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.
X Factor winner Matt Cardle enjoys a Christmas dinner
X Factor winner Matt Cardle enjoys a Christmas dinner with the other finalists Rebecca Ferguson, One Direction, Cher Lloyd and presenter Connie Huq in their last meal together in the house, on MSN Sainsbury's Food & Drink
Only Boys Aloud, the world's biggest boy band, will release their eponymous debut album on December 3rd, on Relentless / Sony Records. The 141 strong choir from the Welsh Valleys are best known for achieving huge success on ITV1’s hit show Britain’s Got Talent, coming third in the final this year.