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US 'ready' to broker Gaza ceasefire

Thu, 2014-07-10 20:22
The US is ready to broker a ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza, President Barack Obama says, amid continued fighting.

US man sentenced for China espionage

Thu, 2014-07-10 19:59
A US man convicted of selling trade secrets to a Chinese state-owned company is sentenced to 15 years in prison.

Ghanaians ask for asylum in Brazil

Thu, 2014-07-10 19:52
Some 200 Ghanaians who went to Brazil to watch their team playing in the World Cup ask for asylum on religious grounds.

VIDEO: Footage shows smoke from Glasgow fire

Thu, 2014-07-10 19:33
Firefighters have been called to a large fire to the west of Glasgow, which is thought to have broken out at about 21:30.

Quiz of the week's news

Thu, 2014-07-10 19:30
Why was Madonna excused jury duty?

Amazon nightmare amid record floods

Thu, 2014-07-10 19:27
North-west Brazil struggles as floodwaters remain high

Paying for the air you breathe in Venezuela

Thu, 2014-07-10 19:17
Paying for the air you breathe in Venezuela

Linklater's epic journey into Boyhood

Thu, 2014-07-10 19:11
Richard Linklater captures the pain and joy of growing up

When do footballers reach their peak?

Thu, 2014-07-10 19:08
At what age do footballers reach their peak?

Taxpayers 'lost £1bn' on Royal Mail

Thu, 2014-07-10 19:03
Taxpayers may have lost out on around £1bn in undervalued Royal Mail shares and assets, a committee of MPs has said.

The Indian workers punished with an axe

Thu, 2014-07-10 19:01
The Indian workers mutilated for refusing to be slaves

Ivory Coast stallholders turn to digital marketplace

Thu, 2014-07-10 19:00
Ivory Coast stallholders go digital but need more tech to flourish

Is this Italy's Mark Zuckerberg?

Thu, 2014-07-10 19:00
Can Matteo Achilli follow in Facebook's footsteps?

Tearful Neymar: I was almost paralysed

Thu, 2014-07-10 18:46
Brazil star Neymar breaks down in tears and claims the challenge that ended his World Cup could have left him paralysed.

Church of England cuts Wonga ties

Thu, 2014-07-10 17:57
The Church of England says it no longer has any investment in payday lender Wonga.

UK taken to court over boat diesel

Thu, 2014-07-10 17:47
The European Commission is taking the UK to court in a long-running row over its policy of allowing leisure boats to use lower-taxed red diesel.

Kerry in Kabul amid Afghan poll row

Thu, 2014-07-10 17:47
US Secretary of State John Kerry arrives in Afghanistan to help resolve tensions over the country's hotly disputed presidential elections.

Industrial fire breaks out in city

Thu, 2014-07-10 17:45
Firefighters are called to a large fire to the west of Glasgow, which is thought to have broken out close to a bus depot.

VIDEO: Militants flee North Waziristan assault

Thu, 2014-07-10 17:42
Pakistan's military says its anti-militant offensive in a north-western tribal area has now taken control of 80% of the strategic town of Miranshah.

Second smash and grab at Dorchester

Thu, 2014-07-10 16:52
The Dorchester Hotel is raided by a gang on mopeds in the second smash and grab in a month.

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