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Israel and Hamas truce under way

2 hours 34 min ago

Israel and Hamas begin a 72-hour truce, but hours later several Palestinians die by Israeli fire in apparent response to a rocket attack.

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UK manufacturing recovery slows

2 hours 35 min ago

The UK's manufacturing sector continued to expand strongly in July, but the pace of growth slowed, a survey suggests.

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Summit to launch urgent Ebola plan

2 hours 35 min ago

The World Health Organization and presidents of West African nations affected by the Ebola outbreak meet in Guinea to announce a new $100m response plan.

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Witness help plea in neglect inquiry

2 hours 38 min ago

Families who think loved ones were neglected in care homes in south Wales are urged to give evidence to an independent review.

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Cheltenham Banksy artwork defaced

2 hours 38 min ago

A Banksy artwork painted on the wall of a house in Cheltenham, which was at the centre of a row over its removal, has been defaced.

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Probe over late night Zoo parties

2 hours 38 min ago

An investigation begins into after-hours parties at London Zoo after claims guests caused the animals "fear and distress".

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AUDIO: BA boss Willie Walsh on airspace safety

2 hours 45 min ago

IAG chief executive Willie Walsh says it would be "unsafe" for a central body to decide which airspaces firms are allowed to fly over.

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Port Glasgow body find 'suspicious'

2 hours 48 min ago

The death of a person whose body was found in Inverclyde is being treated as suspicious, police say.

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VIDEO: Royal Navy rescues BBC's faulty forecast

2 hours 53 min ago

BBC weather presenter Carol Kirkwood got a helping hand from members of the Royal Navy when a technical problem meant the graphics did not work for her weather forecast.

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Rebels ambush convoy in east Ukraine

2 hours 54 min ago

Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine ambush a government troop column, killing at least 10 soldiers, near where flight MH17 crashed.

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Whistleblowers get rough deal - MPs

2 hours 57 min ago

The treatment of employees in public services who raise concerns about wrongdoing is often "shocking", a group of MPs says.

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Exam body to check 'extra help' data

3 hours 4 min ago

The exams regulator Ofqual is to collect information on how many private school students receive extra time in exams, compared with state pupils.

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Paramilitary events 'offend victims'

3 hours 35 min ago

A man whose wife was killed in the 1993 Shankill bomb says events commemorating paramilitaries must try to show some sensitivity to victims.

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BA owner IAG moves into profit

3 hours 40 min ago

British Airways owner IAG moves into profit for the first half of 2014 after an improved performance by its Iberia airline business.

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Boys arrested for Cadbury home arson

3 hours 58 min ago

Three boys are arrested on suspicion of arson after a fire destroys the former home of the Cadbury family in Birmingham.

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Games cyclist tested for Ebola

4 hours 2 min ago

An athlete competing at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow has tested negative for Ebola, organisers confirm.

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Hopes 'bleak' for landslide missing

4 hours 4 min ago

Officials say hopes of finding any more survivors from a landslide that buried a village are fading, as the number of bodies found reaches 60.

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Multiple Taiwan gas blasts kill 25

4 hours 20 min ago

A series of gas explosions in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung kills at least 25 people and injures about 267 others.

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Child savours Games silver medal

4 hours 58 min ago

Scottish hurdler Eilidh Child says winning silver at Glasgow 2014 is "one of the best moments" of her career.

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PM in '£2m' pledge after pier fire

5 hours 5 min ago

Eastbourne is to get a boost of up to £2m following a fire that left the former arcade on the town's pier a charred shell, Downing Street has said.

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