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VIDEO: Race to save woman in Gaza rubble

July 20, 2014 - 6:57pm
Gaza has suffered the highest death toll since the offensive by Israel began, with at least 87 people reported killed on Sunday.

Kerry attacks Russia over MH17 crash

July 20, 2014 - 6:43pm
US Secretary of State John Kerry says there is overwhelming evidence of Russian complicity in the downing of a Malaysia Airlines plane in Ukraine.

Slovakia's successful app entrepreneur

July 20, 2014 - 6:34pm
'I wanted to make products for people'

Arrest over India school 'rape'

July 20, 2014 - 5:10pm
Police in India arrest a man in connection with the alleged rape of a six-year-old girl by two staff members at her Bangalore school.

McIlroy 'confident' of Grand Slam

July 20, 2014 - 4:48pm
Open champion Rory McIlroy says he wants to dominate golf and follow in the footsteps of Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods.

UK urges Putin to allow MH17 access

July 20, 2014 - 4:32pm
The Russian president is told by David Cameron to ensure international access to the MH17 crash site so the victims can be repatriated.

McIlroy wins Open to seal third major

July 20, 2014 - 3:07pm
Rory McIlroy wins the Open Championship by two shots at Royal Liverpool to land his third major title.

Cook has our full support - Farbrace

July 20, 2014 - 2:53pm
Assistant coach Paul Farbrace says the England dressing room is behind captain Alastair Cook and wants him to succeed.

England on verge of India defeat

July 20, 2014 - 1:58pm
England are on the verge of defeat after India's superb performance with the bat and ball in the second Test at Lord's.

Massa blames Magnussen for crash

July 20, 2014 - 1:52pm
Felipe Massa blames Kevin Magnussen for the accident that led to the Brazilian's car overturning in the German GP.

Kristoff sprints to stage 15 win

July 20, 2014 - 1:19pm
Norway's Alexander Kristoff sprints to victory on stage 15 of the Tour de France and Vincenzo Nibali retains the overall lead.

MH17 air crash: Bodies put on train

July 20, 2014 - 1:13pm
The remains of up to 196 people from the MH17 crash in east Ukraine are loaded on to sealed refrigerated rail wagons, but their destination is unclear.

UK pushing for new Russia sanctions

July 20, 2014 - 12:49pm
Britain and its EU allies will move to tighten sanctions against Russia unless Moscow changes its position on crashed flight MH17, No 10 says.

Swansea's Davies set for Spurs medical

July 20, 2014 - 12:41pm
Swansea star Ben Davies is set to have medical ahead of Tottenham switch with Spurs midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson part of the deal

Actor James Garner dies aged 86

July 20, 2014 - 12:22pm
James Garner, the US star of hit TV series The Rockford Files and Maverick and films including The Great Escape, dies aged 86.

Gaza suffers deadliest single day

July 20, 2014 - 12:07pm
Gaza suffers its highest death toll since Israel's offensive began, while Israel announces 13 of its soldiers have been killed since Saturday night.

VIDEO: Netanyahu: Hamas using 'human shields'

July 20, 2014 - 12:01pm
Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu has said that the area of Shejaiya in Gaza under attack on Sunday is a "terror stronghold" and is a centre for rockets that are fired out to Israel.

VIDEO: 'Families are on the run again'

July 20, 2014 - 10:28am
Gaza has come under the most intense shelling since the launch of Israel's offensive 13 days ago, with more than 50 people reported killed in one district.

Renewed fighting at Libya airport

July 20, 2014 - 10:05am
Rival militias are locked in battle at Libya's main international airport, with reports of at least four people killed.

Renewed fighting at Libya airport

July 20, 2014 - 10:05am
Rival militias are locked in battle at Libya's main international airport, with reports of at least four people killed.