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post 01 January 2001
Read more from Paul Mason on his blog 'Israel doesn't understand - our nation can't be crushed'

I've been to radicalised Muslim countries and heard the rhetoric. But what I'm hearing in Gaza, from people who consider they have little left to live for, is more than that.

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article 28 July 2014 UK
Flooding Worthing
Liam Dutton by Thunderstorms and flash floods hit SE England

Thunderstorms, torrential rain and hail hit parts of south east England on Monday morning, causing flash flooding and travel disruption.

video 28 July 2014 UK, Scotland

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After the fire: Glasgow School of Art - video

Jon Snow visits the world-famous Glasgow School of Art, two months after it was ravaged by a huge fire. Watch the film in full on Channel 4 News tonight at 7pm.

article 28 July 2014 World, Israel
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Return to Gaza: passing on the never-ending tragedy

Palestinian journalist Adeem Abu-Middain grew up in Gaza. She returned from abroad with her children to spend Ramadan with her parents. Then the war began. This is her account of what she has endured.

post 28 July 2014
Read more on FactCheck FactCheck: is air travel getting more dangerous?

After three deadly plane crashes in a week, the air industry is defending its safety record. Do the claims stack up?

post 28 July 2014
Read more from Paul Mason on his blog Live from Gaza as hopes for a ceasefire are raised

Paul Mason reports live from Gaza, where the Israeli military has agreed to hold its fire as long as it does not come under attack from Hamas forces.

video 27 July 2014 UK

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What is happening with Blackpool FC's finances? - video

Blackpool FC has just eight first team players and the co-owners have been accused of paying themselves millions of pounds. Channel 4 News asks a forensic accountant to look at the club's finances.

video 27 July 2014 World, Israel

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Regev: 'We don't want any civilian casualties' - video

Mark Regev, the Israeli prime minister's spokesman, says Israel does not want to see any Palestinian casualties and suggests Hamas could be responsible for civilian casualties at Beit Hanoun school.

video 27 July 2014 World, Israel

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Hamas: 'Firing rockets is the only thing we have' - video

Hamas spokesman Ihab al-Ghousein says firing rockets into Israel is "the only thing we have" to get Israel to "give us our rights", and denies the organisation is using civilians as human shields.

post 27 July 2014
Read more from Paul Mason on his blog 'Israel doesn't understand - we're a nation that can't be crushed'

I've been to radicalised Muslim countries and heard the rhetoric. But what I'm hearing in Gaza, from people who consider they have little left to live for, is more than that.

article 27 July 2014 World, Israel
Gaza rubble and satellite image (credit: Getty and Unosat)
Gaza destruction revealed in UN satellite image

A United Nations agency releases satellite imagery showing the level of destruction of buildings and infrastructure in the Gaza Strip.

video 27 July 2014 World, Israel

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The children of Gaza - video

Jon Snow - returning from Gaza - recounts the scene inside al-Shifa hospital, where doctors struggle to treat adults and children wounded by Israeli attacks.

article 27 July 2014 UK
Ed Miliband
Ed Miliband calls for public PMQs

Labour leader Ed Miliband said he would subject himself to a regular interrogation by ordinary voters at Westminster if he becomes prime minister.

post 27 July 2014
Read more from Paul Mason on his blog Gaza conflict: an Israeli soldier's question

"Why the world hate Israel?" the soldier whispered. There was genuine confusion in his eyes. He whispered again: "Why the world hate us?"

article 27 July 2014 UK, Ukraine
News
MH17: No armed mission to crash site, says Dutch PM

The Netherlands, Australia and Malaysia rule out sending an international armed mission to secure the site in Ukraine where Malaysia Airlines flight MH-17 crashed, the Dutch prime minister says.

post 27 July 2014
Read more from Paul Mason on his blog Live from the Gaza conflict's ceasefire tag

The Israeli military resumes fighting on Sunday, saying that Hamas militants had ignored a 24-hour humanitarian ceasefire. Channel 4 News reports live from the Gaza border.

post 26 July 2014
Read more from Paul Mason on his blog Gaza ceasefire: the limits of the term 'humanitarian'

For twelve hours they put their lives back together. In the shattered suburb of Shejaiyah they dug bodies from the rubble.

video 26 July 2014 UK

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Is 'Tesco tax' the answer to save our high streets? - video

A group of town halls urge the government to tax major out-of-town supermarkets to help fund upgrades to local shopping areas. Twenty councils want a so-called "Tesco tax."

article 26 July 2014 UK
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Two arrested for conspiracy to commit FGM after airport stop

Two people are arrested for conspiracy to commit Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), following an investigation at London's Heathrow airport.

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"POTUS is speaking this morning to the leaders of Germany,
France, the UK and Italy - chance for the leaders to consult
together on Ukraine."

White House Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes announces on Twitter that President Obama will be discussing the situation in Ukraine with European advisers today.

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POTUS is speaking this morning to the leaders of Germany, France, the UK and Italy - chance for the leaders to consult together on Ukraine.

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The UN Security Council urges Israeli and Palestinian forces to implement a
humanitarian truce beyond the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr and engage in efforts to achieve a durable ceasefire.

A statement expresses strong support for “an immediate and unconditional humanitarian ceasefire, allowing for the delivery of urgently needed assistance” in Gaza, where Israeli troops and Hamas have been fighting for nearly three weeks.

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Passport Office staff will strike today over staff shortages which they say have led to a serious backlog in processing applications this year.

Extra staff were drafted in to deal with the backlog of 30,000 applications, and Home Secretary Theresa May last month issued an apology to those affected by the delays.

The Home Office criticised the union for the timing of the strike, saying it could affect people’s summer holidays.

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Paul Mason reports from the Gaza border.

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Mike Harvey, a British national kidnapped in the Yemeni capital Sanaa in February, is released safely, the Foreign Office say.

1 DAY AGO

Israel agrees to extend by four hours a humanitarian truce agreed with Hamas and other armed groups in the Gaza Strip, an Israeli government source says, declining to be named.

It was not immediately clear if Hamas Islamists, who control Gaza, had also agreed to prolong the original 12-hour ceasefire and continue the quiet until midnight.