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Aircraft crashes at Royal Navy event

Thu, 31/07/2014 - 10:05pm
An aircraft crashes on to the runway at the Royal Navy Culdrose Air Day in Cornwall.

Taiwan gas blasts kill at least 15

Thu, 31/07/2014 - 9:50pm
A series of gas explosions in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung kill at least 15 people and injure scores of others.

Man arrested in Syria terror inquiry

Thu, 31/07/2014 - 9:48pm
A 23-year-old man is arrested in west London - and later bailed - on suspicion of raising money for terrorism in Syria.

Tesla and Panasonic to build factory

Thu, 31/07/2014 - 9:09pm
Electric carmaker Tesla is to team up with Japanese electronics firm Panasonic to build a battery manufacturing plant in the US.

AS Trencin 0-0 Hull City

Thu, 31/07/2014 - 8:39pm
Tom Huddlestone has a penalty saved as Hull City draw 0-0 against AS Trencin in Slovakia on their European debut.

Child wins silver in 400m hurdles

Thu, 31/07/2014 - 8:32pm
Scotland's Eilidh Child wins silver in 55.02 seconds in the 400m hurdles final at the Commonwealth Games.

Weir powers to Commonwealth gold

Thu, 31/07/2014 - 8:24pm
England's David Weir puts in a majestic display to win his first Commonwealth Games title in the men's T54 1500m.

Dinosaurs 'shrank' to become birds

Thu, 31/07/2014 - 7:12pm
Huge meat-eating, land-living dinosaurs evolved into birds by constantly shrinking for over 50 million years, new research shows.

Memo reveals response to CIA 'abuse'

Thu, 31/07/2014 - 7:07pm
A still-secret Senate report on CIA enhanced interrogations "tells a story of which no American is proud", a leaked White House memo states.

WHO sounds alarm over W Africa Ebola

Thu, 31/07/2014 - 7:05pm
The World Health Organization and presidents of West African nations affected by the Ebola outbreak are to announce a joint $100m response plan.

Gaza school attack unacceptable - US

Thu, 31/07/2014 - 6:46pm
The shelling of a UN shelter in Gaza by the Israeli military is "totally unacceptable and totally indefensible", the White House says.

Greeks cleared of shooting migrants

Thu, 31/07/2014 - 6:34pm
The owner and head foreman of a farm in southern Greece are cleared over the shooting and wounding of a group of Bangladeshi migrant workers.

VIDEO: Tory MP: World won't tolerate deaths

Thu, 31/07/2014 - 6:23pm
The Israeli bombardment of Gaza "is wrong" and has "no justification in terms of results", a Tory MP has said.

Hat-trick of golds for England gymnasts

Thu, 31/07/2014 - 6:22pm
England gymnasts Max Whitlock and Claudia Fragapane win their third gold medals of the Commonwealth Games with individual wins.

Met Opera in late union talks

Thu, 31/07/2014 - 6:20pm
The Metropolitan Opera in New York says it hopes last minute negotiations with unions over a pay dispute will avoid a staff lockout.

Filipinos urged to leave Libya

Thu, 31/07/2014 - 6:11pm
A top diplomat from the Philippines is to oversee the evacuation of 13,000 citizens from Libya after a Filipino worker was beheaded and a nurse raped.

Executive backs £78m cuts to budget

Thu, 31/07/2014 - 6:08pm
Stormont departments, excluding health and education, are to have their budgets cut by £78m as the executive agrees to endorse the June monitoring round.

Giraffe dies after 'hitting bridge'

Thu, 31/07/2014 - 5:31pm
South Africa's animal rights body is probing the death of a giraffe that reportedly hit its head on a bridge as it was being transported on a motorway.

Keatings earns gold for Scotland

Thu, 31/07/2014 - 5:22pm
Daniel Keatings secures the gold medal in the men's pommel horse final at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

VIDEO: First contact with Amazon tribe

Thu, 31/07/2014 - 5:19pm
A group of previously isolated indigenous people from the Amazon has come face to face with a settled community of villagers for the first time in the Brazilian state of Acre, according to authorities.

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