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Fri 6 Mar 2015, AT 10:38
As Liberia releases its last Ebola patient, the virus continues to spread in other West African nations

MI5 told to recruit more middle-aged mums

One-Minute Read
Fri 6 Mar, AT 13:03

Women are more 'intuitive' says intelligence report, but Ukip MEP says women should 'stick to changing nappies'

Poldark: can new adaptation rival the 1970s original?

First Reaction
Fri 6 Mar, AT 12:45

Hobbit star Aidan Turner cast as Captain Ross Poldark in new BBC version of the novels

Arsenal could lose race to sign Claudio Marchisio

Transfer Talk
Fri 6 Mar, AT 12:21

The Juventus midfielder is being pursued by Liverpool and Man Utd as well as Arsenal

Trafalgar Square sculpture: what is the meaning of Gift Horse?

First Reaction
Fri 6 Mar, AT 12:03

Memento mori, anti-capitalist statement or just bad art – five interpretations of the fourth plinth's horse skeleton

Ukip song: Mandy Boylett's Abba pastiche mocks PM - video

Fri 6 Mar, AT 11:31

Ukip parliamentary candidate for Stockton adapts Abba song Chiquitita to 'celebrates the purple'

Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge: reviews of the new smartphones

First Reaction
Fri 6 Mar, AT 10:44

The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is a 'flagship phone that finally feels like a flagship', reviewers say

Apple Pay

Apple Pay UK: when will the payment system launch in Britain?

Fri 6 Mar, AT 10:24

Concerns about the security of Apple Pay continue as speculation grows about its UK launch

Star Wars 7: Princess Leia to become 'Queen Leia' in new film

One-Minute Read
Fri 6 Mar, AT 10:14

Leaks suggest that Leia is a queen in The Force Awakens and holds a 'leadership role' in the Rebel Alliance

General Election 2015

General Election 2015: Major urges Labour to rule out SNP pact and 'save UK'

Election Watch
Fri 6 Mar, AT 09:57

Countdown to 7 May: daily comment from the Mole, the latest polls and the best media election coverage

International Women's Day: how is equality measuring up?

One-Minute Read
Fri 6 Mar, AT 09:46

Women across the world earn 77 per cent of what men earn, with mothers taking home even less

Harrison Ford plane crash

Harrison Ford in hospital after crash-landing WW2 plane

One-Minute Read
Fri 6 Mar, AT 09:46

Star Wars actor suffered 'multiple gashes to the head' but is expected to make a full recovery

Islamic State fighters 'bulldoze' ancient Iraqi city

One-Minute Read
Fri 6 Mar, AT 09:22

Militants raided the historical city in their latest attack on the 'non-Islamic heritage' of the Middle East

Columnist Don Brind

Labour retake the lead as Tories drop three points

Fri 6 Mar, AT 09:21
Don Brind

And in London, Ed Miliband’s party pulls 12 points ahead of the Tories - best since last May