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Ebola patient praises hospital team

Corporal Anna Cross speaks during a press conference at London's Royal Free Hospital where she has been discharged after being successfully treated for Ebola

An Army Reservist who contracted Ebola while volunteering in Sierra Leone has been discharged from a London hospital after becoming the first patient in the world to be treated with an experimental drug.

Cash-for-stories conviction quashed

The journalist's conviction at the Old Bailey has been quashed

The first journalist to be found guilty of paying a public official in the wake of the high-profile Operation Elveden probe has had the conviction quashed on appeal, it can now be reported.

Internet 'sting' paedophile jailed

John Rudd was jailed Newcastle Crown Court

A man who thought he was meeting a 14-year-old girl but was being tricked by a group of internet paedophile hunters has been jailed for a year.

Miliband 'clinging to pretence'

SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon said her party is open to an arrangement with Labour

Ed Miliband is still "clinging to the pretence" that he has a chance of winning an overall majority in the election, SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon has said.

Abuse police cover-up claims probed

Claims that police covered up alleged abuse by VIPs are to be investigated

Three new investigations into claims corrupt police officers covered up allegations relating to a VIP child sex abuse ring have been launched.

Bully claims at 'inadequate' trust

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust has been rated 'inadequate'

A hospital trust has been rated "inadequate" by the care regulator after inspectors found a "worrying disconnect" between senior managers and frontline staff, and allegations of bullying.

No charges says Clarkson producer

Jeremy Clarkson was this week told his Top Gear contract will not been renewed by the BBC

The Top Gear producer attacked by Jeremy Clarkson in a fracas which cost the BBC presenter his job has said he does not want to press charges against his former colleague.

Zayn 'upset' for One Direction fans

Zayn Malik has left One Direction

Zayn Malik has spoken out for the first time since he announced he was leaving One Direction and said he feels "upset" for letting the fans down.

Workers sitting ducks for illness

Office workers' sedentary lifestyles have sparked health fears

Many people spend only half an hour on their feet in the office and fear being sedentary is damaging their health, according to a new survey.

Payne over Zayn but we're not over

Liam Payne says Zyn Malik's departure does not mean the end of One Direction

One Direction star Liam Payne has described Zayn Malik's departure as "the worst" time for the band, but reassured fans it did not spell the end for the group.

Decision day in Kercher case appeal

Meredith Kercher, as Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito are expected to learn at Italy's highest court if their convictions for the murder of the British student are upheld.

An Italian court's decision on whether to uphold the convictions of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito for the murder of British student Meredith Kercher is due to be made today, court officials said.

Labour renews debate challenge

An instant poll suggested David Cameron edged victory over Ed Miliband

Labour has renewed its challenge to David Cameron to face Ed Miliband in a head-to-head TV debate, after polls suggested that neither leader managed to secure a decisive lead in their first televised clash of the general election campaign.

MPs criticise head of City watchdog

Martin Wheatley has come under fire from MPs

The head of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has been personally criticised in a damning report by MPs into its bungled handling of the announcement of an insurance industry investigation last year.

Home affordability 'at 2009 levels'

Oxford topped the "unaffordability" list, research from Lloyds revealed

The cost of a typical home in a UK city is at its most unaffordable level since 2009 as buyers face stretching their wages further to keep up with rising property prices, a report has found.