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The US is ready to broker a ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza, President Barack Obama says, amid continued fighting.
A US man convicted of selling trade secrets to a Chinese state-owned company is sentenced to 15 years in prison.
Some 200 Ghanaians who went to Brazil to watch their team playing in the World Cup ask for asylum on religious grounds.
Firefighters have been called to a large fire to the west of Glasgow, which is thought to have broken out at about 21:30.
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Taxpayers may have lost out on around £1bn in undervalued Royal Mail shares and assets, a committee of MPs has said.
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Brazil star Neymar breaks down in tears and claims the challenge that ended his World Cup could have left him paralysed.
The Church of England says it no longer has any investment in payday lender Wonga.
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.
US Secretary of State John Kerry arrives in Afghanistan to help resolve tensions over the country's hotly disputed presidential elections.
Firefighters are called to a large fire to the west of Glasgow, which is thought to have broken out close to a bus depot.
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.
The Dorchester Hotel is raided by a gang on mopeds in the second smash and grab in a month.