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Israel hits Gaza as truce bid fails

Tue, 2014-07-15 11:05
Israel says it has resumed bombardment of Gaza, after earlier accepting a truce proposal, as Hamas militants continued firing rockets.

VIDEO: Pupils 'unprotected from extremism'

Tue, 2014-07-15 10:43
A school is not protecting its pupils from the possible risks of extremism and should go into special measures, an Ofsted report has said.

Cameron chooses Tory peer for EU job

Tue, 2014-07-15 10:43
David Cameron nominates Lord Hill, the leader of the House of Lords, to be the UK's next European Commissioner.

Welsh spaceport site on shortlist

Tue, 2014-07-15 10:28
A site in Gwynedd has been selected as possible location for a UK spaceport base.

Embassies fail to pay £82m road bill

Tue, 2014-07-15 10:05
Foreign embassies in London have failed to pay more than £82m in congestion charge over the past decade, figures reveal.

VIDEO: House of Commons

Tue, 2014-07-15 10:02
MPs approve the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill at second reading.

Crash on Moscow metro kills 21

Tue, 2014-07-15 09:57
A rush-hour train derails on the Moscow metro, killing 21 people, the Russian authorities say, with scores more injured.

Bomb is found behind wheel of car

Tue, 2014-07-15 09:43
A bomb is found behind the back wheel of a car in the Enagh area of Londonderry.

Rosetta's target is 'double' comet

Tue, 2014-07-15 09:35
Europe's Rosetta probe acquires some sensational new images of its comet quarry, showing what appears to be two distinct parts in contact with each other.

Nigeria acrimony over abducted girls

Tue, 2014-07-15 09:33
Nigeria's president accuses activists of "playing politics" after his meeting with parents of the abducted Chibok schoolgirls is called off.

VIDEO: Electric plane at Farnborough Airshow

Tue, 2014-07-15 09:19
Nigel Cassidy looks at the E-fan, an experimental electric plane from Airbus, on display at the Farnborough International Airshow

Lee Rigby killer allowed appeal

Tue, 2014-07-15 09:05
Michael Adebowale, who was given a 45-year prison sentence for the murder of soldier Lee Rigby, is given permission to appeal against his sentence, the High Court rules.

The good, the bad and the quirky: World Cup in stats

Tue, 2014-07-15 09:00
A look at the best statistics from the 2014 Fifa World Cup, featuring the impressive and the downright dismal.

BBC staff to strike over pay

Tue, 2014-07-15 08:48
BBC staff are to take industrial action on the opening day of the Commonwealth Games next Wednesday, it is announced.

Concrete tomb killer jailed for life

Tue, 2014-07-15 08:48
A man convicted of murdering his friend by bludgeoning him to death with a hammer and burying him in a concrete tomb is jailed for life.

In pictures: Germany football heroes

Tue, 2014-07-15 08:40
Germany's World Cup heroes dance for euphoric crowds

The real Jean-Claude Juncker

Tue, 2014-07-15 08:37
Enter the fixer - a glimpse of the real Juncker

AUDIO: Shaun the Sheep tops character poll

Tue, 2014-07-15 08:34
Richard Starzak, creator of TV show Shaun the Sheep, reacts to the character being voted the nation's favourite.

Profile: Nicky Morgan

Tue, 2014-07-15 08:33
Michael Gove, now government chief whip, has been succeeded in the cabinet reshuffle as education secretary by former corporate lawyer Nicky Morgan.

Pupils 'unprotected from extremism'

Tue, 2014-07-15 08:31
A school is not protecting its pupils from the possible risks of extremism and should go into special measures, Ofsted says.
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