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- UK told to pay £1.7bn extra to EUThe UK has been told it must pay an extra £1.7bn (2.1bn euros) towards the European Union's budget because the economy has performed better than expected in recent years.
- Payout to mother of secret PC's childThe Metropolitan Police is to pay £425,000 to a woman whose child was fathered by a man she did not know was an undercover police officer.
- UK gives extra £80m for Ebola fightPrime Minister David Cameron pledges an extra £80m of aid for the fight against the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
- Scotland to reduce drink-drive limitThe Scottish government is to reduce the country's drink-drive limit in time for Christmas, making it lower than that south of the border.
- Cliff Richard police raid 'inept'The handling of a police raid at the home of veteran pop star Sir Cliff Richard is described as inept by the Commons Home Affairs Committee.
- 'I want to be in jail so I can overcome my crack addiction': Why 2011 testimony from Canadian gunman throws into doubt terror theory as it is revealed there is 'no evidence' of jihadist linksNewly released audio from a 2011 court appearance of Canadian gunman Michael Zehaf-Bibeau reveals that the young man had stated he wished to go to jail to fight his crack addiction.
- Trying for a baby? Drop a dress size: Women who lose 11lb conceive up to two weeks faster - and it doesn't matter what you weight to start with Researchers, from the Harvard School of Public Health in the US, said the finding couldn’t simply be explained by overweight women having irregular periods.
- TOM UTLEY: Judging by the hours Mrs U spends yacking on the phone, the trusty old landline is NOT on its way out Anyone hacking my mobile phone in the hope of overhearing something spicy will be in for a sad disappointment - as I can barely hear what's being said myself, writes TOM UTLEY.
- Clean your iron with toothpaste and cook with Pyrex: Six ways to cut your energy bills by making your appliances more efficientWe've come up with a list of five easy kills that could cut your energy bills simply by tweaking your household appliances.
- As a member of staff at a Catholic school complains over being told to cover up her inkings at work, JAN MOIR asks: Who'd ever give a job to a tattooed teacher?Charlotte Tumilty, a teacher in Hartlepool, was offended when she was told to conceal tattoos on her feet, legs, hands neck and body, but JAN MOIR, asks can you really blame the school fo...
- Britain must hand over an extra £1.7BILLION to European Union budgetThe demand is being made because Britain's economy has performed better than expected in recent decades
- iPad Air 2 review: It’s thinner, faster and slickerThe iPad Air 2 is thinner and more powerful than the previous version, but it's not revolutionary - despite this, it's still the best tablet on the market
- New York doctor tests positive for Ebola sparking fears disease could spread in America's biggest cityCraig Spencer, 33, had been on subways, taxis and visited a bowling alley before he was diagnosed
- Toys that broke bad: Appalling playthings from around the world which were deemed downright inappropriateToys R Us were forced to withdraw the sale of Breaking Bad toys, fully equipped with chemistry kits, guns and plastic rocks of crystal meth
- Ebola virus: Death toll could top 90,000 by December as world's deadliest outbreak continuesThe disease has already claimed 4,500 lives across West Africa, and experts have warned that figure is set to rise significantly
- 10 terrifying carnivorous plantsInsects, fish and even lizards have fallen victim to the world's scariest carnivorous plants.
- Green shoots: Britain's new breed of farming entrepreneursThe UK's agriculture sector needs young, innovative workers to help it grow. Rebecca Burn-Callander met three successful self-starters
- Man attacks New York police officers with hatchetNew York City police shoot and kill a hatchet-wielding man after he suddenly attacked a group of patrol officers without warning in broad daylight on a busy commercial district in Queens
- North Korea through the keyhole: The world's most reclusive country revealedAP's David Guttenfelder and EricTalmadge's unprecedented roadtrip through North Korea
- New York doctor becomes fourth to be diagnosed with Ebola in USDoctor who returned to US from West Africa with a fever tests positive for Ebola at a New York City hospital
- US accuses allies of buying Isis oilUS Treasury accuses allies of buying smuggled oil and helping fund Islamist group
- EU tells Britain to pay extra €2.1bnBetter-performing economy leads to bigger slice for Brussels
- New York doctor tests positive for EbolaAid agency worker recently returned from west Africa
- Canadian PM faces pressure over radicalsHarper pushes for greater surveillance powers as attacks stoke debate over nation’s role in world
- AMC invests $200m to expand BBC AmericaUS partnership designed to give both groups more access to premium content
- Brussels showers British business with 1,000 new bits of red tape, despite cut back vowBRUSSELS has showered British business with more than 1,000 new bits of red tape taking more than six million words to spell out in the last year alone despite vowing to cut back, resear...
