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Legal challenge over abuse inquiry ......
A legal challenge is launched into the choice of Fiona Woolf as the chair of the inquiry investigating historical child abuse as political pressure grows.

WHO emergency team holds Ebola talks ......
The World Health Organization's emergency committee is holding talks on travel restrictions and screening measures on the Ebola outbreak.

DJ Mike Read withdraws UKIP song ......
Former BBC Radio 1 DJ Mike Read requests a song he wrote in support of UKIP be withdrawn from sale following complaints it was racist.

Briton found with throat cut in Bali ......
The Indonesian wife of a British man found with his throat cut on the island of Bali has admitted arranging his murder, police there tell the BBC.

Total plane crash driver 'got lost' ......
A snowplough driver at a Moscow airport says he lost his bearings before a collision with a plane that killed Total oil company boss Christophe de Margerie.

Dorset News Headlines

Khyber Pass soldiers commemorated ......
Soldiers from Dorset killed on the North West frontier of India in the late 19th Century are being commemorated.

'Risk error' over ex-BBC man's death ......
Probation officers should have recognised the risks of a man living with his ex-BBC presenter father whom he bludgeoned to death with a hammer, a review concludes.

Fire 5m merger grant pledges made ......
Wiltshire Fire and Rescue has said a 5.5m government grant will offer financial stability if it merges with Dorset's fire service.

Travel disruption after storm damage ......
Motorists face disruption after high winds brought down a power cable in Dorchester as the remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo reached the UK.

Man attacked during armed burglary ......
A man is threatened with a gun and a knife, before being sprayed in the eye with an "acid-type substance", during a burglary in Bournemouth.