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MH17 military mission 'unrealistic'

July 27, 2014 - 4:57pm
Sending an international military mission to secure the crash site of MH17 in eastern Ukraine would be "unrealistic", Dutch PM Mark Rutte says.
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Is India's politics becoming less dynastic?

July 27, 2014 - 4:47pm
Is India's politics becoming less dynastic?
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Sharp falls in China property market

July 27, 2014 - 4:45pm
Sharp falls in China's property market
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England's Halsall seals sprint double

July 27, 2014 - 4:38pm
Fran Halsall becomes the first female swimmer to complete a Commonwealth Games sprint double as compatriot Siobhan-Marie O'Connor also takes gold.
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VIDEO: Costa Concordia ends final voyage

July 27, 2014 - 2:39pm
The wrecked Italian cruise ship, the Costa Concordia, has entered the port of Genoa for scrapping after a two-year salvage operation.
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VIDEO: Dozens killed in Libya clashes

July 27, 2014 - 2:34pm
Dozens of deaths have been reported in Libya, amid fierce fighting in Benghazi and near the airport in the capital Tripoli.
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Cheryl Cole lands UK chart topper

July 27, 2014 - 2:09pm
Cheryl Cole lands the fourth solo chart topper of her career, becoming only the third British female to achieve the feat.
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Nibali seals Tour de France win

July 27, 2014 - 2:05pm
Italy's Vincenzo Nibali wraps up his first victory in the three-week race as Marcel Kittel wins the final stage in Paris.
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'Boko Haram abductions' in Cameroon

July 27, 2014 - 1:40pm
Boko Haram militants are suspected of carrying out two high-profile abductions in Cameroon and a church bombing in northern Nigeria.
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VIDEO: Wildfire in California forces evacuations

July 27, 2014 - 1:27pm
More than 500 homes and about 1,200 residents have been evacuated in an area east of the California state capital Sacramento due to a wildfire.
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Trott wins cycling gold for England

July 27, 2014 - 1:25pm
England's Laura Trott wins gold in the women's points race, with Wales' Elinor Barker claiming silver.
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Seventeen hurt in car 'cruising'

July 27, 2014 - 1:11pm
Seventeen people are taken to hospital after a car ploughs into a crowd during a car meet event in Plymouth.
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Cook makes 95 as England thrive

July 27, 2014 - 1:11pm
England captain Alastair Cook falls for 95 but Gary Ballance hits a century on day one of the third Test against India.
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Gabriel: Record label can survive

July 27, 2014 - 12:49pm
Musician Peter Gabriel says that his world music label can be sustained for a further 25 years, despite the decline in physical music sales.
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Costa Concordia ends final voyage

July 27, 2014 - 12:29pm
The wreck of the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia enters the port of Genoa for scrapping after a lengthy salvage operation.
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Bradford Bulls 16-8 Wigan Warriors

July 27, 2014 - 11:57am
Relegated Bradford Bulls cause one of the shocks of the Super League season, beating champions Wigan Warriors 16-8.
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Hamilton third as Ricciardo wins thriller

July 27, 2014 - 10:53am
Lewis Hamilton recovers from a pit lane start to finish third as Daniel Ricciardo wins a sensational Hungarian GP.
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England's Gemili fastest in 100m heats

July 27, 2014 - 10:49am
England's Adam Gemili records the fastest time in the men's 100m heats to qualify for Monday's semi-finals.
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Hamas announces new Gaza ceasefire

July 27, 2014 - 10:32am
Palestinian militant group Hamas announces a 24-hour ceasefire after Israel ended an earlier truce amid continuing rocket fire from Gaza.
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Liverpool's move for Remy collapses

July 27, 2014 - 10:29am
Liverpool call off their £8.5m move for QPR's striker Loic Remy amid reports that he failed a medical in the United States.
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