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VIDEO: Thousands gather for Israeli funerals

Tue, 2014-07-01 11:06
Thousands have gathered for the funerals of three Israeli teenagers who were abducted and murdered while hitch-hiking in the occupied West Bank.

Putin accuses Ukraine over ceasefire

Tue, 2014-07-01 10:44
Russian President Vladimir Putin condemns Ukraine for ending a truce, saying President Poroshenko must bear direct responsibility for the conflict.

Pistorius' other future

Tue, 2014-07-01 10:25
Pistorius trial gets a glimpse of what might have been

Harry Potter studio expanding site

Tue, 2014-07-01 10:13
The Hertfordshire film studios where the Harry Potter films were made is expanding its site.

NY 'cannibal cop' case dismissed

Tue, 2014-07-01 09:57
A federal judge in New York overturns the conviction of a former police officer found guilty of plotting to murder his wife and cook and eat other women.

US preps for Belgium World Cup match

Tue, 2014-07-01 09:31
Millions of newly energised American fans are expected to watch their national football team play Belgium in a World Cup knockout game.

Israel holding teenagers' funerals

Tue, 2014-07-01 09:28
Israel is preparing to hold the funerals of three teenagers who were abducted and murdered while hitch-hiking in the occupied West Bank.

Barca chief praises 'humble' Suarez

Tue, 2014-07-01 08:43
Barcelona's sporting director Andoni Zubizarreta describes reported transfer target Luis Suarez as "an excellent player".

Energy firms hacked by 'Dragonfly'

Tue, 2014-07-01 08:38
US security firm Symantec unearths a hacking campaign led by a group known as Dragonfly that hit more than 1,000 energy firms in North America and Europe

Pakistan 'disrupts terror bases'

Tue, 2014-07-01 08:35
Pakistan's army says it has severely disrupted militant bases in North Waziristan, despite reports that many militants left before troops moved in.

Iraqi MPs fail to elect new speaker

Tue, 2014-07-01 08:26
Iraq's new parliament ends its first session in disarray, with MPs failing to make any progress in choosing the country's new leadership.

Man fined for hunting on Mugabe land

Tue, 2014-07-01 08:08
A neighbour of Robert Mugabe has been fined $50 for letting his dogs hunt deer on the Zimbabwean leader's private property, a state-owned newspaper reports.

Day in pictures: 1 July 2014

Tue, 2014-07-01 07:32
The best news photos from around the world in the past 24 hours

India outrage over MP's rape threat

Tue, 2014-07-01 07:26
There is growing outrage in India over MP Tapas Pal's controversial remarks threatening to kill opposition workers and have women raped.

Kenya's buses to go cashless

Tue, 2014-07-01 07:11
Kenya tells its "matatu" buses to switch to cashless fares in order to tackle corruption, but relaxes its strict deadline for the changeover.

Gross failures over meningitis death

Tue, 2014-07-01 06:50
A hospital made "gross failures" over the death of schoolboy given paracetamol instead of antibiotics for meningitis, a coroner rules.

Carbs boost tree drought resilience

Tue, 2014-07-01 06:34
Higher levels of a compound known as non-structural carbohydrates boost tropical trees' chances of surviving droughts, a study suggests.

Italy scout death examination due

Tue, 2014-07-01 06:01
A post-mortem examination is being carried out on a 14-year-old boy from a scout group near Glasgow who died on an adventure holiday in Italy.

Court upholds French full veil ban

Tue, 2014-07-01 05:54
The European Court of Human Rights upholds France's ban on wearing the Muslim full-face veil or niqab.

Bacon triptych sells for £26.7m

Tue, 2014-07-01 05:52
A small-format Francis Bacon triptych of his lover George Dyer sells for £26.7m at a London auction.