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Read more on Cathy Newman's blog Exclusive: Tory MP urges government 'rethink' on Gaza

A letter from a Tory MP to the foreign secretary, seen by Channel 4 News, shows the first signs of serious unease emerging in Conservative ranks about the government's stance on the conflict in Gaza.

article 31 July 2014 World, Israel
At Gaza mosque ruins with families living among debris
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The first thing I noticed was a tug at my arm. I looked down to see a young girl in a blue top smiling up at me, writes Channel 4 News Producer Thom Walker.

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article 31 July 2014 World, Guinea
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Ebola in cities: 'that's all new' - clickable map

New WHO figures put the ebola death toll at 729, as Sierra Leone declares a national emergency. Channel 4 News speaks to the man who discovered the virus, and charts the spread of the disease.

article 31 July 2014 World, Venezuela
Brazilian President Dilma Roussef and Bolivia's Evo Morales (Getty Images)
Guillermo Galdos by Gaza war prompts Latin America to break ties with Israel

While the US and UK stand by Israel over its military offensive in Gaza, governments across Latin America have moved to cut their links.

post 31 July 2014
Read more on Cathy Newman's blog Exclusive: Tory MP urges government 'rethink' on Gaza

A letter from a Tory MP to the foreign secretary, seen by Channel 4 News, shows the first signs of serious unease emerging in Conservative ranks about the government's stance on the conflict in Gaza.

article 31 July 2014 UK, Israel
Protester holds banner during an anti-Israel demonstration in London
Simon Israel by Is anti-Semitism on the rise in Britain?

As a crop of Hitler-related hashtags emerge on social media over the past month, Simon Israel asks whether there is a rise in anti-Semitism in Britain.

post 31 July 2014
Read more on Liam's blog A typhoon seen from space and sliced down the middle

Satellites now have an array of equipment on-board, allowing storms not only to be viewed from space, but sliced down the middle, with a side on profile view.

post 31 July 2014
Read more from Paul Mason on his blog Gaza: visiting families as the death toll rises

Israel press ahead with its Gaza offensive saying it is days from achieving its core goal of destroying all Islamist guerrilla cross-border attack tunnels.

article 31 July 2014 UK
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Bottoms down? 'Booze tags' for drunken criminals

People who commit booze-related crimes in four London boroughs will soon be forced to wear US-style ankle tags that monitor their drinking, under a new pilot scheme.

article 31 July 2014 World, Israel
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US calls on Israel to do more to protect Gaza civilians

The Pentagon calls on Israel to do more to protect civilian life during its military operations in Gaza, saying the conflict was taking too high a toll on the population.

article 31 July 2014 World, Israel
Gaza Power Plant
Voice from Gaza: 'There is no life, no tomorrow'

A Palestinian translator, who is assisting international aid officials and journalists, gives Channel 4 News an account of the effects of Israeli bombardment on daily life.

article 31 July 2014 World, Israel
Tel Aviv funeral
Voice from Israel: 'I run to the bomb shelter every day'

Sara Merson, a contestant from the United States who is on Israel's version of The Voice, volunteered in the country and decided to stay. Then the violence began.

video 30 July 2014 UK

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Bargain stores enjoy boom in business - video

Aldi and Lidl are enjoying an increase in business. Research has shown a 32 per cent sales boost in the last 12 weeks at Aldi - bringing it almost level in market share with posh store Waitrose.

article 30 July 2014 World, South Africa
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Jon Snow by Hugh Masekela: trumpeter, composer, activist - video

South African artist Hugh Masekela, at 75, in both person and performance he continues to cast his spell on a musical journey, which came of age during the long struggle to end apartheid.

video 30 July 2014 UK

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Are driverless cars just around the corner? - video

In less than six months, Britain's roads will see the arrival of the first driverless cars. Trials are to begin in three cities in the new year. Home Affairs Correspondent Andy Davies reports.

video 30 July 2014 World, Israel

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Hamas: 'Israel started this conflict in 1948' - video

Jon Snow talks to Hamas' foreign affairs spokesman Osama Hamdan and asks him why his fighters do not stop their rocket attacks on Israel in order to prevent further civilian deaths in Gaza.

post 30 July 2014
Read more from Paul Mason on his blog #AskMason: your questions on Israel-Gaza conflict

#AskMason - your questions for Paul Mason, reporting for Channel 4 News in Gaza on latest clashes between Hamas and the Israeli Defence Force.

article 30 July 2014 UK
A major fire engulfs Eastbourne pier in Sussex. (Ant Miller/Twitter)
Eastbourne pier - aerial video shows scale of huge fire

Cordelia Lynch reports from Eastbourne, where the famous Victorian pier has been partially destroyed by fire.

video 30 July 2014 World, Israel

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Israeli politician denies 'little snake' Palestinian post

Ayelet Shaked, a far-right Jewish Home party member, tells Channel 4 News she denies calling Palestinian children "little snakes" and apparently endorsing mass deaths on Facebook.

post 30 July 2014
Read more from John Sparks on the World News blog Vietnamese communists call for end to... Vietnamese communism

We don't spend much time talking about Vietnam, other than its allure as a holiday destination. But the time has come to talk about politics in this sickle-shaped nation.

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