- Sunlight is key to fighting diabetesSPENDING more time in the sun could be the key to beating obesity and diabetes.
- Sunlight is key to fighting childhood obesity and diabetes, Scots scientists revealSPENDING more time in the sun could be the key to beating obesity and diabetes.
- Black gold! New North Sea oil field will yield up to 5,350 barrels a dayTWO leading oil companies have announced the discovery of a new major field in the North Sea.
- Father retunited with lost-lost daughter after 43 years passes away two days laterA DAUGHTER was reunited with her father after 43 years apart – and held his hand as he died just two days later.
- Life Steps review: Terrifying, mesmerising and very, very sadYes, weve seen baby geese and meerkats before But David Attenboroughs tale of our struggle through life is a story worth hearing any number of times A meerkat pops out of a hole, does a b...
- Isolation is a tyrant, but we can confront itI found a way out of loneliness by reaching beyond my private ties. If we try, togetherness will come We are living in what George Monbiot described in these pages last week as the age of...
- Iraqi forces 'months away' from sustained offensive against IsisUS military officials say strong ground-force counter-offensive is not imminent Iraqi forces are months away from being able to start waging any kind of sustained ground offensive agains...
- Why my son rides a balance bikeI dont want my son to learn bad cycling habits stabilisers give false sense of security and encourage over-leaning I was aged about six and still wore pigtails when I looked over my shou...
- Ban on term time holidays should be overturned, say council leadersTough rules on taking pupils out of school in term time fail to recognise that family life is not simple Local Government Association Tough new rules on term-time holidays should be overt...
- RSS Feed Moving (scotsman.com)We are about to release our new site with a new look, feel and structure. Part of this release will involve the creation of new RSS feeds and the decommissioning of the current ones. Plea...
- The Rumour Mill: Tuesday's football news and gossipIn today's Rumour Mill: All the build-up to tonight's big match in Spain; Craig Brown linked with Northern Ireland vacancy; Rangers finance boss quits; plus the rest o
- Scottish Business Briefing - Tuesday 11 October, 2011WELCOME to scotsman.com's Scottish Business Briefing. Every morning we bring you a comprehensive round-up of all news affecting business in Scotland today.
- 'My views unwelcome north of the border', says PGA chief Sandy JonesSANDY Jones, the chief executive of the PGA, has said he feels his opinions on Scottish golf are unwelcome in certain quarters and claimed the skills within his organisation a
- Interview: Lee McConnell, athleteWITH the Olympic Games now almost within touching distance, the next year is mapped out for Lee McConnell, as it is for every other athlete who hopes to be in the Great Britai
- Ebola in New York: Doctor tests positive for deadly disease after returning from west AfricaAuthorities in New York confirmed on Thursday night that a doctor who had recently returned to his home in Harlem after working for Doctors Without Borders in Guinea helping treat patien...
- Ebola: Doctor in New York tests positive for deadly diseaseAuthorities in New York confirmed on Thursday night that a doctor who had recently returned to his home in Harlem after working for Doctors Without Borders in Guinea helping treat patien...
- Tesco shares crash as new chief keeps his strategy under wrapsTesco hit rock bottom last night as its shares tumbled to an 11-year low following the refusal of the new chief executive Dave Lewis to reveal his plans for tackling the supermarket’s sp...
- James Moore: This is why the ‘wonks’ should mind the shopThe investment community needs to take a good look at itself over Tesco.
- Heat goes out of the recovery with drop in retail salesUnseasonably warm weather depressed retail sales last month, taking some steam out of the recovery, official figures showed yesterday.
- Priests’ dance video unexpectedly goes viral1harryacr(Picture: Joan Lewis) Rev David Rider and Rev John Gibson have racked up hundreds of thousands of views of their tap-dancing performance.
- Hero who shot Canadian gunman moved to tears as he receives standing ovation from colleagues1harryacrNathan Cirillo was shot by Michael Zihaf-Bibeau (Picture: Instagram) Sergeant-art-Arms Kevin Vickers struggled to contain his emotions as MPs gave him a hero's welcome that lasted more than two-and-a-half minutes. B0lBuFyCYAAvqXl
- Woman calls police to order pepperoni pizza story has a surprising endingpizzaamywillispizza Sometimes an emergency call for a pizza really isn't what it seems.
