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Anger mounts as Gaza toll rises - Wed, 30 Jul 2014
The US and UN condemn the shelling of a UN school housing civilians in Gaza, as Palestinians say Israeli attacks kill more than 100 in the day.

Nato 'unprepared for Russia threat' - Thu, 31 Jul 2014
Nato is poorly prepared for an attack on a member state by Russia, a group of MPs warns in a report.

Argentine debt talks end in failure - Thu, 31 Jul 2014
Argentina and the so-called "hold-out" investors fail to reach an agreement at last-ditch talks, pushing the country towards a default.

Tags to monitor alcohol consumption - Wed, 30 Jul 2014
Offenders convicted of alcohol-related crimes will have to wear ankle tags to monitor whether they are still drinking, under a new pilot scheme.

G7 says Russia faces more sanctions - Wed, 30 Jul 2014
The G7 group of economic powers warns President Putin of further sanctions after Russia called new US and EU penalties "destructive and short-sighted".

Glazers in £88.7m Man Utd share sale - Wed, 30 Jul 2014
Manchester United's US owners will pocket about $150 million by selling more of their shares in the club on the New York Stock Exchange.

Fire rips through Eastbourne Pier - Wed, 30 Jul 2014
A devastating fire tears through Eastbourne Pier, leaving the structure an "absolute red, molten, mess of flame and smoke".

6 Music audience overtakes Radio 3 - Thu, 31 Jul 2014
BBC Radio 6 Music listening figures surpass BBC Radio 3 for the first time with 1.89m weekly listeners.

Nursery teachers higher status call - Wed, 30 Jul 2014
Nursery school teachers should be given the same status and pay as those in primary school, the Pre-School Learning Alliance says.

NHS 'can deal with' UK Ebola threat - Wed, 30 Jul 2014
The Ebola virus poses a threat to the UK but health services here have the experience to deal with it, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says.

'Tape measure test' call on diabetes - Wed, 30 Jul 2014
People are being urged to take out the tape measure to assess their risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

House votes to sue President Obama - Wed, 30 Jul 2014
The US House of Representatives has passed a resolution authorising a lawsuit against the president - unprecedented in US history - for exceeding his powers.

Campaign targets modern slavery - Wed, 30 Jul 2014
The government launches the first nationwide campaign aimed at raising awareness of people working in slavery in the UK.

Drug-resistant malaria 'widespread' - Wed, 30 Jul 2014
Drug-resistant malaria is spreading in South East Asia, and has now reached the Cambodia-Thailand border, according to a study.

Tor attack may have unmasked users - Wed, 30 Jul 2014
Users of the "dark net" service Tor who visited hidden websites may have had their identities revealed by a five-month long cyber-attack.

Broken robots 'learn to keep going' - Wed, 30 Jul 2014
Engineers take a step towards having machines that can operate even when they are damaged by developing a robot that can teach itself to walk, even with a broken leg.

'Tax cuts' and pier fears - front pages - Wed, 30 Jul 2014
Claims that the PM wants to raise the threshold at which people pay the 40p income tax rate lead some papers, while many feature images of Eastbourne's pier ablaze.

Flying axe near-miss on US motorway - Wed, 30 Jul 2014
A US vehicle passenger is "shaken up" after an axe flew off the back of a lorry on a motorway and crashed midway through a windshield, police say.

Broody octopus keeps four-year vigil - Wed, 30 Jul 2014
A deep-sea octopus has been observed nursing her eggs for more than four years - the longest brooding time seen in any animal.

Rutherford wins Commonwealth gold - Wed, 30 Jul 2014
Greg Rutherford adds Commonwealth gold to his Olympics long jump title as England move top of the medal table in Glasgow.

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Rutherford wins Commonwealth gold - Wed, 30 Jul 2014
Greg Rutherford adds Commonwealth gold to his Olympics long jump title as England move top of the medal table in Glasgow.

Everton complete £28m Lukaku signing - Wed, 30 Jul 2014

Legia Warsaw 4-1 Celtic - Wed, 30 Jul 2014

England close in on win over India - Wed, 30 Jul 2014
England move closer to levelling the series against India with another dominant display on day four of the third Test.

England pair win gymnastics golds - Wed, 30 Jul 2014
England's Max Whitlock and Claudia Fragapane both win their second gold medals in Glasgow in the all-around competitions.

VIDEO: Katoatau dances to weightlifting gold - Wed, 30 Jul 2014
David Katoatau wins Kiribati's first ever Commonwealth Games gold medal by finishing first in the men's 105kg weightlifting, and dancing with delight in celebration at Glasgow 2014.

Glasgow 2014 day-by-day guide - Wed, 30 Jul 2014
Your essential guide to the must-see moments in the Commonwealth Games and a look at some of the biggest stars on show.

Premier League to use vanishing spray - Wed, 30 Jul 2014
Vanishing spray used by referees at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil will be used in Premier League games next season.

England claim two diving golds - Wed, 30 Jul 2014
Alicia Blagg and Rebecca Gallantree win England's second gold medal on the opening day of diving at Glasgow 2014.

Southampton sign Bertrand on loan - Wed, 30 Jul 2014
Chelsea left-back Ryan Bertrand is Southampton's third summer signing as they rebuild after selling five players for £92m.

Bolt: Games slur reports 'nonsense' - Wed, 30 Jul 2014

Nadal ruled out for up to three weeks - Wed, 30 Jul 2014
Rafael Nadal suffers a wrist injury less than a month before he is due to begin the defence of US Open title in New York.

Moyes bar 'scuffle' case dropped - Wed, 30 Jul 2014
Former Manchester United manager David Moyes is no longer being investigated over an alleged scuffle in a bar in Lancashire, police say.

Kallis retires from internationals - Wed, 30 Jul 2014
South Africa all-rounder Jacques Kallis announces his retirement from all international cricket at the age of 38.

Kingman triumphs in Sussex Stakes - Wed, 30 Jul 2014
Kingman wins the Sussex Stakes from 2013 winner Toronado in the 'Duel of the Downs' at Glorious Goodwood.

NI boxing medals haul up to nine - Wed, 30 Jul 2014
Northern Ireland have secured nine Commonwealth Games boxing medals after Paddy Barnes, Steven Donnelly & Connor Coyle all win

Toure confirms future is at Man City - Wed, 30 Jul 2014

Daley to enter 10m synchro event - Wed, 30 Jul 2014
Tom Daley will compete for England in 10m synchro diving event at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Friday.

Van Gaal right about fitness - Shaw - Wed, 30 Jul 2014
Manchester United full-back Luke Shaw says boss Louis van Gaal was right to question his fitness after joining the club.

England reach netball semi-finals - Wed, 30 Jul 2014
England will take on New Zealand in the netball semi-finals after guaranteeing the runners-up spot to Australia in Pool B.

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