News from world media

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Running at full speed since the summer, a lab with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, testing blood samples collected by American hospitals on patients they suspected of having Ebola, has returned a negative result in every case. Until Tuesday.
02.10.2014 - 14:13
Yep. You read the headline right.
02.10.2014 - 14:12
The remarkable display of civil disobedience by hundreds of thousands of Hong Kong citizens reflects a profound sense of desperation that has grown as China has closed off all political options and made it increasingly clear that it intends to call the shots.
02.10.2014 - 14:08
America's first diagnosed Ebola victim is contained, but three things are still spreading: fear, frustration and the search for his contacts.
02.10.2014 - 14:04
Believe what you see? The astonishing hand-painted images you are about to see may shock and confound you.
02.10.2014 - 14:02
A woman, the mother of a biracial child, is suing a sperm bank for giving her sperm from the wrong donor.
02.10.2014 - 13:55
They might help in the short-term, but will they be a game-changer?
02.10.2014 - 13:55
Ivan Watson reports on how the pro-democracy occupation is dividing society here and sometimes even families themselves.
02.10.2014 - 13:51
Ordinary people in Hong Kong want peace and democracy, says one veteran journalist, but reject "Occupy Central" for trying to hold the territory hostage in the fight for its brand of democracy.
02.10.2014 - 13:50
Twice she has been felled by life-threatening illnesses, and twice Criquette Head-Maarek has recovered. The pioneering horse racing trainer has a simple secret to her recovery from a brain tumor and then cancer -- and it involves the love of her life.
02.10.2014 - 13:47


Two Chinese companies will deliver pork to Russia through Kaliningrad and St. Petersburg, as well as two land crossings in the country’s Far East. It is expected to partially substitute for Western supplies halted by Moscow’s food ban.
Avtor: RT
02.10.2014 - 14:16
A startup called Pavlok has launched a crowdfunding campaign for a wristband that electroshocks its owner to encourage him or her to exercise, eat healthily, wake up on time and stop procrastinating.
Avtor: RT
02.10.2014 - 13:49
A new social media craze could be just around the corner, the ‘Feeling Nuts’ challenge. Celebrities such as Hugh Jackman have already taken up the challenge, which aims to bring greater awareness to the dangers of testicular cancer.
Avtor: RT
02.10.2014 - 13:41
Moscow is ready to support Ukraine in its overcoming of the crisis, as the recovery of the bordering country is in Russia's national interests, President Putin said, adding that the state is keen to have a 'reliable, predictable partner and neighbor.'
Avtor: RT
02.10.2014 - 13:19
When the CIA’s ex-Cairo station chief Miles Copeland penned his book ‘The Game of Nations’ in 1969, readers were shocked to discover the huge resources spent by Washington stage-managing the post-war politics of the Middle East and Egypt in particular.
Avtor: RT
02.10.2014 - 13:06
A Banksy mural addressing the issue of immigration has been removed from a wall in Essex. The local council, unaware it was a priceless work by the renowned British graffiti artist, responded to a complaint that deemed it “offensive."
Avtor: RT
02.10.2014 - 12:35
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he “did not accept” the US’ harsh criticism over Israeli building plans in East Jerusalem. The city’s mayor pledged to go on with the controversial project.
Avtor: RT
02.10.2014 - 12:34
UK Prime Minister David Cameron told delegates at the Conservative Party’s annual conference in Birmingham that he “resents the poor” in an unfortunate Freudian slip during Wednesday’s keynote speech.
Avtor: RT
02.10.2014 - 12:14
The Dallas Ebola patient had come into contact with as many as 80 people, according to Texas health officials. This figure is significantly higher than initially thought.
Avtor: RT
02.10.2014 - 12:01
France’s new budget plan brings the deficit to below the EU limit of 3 percent of GDP by 2017, defying Germany’s austerity program.
Avtor: RT
02.10.2014 - 11:39


Morrisons has announced a new loyalty card scheme in an effort to seize back the initiative in the supermarket wars.
02.10.2014 - 14:23
Northern Ireland's chief constable says budget cuts are forcing his organisation into a virtually impossible position.
02.10.2014 - 14:22
England manager Roy Hodgson says there is no rift with Liverpool over Daniel Sturridge, who has been left out of his latest squad.
02.10.2014 - 14:19
As many as 100 people in Texas are being checked for potential exposure to Ebola, Texas health officials have said.
02.10.2014 - 14:16
Tension is mounting at the Hong Kong government office in the Central district, with reports of protesters scuffling with police.
02.10.2014 - 14:12
Alex Rider series author Anthony Horowitz says is using previously unseen Fleming material as a "springboard" for his new Bond novel.
02.10.2014 - 14:06
Hundreds of thousands of parents are cutting down on their "basic outgoings" to pay for their children's university costs, says a financial data company.
02.10.2014 - 13:56
Lawyers for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge write to a photographer asking him to "cease harassing" Prince George and his nanny.
02.10.2014 - 13:48
Dramatic footage is released showing thieves stealing a cash machine before their vehicle is rammed and stopped by a police car.
02.10.2014 - 13:41
People in Dallas, Texas, give their reaction to the news that the first man to be diagnosed with Ebola while in the US was admitted to hospital in their city.
02.10.2014 - 13:30