- Mali confirms first case of Ebola as girl, 2, tests positiveAD_141869781.jpgolliemcateerebola Mali has confirmed the first case of Ebola in the country. Officials say a two-year-old girl has tested positive for the deadly virus. The outbreak, which began in West Africa, has killed...
- Shocking CCTV footage of Canada parliament gunman releasedfootageolliemcateerAlarming footage of gunman (Picture: Twitter)The video shows the moment after Michael Zehaf-Bibeau shot dead a soldier. Kevin VickersKevin Vickers
- Hamilton Accies boss Alex Neil says team can get even betterGaffer urges team to push on ahead of Dens Park clash with Dundee.
- Hamilton Accies keeper Michael McGovern hails teammates after five clean sheetsPerformance of team is the secret to success, says McGovern.
- East Kilbride campaigners and politicians unite in call for urgent action to tackle child povertyLOCAL charity Loaves and Fishes is now distributing a minimum of 80 food parcels a week in East Kilbride, compared to a maximum of 31 this time last year
- Locks get the chop as community stalwart takes stance against prostate cancerIN a bid to raise awareness to get men of all ages to have themselves checked out for signs of the disease, St Leonards Community Council chairman Graeme Macklin publicly shed his locks i...
- Tony Andreu is looking for three points when Hamilton Accies clash with DundeeLeague leaders take on Dens Park side on Saturday.
- Reeva's mum says justice has NOT been doneREEVA Steenkamp’s mum has slammed the soft jail term handed to killer Oscar Pistorius.
- Labour losing worker voters to UkipA TOP Labour MP has warned Ed Miliband he is losing working class voters to Ukip.
- Brit nurse that survived Ebola returns to Sierra LeoneA BRITISH nurse who survived deadly Ebola was yesterday back on the frontline in the battle against the killer virus.
- Easy royals: Kate Middleton's family slum itKATE Middleton’s family snubbed the royal lifestyle to slum it with EasyJet yesterday.
- Rochdale taxi Firm: You can book white driverA TAXI firm in a town rocked by Britain’s biggest Asian sex gang scandal has sparked a row by offering customers white drivers on demand.
- Ten-man Swansea defeat LaticsGylfi Sigurdsson struck either side of the interval to secure a deserved 2-0 victory for 10-man Swansea at the Premier League basement boys Wigan.
- Dunn snatches point for RoversDavid Dunn earned Blackburn a valuable point in the fight against relegation with a headed equaliser five minutes from time in a 1-1 draw against Aston Villa at Ewood Park.
- City stretch leadMario Balotelli again took centre stage as Manchester City saw off Bolton 2-0 to move five points clear at the top of the Barclays Premier League.
- Baggies pile pressure on AVBWest Brom defender Gareth McAuley increased the pressure on Chelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas with a late winner in the 1-0 Barclays Premier League clash at the Hawthorns.
- Van Persie bags brace at LiverpoolLiverpool paid for missing a penalty and hitting the post twice as Arsenal's Robin van Persie scored twice to snatch a late 2-1 Barclays Premier League victory at Anfield.
- Live: News for Birmingham and West Midlands on October 24thBringing you Friday's live news, sport, traffic and weather from around Birmingham and the West Midlands as it happens.
- Police hunt three men after £16m of heroin seized in OldburyMassive manhunt launched for suspected criminals behind plot to smuggle 160kg of drug from Pakistan in metal lathes
- Birmingham hospital patients waiting more than FOUR hours at A&EHeart of England NHS Foundation Trust slammed by health watchdog over 'clear failures in leadership' leading to longer waiting times and concern over mortality figures
- Review: Peaky Blinders Episode FourThe danger is mounting and the stakes are getting higher for Tommy Shelby and his gang
- People Like Us: Chelmsley Wood's Fat Baz snubs show50-stone Barry Austin feared TV show would be another Benefits Street-style 'stitch up'
- Tattoos: Inked inON A chilly Tuesday evening, The Family Business tattoo shop in north London is trying to close up for the day but there are still half a dozen customers waiting. The business started ou...
- Medieval must-see: Salisbury, global cityThe city of Salisbury has been named one of the top ten cities in the world to visit next year. The list, drawn up by Lonely Planet, a travel guide, placed the city seventh, above Toront...
