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.
FFS on MSN: Gate-crashing with John Terry and Wayne Rooney dummy throwing
EXCLUSIVE: FFS on MSN. On the day that Rafa Benitez suggests an unusual bare-bottomed salute for the Chelsea fans from the Europa League open-top bus celebration, FFS on MSN has to deal with JT, a Rooney request to leave the Champions of England (doh) and a song about the summer without football. Sniff.