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Sharp falls in China property market

Sun, 2014-07-27 16:45
Sharp falls in China's property market

MH17 military mission 'unrealistic'

Sun, 2014-07-27 15:45
Sending an international military mission to secure the crash site of MH17 in eastern Ukraine would be "unrealistic", Dutch PM Mark Rutte says.

VIDEO: Dozens killed in Libya clashes

Sun, 2014-07-27 14:34
Dozens of deaths have been reported in Libya, amid fierce fighting in Benghazi and near the airport in the capital Tripoli.

'Nerve centre for appetite control'

Sun, 2014-07-27 13:39
Scientists have found a key cluster of nerve cells that can stop food consumption, according to research in mice.

Nibali completes Tour de France win

Sun, 2014-07-27 13:31
Italy's Vincenzo Nibali wraps up his first victory in the three-week race as Marcel Kittel wins the final stage in Paris.

VIDEO: Wildfire in California forces evacuations

Sun, 2014-07-27 13:27
More than 500 homes and about 1,200 residents have been evacuated in an area east of the California state capital Sacramento due to a wildfire.

Seventeen hurt in car 'cruising'

Sun, 2014-07-27 13:11
Seventeen people are taken to hospital after a car ploughs into a crowd during a car 'cruising' event in Plymouth.

England captain Cook falls for 95

Sun, 2014-07-27 12:07
England captain Alastair Cook falls five runs short of his first Test century for 14 months in the third Test against India.

Hamas ceasefire in Gaza stalls

Sun, 2014-07-27 11:44
Hours after Hamas announces a ceasefire in Gaza, Palestinian militants resume firing rockets into Israel and Israel rejects the pause.

Hamilton third as Ricciardo wins thriller

Sun, 2014-07-27 10:53
Lewis Hamilton fights up from a pit lane start to finish third as Daniel Ricciardo wins a sensational Hungarian GP.

England's Gemili fastest in 100m heats

Sun, 2014-07-27 10:49
England's Adam Gemili records the fastest time in the men's 100m heats to qualify for Monday's semi-finals.

California hit by raging wildfires

Sun, 2014-07-27 10:33
Two fast-moving wildfires in California threaten homes and could result in the evacuation of hundreds of people, officials say.

Liverpool's move for Remy collapses

Sun, 2014-07-27 10:29
Liverpool call off their £8.5m move for QPR's striker Loic Remy amid reports that he failed a medical in the United States.

'Boko Haram abductions' in Cameroon

Sun, 2014-07-27 10:15
Cameroon says Boko Haram militants have abducted the wife of the country's deputy prime minister and a religious leader in the north.

Vos wins inaugural La Course in Paris

Sun, 2014-07-27 09:27
Dutchwoman Marianne Vos wins the inaugural one-day La Course race in Paris, with Briton Lizzie Armitstead crashing out late on.

Gabriel: Record label can survive

Sun, 2014-07-27 09:26
Musician Peter Gabriel says that his world music label can be sustained for a further 25 years, despite the decline in physical music sales.

Giants sail away in river boat exit

Sun, 2014-07-27 08:55
A giant marionette show commemorating World War One has drawn to a close as the giants sail away down the River Mersey.

Profit warnings 'at three-year high'

Sun, 2014-07-27 08:52
Profit warnings from UK companies have hit a three-year high despite the continuing recovery in the wider economy, a report finds.

Leave Libya now, Britons advised

Sun, 2014-07-27 07:54
British people in Libya should leave the country immediately because of growing instability there, the Foreign Office says.

Shelley and Daniel win marathon golds

Sun, 2014-07-27 07:50
Australia's Michael Shelley wins gold in the men's marathon, while Kenya's Flomena Cheyech Daniel wins the women's race.