- Real wages: What recovery?DESPITE headwinds from the continent, Britain’s economy continues to do pretty well. GDP has exceeded forecasts so far this year, and in the second quarter was 3.1% larger than a year ag...
- Immigration and politics: The melting potLEAFLETS under one arm, Mark Reckless is preparing to canvass a hilly street in Rochester when a resident approaches him and thrusts an envelope into his hand. Informing the politician t...
- British Business Bank: Angels and bankersIN A large shed on a disused military airfield north of London, old toothpaste tubes are being fed into a machine to undergo microwave-induced pyrolysis. They emerge hours later as shred...
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- EU Agrees to Long-Term Climate TargetsEuropean Union leaders agreed on a set of long-term targets on energy and climate change, agreeing to financial sweeteners and weakening some objectives in order to get a deal.
- New York Doctor Tests Positive for EbolaA physician who had returned to New York City 10 days ago after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the disease.image
- A Gunman's Journey to TerrorA number of details about Canadian Michael Zehaf-Bibeau emerged that began to fill in a picture of a middle-class suburban youth who grew estranged from his family and descended into a st...
- Amazon Stumbles on High SpendingAmazon’s soaring ambitions are coming at a steep cost, dragging the e-commerce giant to its largest quarterly loss in 14 years.image
- BASF Lowers 2015 ForecastGermany’s BASF lowered its outlook for 2015 and reported a 4.8% decline in third-quarter profit, hurt by the slowing global economy and weaker demand in Europe.
- Friday's gossip columnReal Madrid want Man Utd's Hernandez on cut-price deal, Besiktas eye Cech, Liverpool keen on Abate, plus more.
- 'Hold Qatar World Cup in May'Europe's biggest football clubs consider asking Fifa to hold the 2022 World Cup in May to avoid the intense summer heat.
- The biggest game in club history?History, wealth and worldwide appeal - why this weekend’s El Clasico really is a football match like no other, writes Tom Fordyce.
- Spurs boss hails Lamela wonder goalTottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino says Erik Lamela's Europa League wonder-strike was the best goal scored by one of his players.
- Celtic thank Gordon for victory jigBBC Scotland's Tom English watches Craig Gordon lead Celtic to another fortuitous Europa League win.
- 'Shocked' Poulter attacked by PGA presidentThe PGA of America president, Ted Bishop, left Ian Poulter "shocked and disappointed" by referring to him as a little girl on two social media accounts on Thursday for his comments about ...
- 'If anyone can make Champions League history, it's Mourinho'Arjen Robben believes Jose Mourinho will be the first manager to win the Champions League with three different clubs, describing his former Chelsea boss as the "special one for special ga...
- Serena receives apology from Russian chiefSerena Williams says she has received a written apology from Russian tennis chief Shamil Tarpischev for offensive comments in which he called her and sister Venus the "Williams brothers"
- Federer fights back to reach Swiss quarter-finalsRoger Federer again had to fight back from a set down before beating Denis Istomin 3-6 6-3 6-4 to reach the quarter-finals of the Swiss Indoors on Thursday
- Police investigate claim Balotelli 'threatened' womanManchester police are investigating a claim that Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli threatened a woman who was taking pictures of his Ferrari
- Tolstykh voted Russian FA chiefNikolai Tolstykh, ousted as head of the Russian Professional Football League (PFL) two years ago, was elected president of the country's Football Union (RFU) on Monday.
- Former league boss Tolstykh voted Russian FA chiefNikolai Tolstykh, ousted as head of the Russian Professional Football League (PFL) two years ago, was elected president of the country's Football Union (RFU) on Monday.
- Pienaar ruled outInjury has forced Everton midfielder Steven Pienaar to withdrawn from South Africa's squad due to play international friendlies this week.
- Partizan win marred by crowd troubleSerbian champions Partizan Belgrade came from behind to beat city rivals OFK 3-1 on Sunday, but their success was marred by serious crowd trouble among groups of their own fans.
- Slew set for spell on sidelinesOn-loan Oldham striker Jordan Slew suffered another injury setback during the 1-0 win over Portsmouth. Slew was hurt against Walsall and missed the Stevenage game, returning to parent cl...
- Game of Thrones tour of Dubrovnik is more than just fantasyGet to the heart of the Seven Kingdoms and discover the real King's Landing on this cruise ship excursion with a difference
- Gamescom 2013: Live updates on the news, gameplay footage, trailers and announcements from day threeIt's day three of gamescom 2013 and we have live news and updates coming direct from Cologne, Germany.
