article 29 July 2015 UK, France
Calais migrant crisis: one dead as 'thousands storm' tunnel
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A spokesperson for Eurotunnel said one migrant had died and "1,500 migrants tried to storm the tunnel" on Tuesday night.

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article 29 July 2015 UK
News
Unison union backs Corbyn for Labour Party leader

In a further boost to his Labour leadership campaign, left-wing MP Jeremy Corbyn receives the backing of Unison. The union's leaders also nominate Yvette Cooper as their second choice.

article 29 July 2015 UK, France
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French and British governments step up security at Calais

France is to send 120 extra police officers to Calais in a bid to prevent migrants trying to enter the Channel Tunnel.

article 29 July 2015 Culture, Venezuela
News
Venezuela's hospitals on life support

Venezuela's hospitals are in disarray. Betty Zapata reports on a country where inflation is forcing doctors' salaries below $10 a month and patients are forced to buy life-saving drugs on the street

article 29 July 2015 Technology
Blue pill
Geoff White by The hackers using government websites to sell dodgy pills

A Channel 4 News investigation exposes the scam artists using .gov.uk web pages to sell unlicensed drugs and counterfeit Rolex watches.

article 29 July 2015 World, Israel
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Israel accused of war crimes in Rafah 'Black Friday' attacks

Human rights group Amnesty International says there is evidence Israel committed war crimes by bombarding the Palestinian town of Rafah in August 2014 after a ceasefire had been announced.

article 29 July 2015
News
Cecil the lion: The blood sport of African trophy hunters

The killing of Cecil the lion, one of Zimbabwe's best known and most studied animals, has sparked a debate about the ethics of big game trophy hunting - but what is it?

article 29 July 2015 Technology
News
'Cool new hands': boy gets first ever double hand transplant

Eight-year-old Zion Harvey lost both his hands when he was two and is the first child to receive the pioneering operation.

article 29 July 2015 World, Afghanistan
Mullah Omar (Getty)
Mullah Omar: Taliban leader's death confirmed

The office of the Afghan president confirms in a statement that the leader of the Afghan Taliban, Mullah Omar, died two years ago.

article 29 July 2015 World
News
Human trafficking: Britain to act on Vietnamese child slaves

As David Cameron pledges to act on the "shocking" issue of children being trafficked from Vietnam to the UK to work in servitude for organised crime gangs, charities warn there is much more to do.

article 28 July 2015 World, Sri Lanka
News
Sri Lanka justice: leaked UN document casts doubts

A leaked UN document raises concerns over the prospects for genuine justice for the Sri Lankan victims of alleged war crimes, writes Callum Macrae.

article 28 July 2015
News
2,000 migrants tried to enter Channel Tunnel on Monday

Delays to services have been caused after 2,000 migrants attempted to gain entry to the Channel Tunnel terminal on Monday, Eurotunnel has said

article 28 July 2015
News
Topshop to stop buying 'ridiculously skinny' mannequins

The high street favourite says it will buy no more of a particularly tall and skinny mannequin after a customer shamed them on Facebook - but the existing models will remain in stores

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Read more from Lindsey Hilsum on her blog Saif al Islam sentenced to death - but Libyan judicial system is far from fair

The death sentences passed down on eight Gaddafi era officials, including the dictator's son Saif al Islam, are unlikely to cause much outrage in Libya. In fact, they may be a cause for celebration.

article 28 July 2015 UK
News
David Cameron: UK not a 'safe haven for corrupt money'

Prime Minister David Cameron has warned foreign investors that the UK is not a place to stash "corrupt money from around the world".

article 28 July 2015 UK
News
DJ Derek: Police search for missing 73-year-old

A 73-year-old Bristol DJ has been reported missing, having not been seen by his family or friends for three weeks.

post 28 July 2015
Read more on Liam's blog Has 2015 really been as windy as you think?

One of the most frequent questions that I have been asked this year is: has it been a windy year? You may be surprised at the answer!

article 28 July 2015
News
Undercover policing inquiry: What we know so far

As the public inquiry into undercover policing in Britain is launched Channel 4 News explains what is known so far about murky practices which led the Home Secretary to call for the in depth probe

article 28 July 2015 World, Libya
News
Gaddafi's son sentenced to death by Libyan court

A Libyan court has sentenced the son of former Libyan dictator Colonel Muammar Gaddafi to death.

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