BBC News 22 September 2014 Last updated at 03:08

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Labour would extend child benefit cap

Labour plans to retain for a further year a coalition policy limiting the annual increase in child benefit to 1%, Ed Balls will tell his party's conference.


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A man travels along a street in his wheelchair during a three-day lockdown to prevent the spread on the Ebola virus in Freetown, Sierra Leone, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014Sierra Leone Ebola lockdown ends

Authorities in Sierra Leone say a three-day curfew aimed at containing the Ebola outbreak has been a success and will not be extended.

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