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Armed Secret Service seen during evacuation

A Secret Service agent armed with a machine gun was seen helping people evacuate the White House following a security alert.

An intruder was seen running across the grounds of the complex moments after President Obama departed.

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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.

Armed Secret Service officials are said to have ordered journalists out of the West Wing after the alert.

NBC News' Chris Jansing tweeted from the scene.

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:

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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."

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