The ebola virus is not a significant risk to the UK but "precautionary measures" have been put in place, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has said.
A cure for the deadly ebola virus, which has killed hundreds of people in West Africa, is "a very long way off", an expert has told Sky News.
Israel has agreed to hold fire in Gaza for four hours after a night of heavy shelling left at least 43 people dead, including many at a UN school.
Jamaican sprint superstar Usain Bolt has denied making negative comments about the Commonwealth Games.
Lancashire Police have dismissed assault allegations against former Manchester United manager David Moyes.
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Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin has handed in a transfer request, according to Sky sources.
South Africa legend Jacques Kallis has announced his retirement from all formats of international cricket.
Manchester United new boy Luke Shaw says boss Louis van Gaal was right to criticise him for a lack of fitness.
Kingman further enhanced his reputation by winning a fascinating renewal of the Qipco Sussex Stakes at Glorious Goodwood.
Liam Neeson has spoken about the moment his wife Natasha Richardson died and how it still doesn't feel real.
R Kelly has cancelled a performance at a US music festival after sponsors and bands pulled out amid concern over allegations about his past.
Top Hollywood directors are backing a bid to keep celluloid film alive in the movie and television industry.
The British director of Con Air and Tomb Raider is turning his back on Hollywood in favour of crowdfunding to finance his next film.
The makers of the latest instalment of the Star Wars franchise have been criticised for filming on a rocky outcrop off the coast of Ireland which is home to thousands of rare birds
The Bank of England (BoE) has rewritten the City rulebook, introducing tough new restrictions on bankers' bonuses and the threat of stringent penalties including jail terms for errant executives.
Barclays bank has announced it is making a further £900m provision for mis-selling of payment protection insurance (PPI) to consumers.
Economic sanctions targeting Russia in the wake of the downing of flight MH17 will hit the UK economy, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has warned.
Travis Perkins saw a surge in the first half of the year as it reported a 19.4% rise in its pre-tax profits.
A koala which clung to a car grille for more than 50 miles after being run over on a motorway has survived the rough ride with only minor injuries.
A man dressed as Spider-Man has been arrested in New York's Times Square after allegedly punching a police officer who told him to stop harassing tourists.
Aerial footage has shown a massive dust storm bringing traffic to a standstill in Phoenix, Arizona.
A woman who left dolls outside young girls' houses, "terrifying" the local community, is mortified her well-meaning gesture was misconstrued, police in California have said.
Doctors at a US hospital have been accused of amputating a man's penis during what was supposed to be a routine circumcision.
The shadowy leader of Hamas' military wing has made a rare public speech, warning the conflict in Gaza will not end until Israeli blockades are lifted.
A doctor who was hailed as a national hero in Sierra Leone after risking his life to treat dozens of ebola patients has himself died from the disease.
A "highly sophisticated" Chinese hacking attack on Canada's National Research Council (NRC) has caused major disruption, the Canadian government says.
At least 24 people have reportedly been killed in a stampede at a rap concert on a beach in Guinea.