On October 1, the Ukrainian government adopted several decisions to simplify access to a number of state secrets of the country for a group of NATO advisers, who arrived in Ukraine
02.10.2014 - 12:55
Uneasy truce in Ukraine has been broken again. Donetsk remains under artillery fire. A black column of smoke is rising above the city
02.10.2014 - 12:19
Russia's fuel company Lukoil and French petroleum company Total discuss restricting their cooperation. The cooperation between the two giants is to be restricted over Western sanctions that affected the oil and gas industry of Russia
02.10.2014 - 11:50
Batches of fresh-frozen fish from Norway, Scotland, Spain and the United States were prevented from being imported into the territory of Russia
02.10.2014 - 11:38
The International Monetary Fund will provide financial assistance to Ukraine only in December. Details of the procedure were specified during the talks between the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine and the IMF delegation
02.10.2014 - 11:33
US Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work believes that the USA and its allies need to be prepared to respond militarily to Russia's and China's actions
01.10.2014 - 09:58
Official spokesman for the Russian Investigative Committee Vladimir Markin said that the agency would study the role of representatives of the Office of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine in "covering-up the genocide of the Russian-speaking population in the country
30.09.2014 - 13:33
First Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee for Foreign Affairs, Vladimir Dzhabarov, said that the Federation Council suspends inter-parliamentary contacts with the countries that supported anti-Russian sanctions, including the USA
30.09.2014 - 12:25
The Ukrainian service for veterinary and sanitary control banned the imports of products from the territories that came out of the control of the current government and the army
30.09.2014 - 12:18
Large-scale involvement of private Russian and international investment to create new high-tech industries with well-paid jobs and a high tax potential - this is the main goal of the economic policy of the governor and the government of the Tyumen region
30.09.2014 - 09:45


The European Central Bank has said it's willing to use further unconventional policy tools to stave off the risk of deflation in the eurozone. A special asset-backed securities scheme will start later this month.
02.10.2014 - 13:37
Health officials have determined that dozens of people could have come into contact with the first known case of Ebola in the US. The infected man's family has also been ordered to remain in their home until October 19.
02.10.2014 - 13:36
A children's charity has warned that five people were being infected with Ebola every hour in Sierra Leone, but Nigeria and Senegal appear to have contained the disease.
02.10.2014 - 13:23
The annual hajj pilgrimage to Mecca has begun. But this year, there will be fewer Muslims from West Africa. They have been refused entry to Saudi Arabia because of the Ebola virus devastating their home.
02.10.2014 - 13:22
Almost 40 years after the deaths of nearly one in four people during Pol Pot's rule of Cambodia in the 1970's, the Southeast Asian country's long road to reconciliation remains seriously underfunded.
02.10.2014 - 12:51
Taiwan is keeping a close eye on the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. But while many sympathize with the demonstrators, what really interests the majority of Taiwanese are good relations with China.
02.10.2014 - 12:25
Al Qaeda-linked militants in the Philippines have said they will kill two German captives by October 17 if Berlin doesn't meet their demands. The new deadline gives the hostages an extra week.
02.10.2014 - 12:01
Russian President Vladimir Putin has reassured sanctions-hit companies with promises of state support to counter funding problems. 'Unwarranted' Western bans will not keep the national economy from growing, he said.
02.10.2014 - 11:56
The United Nations has accused "Islamic State" fighters in Iraq of committing major human rights abuses. A newly released report also accuses forces allied with Iraq's government of a number of violations.
02.10.2014 - 11:51
An estimated 2 million Muslims are departing from Mecca for the start of Islam’s annual pilgrimage. Saudi Arabia reports that about 1.4 million Muslims have come from abroad for this year's hajj.
02.10.2014 - 11:16


African Start-Up meets Ghanaian tech guru Regina Agyare who wants to develop the next generation of women in technology.
02.10.2014 - 13:27
CNN's Samuel Burke reports on the phones of protesters in Hong Kong being possibly hacked by China.
02.10.2014 - 13:27
Charles Muchene is the co-founder of Clad Light Limited, a Nairobi-based company that has gone from idea to reality in just 1 year.
02.10.2014 - 13:21
Clare Sebastian takes us on a rare tour of a hospital steeped in history.
02.10.2014 - 13:21
The last Paris Motor Show was marked by tear gas and protests. Now, the mood is different and industry bosses are back doing what they prefer: Showing off the latest luxury models.
02.10.2014 - 13:17
Meet Rosalind Brewer, the billion dollar CEO of retail giant, Sam's Club.
02.10.2014 - 09:36
In a country with not enough toilets, manual scavengers are paid $5 a day to scoop human waste. And it's not just in remote towns around India, it's in major cities, including Mumbai.
02.10.2014 - 07:50
Isn't it annoying to interact with smiling automatons at the checkout register?
02.10.2014 - 07:32
New York's Ellis Island hospital complex, where immigrants to New York were stopped and checked for disease, is now open to the public for tours.
02.10.2014 - 07:32
For the business traveler who doesn't have time to take a side-trip, an hour or two by the pool at one of these city hotels will make you feel like you're on a holiday retreat.
02.10.2014 - 04:07


