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Cameron: I don't believe in decriminalising drugs

The Prime Minister has defended the government's track record on drugs saying that "drug use is falling" and that "the evidence is that what we are doing is working".

"I don't believe in decriminalising drugs," he said, adding that the Home Office report does not justify any one approach over another.

He was speaking at an 02 call centre in Runcorn, Cheshire.

Sturgeon: Labour support 'in freefall'

SNP deputy leader Nicola Sturgeon said support for the party is further proof that the referendum has changed Scottish politics.

Membership of the party has more than tripled to over 83,000 since the No vote on independence last month.

In light of results of an Ipsos MORI poll, which put the nationalists' well above the three main Westminster parties', Sturgeon said: "More and more people are choosing to put their trust in the SNP as disillusion with the entire Westminster establishment grows.

"London Labour's treatment of their party in Scotland as nothing more than a 'branch office' has left them in meltdown.

"As a result, people across the country realise that Ed Miliband doesn't speak for them and Labour support is in freefall."


Two people dead and four injured after US plane crash

Wichita Fire Chief Ron Blackwell has said that two people have died after a plane crash at the city's Mid-Continental Airport.

The two fatalities are believed to have been inside the building, and it is not known how many people were on board the aircraft, he said.

He said that four people have been taken to hospital with injuries, and that at least five are unaccounted for.


Roads closed around scene of US plane crash

Wichita Mid-Continental Airport says that the plane crashed into a building just south of an access road in the airport.

It also advises that a number of roads have been closed in the area, buit that flights are "operating as normal".

The building thought to have been hit by the plane Credit: Google Maps

Emergency services at scene of US plane crash

The first pictures from the scene of a plane crash at Wichita Mid-Continental Airport show police and fire service vehicles at the scene.

Firefighters are using a crane to spray water over part of the airport.

Emergency services at Wichita Mid-Continental Airport Credit: NBC News
Firefighters spray water from a crane Credit: NBC News

Ebola nurse defies quarantine by going on bike ride

The US nurse who vowed to defy a quarantine order for health care workers who have treated Ebola patients went for a bike ride this morning, in defiance of a state quarantine placed on her.

In this NBC News video, Kaci Hickox is seen riding past reporters outside her boyfriend's home in Fort Kent, Maine.

Ms Hickox claims there is no need for quarantine because she is showing no symptoms and has threatened to sue over her treatment since she returned home from Africa.

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