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EU to widen Russia sanctions

July 22, 2014 - 1:00pm
The EU will widen sanctions against Russia to include more individuals and consider targeting the defence sector, the Dutch foreign minister says.
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Children dead in French bus crash

July 22, 2014 - 12:30pm
Five children and an adult are killed in a minibus crash near the French city of Troyes, south-east of Paris, officials say.
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VIDEO: On the ground in 'devastated' Gaza

July 22, 2014 - 12:30pm
The BBC's Paul Adams reports from Gaza City where rescue workers try to retrieve bodies from buildings brought down by missile strikes.
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Poisoned spy death inquiry announced

July 22, 2014 - 12:20pm
The government announces a public inquiry into the death of Alexander Litvinenko, the former KGB officer poisoned with radioactive polonium in London.
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Shipment warning hits Harley-Davidson

July 22, 2014 - 12:01pm
Shares in Harley-Davidson fall more than 6% after the motorbike maker says it will ship fewer bikes this year than previously forecast.
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VIDEO: Floral tributes for MH17 victims

July 22, 2014 - 11:57am
Hundreds of flowers have been laid outside Schiphol airport in Amsterdam in remembrance of the victims of the Malaysian airliner which crashed in Ukraine.
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VIDEO: Joko Widodo wins Indonesia election

July 22, 2014 - 11:53am
Jakarta Governor Joko Widodo has been declared the winner of Indonesia's hotly-contested presidential election.
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Buttler replaces Prior for England

July 22, 2014 - 11:52am
Jos Buttler replaces Matt Prior as wicketkeeper in the England squad for the third Test against India at the Rose Bowl.
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VIDEO: 'Miracle' survivor of Gaza blast

July 22, 2014 - 11:29am
UN officials say more than 100,000 people have been forced to take shelter in UN buildings in Gaza because of the violence - double the number of the Gaza conflict five years ago.
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Australian Rogers takes stage 16 win

July 22, 2014 - 11:25am
Australian Michael Rogers seals victory in stage 16 of the Tour de France - the longest of this year's race.
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Fargo gets second series with new cast

July 22, 2014 - 11:21am
Emmy-nominated TV show Fargo is set to return for a second season but with a new cast.
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Afghanistan beat Zimbabwe in ODI

July 22, 2014 - 11:21am
Afghanistan cause a shock by beating Zimbabwe, only their second victory over a Test-playing nation, in a one-day international.
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Attack on Congo barracks 'repulsed'

July 22, 2014 - 11:20am
An attack on the military barracks of the presidential guards in Kinshasa has been repulsed, the DR Congo government says.
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Chambers pulls out of Commonwealths

July 22, 2014 - 11:14am
British 100m champion Dwain Chambers withdraws from the Commonwealth Games to focus on the European Championships in Zurich.
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Joko Widodo wins Indonesia poll

July 22, 2014 - 10:41am
Jakarta Governor Joko Widodo has been declared the winner of Indonesia's hotly-contested presidential election.
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Dunga is named new Brazil coach

July 22, 2014 - 10:34am
Dunga, captain of Brazil's 1994 World Cup-winning side, becomes the national team's coach for the second time.
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Germany and Russia's contradictory relationship

July 22, 2014 - 10:13am
Why sanctions on Russia are hard for Germany
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Matthew to carry flag for England

July 22, 2014 - 10:00am
Squash player Nick Matthew will carry the England flag at the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games.
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VIDEO: MH17 bodies in Ukrainian territory

July 22, 2014 - 9:55am
A train carrying victims of the MH17 crash has arrived in the city of Kharkiv. Meanwhile there are claims the plane wreckage has been interfered with.
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Fight Club sequel due in 2015

July 22, 2014 - 9:38am
Fight Club author Chuck Palahniuk is writing a sequel that will be published as a 10-part comic book series in 2015.
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