Some of the headlines that have caught our attention this week.
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Haitian Health Ministry officials have informed the World Health Organization that 138 deaths are a part of a fast-moving cholera outbreak north of Port-au-Prince, a U.N. official said.
Asylum seekers and migrants who want to appeal against decisions made against them will be charged under new plans.
David Cameron was last night forced to defend the Government’s massive hike in overseas aid while slashing public spending in Britain.
Typhoon Megi was the strongest to hit the Philippines for several years and caused significant damage, tearing the roofs off houses and cutting power. It has now passed over the main island, Luzon, and is heading towards the southern coast of China.
London Ambulance Service figures today reveal that the number of 10- and 11-year-olds requiring medical treatment for alcohol abuse has more than doubled in the past two years.