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IKEA has pledged more money to fight Ebola than 40 European countries

IKEA has pledged more money to fight Ebola than 40 European countries

We knew flat-pack furniture would save the world somehow. Read more

Is this a real-life fairy caught on camera for the first time?

Is this a real-life fairy caught on camera for the first time?

CCTV captures creature from English folklore in eerie video. Read more

Good news, you’re not a ‘grown-up’ until you reach 24, according to research

Good news, you’re not a ‘grown-up’ until you reach 24, according to research

Probably we’re all too busy taking selfies to actually grow up. Read more

Ben Bradlee dead: Editor who led coverage of Watergate scandal dies aged 93

Ben Bradlee dead: Editor who led coverage of Watergate scandal dies aged 93

Ben Bradlee was instrumental in the toppling of President Richard Nixon Read more

Apple issues iCloud password security warning

Apple issues iCloud password security warning

Be careful with those nude selfies Read more

Jilted lover spends a week in KFC to try and get over her ex

Jilted lover spends a week in KFC to try and get over her ex

Tan Shen eventually moved out of the KFC and went home to her parents Read more

Patients panic in hospital casualty after someone shouts ‘Ebola’

Patients panic in hospital casualty after someone shouts ‘Ebola’

Chaos is believed to have ensued when an ambulance crew turned up in protective clothing Read more

12-day-old baby dies after heart op gets delayed five times

12-day-old baby dies after heart op gets delayed five times

Harley Pascoe survived for 12 days after doctors at Bristol Royal Hospital for Children said he was not ill enough for surgery Read more

Man found guilty of London hotel hammer attacks

Man found guilty of London hotel hammer attacks

He will be sentenced on November 17. Read more

New Banksy artwork attacked by vandals

New Banksy artwork attacked by vandals

Vandals haven’t taken a liking to the graffiti artist’s latest work… Read more

Grandmother releases huge python after failing to get through to RSPCA

Grandmother releases huge python after failing to get through to RSPCA

Looked it up on the internet instead… but got it wrong Read more

Total CEO killed as plane crashes with snow plough ‘driven by drunk man’

Total CEO killed as plane crashes with snow plough ‘driven by drunk man’

Christophe de Margerie and three crew members were killed in the collision Read more

Paralysed man walks again after ‘miracle’ operation

Paralysed man walks again after ‘miracle’ operation

Darek Fidyka is believed to be the first person in the world to recover from complete severing of the spinal nerves Read more

Mother faked cancer to con friends out of cash

Mother faked cancer to con friends out of cash

Danielle Watson got discounts on her wedding dress and venue and said she wanted to marry before her hair fell out Read more

Spider sense! Our brains are wired to spot eight-legged fiends

Spider sense! Our brains are wired to spot eight-legged fiends

Seeing spiders everywhere? You’re not alone Read more

Student caught Peeping Tom pleasuring himself at her window as she watched TV

Student caught Peeping Tom pleasuring himself at her window as she watched TV

Sam Walton, 22, was watching TV in her bedroom when a neighbour opposite saw the voyeur lying outside her first-floor room. Read more

Viagra ‘is as good for your ticker as it is for your pecker’

Viagra ‘is as good for your ticker as it is for your pecker’

Researchers found that it helps to pump blood around the body Read more

Nigeria declared Ebola-free as virus runs rampant in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea

Nigeria declared Ebola-free as virus runs rampant in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea

Liberians queue for disinfectant as virus ravages West Africa Read more

Girl, 9, delivers second sister in two years after mum goes into labour at home

Girl, 9, delivers second sister in two years after mum goes into labour at home

Francesca Goodby helped deliver her first sister when she was six and more recently her second sister Read more

Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton and Prince William confirm baby’s due date

Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton and Prince William confirm baby’s due date

The Duchess of Cambridge is still suffering severe morning sickness Read more

Drive-thru crematorium opens up for high-speed mourners

Drive-thru crematorium opens up for high-speed mourners

Three minutes at window before burner goes on Read more

Girl, 13, dragged off street and raped in churchyard

Girl, 13, dragged off street and raped in churchyard

Police are now looking for a boy in his early teens who is alleged to have carried out the attack Read more

Record-breaking bigamist had five wives, seven fiancees and five girlfriends

Record-breaking bigamist had five wives, seven fiancees and five girlfriends

Facebook detective work led to unveiling of tireless love-cheat Read more

Spate of spontaneous combustion in Italy blamed on aliens

Spate of spontaneous combustion in Italy blamed on aliens

Mysterious ‘entity’ moves from house to house setting things on fire Read more