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VIDEO: Red Cross attacked by Gaza civilians

July 23, 2014 - 1:13pm
Paul Adams sees a Red Cross evacuation mission come under attack by local people in Gaza City's Shejaiya neighbourhood

Man guilty of pizza driver murder

July 23, 2014 - 12:58pm
A man is found guilty of murdering a pizza delivery worker who was stabbed to death on his last day in the job in Sheffield.

Bulgarian prime minister resigns

July 23, 2014 - 12:58pm
The embattled Socialist prime minister of Bulgaria resigns after only a year in office to allow for an early election on 5 October.

VIDEO: Dozens killed in Taiwan plane crash

July 23, 2014 - 12:57pm
More than 40 people were killed when a TransAsia Airways passenger plane crashed after making a failed emergency landing in Taiwan, local officials say.

Dozens killed in Taiwan plane crash

July 23, 2014 - 12:56pm
More than 40 people die when a TransAsia Airways passenger plane crashes after making a failed emergency landing in Taiwan, local officials say.

Somali musician-MP is shot dead

July 23, 2014 - 12:54pm
Popular Somali musician and member of parliament Saado Ali Warsame is shot dead by Islamist militants in the capital, Mogadishu.

Majka wins stage as Nibali extends lead

July 23, 2014 - 12:42pm
Poland's Rafal Majka clinches his second Tour de France stage win as Vincenzo Nibali moves further ahead on stage 17.

Indian boy has 232 teeth removed

July 23, 2014 - 12:23pm
Doctors in India extract 232 teeth from the mouth of a 17-year-old boy in a seven-hour operation.

VIDEO: Mayfly swarm fools radar

July 23, 2014 - 12:08pm
Millions of mayflies took to the air in Wisconsin, tricking radar into thinking it was raining

VIDEO: Mayfly swarm fools radar

July 23, 2014 - 12:08pm
Millions of mayflies took to the air in Wisconsin, tricking radar into thinking it was raining

UN warns of Israel Gaza 'war crimes'

July 23, 2014 - 11:53am
UN human rights chief Navi Pillay says Israel may have committed war crimes in the Gaza Strip, while also condemning Hamas rocket attacks.

Germany rejects Russia football ban

July 23, 2014 - 11:48am
Germany's government rejects calls from allies of the chancellor to stop Russia hosting the 2018 football World Cup over its actions in Ukraine.

VIDEO: MH17 bodies arrive in Netherlands

July 23, 2014 - 11:47am
Two planes carrying bodies from crashed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 have landed in the Netherlands.

Ex-MEP on money laundering charge

July 23, 2014 - 11:19am
Former West Midlands MEP Nikki Sinclaire is charged with money laundering and misconduct but dismisses the charges as "ludicrous".

Wednesday's gossip column

July 23, 2014 - 11:12am
Remy has Liverpool medical, Martinez working on Lukaku deal, Messi sounded out Arsenal, Campbell set for Palace switch, plus more.

Last victim of US mudslide found

July 23, 2014 - 10:44am
Searchers in the US state of Washington locate what they believe to be the final missing body following a deadly mudslide in March.

Glaxo profits fall hits shares

July 23, 2014 - 10:35am
GlaxoSmithKline shares fall 6% as the drugs company's profits are hit by a slide in sales and a bribery investigation in China.

VIDEO: Amur leopards born at zoo

July 23, 2014 - 10:33am
A pair of Amur leopards, which are said to be the rarest big cats in the world, have been born in Leicestershire.

Boeing profits from sales boost

July 23, 2014 - 10:30am
US aerospace giant Boeing earnings rise 52%, boosted by a "strong" quarter for commercial aircraft sales.

SA rhino poacher jailed for 77 years

July 23, 2014 - 10:22am
A South African rhino poacher is sentenced to 77 years in prison in one of the heaviest sentences aimed at curbing the illegal trade.