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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.
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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.
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Marshall and Foster reach pairs final

July 27, 2014 - 7:03am
Scotland's Alex Marshall and Paul Foster progress to the pairs final with a thrilling win against English opponents.
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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.
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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.
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Israel resumes Gaza offensive

July 27, 2014 - 5:53am
Israel says it is resuming military operations in Gaza as Hamas militants continue to fire rockets into Israel after rejecting a limited truce.
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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.
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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.
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'Biggest weekend in Glasgow history'

July 27, 2014 - 4:51am
Thousands of people are lining Glasgow's streets to watch the Commonwealth Games marathon in the "biggest spectator weekend in the city's history".
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Israel agrees to 24-hour Gaza truce

July 27, 2014 - 2:29am
Israel accepts a UN request for a 24-hour ceasefire in Gaza, but Hamas says it rejects the terms of the truce.
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'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.
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Gatwick users suffer baggage delays

July 27, 2014 - 1:03am
Hundreds of passengers arriving at Gatwick Airport are told to go home without their bags and get them sent on later amid baggage reclaim delays.
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Sierra Leone Ebola escapee dies

July 26, 2014 - 10:39pm
A Sierra Leone woman who fled hospital after testing positive for the Ebola virus has died after turning herself in, health officials tell the BBC.
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VIDEO: Air Algerie bodies to be brought to France

July 26, 2014 - 9:51pm
France's president has promised that the bodies of 118 people who died when an Air Algerie plane crashed in Mali will be brought to France.
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VIDEO: 'Situation tense' for 24-hour Gaza truce

July 26, 2014 - 9:49pm
Israel has accepted a UN request for a 24-hour ceasefire in Gaza, but warns the army will act if it is breached by Palestinian militants.
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