A British military healthcare worker has returned to England for Ebola monitoring.
Richard Webber from the College of Paramedics said the 10% staff shortage uncovered by Labour across England is an underestimation, as some ambulance chiefs are filling some of the posts with less qualiflied care assistants. In an interview with the Times, he said:
The Atlanta home of Whitney Houston's daughter has been sealed off while investigations are carried out into how she ended up unconscious in her bathtub.
Bobbi Kristina Brown was rushed to hospital after her husband found her 'unresponsive' in the tub this morning.
Ambulance services across the country are underperforming due to staff shortages, Labour's shadow health secretary said.
Freedom of Information requests by Labour have revealed that one in ten paramedic posts are empty - in London and East Anglia, this figure rises to one in five. The government says an extra 2,000 paramedics have been recruited since 2010.
Political Correspondent Libby Wiener reports.
Whitney Houston's daughter has been taken to hospital after she was found unresponsive in a bathtub at her home.
Bobbi Kristina Brown was discovered this morning by a friend and her husband, who gave her CPR until emergency crews arrived at the house in Atlanta.
A spokeswoman for the Roswell Police Department said she was taken alive to North Fulton Hospital in Roswell.
An investigation has been launched.
Actress Geraldine McEwan, known for playing Agatha Christie murder mystery expert Miss Marple on television, has died aged 82, her family has said.
The actress, who worked with the likes of Laurence Olivier and Kenneth Williams during her career, retired from the role of consultant detective Jane Marple in 2008 after 12 TV films shown on ITV.
In a statement, her son Greg and daughter Claudia thanked hospital staff who looked after their mother when she suffered a stroke last year.
Freedom of Information requests by Labour have revealed that ambulance trusts in England have over 1,100 ambulance staff vacancies.
The requests, to the English Ambulance Trusts, showed that there are 1171.97 paramedic and ambulance staff vacancies across England. There are 12,137 paramedics nationally.
The following figures show how many vacancies there are different services across England, based on the FOI requests made by Labour, or on board papers from the trust.
- London Ambulance Service: 359.79 vacancies
- North East Ambulance Service: 22.24 vacancies
- East Midlands Ambulance Service: 20 vacancies
- West Midlands Ambulance Service: 0 vacancies - West Midlands included 'emergency care practitioners'
- South East Coast Ambulance Service: 112 vacancies
- South West Ambulance Service: 140.6 vacancies
- South Central Ambulance Service: 152.5 vacancies
- Yorkshire Ambulance Service: 46.93 vacancies
- East of England Ambulance Service: 284.64 vacancies
- North West Ambulance Service: 33.27 vacancies
At least 13 people were killed and dozens more injured when a fire ripped through a plastics factory in Bangladesh, police in the country have confirmed.
Around 70 workers were inside Nasim Plastic House, in a market place in Mirpur, Dhaka, when the blaze broke out.
The death toll, which includes two women, is expected to rise as rescue teams expect to find more bodies beneath a collapsed wall.
More than two million Toyota, Fiat and Honda vehicles made in the United States are being recalled over a fault which could cause airbags to deploy unexpectedly.
The vehicles have already been subject to three previous recalls, but federal safety regulators said a "small number" of cars and vans fixed then had experienced "inadvertent air bag deployments".
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said not all of the vehicles affected were sold in the United States.
The models affected include around 750,000 Jeep Libertys and Jeep Grand Cherokees dated between 2002 and 2004, some 370,000 Honda Odysseys amd Acura MDX models dated 2003 to 2004, and around one million Pontiac Vibe, Dodge Viper, Toyota Corolla, Toyota Matrix, and Toyota Avalon vehicles.
A British healthcare worker is currently being monitored for Ebola, after sustaining a needlestick injury whilst treating a patient in Sierra Leone.
Professor Jonathan Ball from the University of Nottingham, an expert in blood viruses and Ebola, said the nature of the injury means the virus could potentially be delivered straight into the bloodstream.
Tonight expect cold temperatures made worse by the wind in most parts of the country, with some added wintry showers for many.
Tomorrow, it should be dry in central parts, but with sleet and snow elsewhere.
ITV Weather Presenter Becky Mantin has the latest.