Millions of people in Sierra Leone are preparing for a three-day nationwide lockdown, aimed at allowing health workers to spread information and calm fears about Ebola, the deadly virus that has killed more than 2000 people across west Africa. Rob Muir reports.
Islamic State fighters encircled a Kurdish city in northern Syria near the border with Turkey on Thursday after seizing 21 villages in a major assault that prompted a commander to appeal for military aid from other Kurds in the region. Mana Rabiee reports.
The Kellogg’s Bran Flakes ‘Get On Your Bike’ campaign aims to get Brits back in the saddle in a bid to rekindle the nation’s love of the bicycle and to inspire our hopes for future Olympic glory.
For 100s of safe cycle routes across the UK visit www.getonyourbike.co.uk and type in your postcode.