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Staff and press 'evacuated' from White House after alert

White House staff and journalists are being evacuated from the building after an intruder reportedly entered the grounds of the residence.

NBC News' Chris Jansing reports.


China fines GlaxoSmithKline £297 million for bribery

GlaxoSmithKline has been fined £297 million and its former country manager handed a suspended prison sentence in China for bribery.

GSK accepted the decision by the Changsha Intermediate People's Court in Hunan province that it had bribed doctors and hospitals to use its products, adding it has taken steps to change its working practices.

ITV News China Correspondent Lucy Watson reports from Beijing:

Three arrested as independence rivals clash

Three people have been arrested by police following clashes between pro-union and independence campaigners in Glasgow.

Police separated rival supporters in Glasgow's George Square on Friday night. Credit: PA Wire

Officers were called to George Square after hundreds of rival supporters gathered in the hours after Scotland voted decisively against leaving the UK.

A spokesperson for Police Scotland said enquiries were underway which could lead to further arrests.

"Three people have been arrested so far in relation to the incident in George Square. Retrospective inquiries will be carried out which may lead to further arrests."

Van Gaal admits interest in signing Cristiano Ronaldo

Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal admits he is interested in bringing Cristiano Ronaldo back to Old Trafford, but doubts Real Madrid are willing to sell him.

Speculation that Cristiano Ronaldo could return to Old Trafford increased this week. Credit: Reuters

Speculation that Ronaldo could return to United intensified this week following comments by former Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon that the Portuguese attacker was "fed up" with Madrid's transfer policy.

Ronaldo, who left United for a then World record fee of £80 million in 2009, has previously hinted he could return to his former club.

Asked whether he could attempt to re-sign the 29-year-old, Van Gaal said: "It is possible.

"That's what I have said with Falcao. Players like Ronaldo give a lot of extra to a team, but I don't think Real Madrid shall sell him."

Papers react as Salmond quits following No vote


Fallon: Hostages' fate cannot derail UK's fight against IS

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has said the fate of British hostages held by Islamic State militants cannot derail the UK's fight against the organisation.

His comments follow yesterday's release of a new video showing journalist John Cantlie talking to camera, appearing to read from a script.

This report by ITV News Political Correspondent Romilly Weeks contains images from that video:

Alibaba's stock market debut values firm at $231 billion

Alibaba's unofficial closing price of $93.89 (£57.56) on its first day trading on the New York Stock Exchange values the company at $231 billion (£141.6 billion).

Traders work on the floor as they wait for a final price on the Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. initial public offering. Credit: REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Alibaba's shares surged 38% in what looks to be a record initial public offering, while Yahoo! which holds a large stake in the firm, sold some $8 billion (£4.9 billion) worth of shares today.

However, Yahoo still has a 16.3% percent stake in the company.

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