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Shrien Dewani trial: Honeymoon murder suspect described himself as a 'single gay man'

Dewani, who selected the option on his online dating profile is charged with masterminding his wife's murder during their honeymoon in Cape Town

Pistorius at the first day of sentencing yesterday

Oscar Pistorius sentencing: Watch live video as hearing continues

Watch live: Oscar Pistorius' sentencing

What's wrong with how the West talks about Ebola in one illustration

'A death in Africa, or Asia for that matter, should be as tragic as a death in Europe or the USA'

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Boko Haram: An open letter to the UN and the global community

The letter in full, with its signatories

Nigerian campaigners for the release of the abducted schoolgirls try to raise awareness six months after their capture

Exclusive: Bring back our girls - UK urged to take the fight to Boko Haram

Leading figures from worlds of politics and defence sign letter demanding action

Oscar Pistorius leaving North Gauteng High Court on Monday. The athlete could face just three years' house arrest for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

Oscar Pistorius sentence: Athlete could get as little as three years' house arrest for Reeva Steenkamp manslaughter

Sentencing process for culpable homicide started today

Health workers in protective gear outside the Ebola treatment unit of the John F. Kennedy Medical Center in Monrovia. Many workers have ignored calls to strike over poor pay and working conditions

Ebola outbreak: Liberian frontline health workers refuse to strike

Many Liberian healthcare workers battling Ebola ignored calls yesterday to strike over poor pay and working conditions, and most hospitals were operating normally, officials and charity workers said.

Oscar Pistorius sentencing live: Watch as Paralympian finds out sentence

Watch live: Oscar Pistorius' sentencing

Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius arrives ahead of his sentencing at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria on Monday, October 13

Oscar Pistorius sentencing: Paralympian 'should serve three years of house arrest and community service', court hears

Pistorius was convicted last month of culpable homicide for the shooting of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

David Beckham to tackle Ebola: Unicef ambassador explains how cleanliness is crucial in stopping spread of deadly virus

Beckham visited Makeni in Sierra Leone in 2008. The town has been one of the worst affected by Ebola, which has claimed the lives of many children

Health workers in protective gear carry the body of a woman suspected to have died from Ebola virus, from a house in New Kru Town at the outskirt of Monrovia, Liberia

Ebola outbreak: Tony Abbott says Australia will not 'send health workers into harm's way' to combat the deadly disease in West Africa

The prime minister said Australia was not 'absolutely confident that all the risks are being properly managed' on the ground in the affected region

Network Rail: Debt-ridden train operator’s Middle East contract is its biggest coup yet

In its biggest contract to date, Network Rail Consulting, which helps governments to manage their rail construction projects, has been made the preferred bidder for a contract with the Saudi Railway Company

The leader of Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau (with papers) in a video grab taken in July

Boko Haram releases 27 hostages it seized in Cameroon

President Paul Biya was personally involved in securing their release in a process that involved the military, intelligence services and civil society
Promise Cooper, 16, fills a bottle with chlorine solution, helped by community worker Kanyean Molton Farley

Ebola outbreak could lead to an economic disaster in West Africa for years to come

The virus is predicted to cost the region affected up to £20bn by the end of next year
Boko Haram, pictured here in a still from one of their previous videos, have reportedly freed 27 hostages in Cameroon

Boko Haram releases 27 hostages including Deputy PM's wife, Cameroon says

The militant jihadi group had taken two groups of hostages in May and then July - they are said to be safe and well

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Mau Mau uprising: Kenyans still waiting for justice join class action over Britain's role in the emergency

Kenyans still waiting for justice over Mau Mau uprising

Thousands join class action over Britain's role in the emergency
Isis in Iraq: The trauma of the last six months has overwhelmed the remaining Christians in the country

The last Christians in Iraq

After 2,000 years, a community will try anything – including pretending to convert to Islam – to avoid losing everything, says Patrick Cockburn
Black Friday: Helpful discounts for Christmas shoppers, or cynical marketing by desperate retailers?

Helpful discounts for Christmas shoppers, or cynical marketing by desperate retailers?

Britain braced for Black Friday
Bill Cosby's persona goes from America's dad to date-rape drugs

From America's dad to date-rape drugs

Stories of Bill Cosby's alleged sexual assaults may have circulated widely in Hollywood, but they came as a shock to fans, says Rupert Cornwell
Clare Balding: 'Women's sport is kicking off at last'

Clare Balding: 'Women's sport is kicking off at last'

As fans flock to see England women's Wembley debut against Germany, the TV presenter on an exciting 'sea change'
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Oh come, all ye multi-faithful

The Christmas jumper is in fashion, but should you wear your religion on your sleeve?
Dr Charles Heatley: The GP off to do battle in the war against Ebola

The GP off to do battle in the war against Ebola

Dr Charles Heatley on joining the NHS volunteers' team bound for Sierra Leone
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Saturday Night Live vs The Daily Show

US channels wage comedy star wars
When is a wine made in Piedmont not a Piemonte wine? When EU rules make Italian vineyards invisible

When is a wine made in Piedmont not a Piemonte wine?

When EU rules make Italian vineyards invisible
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Look what's mushrooming now!

Meat-free recipes and food scandals help one growing sector
Neil Findlay is more a pink shrimp than a red firebrand

More a pink shrimp than a red firebrand

The vilification of the potential Scottish Labour leader Neil Findlay shows how one-note politics is today, says DJ Taylor
Bill Granger recipes: Tenderstem broccoli omelette; Fried eggs with Mexican-style tomato and chilli sauce; Pan-fried cavolo nero with soft-boiled egg

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Terry Venables: Wayne Rooney is roaring again and the world knows that England are back

Terry Venables column

Wayne Rooney is roaring again and the world knows that England are back
Michael Calvin: Abject leadership is allowing football’s age-old sores to fester

Abject leadership is allowing football’s age-old sores to fester

Those at the top are allowing the same issues to go unchallenged, says Michael Calvin