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Multiple Taiwan gas blasts kill 20

1 hour 2 min ago
A series of gas explosions in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung kills at least 20 people and injures more than 200 others.

Home favourite Child wins silver medal

1 hour 3 min ago
Commonwealth Games poster girl Eilidh Child wins silver in the women's 400m hurdles at Hampden Park.

Israel and Hamas 'agree new truce'

1 hour 14 min ago
Israel and Hamas agree to an unconditional 72-hour humanitarian ceasefire to begin on Friday morning, the US and UN say.

Child savours Games silver medal

1 hour 22 min ago
Scottish hurdler Eilidh Child says winning silver at Glasgow 2014 is "one of the best moments" of her career.

WTO fails to seal global trade deal

1 hour 29 min ago
The World Trade Organization says its 160 members have failed to agree a global customs pact drawn up in meetings in Bali last December.

The inside story of the great Southampton sell-off

1 hour 38 min ago
Broken pacts, discontent and a silent owner - sports reporter Ben Smith on the background to Saints' £92m player sale.

Weightlifter attack on Welsh athlete

1 hour 48 min ago
An Australian weightlifter admits assaulting a member of the Welsh team at the Commonwealth Games.

Ukraine crisis creates UK tensions

2 hours 14 min ago
Ukraine crisis creating high-level UK tensions, Mark Urban writes

Aircraft crashes at Royal Navy event

2 hours 39 min ago
An aircraft crashes on to the runway at the Royal Navy Culdrose Air Day in Cornwall.

WHO sounds alarm over W Africa Ebola

2 hours 55 min ago
The World Health Organization and presidents of West African nations affected by the Ebola outbreak are to announce a joint $100m response plan.

Man arrested in Syria terror inquiry

2 hours 55 min ago
A 23-year-old man is arrested in west London - and later bailed - on suspicion of raising money for terrorism in Syria.

Power station fire damages tower

3 hours 3 min ago
A large fire breaks out at Ferrybridge C power station in West Yorkshire, causing the partial collapse of a tower.

Gaza school attack unacceptable - US

3 hours 10 min ago
The shelling of a UN shelter in Gaza by the Israeli military is "totally unacceptable and totally indefensible", the White House says.

US ex-governor's wife 'sought gifts'

3 hours 16 min ago
The star witness in the corruption trial of Virginia ex-governor Bob McDonnell says the ex-first lady sought gifts in return for business help.

Tesla and Panasonic to build factory

3 hours 34 min ago
Electric carmaker Tesla is to team up with Japanese electronics firm Panasonic to build a battery manufacturing plant in the US.

AS Trencin 0-0 Hull City

4 hours 4 min ago
Tom Huddlestone has a penalty saved as Hull City draw 0-0 against AS Trencin in Slovakia on their European debut.

Hat-trick of golds for England gymnasts

4 hours 11 min ago
England gymnasts Max Whitlock and Claudia Fragapane win their third gold medals of the Commonwealth Games with individual wins.

Weir powers to Commonwealth gold

4 hours 19 min ago
England's David Weir puts in a majestic display to win his first Commonwealth Games title in the men's T54 1500m.

Amos beats Rudisha to 800m gold

4 hours 48 min ago
Nijel Amos produces a stunning run down the final straight to beat David Rudisha to 800m Commonwealth gold.

Firefighters to strike over eight days

5 hours 1 min ago
Firefighters in England and Wales are to stage a new series of strikes over eight days from 9 August in a row over conditions.

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