- Transfer news LIVE: All of Thursday's gossip, rumours and done deals as they happenWho? What? When? Where? How? Which? All those questions and more (possibly) answered in Thursday's transfer live blog
- Edinburgh TV festival LIVE: Follow GEITF news and live updates, as they happenLet us know your thoughts by leaving a comment below or tweeting us at @MirrorTVNews
- Ricky Gervais plans David Brent film based around hit YouTube series Learn To Play GuitarComedian is planning a David Brent film, album and world tour as he resurrects his most famous small screen character
- Little Mix join forces with Caroline Flack and tell cancer to jog onWHAT a bunch a beauties.
- Myleene Klass does the school run in animal print and heels comboNOT bad for a Monday morning.
- Peaches Geldof plays proud mummy in intimate family picturesTHEY look so content.
- Judge rules in favour of Emma Thompson in Effie court caseEMMA THOMPSON has been given the go-ahead to proceed with a movie about the lives of 19th century poet JOHN RUSKIN, his wife EFFIE GRAY and her lover, painter JOHN EVERETT MILLIAS, after...
- Eva Mendes organised special 'mothers' day' for film researchActress EVA MENDES gathered up all the mums in her life for an intensive 'mothers' day' so she could get a feel for what it's like to be a woman with a kid for her new film THE PLACE AMO...
- Friday Poll: How do you like Apple Pay so far?Apple Pay has arrived and Touch ID-device owners have had a shot at trying it out. Let us know if you're loving it, hating it or feeling totally indifferent.
- This is what a 'Star Wars' blaster bolt would look like in real lifeA team of physicists has created a film that shows what a real-life "laser bullet" would look like in action. Hint: it's not like in "Star Wars."
- More tech ideas for HalloweenHalloween is right around the corner. Whether you're looking for a sweet or scary way to celebrate, CNET's Kara Tsuboi offers some last-minute high-tech ways to embrace the holiday.
- LG G3 Screen powered by in-house 'NUCLUN' AP launches in KoreaLG Electronics has launched its new G3 Screen phablet, powered by its long-awaited, self-designed "NUCLUN" application processor in South Korea.
- Tomorrow Daily 074: VR moon tours, an 'Avengers 2' trailer analysis, and a real-life TransformerOn today's show, we discuss virtual reality tours of the moon using Oculus Rift, all the crazy things we spotted in the "Avengers 2: Age of Ultron" trailer, and a real-life Transformer th...
- Protesters in Hong Kong to vote on government proposalsHONG KONG (Reuters) - Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong say they will hold a straw poll on government proposals they had rejected earlier in the week as the campaign in the Chinese-co...
- Doctor who worked in Africa first Ebola case in New York CityNEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York City doctor who treated Ebola patients in West Africa became the first person to test positive for the virus in America's largest city, setting off fresh f...
- Syria's Kobani less at risk but could still fall - U.S. officialsMACDILL AIR FORCE BASE Fla. (Reuters) - The Syrian border town of Kobani appears in less danger of falling to the Islamic State, but the threat still remains, U.S. officials said on Thurs...
- Canada Parliament gunman had planned to travel to Syria - policeOTTAWA (Reuters) - The gunman in Wednesday's attack on Canada's capital had a criminal record and recently applied for a passport, planning to travel to Syria after undergoing a "radicali...
- China's top diplomat to visit Vietnam again amid sea disputeBEIJING (Reuters) - China's top diplomat will visit Vietnam next week, China said on Friday, five months after he last visited during a period of tension over a Chinese oil drilling rig w...
- Sir Cliff raid police force ineptAn under-fire police force has been branded "inept" by a group of MPs over its handling of a highly-publicised raid on the home of pop star Sir Cliff Richard.
- Russell Brand open to US 9/11 conspiracyComedian Russell Brand has said he is "open-minded" about the idea that the US government was behind the 9/11 attacks as he made a second appearance on BBC2's flagship Newsnight progamme.
- On This Day in 1983: Derek Johnstone returns to Dundee with UnitedThe Herald Scotland sport's team trawls through the vaults for the very best stories from yesteryear .
- Sun shines on Murray in ValenciaIt seems the names of Andy Murray and David Ferrer are destined to be together throughout the run-in to next month's ATP World Tour Finals.
