The cast of Coronation Street have led tributes to actress Anne Kirkbride, who played one of the soap's best-loved characters Deirdre Barlow for 42 years. William Roache, who played on-off husband Ken Barlow, said she was "a loving and vibrant person" who would be "greatly missed"
Tributes paid to Anne Kirkbride
Around 2,500 participants are in Davos, Switzerland, for the 2015 World Economic Forum. Among them are hundreds of top executives and high-level officials from 140 countries. Rapper Will.I.Am and Pharrell Williams are there as participants.
Davos 2015: World Economic Forum
The United Nations special envoy on Ebola has said the outbreak of the disease in West Africa appears to be slowing down. However, he added that the battle against Ebola was not over.
Ebola slowing down in West Africa