A Liberian street vendor wears protective gloves as a precaution to prevent infection with the deadly Ebola virus while conducting business with customers in downtown Monrovia, Liberia. Photograph: Ahmed Jallanzo/EPA

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Labour leader Ed Miliband taking a selfie recently in a hairdresser’s in Cambridge city centre. Miliband’s image is a problem for his party, as illustrated by his on-camera difficulties recently when he struggled to bite into a bacon sandwich. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau /PA

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Wards in three hospitals in north Wales have been closed to let the cleaning machines use a hydrogen peroxide spray to kill infections. Photograph: Jeff Pachoud/AFP/Getty Images)

Wards closed in three hospitals to allow ‘Daleks’ spray hydrogen peroxide vapour

Britain’s prime minster, David Cameron, and home secretary Theresa May speak to Home Office immigration enforcement officers at a property in Slough where six immigrants were arrested yesterday. Photogrpah: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

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Berwick Rangers’ decision to play in Scottish leagues was made by necessity rather than choice a century ago, when clubs in northeast England refused to travel so far north on poor roads. Photograph: Ian MacNicol/Getty Images

Scottish independence referendum weighs on residents in northern English town

Prince Albert of Britain sharing a carriage with Alexander, Crown Prince of Serbia, in  London in 1916. Two years earlier Serbia’s dispute with Austria over the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo led to the outbreak of the first World War. Photograph: PA Wire

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Yukos, set up by Mikhail Khodorkovsky, was seized by the Russian authorities in 2003, which alleged that the oil and gas company had been involved in a criminal enterprise to evade billions in taxes.

Court of arbitration in The Hague rules major oil company seized illegally

“What [farmers] are worried about is losing markets. Currently, we have a huge home export,” said former MEP George Lyon. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Scotland’s farming community knows referendum will be decided in urban areas

Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond holds a Q&A session with youngsters during a visit to the Scottish Youth Theatre in Glasgow

The SNP is hoping that those who traditionally don’t vote will come out in numbers on September 18th

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