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VIDEO: MH17 crash scene still unsecured

July 24, 2014 - 2:34pm
A week after Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 came down in Ukraine, the crash site has yet to be secured raising concerns that vital evidence will be lost.
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Alistair Brownlee wins triathlon gold

July 24, 2014 - 2:02pm
England's Olympic champion Alistair Brownlee beats his brother Jonny to gold in the Glasgow 2014 men's triathlon.
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VIDEO: Shelling 'kills 13 in Gaza shelter'

July 24, 2014 - 2:01pm
At least 13 people have been killed and more than 200 injured when a UN-run school used as a shelter in Gaza was shelled, the Gaza health ministry says.
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More MH17 bodies leave Ukraine

July 24, 2014 - 1:51pm
Two planes carrying bodies of those killed on board flight MH17 land in the Netherlands, as UK experts start examining data from the two flight recorders.
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Ex-boyfriend guilty of Jayden murder

July 24, 2014 - 1:42pm
The ex-boyfriend of pregnant teenager Jayden Parkinson, whose body was found in an Oxfordshire graveyard, is convicted of murder.
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MSF allowed to resume Rakhine work

July 24, 2014 - 1:35pm
Myanmar allows Medecins Sans Frontieres to resume work in Rakhine state, where residents have had almost no access to healthcare since the group was ejected in February.
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Banks face tougher accounting rules

July 24, 2014 - 1:13pm
Newly published banking standards could mean banks have to hold significantly more funds to guard against potential loan losses.
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Venezuela trial 'test for democracy'

July 24, 2014 - 12:58pm
One of Venezuela's main opposition leaders, Leopoldo Lopez, says his trial for inciting violence will "test the quality" of the Venezuelan democracy.
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Wiggins thwarted in gold bid

July 24, 2014 - 12:53pm
Sir Bradley Wiggins is denied a first Commonwealth Games gold as Australia beat England in the final of the 4,000m team pursuit.
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SA teachers 'racially abused pupils'

July 24, 2014 - 12:44pm
South Africa's Human Rights Commission finds a school guilty of hate speech towards black and mixed-race pupils.
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Criticising Israel, avoiding anti-Semitism

July 24, 2014 - 12:34pm
Can you criticise Israel without being anti-Semitic?
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MH17 crash: Abandoned crime scene

July 24, 2014 - 12:29pm
The crash site is still littered with clues to the tragedy
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Devastation and tragedy of routine Taiwan flight

July 24, 2014 - 12:05pm
Taiwanese mourn after routine flight ends in tragedy
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Lampard joins MLS side New York City

July 24, 2014 - 11:59am
Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard joins Major League Soccer side New York City FC on a two-year deal.
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IMF lowers global growth forecast

July 24, 2014 - 11:50am
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has lowered its forecast for global economic growth this year, from 3.7% to 3.4% but the UK's forecast is raised.
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Nibali wins stage to all but seal Tour

July 24, 2014 - 11:38am
Vincenzo Nibali underlines his superiority by winning the final Tour de France mountain stage to all but wrap up overall victory.
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Barclays challenges US fraud case

July 24, 2014 - 11:35am
Barclays challenges legal action brought by US prosecutors alleging fraud in its "dark pool" trading operations.
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GM profits hit by recall problems

July 24, 2014 - 11:33am
Earnings at the US carmaker General Motors slump because of the cost of vehicle recalls.
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Thursday's gossip column

July 24, 2014 - 11:25am
Galatasaray may sell Wesley Sneijder, Liverpool hope to sign Arturo Vidal and Andy Carroll could be out for four months.
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Isis 'ordering FGM' in Iraq - UN

July 24, 2014 - 11:14am
A top UN official in Iraq says the Sunni Islamist group Isis, which is controlling the city of Mosul, is seeking to impose female genital mutilation.
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