Nigeria and Senegal 'contain' Ebola

Ebola outbreaks in Nigeria and Senegal appear to have been contained, US health authorities say, with no new cases there since August.

Posted by on 30 September 2014 | 4:41 pm

RAF jets strike first IS targets

RAF jets attack two Islamic State targets in Iraq - the first strikes since Parliament approved military action on Friday.

Posted by on 30 September 2014 | 4:37 pm

First Ebola case diagnosed on US soil

The first case of Ebola diagnosed on US soil is confirmed by medical officials in Dallas, Texas.

Posted by on 30 September 2014 | 4:36 pm

Panama opens biodiversity museum

Panama inaugurates a museum designed by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry to celebrate one of the world's richest eco-systems.

Posted by on 30 September 2014 | 4:34 pm

Kurds fight IS on Iraq-Syria border

Heavy fighting is reported on both sides of a key border crossing between Iraq and Syria, where Kurdish forces are battling Islamic State militants.

Posted by on 30 September 2014 | 4:27 pm

Manchester City 1-1 Roma

Manchester City are still without a win in Champions League Group E after Francesco Totti's goal gives Roma a point.

Posted by on 30 September 2014 | 4:19 pm

Former city centre nightclub on fire

Crews from 10 fire engines tackle a blaze at the former Majestyk nightclub in Leeds city centre.

Posted by on 30 September 2014 | 4:16 pm

Sporting Lisbon 0-1 Chelsea

Nemanja Matic scores a first-half header as Chelsea beat Sporting Lisbon to go top of Champions League Group G.

Posted by on 30 September 2014 | 4:06 pm

Pregnant woman's stab killer jailed

A man is jailed for life for murdering his partner, who was pregnant with her second child when she was stabbed to death.

Posted by on 30 September 2014 | 3:58 pm

Argentina defies US over debt payment

Argentina deposits $161m in bond interest payments with the state-controlled Nacion Fideicomisos bank, in an effort to skirt US court rulings.

Posted by on 30 September 2014 | 3:57 pm

Hong Kong set for holiday protests

Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong prepare for what they hope will be the biggest rallies in their campaign so far, as China marks National Day.

Posted by on 30 September 2014 | 3:49 pm

Hillsborough kick-off delay ‘regret'

A former police superintendent tells the Hillsborough inquests of his "profound regrets" at not requesting a delay to the kick-off of the 1989 FA-Cup semi final.

Posted by on 30 September 2014 | 3:45 pm

White House security plan 'failed'

The director of the US Secret Service says its security plan was "not properly executed" when a man broke into the White House this month.

Posted by on 30 September 2014 | 3:41 pm

Bodyguard said killer was 'dodgy'

A security guard from Greater Manchester who was shot dead by a colleague in Iraq, had described his killer as "a bit dodgy" the night he died, an inquest hears.

Posted by on 30 September 2014 | 3:19 pm

Phelps 'arrested for drink driving'

US Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps has apologised after being arrested for speeding while driving under the influence of alcohol in Baltimore, Maryland.

Posted by on 30 September 2014 | 3:09 pm

California imposes plastic bag ban

The US state is the first to pass legislation imposing a ban on single-use plastic bags in grocery and convenience stores.

Posted by on 30 September 2014 | 2:54 pm

Protest halts Nasa spaceflight plans

Nasa is facing a delay to work on two new commercial spacecraft after a formal protest about the contract award process.

Posted by on 30 September 2014 | 2:42 pm

Microsoft unveils Windows 10 system

Microsoft announces the next version of its core operating system, called Windows 10, which will reintroduce the Start Menu.

Posted by on 30 September 2014 | 1:56 pm

VIDEO: Driest September in UK since 1910

September is likely to go down as the driest since records began over a century ago in 1910, according to provisional figures released by the Met Office.

Posted by on 30 September 2014 | 1:53 pm

DJ Fox arrested over 'sex assaults'

Radio DJ Neil Fox - known as "Dr Fox" - is arrested in London by police investigating claims of sex offences.

Posted by on 30 September 2014 | 1:51 pm

NHS's extra £425m over two years

The Welsh NHS is to get an extra £425m to spend over the next two years, Finance Minister Jane Hutt announces.

Posted by on 30 September 2014 | 1:49 pm

VIDEO: Henning's wife makes new mercy plea

The wife of British hostage Alan Henning has made a renewed direct appeal to the IS militants holding her husband.

Posted by on 30 September 2014 | 1:47 pm

Afghans sign deal to keep US troops

The new Afghan government signs a security deal with American officials that will allow US troops to remain in the country beyond 2014.

Posted by on 30 September 2014 | 1:32 pm

Man hurt in dumper truck incident

A man is airlifted to hospital in Cardiff with life-threatening injuries after an incident involving a dumper truck in Rhondda Cynon Taf.

Posted by on 30 September 2014 | 1:26 pm

Brown calls for 'promises' petition

Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown calls for 100,000 Scots to sign a petition urging Westminster to keep devolution promises.

Posted by on 30 September 2014 | 1:26 pm