returning to the conflict-torn country.
Three women are sentenced for their roles in a "pyramid" scheme in which thousands of people lost money.
A "thorough" investigation should be held into why police shot dead three cows seen running on roads in Norwich, an animal rights charity says.
Manager Gordon Strachan reckons Scotland's Euro 2016 qualifying group is the most difficult of them all.
Four members of a south Wales family took part in a £90,000 benefit fraud by all claiming they were living alone.
Assembly members fail to elect a new Speaker after all three candidates fall short of a cross-community majority.
The Thai charge d'affaires is summoned to the UK Foreign Office over the inquiry into the murders of British tourists Hannah Witheridge and David Miller.
Yemen's President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi appoints Khalid Bahah as his new prime minister, in a move welcomed by Shia Houthi rebels.
A lorry driver accused of causing the death of a woman on a hen party in a crash was driving on cruise control, a court hears.
BBC Scotland writes to the leaders of the main political parties inviting them to discuss setting up general election debates.
Radio DJ Mel Greig, who took part in a hoax call after which a nurse killed herself, has told Newsnight's Evan Davis how she was subjected to ''trolling and the death threats''.