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Kylie has broken the hearts of Neighbours fans the world over, by squashing the rumour that she was due to appear in the show's 30th anniversary next year. "It's just not happening" Kylie said in an interview with ITV London's appropriately named Charlene White. "It's just a little rumour that got legs".
She said she was glad that people still cared about her character Charlene, who famously married Jason Donovan's character Scott in a fabulous 80s wedding watched by millions around the world - 20 million in the UK alone. "I'm just happy that she's still around. I have such fond memories of Neighbours"
Prime Minister David Cameron has described Tory MP Douglas Carswell's defection to UKIP as "deeply regrettable" and "self-defeating".
Prime Minister David Cameron has called for the immediate halt of Russian tanks crossing the Ukrainian border.
He also warned of "further consequences" for his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, if the situation continues.
The Ebola outbreak is likely to lead to "sharply" lower growth in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone and all three of the poor West African countries may need support in future, a spokesman for the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said today.
– Gerry Rice, spokesman, IMF
The Ebola outbreak is having an acute macroeconomic and social impact on three already fragile countries in West Africa. We are actively working with all three countries to prepare a preliminary economic assessment of the impact of the Ebola crisis, and additional financing support that may be required.
A South Yorkshire Police officer previously based in Rotherham has been charged with causing a 15-year-old girl to engage in sexual activity.
Daniel Cookson, aged 27, appeared at Leeds Magistrates Court today to face the allegation.
The force said the charge relates to an alleged offence committed between March and November last year, and Cookson was suspended when he was arrested in November.
Cookson was bailed to appear at Leeds Crown Court on September 11.
The Crime Prevention Minister has voiced concern after a report accused South Yorkshire Police of "failings" in the way it handled reports of child sexual abuse.
It comes after a report by Prof Alexis Jay said the force had treated victims with "contempt" and did not believe what they were saying.
Minister Norman Baker described violent attacks like rape as "devastating crimes that ruin lives", and demanded that the force acts on recommendations for improvement immediately.
– Norman Baker, Crime Prevention Minister
We expect every report to be taken seriously, every crime to be recorded, every investigation to be conducted thoroughly and professionally, and every victim to be treated with dignity.
We are very concerned that there are now two reports that suggest that there have been failings in the way South Yorkshire Police deals with vulnerable victims.
Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary has set out clear recommendations for improvement - both in relation to crime recording and child sexual exploitation.
We expect the force to act on these immediately to regain the confidence of victims and the wider public.
Ch Supt Jason Harwin has offered an "unreserved" apology to victims.
Ukrainian forces have regrouped for the defence of the coastal city of Mariupol and have enough troops to stop the city being seized by enemy forces, a Ukrainian military spokesman has said.
Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko has said that Russian troops "came to the rescue" of separatist militants following advances by Ukrainian forces, the Interfax news agency reports.