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Updated: 13 min 23 sec ago

More MH17 bodies leave Ukraine

15 min 2 sec ago
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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Algeria passenger jet feared crashed

22 min 49 sec ago
A passenger plane carrying 116 people is missing, feared crashed, on a flight from Burkina Faso to the Algerian capital, Algiers.
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MH17 crash: Abandoned crime scene

28 min 13 sec ago
The crash site is still littered with clues to the tragedy
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Alistair Brownlee wins triathlon gold

43 min 58 sec ago
England's Olympic champion Alistair Brownlee beats his brother Jonny to gold in the Glasgow 2014 men's triathlon.
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Devastation and tragedy of routine Taiwan flight

51 min 46 sec ago
Taiwanese mourn after routine flight ends in tragedy
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Ex-boyfriend guilty of Jayden murder

52 min 26 sec ago
The ex-boyfriend of pregnant teenager Jayden Parkinson, whose body was found in an Oxfordshire graveyard, is convicted of murder.
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Lampard joins MLS side New York City

58 min 11 sec ago
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

1 hour 7 min ago
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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Shelling 'kills 15 in Gaza shelter'

1 hour 17 min ago
At least 15 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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Nibali wins stage to all but seal Tour

1 hour 19 min ago
Italy's Vincenzo Nibali underlines his superiority by winning final mountain stage to all but wrap up the overall victory.
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Barclays challenges US fraud case

1 hour 22 min ago
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

1 hour 24 min ago
Earnings at the US carmaker General Motors slump because of the cost of vehicle recalls.
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Thursday's gossip column

1 hour 32 min ago
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

1 hour 42 min ago
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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More art found in Gurlitt's home

1 hour 47 min ago
Two sculptures, possibly by Rodin and Degas, are discovered in the home of the late art hoarder Cornelius Gurlitt in Munich.
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Fake wine merchant to be sentenced

1 hour 50 min ago
A California wine dealer, who made $20m by selling fake vintage bottles to rich clients, faces years in prison when he is sentenced in New York.
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Police investigate abuse 'cover-up'

3 hours 18 min ago
Police investigating sexual abuse allegations at a school in Rochdale refer themselves to the independent police watchdog over the way they handled previous inquiries.
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Europe lifts Tel Aviv flights ban

3 hours 35 min ago
The European Aviation Safety Agency has joined the US in lifting its ban on flights to Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion airport.
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Sudan 'apostasy' woman meets Pope

3 hours 39 min ago
A Sudanese woman who fled to Italy after being spared a death sentence for renouncing Islam meets Pope Francis at the Vatican.
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Qualcomm disputes China phone sales

3 hours 49 min ago
US chipmaker Qualcomm claims some Chinese companies are misrepresenting sales to minimise their payments.
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Rumors continue 60 years after Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin's death. Did he die as a result of a stroke or was he assassinated by a member or members of his inner circle?