Ebola lockdown brings Sierra Leone capital to a halt
Streets in the capital of Sierra Leone are deserted as the West African state begins a contested, three-day lockdown in a bid to halt the worst Ebola outbreak on record. Sarah Toms reports.
White House staff and reporters are evacuated by the Secret Service after an intruder is spotted running on the grounds of the complex shortly after President Obama left the building, witnesses say. Jillian Kitchener reports.
England's Ashes cricket heroes return to their hotel
England's Ashes heroes arrive back at their hotel at 7.30pm local time after spending the day at the Sydney Cricket Ground celebrating their Ashes triumph. Captain Andrew Strauss said he would be spending the night having "a couple of beers". Monty Pansesar gave Winston Churchill's "V for Victory" sign. Kevin Pietersen was the first off the team bus, saying he was, "Good, mate." Asked what he was going to do that evening, Matt Prior said: "Everything!" Also arriving back were Graeme Swann, Matt Prior and Chris Tremlett.