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Liverpool's move for Remy collapses

July 27, 2014 - 10:29am
Liverpool call off their £8.5m move for QPR's striker Loic Remy amid reports that he failed a medical in the United States.

Dutch cancel MH17 crash site visit

July 27, 2014 - 10:02am
Dutch experts cancel plans to head to the site of the crashed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine, citing security concerns.

Vos wins inaugural La Course in Paris

July 27, 2014 - 9:27am
Dutchwoman Marianne Vos wins the inaugural one-day La Course race in Paris, with Briton Lizzie Armitstead crashing out late on.

VIDEO: Ukrainian refugees 'just want to survive'

July 27, 2014 - 8:28am
Up to 230,000 Ukrainians have had to flee their homes because of intense fighting in the east of the country.

Shelley and Daniel win marathon golds

July 27, 2014 - 8:12am
Australia's Michael Shelley wins gold in the men's marathon, while Kenya's Flomena Cheyech Daniel wins the women's race.

Strip Russia of World Cup - Clegg

July 27, 2014 - 8:11am
Russia should lose the right to host the 2018 World Cup as part of sanctions following the Malaysia Airlines crash in eastern Ukraine, Nick Clegg says.

Banks named in silver-fix lawsuit

July 27, 2014 - 7:24am
Deutsche Bank, HSBC and Bank of Nova Scotia are accused of attempting to rig the price of silver, in a lawsuit filed in the US.

Operatic tenor Bergonzi dies aged 90

July 27, 2014 - 7:13am
Italian opera singer Carlo Bergonzi, considered a leading performer of Verdi's work, dies aged 90.

Arsenal sign Colombia keeper Ospina

July 27, 2014 - 6:26am
Arsenal complete the signing of Colombia goalkeeper David Ospina from Nice on a long-term contract for an undisclosed fee.

Naked body art enlivens New York

July 27, 2014 - 6:05am
A group of artists in New York paint a large group of nude models in public in a celebration of the human form.

Marvel announce Guardians sequel

July 27, 2014 - 5:53am
Date for Guardians of the Galaxy sequel is revealed at Comic-Con event in San Diego.

Ed Miliband calls for public PMQs

July 27, 2014 - 5:47am
The public should be able to question the prime minister in Westminster every week, just as MPs do, Labour leader Ed Miliband tells the BBC.

Israel resumes Gaza offensive

July 27, 2014 - 4:33am
Israel says it is resuming military operations in Gaza as Hamas militants continue to fire rockets into Israel after rejecting a limited truce.

NFL training inspires 60-yard Pjanic goal

July 27, 2014 - 4:14am
Roma midfielder Miralem Pjanic strikes a stunning 60-yard goal against Manchester United after practising field goals with the NFL's Denver Broncos.

Didcot power station towers blown up

July 27, 2014 - 4:08am
Three enormous cooling towers which have stood for more than 40 years at Didcot A Power Station in Oxfordshire are demolished.

VIDEO: Quick-thinking mother saves baby

July 27, 2014 - 3:33am
A woman and her baby had a lucky escape, when they narrowly avoided being involved in a car accident in San Francisco.

VIDEO: Gaza conflict: The aid sent from Dubai

July 27, 2014 - 3:25am
The airline of Dubai's government is flying huge amounts of aid to Gaza.

Man Utd display not good - Van Gaal

July 27, 2014 - 3:21am
Louis van Gaal describes Manchester United's display as "not good" despite a 3-2 win over Roma in the United States.

Israel agrees to 24-hour Gaza truce

July 27, 2014 - 1:27am
Israel accepts a UN request for a 24-hour ceasefire in Gaza, but Hamas says it rejects the terms of the truce.

'Miners' grave' found in Bolivia

July 27, 2014 - 1:17am
A grave containing at least 400 people is unearthed in the Bolivian city of Potosi, with the remains thought to be those of colonial-era miners.