Save the Children says healthcare demands are far outstripping supply in Sierra Leone and warns that the Ebola outbreak there is getting worse.
China's state media strongly backs Hong Kong's embattled leader CY Leung, while condemning democracy protests as "chaos".
Payday lender Wonga says it is writing off £220m of debts for 330,000 customers after putting in place new affordability checks.
A post-mortem examination on the body of murdered 14-year-old Alice Gross will resume later.
Hundreds of GP practices are at risk of closure because of the number of doctors reaching retirement age, GP leaders say.
Rebel forces in eastern Ukraine begin an offensive to capture the government-held airport in Donetsk, Ukrainian officials say.
Singer and songwriter Lynsey de Paul has died at the age of 64, following a suspected brain haemmorhage.
Secret Service director Julia Pierson resigns as criticism of the agency intensified following several high-profile security lapses.
Three UK universities lose their place in the top 200 of a global higher education league table while elite universities hold their ground.
Celebrities who had intimate pictures of themselves leaked onto the internet were "dumb" for taking them, the EU's new digital commissioner says.
The British National Party says it has expelled its former leader Nick Griffin, accusing him of trying to "destabilise" the party.
Facebook has apologised to transgender and drag queen users whose accounts were deleted for violating its policy on using "real names".
Leading players file a lawsuit claiming sexual discrimination over synthetic pitches at the 2015 Women's World Cup.
The award-winning comedian, actor and writer Stephen Fry has said his new volume of memoirs, More Fool Me, reveals the "ugly truth" about his cocaine use in the 1980s.
One of the most beautiful railways in the world has had one of its most successful summers on record.
David Cameron has pledged to cut taxes for thirty million people if the Conservatives win next year's election, the Institute for Fiscal Studies has said the combined cost of the tax changes would be £7.2bn by 2020.
The BBC's Adam Fleming visits Clacton as the campaigning for the by-election in the town enters its final week.
A sneak preview of Volvo's new XC90 - the car set to take centre stage at the Paris Motor Show.
A rare clouded leopard has been hand-reared in the bathroom of a zookeeper after she was rejected by her mother.
The BBC's Celia Hatton reports on how the Chinese media are reporting on the protests in Hong Kong
Jude Currie is a 12-year-old boy from Cobham in Surrey with a rather unusual hobby
Anthony Horowitz, best-selling author of the Alex Rider teenage spy adventures, becomes the latest writer invited to pen a new James Bond novel.
Tens of thousands of Pacific walrus have been photographed moving ashore in northwest Alaska.
The prime minister's speech to the Conservative Party conference, in which he promised tax cuts for 30 million Britons, leads most of Thursday's papers.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says Danny Welbeck is "electric" after his hat-trick in the 4-1 win against Galatasaray.
The Japanese GP could be called off if Typhoon Phanfone hits Japan on Sunday, says Force India driver Sergio Perez.
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard says Basel "wanted it more" in their 1-0 Champions League Group B win.
Meetings with the king and VIP cocktail parties. Why did Norway pull out of the running to host the 2022 Winter Olympics?
Darren Clarke is favourite for Europe's next Ryder Cup captaincy, but is there too much emphasis on GB & Ireland, asks Tom English.
Virgin Money, the UK challenger bank partly owned by entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson, announces plans to list its shares on the London Stock Exchange.