Johann Lamont has resigned as leader of the Scottish Labour Party accusing the Westminster leadership of treating the party in Scotland as a "branch office".
People living near an active Hawaiian volcano have been told to leave their homes over fears it is about to erupt.
Molten rock has already oozed close to locals homes and is moving at a speed of about 10 metres an hour.
Darryl Oliveira, director of civil defence for Hawaii County, said: This is all something we've been preparing for and hoping wouldn't have to happen."
A nurse who flew into New Jersey from Sierra Leone and was immediately put into quarantine has said she was made to feel like a "criminal".
Kaci Hickox described the experience as "confusing and upsetting" and said she was worried her colleagues would get the same treatment.
She told The Dallas Morning newspaper: "Will they be made to feel like criminals and prisoners?
"I am scared that, like me, they will arrive and see a frenzy of disorganisation, fear and, most frightening, quarantine."
The quarantines were imposed after New York City doctor Craig Spencer was diagnosed with the disease on Thursday, days after returning to the city from working with Ebola patients in Guinea.
New Jersey and Illinois have also followed suit in imposing automatic quarantines on people arriving from Ebola-hit countries.
An IT system failure at Heathrow Airport has resulted in passengers facing disruption.
A spokeswoman for the busy London airport said staff had to manually process passengers' baggage "for about an hour" during the incident in which an IT system was down.
She said the problem - which affected all terminals but mainly terminals three and five - caused "some disruption" and has now been resolved.
The Conservatives have reeled in Labour's advantage according to two new polls.
YouGov polled 2,069 adults on October 23 and 24 for the Sunday Times and put both main parties on 33%, with Ed Miliband's party down two points and the Conservatives up one.
Ukip were on 16%, the Liberal Democrats on 7% and the Greens on 6%.
Meanwhile, an Opinium survey for the Observer also found the Tories and Labour tied on 33%. Ukip had 18% support, the Lib Dems 6% and the Greens 4%.
Chancellor George Osborne is facing mounting pressure to explain exactly when he knew about a shock demand for Britain to pay Brussels an extra £1.7 billion.
Labour has seized on news that the Treasury was notified of the extra bill days before David Cameron was informed.
They also questioned why ministers failed to realise there was a potential issue earlier in the calculation process - pointing to recent upwards revisions of post-1995 Gross National Income by the UK's own statistics watchdog.
In a letter to the Chancellor, shadow chief secretary to the Treasury Chris Leslie wrote: "When were you made aware of the possibility of a surcharge for the UK emerging from this process?"