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Friday Morning Headlines
24th October 2014

UK faces £1.7million EU Payout

The UK is facing a demand to give an extra £1.7 billion contribution to the EU.

Due to the UK’s relative economic success, it will have to cough up more money to support other European countries that have failed to recover from the financial crisis.

The cash payout amounts to around a fifth of the UK’s normal net contribution to the EU.

Canadian shooter tried to go to Syria

The suspect in the Canadian shootings at the Ottawa war memorial, had tried to go to Syria, but was refused because of extremism concerns.

Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, 32, is said to be on a list of 'high-risk' travellers and was being monitored by authorities.

The shooting caused a lockdown in the city on Wednesday.

One Canadian soldier was shot dead in what has been described as a terror attack.

Ebola spreads to Mali

The west African country of Mali has confirmed a resident has tested positive for Ebola. 

Health ministers say a two-year-old girl returning from the neighbouring country of Guinea has contracted the virus.

And the first diagnosed Ebola infection in New York has also been reported.

Met pay £400,00 compensation for undercover policeman’s child

The met police will to pay more than £400,000 in compensation to a woman who unknowingly had a child with an undercover police officer.

The mother found out by chance that the father was actually Special Branch Detective, Bob Lambert, who was married with children.

Scotland Yard said it 'unreservedly apoligises for any pain and suffering.'

Ten other women are also trying to sue the Met after discovering their boyfriends were also undercover police officers.

Bullets found in grounds of Buckingham Palace

A police officer has been arrested after ammunition was found in personal lockers in the grounds of Buckingham Palace.

Scotland Yard said it believes the bullets came from the Met Police’s own supplies.

The Royal Protection officer is currently being questioned on suspicion of misconduct in a public office and unlawful possession of ammunition. He remains in custody.

Big win for Spurs

Tottenham breezed to victory in their Europa League match with Greek side Asteras Tripolis.

The final score was 5-1, but the highlight of the night was Spurs striker Erik Lamela's goal, a 'rabona' style strike from 20 yards.

The victory moves Spurs level with Besiktas at the top of group C.

And finally…Police officer delivers baby

There has been a very unusual delivery for one north London police officer.

PC Andri Andreou helped deliver a baby girl after being flagged down by the baby's father in Enfield whilst on patrol.

The father was about to take his partner, who was in labour, to hospital when they suddenly realised baby Florence wanted to enter the world quicker than they thought.

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