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- Hamas vows to continue Gaza battle
- A reclusive Hamas military leader rules out a ceasefire with Israel to end Gaza violence, at the end of a destructive day.
- US and EU expand sanctions on Russia
- President Barack Obama says new, co-ordinated sanctions from the US and EU will continue to make Russia's "weak economy even weaker".
- Guinea concert stampede kills 24
- At least 24 people have died after a stampede at a beach concert in Conakry, the capital of Guinea, with dozens reported injured.
- Libya militias seize Benghazi base
- A special forces base in Libya has been seized by militias, the fighters and officials say, as a blaze continues at a fuel depot in the capital Tripoli.
- Last Hiroshima bomb crew member dies
- The last surviving member of the team which dropped a nuclear bomb on Hiroshima, Theodore Van Kirk, has died aged 93.
- Los Angeles flood hits university
- A burst water main causes flooding along Los Angeles' Sunset Boulevard at the University of California, Los Angeles, officials say.
- China spies 'hacked Canada agency'
- A prominent Canadian government research organisation has been attacked by Chinese hackers, the government says.
- West Africa flight ban over Ebola
- A West African airline halts flights to Liberia and Sierra Leone amid concern about Ebola as a leading doctor dies of the virus in Sierra Leone.
- Death threats to Amazon tribe leader
- One of Brazil's most prominent indigenous leaders, Davi Kopenawa of the Yanomami people, calls for police protection following a series of death threats.
- Tevez father freed after kidnapping
- The father of Argentine football star Carlos Tevez is freed after being kidnapped on the outskirts of Buenos Aires and held for eight hours.
- Child malaria vaccine 'milestone'
- Scientists say the world's first malaria vaccine provides children with continuing protection against the disease and may be in use by 2015.
- Twitter shares surge on user growth
- Social networking service Twitter reports a second-quarter loss of $145m but better than expected user growth, sending shares surging over 35%.
- VIDEO: British dancer returns from Russia
- A dancer from Hull who became the first British dancer to be employed by the Mariinsky Ballet in Russia returns to the UK to perform with the company at Covent Garden.
- AUDIO: Fifty shades of red face: Is it a 'date' film?
- Diana Mather and Rosamund Urwin discuss who it is appropriate to invite to the cinema to watch Fifty Shades of Grey.
- VIDEO: Confetti harvest time in Shropshire
- A natural confetti farm is harvesting and drying its crop, in a harvest that lasts only ten days.
- VIDEO: One-minute World News
- Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.
- VIDEO: Star Trek star Takei's life on film
- Star Trek star George Takei talks about being his childhood experience of living in an internment camp during World War Two.
- VIDEO: Turkish PM scores football hat-trick
- Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has scored three goals in an exhibition match to open a new stadium in Istanbul.
- VIDEO: Trying to return MH17 victims home
- A team of Dutch forensic investigators will again try to access the Malaysia Airlines wreckage site in eastern Ukraine.
- VIDEO: War nightmares of Syrian children
- Millions of Syrian children are caught up in the conflict
- VIDEO: Zoo animals stay cool with ice lolly
- During the hot summer weather zookeepers are having to come up with ways to keep animals comfortable in the heat.
- Gherkin skyscraper put up for sale
- London's Gherkin skyscraper is put up for sale, with interest expected from Chinese, other Asian, and US buyers.
- Bank of England bonus clawback plan
- The Bank of England is expected to unveil on Wednesday a plan which may see rule-breaking bankers return bonuses up to seven years after being awarded them.
- Kurdish oil tanker in US seizure
- An oil tanker carrying $100m of Iraqi Kurdish oil off the coast of Texas is set to be seized by US marshals after a judge approved a seizure request from the Iraqi government.
- Sleep sensor smashes Kickstarter goal
- A 22-year-old British entrepreneur's new sleep-tracking device cracks $1m (£590,000) on the Kickstarter crowdfunding platform in five days.
- OKCupid experiments with 'bad' matches
- Dating website OKCupid reveals that it experimented on its users, including putting the "wrong" people together to see if they would connect.
- Government ends prison guitar ban
- A ban on steel-string guitars in prison cells in England and Wales is reversed after a campaign by rock stars including Billy Bragg and Johnny Marr.
- Anderson 'stellar' in Streetcar
- Critics say Gillian Anderson gives the performance of her career in A Streetcar Named Desire at London's Young Vic.
- 'Quantum Cheshire Cat' observed
- Scientists have separated a particle from one of its physical properties - proving a theory known as the "quantum Cheshire Cat".