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02.10.2014 - 13:38
What do Coke and Pepsi have in common? Stevia and the color green.
02.10.2014 - 13:36
The British payday lender Wonga has agreed to forgive £220 million ($355 million) in loans and interest as it works to tighten its lending standards.
02.10.2014 - 13:33
Linda Tirado's post about her life in poverty went viral in 2013. She is now the author of 'Hand to Mouth.'
02.10.2014 - 13:26
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02.10.2014 - 13:26
You can avoid the dingy, crowded hospital room in favor of plush, private stays, for a price.
02.10.2014 - 13:07
Musk promises to unveil "the D" in a week without any clues as to what it will be.
02.10.2014 - 13:02
Angry Birds maker Rovio Entertainment cuts 16% of its workforce as the Finish company refocuses on its core businesses.
02.10.2014 - 12:59
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02.10.2014 - 12:48
The Apple CEO is wrong about Google's privacy standards, says Eric Schmidt.
02.10.2014 - 12:44


England manager Roy Hodgson says there is no rift with Liverpool over Daniel Sturridge, who has been left out of his latest squad.
02.10.2014 - 14:19
Uefa president Michel Platini calls for Fifa to publish the report into the World Cup 2018 and 2022 bidding processes.
02.10.2014 - 14:08
Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke could return to first-team action against Manchester City on Saturday.
02.10.2014 - 14:00
Manchester United's Luke Shaw is named in the England Under-21 squad to face Croatia in the Euro 2015 play-off.
02.10.2014 - 13:27
Fernando Alonso has refused to rule out leaving F1 giants Ferrari before the end of his contract, which runs until 2016.
02.10.2014 - 13:20
Andy Murray is through to the quarter-finals of the China Open after defeating Pablo Cuevas 6-2 6-2 in Beijing.
02.10.2014 - 12:46
Ireland flanker Sean O'Brien is out for "five or six months" after his shoulder injury from last year becomes infected.
02.10.2014 - 12:45
Southampton defender Nathaniel Clyne and Swansea City midfielder Jonjo Shelvey are called up to the England squad.
02.10.2014 - 12:38
Leicester chief executive Simon Cohen says lock Louis Deacon could be forced to retire because of a back injury.
02.10.2014 - 12:36
Chelmsford City racecourse will hold 56 meetings next year, according to managing director Philip Siers.
02.10.2014 - 12:18


Alex Rider series author Anthony Horowitz says is using previously unseen Fleming material as a "springboard" for his new Bond novel.
02.10.2014 - 14:06
The BBC have launched a new dance competition, BBC Young Dancer 2015.
02.10.2014 - 12:41
Holly Johnson, who has recorded a new album, speaks about the "rebellious" 80s, living with HIV, and his return to art school.
02.10.2014 - 12:23
Seventeen northern arts groups will share £1.4m from a scheme set up after Newcastle City Council proposed axing its culture funding.
02.10.2014 - 12:18
Comedy star Adam Sandler signs a deal with Netflix to produce and star in four movies for the video streaming site.
02.10.2014 - 12:05
SOMM Records has released a new recording of The Spirit of England, by Sir Edward Elgar, written at the height of the First World War.
02.10.2014 - 12:05
Ed Richards, chief executive of the broadcasting regulator Ofcom, is to stand down at the end of the year, it is announced.
02.10.2014 - 11:54
Kristin Scott Thomas lauded for her portrayal of Electra
02.10.2014 - 11:41
Acclaimed playwright Alan Bennett has described his admiration of the poet Philip Larkin.
02.10.2014 - 11:01
The life of singer-songwriter Lynsey de Paul
02.10.2014 - 10:54


In pics: The most extravagant gravestones of former Russian gang members

02.10.2014 - 13:28
In pics: The twelve dullest men in Britain featured in new calendar

02.10.2014 - 12:13
A 15,000 lbs truck is cut in half when it hits a security barrier at 50mph

02.10.2014 - 11:40
A pair of fighting squirrels, a car-shaped sinkhole and Paddington Bear

02.10.2014 - 10:50
A chair with a friendly face and a pair of arms is being sold in Japan to ease the loneliness of the country's ageing population

02.10.2014 - 09:57
Female comedians have seen their ticket sales treble in recent years - but can you tell if a joke was told by a male or female comedian?

02.10.2014 - 09:30
Dog that slipped into a boiling pool of tar is saved by workers from the Animal Aid Centre in Rajasthan, India

02.10.2014 - 09:04
In pictures: sinkholes, craters and collapsed roads around the world.

02.10.2014 - 08:07
Footage shows Beijing SWAT team member Mao Weidong smashing the world record for the holding the plank position for the longest period of time

02.10.2014 - 06:25
In honour of former Radio 4 presenter Charlotte Green's "corpsing" live on air, here's a collection of some of the most memorable on-air mishaps of British TV

01.10.2014 - 20:30