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article 01 August 2014 World, Israel
Gaza: uneasy ceasefire agreed - watch live
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A three-day humanitarian truce, brokered by the US and the UN, begins on Friday morning as both sides agree to travel to Cairo to discuss a longer-term solution.

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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.

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Gaza truce & talks planned - if the ceasefire holds: video

US Secretary of State John Kerry says Hamas and Israel have agreed a three-day truce and talks will begin in Cairo once authorities are sure the ceasefire is holding.

post 01 August 2014
Read more from Lindsey Hilsum on her blog Thought WWI was history? In the Middle East, think again

Europeans may think WWI is history, but people in the Arab world are still living with the fury and violence the conflict caused.

video 31 July 2014 UK

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Beyond the Games: who wants the Commonwealth? - video

Is there a sense in Glasgow that - not just the Games - but the Commonwealth itself is a bit underwhelming? Sports Correspondent, Keme Nzerem, takes the political temperature there.

video 31 July 2014 UK

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Will energy profits plummet or double? - video

Ofgem claims energy firms will double their profits but the British Gas owner Centrica says its profits have gone down. So, who's right? CNBC's UK Business Editor Helia Ebrahimi assesses the evidence.

video 31 July 2014 UK

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Public Health England in diabetes warning - video

Public Health England is asking all of us to measure our waistlines and says that anything over 40 inches for men or 35 for women means we have a "very high risk" of developing type 2 diabetes.

video 31 July 2014 UK

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Welcome to 'Britain's Sistine Chapel' - video

Jon Snow visits the Sandham Memorial Chapel, which houses Stanley Spencer's iconic depictions of life on the frontline in WWI - along with Spencer's two daughters.

video 31 July 2014 World, Israel

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Israeli and Palestinian mothers debate Gaza conflict - video

"This is a war against the essence life" says Adeem in Gaza, "I will first and foremost defend my children" says Jamie in Israel. Two mothers, one from each side of the Gaza conflict, debate.

article 31 July 2014 World, Israel
Bisan in Gaza
by At Gaza mosque ruins with families living among debris

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.

article 31 July 2014 World, Guinea
News
The deadly spread of Ebola - 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
News
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
News
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.

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