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Israel steps up bombardment of Gaza 
  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:01:37 GMT 
    More than 100 Palestinians die, officials say, as Israel intensifies its Gaza bombardment and warns of a long conflict ahead.


EU widens sanctions against Russia 
  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:25:58 GMT 
    The EU imposes new economic sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine, going beyond asset freezes and travel bans.


China investigates ex-security chief 
  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:22:31 GMT 
    China's former security chief Zhou Yongkang has been placed under investigation for "serious disciplinary violation", state media say.


West Africa flight ban over Ebola 
  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:33:43 GMT 
    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.


OKCupid experiments with 'bad' matches 
  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:47:43 GMT 
    Dating website OKCupid reveals that it experimented on its users, including putting the "wrong" people together to see if they would connect.


Migration changes 'to put UK first' 
  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:02:48 GMT 
    Britain is to cut from six to three months the amount of time out-of-work EU migrants can claim benefits without realistic job prospects.


Jewish Museum suspect extradited 
  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:45:53 GMT 
    Mehdi Nemmouche, the suspected gunman in a fatal shooting at a museum in Brussels in May, has been extradited to Belgium from France.


Italy to 'help douse' Libya fire 
  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:53:53 GMT 
    Italy offers to help extinguish a huge blaze that has engulfed the biggest fuel storage facility in the Libyan capital, Libya's government says.


Deadly attack hits China's Xinjiang 
  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:16:24 GMT 
    Dozens of people have been killed or injured in an attack in China's troubled western region of Xinjiang, state media say.


Japan girl 'admits dismemberment' 
  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:19:44 GMT 
    The Japanese schoolgirl arrested on Sunday has reportedly confessed to killing and dismembering her classmate, say local media


Ecclestone 'to settle' bribery case 
  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:11:29 GMT 
    Lawyers for Bernie Ecclestone say the Formula 1 boss is ready to pay a German bank 25 million euros ($34m; £20m) to settle a court case against him.


Tevez stepfather freed after kidnap 
  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:01:24 GMT 
    The stepfather of Argentine football star Carlos Tevez is freed after being kidnapped on the outskirts of Buenos Aires and held for eight hours.


VIDEO: British dancer returns from Russia 
  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:02:28 GMT 
    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? 
  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:13:36 GMT 
    Diana Mather and Rosamund Urwin discuss who it is appropriate to invite to the cinema to watch Fifty Shades of Grey.


VIDEO: Star Trek star Takei's life on film 
  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:53:52 GMT 
    Star Trek star George Takei talks about being his childhood experience of living in an internment camp during World War Two.
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