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Israel launches Gaza air strike

Fri, 2014-12-19 14:24
Israel launches an air strike on an alleged Hamas site in Gaza, in the first such action since the declaration of a truce in August.

Man charged over street stab death

Fri, 2014-12-19 14:14
A man is charged with the murder of a woman stabbed to death in a north-west London street.

VIDEO: Where children learn fundamentalism

Fri, 2014-12-19 14:13
Pakistan 'a state under pressure' as authorities face the challenge of how to defeat the Taliban, amidst differing opinions and politics.

Deadly Farc attack before truce

Fri, 2014-12-19 13:57
Colombia's Farc rebels have killed five soldiers in an ambush, the army says, hours before they are due to start an indefinite, unilateral ceasefire.

Irish minister hopeful of NI deal

Fri, 2014-12-19 13:51
Irish Foreign Minister Charlie Flanagan says he is hopeful that there will be a deal in Northern Ireland's cross-party talks early next week.

VIDEO: How web chats can lead to blackmail

Fri, 2014-12-19 13:48
Hundreds of thousands of men around the world are falling victim every year to a pernicious form of online crime.

Obama orders ban on Crimea trade

Fri, 2014-12-19 13:44
President Barack Obama orders a trade ban with Crimea, to show the US "will not accept Russia's occupation" of the Ukrainian region.

Van Gaal makes Carrick vice-captain

Fri, 2014-12-19 13:34
England midfielder Michael Carrick is appointed as Manchester United's new vice-captain.

Cairns children's mother arrested

Fri, 2014-12-19 13:32
Police arrest the mother of seven of the eight children found dead in a home in Cairns, Australia.

Sale Sharks 18-11 Exeter Chiefs

Fri, 2014-12-19 13:23
Sale move up to fourth in the Premiership after ending Exeter Chiefs' eight-match winning run with a tense victory.

Carter gets all-clear from cancer

Fri, 2014-12-19 13:01
Two-time World Championship finalist Ali Carter is given the all-clear after he was diagnosed with lung cancer in May.

Michael Phelps admits drink-driving

Fri, 2014-12-19 12:54
US swimmer Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all-time, gets a one-year suspended jail sentence after pleading guilty to drink-driving.

Wickerman founder Jamie Gilroy dead

Fri, 2014-12-19 12:53
The co-founder of the Wickerman Festival has died in hospital after an incident on his farm understood to involve a firearm.

England's Waters loses Worlds semi

Fri, 2014-12-19 11:57
England's Alison Waters is knocked out of the Women's World Squash Championship after losing her semi-final.

England right to remove Cook - Agnew

Fri, 2014-12-19 11:13
Removing Alastair Cook as England ODI captain is right and he may eventually see it as a blessing, writes Jonathan Agnew.

What next for Fifa and Sepp Blatter?

Fri, 2014-12-19 10:55
With a report into World Cup corruption to - eventually - be released, president Sepp Blatter says Fifa's crisis is over. Is he right?

NHS to start era of DNA-medicine

Fri, 2014-12-19 10:27
The NHS will set up 11 centres to unlock the secrets of DNA and usher in a new era of medicine.

VIDEO: Dalglish describes scenes of mayhem

Fri, 2014-12-19 10:12
The former Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish has given evidence at the inquests into the Hillsborough disaster.

Turkey issues warrant for Gulen

Fri, 2014-12-19 09:57
Turkey issues an arrest warrant for influential US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, who is accused of organising an anti-government movement.

Hart signs new Man City deal

Fri, 2014-12-19 09:47
Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart has signed a new contract which will keep him at Etihad Stadium until 2019.