- Sharapova refuses to write off her chances of finishing No.1 despite back-to-back lossesMaria Sharapova's bid to end the year ranked No.1 was left hanging by a thread after she suffered a second successive defeat at the WTA Finals yesterday.
- Grounds maintenance teams will cut back by not cutting backThe upkeep of private ground by Perth and Kinross Council was this week described as ''ludicrous''.
- Thousands brave cold for Dundee Christmas Light Night 2011The festive season officially arrived in Dundee on Friday as around 25,000 people braved the cold for the switching-on of the Christmas lights.
- 'New' name for Dundee street would be link to medieval pastA long-abandoned medieval street name could soon return to Dundee.
- Lingerie boss Michelle Mone's Carnoustie kitchen all part of her great support for Erskine charityAn Angus couple this week told how Scottish lingerie tycoon Michelle Mone cooked for them in their home — and then did the washing up!
- VIDEO: Gordon Brown contributes to student's football-themed documentaryA Fife university student enrolled the help of the former Prime Minister to make a moving documentary about the Blue Brazil.
- Live: Wales breaking news, Friday, October 24, 2014Live news, sport, traffic, weather and comment from Wales
- Newport County boss Justin Edinburgh 'amazed' by falling home attendancesThe Exiles boss says the fans that are regularly attending Rodney Parade are reaping hte rewards after a recent upturn in form
- South Wales Echo letters: Friday, October 24, 2014Your letters to the South Wales Echo
- Western Mail Letters: Friday, 24 October, 2014Your letters to the national newspaper of Wales
- Taste Team reviews: Pink Afternoon Tea at the Park Plaza Hotel, CardiffAfternoon tea is back - and it's not just for grannies, says our reviewer
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- PGA president refers to Poulter as 'lil girl'ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — The PGA of America president referred to Ian Poulter as a little girl on two social media accounts Thursday evening for his comments on Nick Faldo and Tom W...
- Special Report - Why Madrid's poor fear Goldman Sachs and BlackstoneBy Sonya Dowsett Madrid (Reuters) - Last year Madrid’s city and regional governments sold almost 5,000 rent-controlled flats to private equity investors including Goldman Sachs and Black...
- China launches experimental moon orbiterBEIJING (AP) — China launched an experimental spacecraft Friday to fly around the moon and back to Earth in preparation for the country's first unmanned return trip to the lunar sur...
- Mali becomes sixth West African nation hit by EbolaBy Adama Diarra and Tiemoko Diallo BAMAKO (Reuters) - Mali confirmed its first case of Ebola on Thursday, becoming the sixth West African country to be touched by the worst outbreak on r...
- Extra £8bn for NHS 'is feasible'It should be "perfectly feasible" for politicians to find the extra £8 billion a year needed for the NHS to prevent a funding gap causing severe effects for patients, the head of the hea...
- Canada Terror Attack Gunman's Criminal PastPolice release CCTV footage of the lone gunman who stormed into Canada's parliament complex after killing soldier Nathan Cirillo.CCTV of Canada terror attack
- Ottawa Residents On Edge After Terror AttackBeneath a calmer surface on the streets of Ottawa there lies an edginess as residents recover from this week's terror strikes.Ottawa On Alert After Shootings At Nation's Capitol
- EU Wants An Extra £1.7bn Payment From UKA surcharge which Brussels blames on Britain's strengthening economy will add a fifth to the UK's annual £8.6bn contribution.European Union flags
- New York Doctor Is City's First Ebola CaseMayor Bill de Blasio says there is "no need for New Yorkers to be alarmed" after a medic tests positive for the virus.Craig Spencer
- Man, 26, Charged With Terrorism OffencesA 26-year-old man is due to appear in court today charged with the preparation of terrorism acts.Police tape
- NBA legend Nash out for seasonNBA great Steve Nash may have played his last game after being ruled out of the forthcoming season because of a recurring back problem.
- Launchbury pens Wasps dealEngland lock Joe Launchbury has signed a new contract with Aviva Premiership side Wasps.
- Australia v New Zealand: TeamsNew-look Australia take on New Zealand in a Trans-Tasman Test at Brisbane's Suncorp Stadium on Saturday as the Four Nations tournament gets into full swing.
- High noon for MurrayAndy Murray continues his bid to qualify for the ATP Tour Finals when he takes on Kevin Anderson in the quarter-finals of the Valencia Open.
- NHL: Red Wings pip PenguinsThe Detroit Red Wings scored three quick-fire goals in a third-period comeback as they beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 on Thursday night.