Two Burmese immigrant workers have confessed to killing two British tourists on a Thai holiday island last month, police have said. The bodies of Hannah Witheridge, 23, and David Miller, 24, were found with severe head wounds on Koh Tao.
A US Ebola patient remains in a serious condition at a Dallas hospital, health officials told Reuters. Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas said in a statement:
Hong Kong's Chief Executive warned of "serious consequences" if students stormed government buildings, after protesters called for his resignation.
CY Leung told a press conference that he would appoint Chief Secretary Carrie Lam to discuss the issue of constitutional reform with the protesters.
Mr Leung said he would not resign, adding that he would continue to do the work on Hong Kong's electoral reform.
Hong Kong leader C Y Leung has announced government officials will meet with student protesters to discuss demands. In a press conference, Mr Leung said:
Protesters in Hong Kong moved aside for trucks believed to be providing supplies to the demonstrators. The trucks were seen to be carrying signs saying "supporting students".
Wonga's admission that it lent to people who could not afford repayments is a "symptom of a wider problem" in the payday loans industry, the Citizens Advice Bureau has said.
Rachael Badger told ITV News said the CAB had been hearing that many companies were not properly checking whether customers could afford repayments.
The UK has agreed to increase its efforts in tackling Ebola, the Foreign Secretary announced in a conference.
Following the conference, Philip Hammond said in a statement:
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