BBC News 2 October 2014 Last updated at 19:22

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Hong Kong leader refuses to quit

Hong Kong's Chief Executive CY Leung insists he will not quit, but offers talks to pro-democracy protesters calling for his resignation.

Wonga logoWonga to write off £220m of loans

Payday lender Wonga says it is writing off £220m of debts for 330,000 customers after putting in place new affordability checks.

William PooleyEbola nurse tells of virus 'horror'

The British nurse who contracted the deadly Ebola virus in Sierra Leone calls for action to stop the "horror and the misery" he witnessed there.

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  • Newsnight: 01/10/2014Newsnight Watch

    Conservatives' tax cut promises, Ebola, Hong Kong protests and Stephen Fry.

  • Panorama: Born AsleepPanorama Watch

    Every year in the UK, 4000 babies are stillborn. Panorama's Paul Kenyon investigates.

  • Question Time: 25/09/2014Question Time Watch

    David Dimbleby presents from Kelso in the Scottish Borders.

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