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Sporadic infection of people is usually caused by Hyalomma tick bite.

First UK victim of deadly Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever was a 'hard working' Afghan asylum seeker

38-year-old died in a London hospital on Saturday, two days after laboratory tests confirmed he had the disease

Sporadic infection of people is usually caused by Hyalomma tick bite.

Man, 38, in hospital isolation after contracting deadly tropical disease

Tests revealed that the man, who had recently returned to the UK on a connecting flight from Dubai, has the tick-borne viral disease which is especially common in East and West Africa

Labour's youth jobs taskforce

As the Labour Party conference opens, the shadow Work and Pensions secretary explains the measures his party is taking to help Britain's young and unemployed.

Aileen McGlynn and Helen Scott are cheered on

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Aileen McGlynn relinquished her Paralympic tandem one-kilometre time-trial title and had to settle for silver alongside pilot Helen Scott at the London 2012 velodrome - but the British duo are already eyeing success in Rio de Janeiro.

Ex-News of the World Scotland editor Bob Bird charged over Tommy Sheridan case

A former editor of the News of the World Scotland has been arrested and charged with attempting to pervert the course of justice at the time of ex-MSP Tommy Sheridan's defamation action against the newspaper.

Paralympic flame lights ceremonial cauldron in Edinburgh

The Paralympic flame created on Britain's highest peak will be used to light a ceremonial cauldron in Edinburgh this morning as part of a festival celebrating the Games.

Jump for joy: Kris Commons (right) celebrates his last-gasp equaliser

Late Commons strike rescues point for Celtic

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No inquiry on Glasgow refugee family tower block deaths

The deaths of three asylum seekers who apparently leapt from a tower block more than two years ago will not be the subject of a fatal accident inquiry, officials have announced.

An exhausted Alistair Brownlee following his victory

Triathlon: Alistair Brownlee may turn to track after incredible run in gold medal performance

Alistair Brownlee could try his luck on the track after producing a phenomenal run to win Olympic gold in the triathlon yesterday.

August 7, 2012: Sir Chris Hoy celebrates his sixth Olympic gold medal

Sir Chris Hoy and Laura Trott ensure another golden night for Team GB as velodrome action ends

Sir Chris Hoy and Laura Trott won their second gold medals of the London 2012 Olympics as Great Britain equalled their Beijing track cycle bounty of seven wins from 10 events - but there was no golden goodbye for Victoria Pendleton.

The Letter of Last Resort /Good With People, Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Two fine short plays set in the shadow of the low-level nuclear threat by leading Scottish playwrights David Greig and David Harrower prove a shining gem in this year's Traverse programme.

Bluewater extension would make it nation's biggest

The Bluewater shopping centre in Kent, built in a former quarry, is about to become the UK's biggest.

Theatre Uncut, Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

A brand new play by Neil LaBute before breakfast was the main draw of this first session of Theatre Uncut, a global melting pot of plays tackling up-to-the-minute themes of austerity and citizenship.

Japan coach Norio Sasaki prefers staying in Cardiff than switching up to Hampden Park, Glasgow

Japan play for a draw to avoid switching from Cardiff base

The Japan coach, Norio Sasaki, instructed his side not to push for a winner in their 0-0 draw against South Africa at the Millennium Stadium yesterday in order to stay in Cardiff for their next match.

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Day one of Olympics and North Korea's football team are greeted on big screen with South's flag

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