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VIDEO: The facts about global travel

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 15:11
BBC News looks at the facts about global travel.

No place to hide for children of war

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 15:09
Lyse Doucet on the plight of children in Syria and Gaza

RAC urges parking funds transparency

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 15:05
Councils should show where they are spending the money they raise on parking fees as motorists see higher charges, says the RAC.

'Community banks' to avert debt trap

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 15:05
The best credit unions should be empowered to offer short-term loans that are cheaper than those offered by payday lenders, according to a report from a think tank.

South Africa shock NZ to win gold

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 15:01
South Africa shock New Zealand in the final of the rugby sevens to end the All Blacks' unbeaten Commonwealth Games record.

The bakery in the middle of a desert

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 15:01
Why two Spanish sisters started a bakery in the desert

Glasgow people 'steal the show'

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 14:07
The leader of Glasgow City Council says the people of the city have "stolen the show" after the busiest day of the Commonwealth Games so far.

Hamas ceasefire in Gaza stalls

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 14:03
Hours after Hamas announces a ceasefire in Gaza, Palestinian militants resume firing rockets into Israel and Israel rejects the pause.

Glasgow 2014 day-by-day guide

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 13:44
Your essential guide to the must-see moments in the Commonwealth Games and a look at some of the biggest stars on show.

More Games buses pledged after delays

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 13:43
Glasgow 2014 organisers promise a review to avoid spectator delays that marred the first day of athletics at Hampden Park.

VIDEO: Heavy fighting in eastern Ukraine

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 13:38
There are reports of heavy fighting in eastern Ukraine, close to the site where Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashed.

Israel rejects Gaza UN shelter blame

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 13:36
The Israeli army insists that a mortar round it fired into a UN shelter in Gaza was not responsible for the deaths of at least 15 people.

What Makes This Fight In Gaza Different From The Others?

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-27 13:02

Anne Barnard from The New York Times talks with NPR's Eric Westervelt about the differences between the current explosion of violence in Gaza and previous ones.

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On The Eve Of Ramadan's End, Fighting Resumes In Gaza

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-27 13:02

Israel and Hamas carried out a rhetorical battle Sunday over the fate of dueling offers to extend a ceasefire. In the end, the fighting resumed after Saturday's 12-hour truce. Israel vowed to continue its military campaign, targeting tunnels along the border. Wary Gazans prepared as best they could for the feast that marks the end of Ramadan.

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Violence Spikes Anew In Iraq, As Islamic State Looks To Expand

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-27 13:02

Bloodshed is escalating in Baghdad as the militant group known as the Islamic State seeks to expand its territory in Iraq. NPR's Eric Westervelt talks to reporter Alice Fordham in Erbil about life under the rule of the radical Islamic group.

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Lovren joins Liverpool for £20m

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 13:00
Liverpool sign defender Dejan Lovren from Southampton for £20m - the third Saints player to move to Anfield this summer.

Cyclist Pritchard proposes after race

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 12:59
Team Scotland cyclist Chris Pritchard proposed to his girlfriend after finishing his Commonwealth Games race - and she said yes.

MH17 military mission 'unrealistic'

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 12:57
Sending an international military mission to secure the crash site of MH17 in eastern Ukraine would be "unrealistic", Dutch PM Mark Rutte says.

Sharp falls in China property market

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 12:45
Sharp falls in China's property market

England's Halsall seals sprint double

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 12:38
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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