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UN calls for immediate Gaza truce

The UN Security Council calls for an "immediate and unconditional humanitarian ceasefire" in Gaza after fighting continued on Sunday.


A Malaysian air crash investigator works at a crash site of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 near the village of Hrabove (Grabovo), Donetsk region on 24 July 2014. MH17 military mission 'unrealistic'

Sending an international military mission to secure the crash site of MH17 in eastern Ukraine would be "unrealistic", Dutch PM Mark Rutte says.

Fire fighter battles a spot fire near Plymouth, California (26 July 2014)California hit by raging wildfires

Two fast-moving fires in California destroy 10 homes and force the evacuation of hundreds more, as a man dies in a lightning strike in Los Angeles.

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Key background and analysis on the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370

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    Has a change to the driving laws seen our justice system go soft on dangerous driving?


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