- How faces drive first impressions
- UK scientists model the physical attributes that underpin our social judgements about strangers.
- More than five-a-day 'no effect'
- New research backs the five-a-day target for fruit and vegetables, but suggests eating more may have no added benefits.
- Middle-aged drinking 'impairs memory'
- Problem drinking in middle age doubles the risk of memory loss in later life, research suggests.
- England make India batsmen struggle
- James Anderson and Stuart Broad help England continue to dominate India on day three of the third Test at Southampton.
- Home nations win three golds in pool
- England's Ben Proud and the 4x100m medley team win Commonwealth Games gold in Glasgow, as does Wales' Georgia Davies.
- The pre-nup that can end a happy marriage
- In parts of Yemen when a brother and sister from one family marry siblings from another, the couples' fates can be locked together regardless of how happy they are.
- The mini version of Britain in WW1 Berlin
- In World War One, thousands of British men interned in the German camp Ruhleben took to gardening to feed themselves and improve their living conditions.
- Airline sued over pilot abuse claims
- British Airways is to be sued for damages over claims one of its pilots sexually abused children in African schools and orphanages.
- China investigates ex-security chief
- China's former security chief Zhou Yongkang has been placed under investigation for "serious disciplinary violation", state media say.
- US: Russia 'violated missile treaty'
- The US accuses Russia of violating a Cold War arms treaty by testing a nuclear cruise missile, saying the breach is "very serious".
- Mexico firm rues false quake alarm
- SkyAlert, a Mexican company which issues seismic warnings, apologises for sending a false earthquake alert to users in Mexico City on Monday.
- France offers Iraq Christians asylum
- France says it is ready to offer asylum to Iraqi Christians forced to flee by Islamic State militants holding the Iraqi city of Mosul.
- Deal on US college sport concussions
- The US collegiate sport authority offers to settle 10 lawsuits by former athletes who suffered concussions with a $70m (£41.3m) medical fund.
- Record breaking Games for Glasgow
- As Glasgow becomes Scotland's most successful Games, more records are broken by athletes and visitors alike.
- Road rage driver used lorry to kill
- A lorry driver is convicted of using his 17-tonne truck to murder another motorist by deliberately driving over him.
- Peers query 'right to be forgotten'
- Demands for web firms to remove personal data to respect people's "right to be forgotten" are unreasonable, peers say.
- MP's relative in court over 'abuse'
- Charles Napier, the half-brother of Conservative MP John Whittingdale, appears in court over allegations of historical sex abuse.
- Week in pictures: 19-25 July 2014
- News photos from around the world
- A community's tales
- Sound-portraits of the residents of Carrick-on-Suir
- Day in pictures: 25 July 2014
- 24 hours of news photos: 25 July
- 'Hidden' photos reveal library build
- 'Hidden' images reveal Cambridge's University Library
- Your pictures: Cycling
- Readers' photos on the theme of "cycling"
- Dream Cars: Innovative Design, Visionary Ideas
- Concept designs by famous manufacturers on show in US
- Taiwan plane crash: In pictures
- TransAsia Airways plane crashes in Taiwan
- Prince George's first year
- Prince George's first year
- VIDEO: How WW1 shaped a poet's life
- The writer who had a lump of granite stuck in his head
- How many men are paedophiles?
- How many men are paedophiles - and is the same true of priests?
- Saving lives on the Ebola front line
- Life on the Ebola front line
- VIDEO: David Duchovny is a national symbol in Russia
- How US actor David Duchovny became symbol of Mother Russia
- VIDEO: A hip-hop history tour of Compton
- Hop-hop history tour of LA county's infamous city
- Bumps, buzzards and critical species
- Coral munching bumphead fish give insight into conservation
- Business booms at Jordan's Zaatari camp
- Syrian refugees spotting business opportunities in Jordan camp
- Study: Religious children believe fantasy
- Are religious children likely to believe fantasies?
- The reindeer herders battling a mine
- The reindeer herders fighting an iron ore mine
- The tech firm helping a tough area
- The tech firm helping San Francisco's tough Tenderloin area
- Who believes compatibility ratings on dating websites?
- Who believes compatibility ratings on dating websites?
- Argentina in denial over debt dispute
- Call it something else, says Argentina's president
- Red in tooth and claw
- How Zhou Yongkang case tears up rulebook of Chinese politics
- CAR crisis: Meeting the rebel army chief
- Why CAR's rebels are turning their backs on the nation state
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