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Spanish judge orders release of ill boy's parents

This is an undated handout photos issued by England's Hampshire Police on Monday Sept. 1, 2014, of Brett King and Naghemeh King, the parents of Ashya King, who have legal proceedings against them continuing in Spain after they took the five-year-old brain cancer patient out of hospital without doctors' consent. Critically-ill 5-year-old boy Ashya King driven to Spain by his parents is receiving medical treatment for a brain tumor in a Spanish hospital as his parents await extradition to Britain, police said Sunday Aug. 31 2014. Officers received a phone call late Saturday from a hotel east of Malaga advising that a vehicle fitting the description circulated by police was on its premises. Both parents were arrested and the boy, Ashya King, was taken to a hospital, a Spanish police spokesman said. (AP Photo/Hampshire Police)SOTO DEL REAL, Spain (AP) ? Spanish officials have ordered the immediate release of a detained British couple who were wanted by police in the United Kingdom after they took their critically ill child for treatment abroad without doctors' consent.



McKinstry sacked as coach of Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone's national soccer team coach Johnny Mckinstry supervises a training session at the Felix Houphouet Boigny stadium in AbidjanFREETOWN (Reuters) - Sierra Leone's Northern Irish coach Johnny McKinstry has lost his job after two African Nations Cup qualifying defeats this month, the country?s sports ministry said on Thursday. Sierra Leone lost 2-1 to the Ivory Coast after leading at half-time and were then beaten by the Democratic Republic of Congo. Preparations for both qualifiers were severely affected by the deadly outbreak of Ebola virus in the country which has led to a ban on matches in the country and prevented support staff from travelling. ...



Death toll in West Africa Ebola epidemic reaches 2,622: WHO

Health workers remove the body of Prince Nyentee, a man whom local residents said died of Ebola virus in MonroviaLONDON (Reuters) - At least 2,622 people have died in the worst outbreak of Ebola virus in history, which has so far infected at least 5,335 people in West Africa, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Thursday. In an update on the epidemic, which is raging through Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia and has spread into Nigeria and Senegal, the WHO said there were no signs yet of it slowing. "The upward epidemic trend continues in the three countries that have widespread and intense transmission - Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone," the United Nations health agency said. ...



Bayer hits record high on move to list plastics business

File photo of the logo of Germany's largest drugmaker Bayer in LeverkusenBy Georgina Prodhan and Ludwig Burger FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's Bayer plans to list its less profitable plastics business on the stock market in a deal that could value the division at around 10 billion euros ($13 billion) as it focuses on healthcare, veterinary drugs and crop protection. News of the planned spin-off of the MaterialScience division, where profit margins are less than half the company average, lifted Bayer shares to a record high. It follows a wider healthcare industry trend of divesting weaker businesses and bulking up in areas of strength. ...



UK nurse who survived Ebola to help US patient

Dr Felicity Hartnell, who is a clinical research fellow at Oxford University, holds a vial of an experimental vaccine against Ebola in Oxford, England Wednesday Sept. 17, 2014. A former nurse will be the first of 60 healthy volunteers in the UK who will receive the vaccine. The vaccine was developed by the U.S. National Institutes of Health and GlaxoSmithKline and targets the Zaire strain of Ebola, the cause of the ongoing outbreak in West Africa. A trial of the same vaccine has already begun in the U.S. (AP Photo/Steve Parsons/Pool)LONDON (AP) ? A British nurse who survived Ebola has traveled to the United States to donate blood to an American still battling the disease, an experimental measure some scientists think can help patients fight off the virus.



Developing world revives nuclear power prospects, but yet to commit

A mustard field is seen in front of the cooling towers of the Temelin nuclear power plant near Tyn nad VltavouBy Karolin Schaps and Nina Chestney LONDON (Reuters) - Developing nations are leading a revival of interest in nuclear power, say atomic plant builders, but orders remain elusive as more safety features post-Fukushima have inflated investment costs. Three-and-a-half years after Japan's reactor accident shook confidence, around 25 countries are thinking of turning nuclear to sustain strong growth and provide cleaner and reliable power. "It's not so much growth in the developed countries but we're seeing a lot of other countries that are wanting to develop nuclear. ...



Nepal adopts jab to boost polio fight

Polio mainly affects children under five and attacks the central nervous systemNepal on Thursday launched a drive to eradicate polio by supplementing oral vaccines with an injection that experts say will boost children's immunity against the disease.



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