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Deaths in Gaza now more than 1,000

BBC News - July 26, 2014 - 12:16pm
The death toll in Gaza has passed 1,000, Palestinian medical officials say, 19 days after Israel launched an offensive against Hamas militants.
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Bolt to run in 4x100m relay heats

BBC News - July 26, 2014 - 11:49am
Jamaican Usain Bolt arrives in Glasgow for the Commonwealth Games and says he will run in the heats of 4x100m relay.
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Nibali poised to win Tour de France

BBC News - July 26, 2014 - 11:39am
Tony Martin wins stage 20's individual time trial as Vincenzo Nibali moves closer to overall Tour de France victory.
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Navy commander faces affair claims

BBC News - July 26, 2014 - 11:16am
The first female commander of a major Royal Navy warship is understood to have left her vessel after allegations of an affair with one of her officers.
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CAR: Where rumours can kill

BBC News - July 26, 2014 - 11:08am
Andrew Harding on how rumour turns to murder in CAR
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Huge Commonwealth flotilla for Games

BBC News - July 26, 2014 - 10:32am
The largest flotilla ever seen on the River Clyde sails from Greenock to Glasgow as part of the city's Commonwealth Games celebrations.
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VIDEO: S Sudan: 'The world is not paying attention'

BBC News - July 26, 2014 - 10:29am
Millions of people could face starvation unless more is done to stave off a looming famine in South Sudan, UNICEF and the World Food Programme have warned.
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Hamilton at back of grid after fire

BBC News - July 26, 2014 - 10:24am
Lewis Hamilton's car catches fire in Hungarian Grand Prix qualifying, leaving him at the back of the grid, with Nico Rosberg on pole.
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Isis 'may be on UN war crimes list'

BBC News - July 26, 2014 - 10:21am
Fighters from the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (Isis) may be added to a list of war crimes suspects in Syria, a UN investigator says.
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Cook should resign, says Pietersen

BBC News - July 26, 2014 - 10:00am
Kevin Pietersen says England captain Alastair Cook should resign as he "does not have the tactical brain to lead the side".
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US evacuates Libya embassy staff

BBC News - July 26, 2014 - 9:58am
The US temporarily evacuates staff from its embassy in the Libyan capital following clashes between rival militias, the state department says.
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Russia accuses US of lying about Moscow, contributing to Ukraine's turmoil

Fox News - July 26, 2014 - 9:31am

Russia on Saturday accused the United States of contributing to the Ukraine crisis and suggested that Obama administration “lies” about Moscow’s involvement in the down Malaysian jetliner led European nations this weekend to impose new sanctions on Moscow.

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English councils propose 'Tesco tax'

BBC News - July 26, 2014 - 9:30am
A group of local councils in England is formally asking the government for new powers to tax large supermarkets, a plan dubbed the "Tesco tax".
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England storm to triathlon team relay win

BBC News - July 26, 2014 - 8:55am
England's Vicky Holland, Jonathan and Alistair Brownlee and Jodie Stimpson win team relay gold at the Commonwealth Games.
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Truce as deaths in Gaza pass 900

BBC News - July 26, 2014 - 8:47am
A 12-hour truce is observed in Gaza as diplomats seek longer Israel-Hamas ceasefire, and the scale of damage in Gaza becomes clear.
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Jones claims individual ribbon gold

BBC News - July 26, 2014 - 8:37am
Francesca Jones wins Wales' first Glasgow 2014 gold in the individual ribbon rhythmic gymnastics discipline.
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Pakistan climbers scale K2 summit

BBC News - July 26, 2014 - 7:56am
The world's second highest mountain, K2 - which lies in Pakistan - is successfully scaled by a team of Pakistani climbers for the first time.
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FA 'overwhelmingly male and white'

BBC News - July 26, 2014 - 7:26am
Chairman Greg Dyke warns that the Football Association council could become irrelevant and does not represent supporters of the game.
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Nigeria 'on red alert' over Ebola

BBC News - July 26, 2014 - 6:27am
Entries into Nigeria are placed on red alert after the authorities confirm the first death from the Ebola virus in the commercial capital Lagos.
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Hamilton top in final practice

BBC News - July 26, 2014 - 6:22am
Lewis Hamilton is in good shape to secure pole position at the Hungarian Grand Prix after setting the pace in final practice.
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