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Two US aid workers make full recovery from Ebola

Two US aid workers have made a full recovery after contracting the deadly Ebola virus while treating patients in Liberia.

Dr Kent Brantly and aid worker Nancy Writebol have now been discharged from Emory University Hospital after contracting the disease while working in Liberia.

ITV News correspondent Lewis Vaughan Jones reports:

Read: Ebola survivor 'thankful to God for sparing my life'

Read: New Ebola advice drawn up after US workers' recovery


US and Britain hunt fighter who murdered James Foley

US and British intelligence services have pooled resources in their hunt for the Islamic State fighter who murdered journalist James Foley.

Reports claim the hooded figure was one of three British men guarding foreign hostages - a group dubbed 'The Beatles'.

Warning: ITV News Correspondent Juliet Bremner's report contains images you may find distressing.

FA confirms investigation into alleged offensive texts

The Football Association has confirmed it is investigating a dossier of alleged racist, sexist and homophobic text messages sent by football manager Malky Mackay.

Mackay is accused of exchanging the texts with Iain Moody when they were both at Cardiff City.

ITV News sports correspondent Ian Payne reports.

Read: Moody resigns from Crystal Palace after 'racist texts' claims

Irish health service tests body of traveller for Ebola

The body of a person who died after returning to Ireland from Africa recently is being tested for the Ebola virus by the country's health service.

The Health Service Executive for Irelands said in a statement that the remains of a person were discovered early this morning, who had recently travelled to one of the West African nations affected by the Ebola outbreak.


ISIS militants 'demanded £80 million for Foley'

The Islamic State militants who beheaded American journalist James Foley had demanded a ransom of £80 million ($132 million) for his release, a US official says.

James Foley
James Foley was kidnapped in Syria in 2012. Credit: Nicole Tung

The demands were sent in emails to Mr Foley's family in New Hampshire.

Mr Foley's former employer, publication GlobalPost, said that the militants first demanded the money late last year.

US policy prohibits the government negotiating with terrorists, including paying ransom.

New Ebola drugs under review at world health summit

Potential treatments and vaccines for the deadly Ebola virus will be discussed at meetings between world health experts in Geneva next month.

The World Health Organisation said the talks, on September 4 and 5, will review the safety and efficacy of various experimental therapies, as well as ways to speed up clinical trials and production.

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