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  • Gaza crisis: Two Palestinian demonstrators die in biggest West Bank protests since second intifada -…

    25 July 2014, 9:18 am by: Peter Walker

    At least two Palestinians killed and scores wounded as 10,000 march in West Bank More major protests expected in worst unrest since second intifada Fallout continues from apparent Israeli strike on UN shelter which killed more than 15 How do the events affect…
  • Commonwealth Games: day two - live!

    25 July 2014, 9:18 am by: Daniel Harris

    Follow the action from Glasgow as it unfoldsHighlights and schedule from day two in Glasgow Williams out of Games for doping violationTom Jenkins' best pictures from day oneMo Farah pulls out of Games due to illnessView the medals table hereShare your photos…
  • Gaza violence spreads to West Bank with five Palestinians reportedly killed

    25 July 2014, 9:18 am by: Harriet Sherwood in Jerusalem and Peter Beaumont in Gaza City

    The Israeli military is on high alert in the West Bank, which has declared a 'day of rage' over the crisis in GazaThe violence of the Gaza conflict has spread to the West Bank where five Palestinians have reportedly been killed and scores wounded in the…
  • British TV drama can it compete with the US?

    25 July 2014, 9:15 am by: Mark Lawson

    Line of Duty, Happy Valley and The Honourable Woman have left American TV producers envious. So has British TV finally found its mojo? Continue reading...
  • How to eat: crisps

    25 July 2014, 9:15 am by: Tony Naylor

    Thought you already knew how to eat crisps? Think again. Where do you stand on puffs, gourmet flavours and posh thick chips? And have you ever had a mixed-crisp salad?Crunch, crunch, crunch, rustle, crunch, crunch, scrunch Sorry, *licks fingers, wipes hands on…
  • French mayor ditches anti-gay marriage stance to preside at son's wedding

    25 July 2014, 9:00 am by: Kim Willsher in Paris

    Raymond Bardet, mayor of Haute Savoie village of Ville-la-Grande, says he made exception for son, but 'it won't happen again'For mayor Raymond Bardet, a vehement opponent of same-sex marriage, the question pitted parental love against principle.However, when…
  • Henry and Wenger hold bull session before New York Arsenal reunion

    25 July 2014, 9:00 am by: Graham Parker in Harrison, New Jersey

    Gunners manager dreams of having his old striker for half a game on Saturday, but fellow Frenchman's mind 'is on Salt Lake'In his four years with New York Red Bulls, Thierry Henry has become used to the pre-season summer comings and goings of European teams,…
  • The pervasive power of Rupert Murdoch: an extract from Hack Attack by Nick Davies

    25 July 2014, 9:00 am by: Nick Davies

    In this first extract from his new book, the reporter who broke the phone hacking story looks at Rebekah Brookss 2009 wedding and how it was a perfect display of the nature of Rupert Murdochs hold on British lifeOn a bright Saturday afternoon in the middle of…
  • In China, a single plague death means an entire city quarantined

    25 July 2014, 8:56 am by: Jonathan Kaiman in Beijing

    Tens of thousands of people were trapped in Yumen when officials swiftly locked down the city after a man died of plague, highlighting China's severe approach to the threat from disease How pandemics spread videoThe decision by Chinese authorities to…
  • UK economy finally above pre-crisis peak, as GDP rises by 0.8% in Q2 - business live

    25 July 2014, 8:54 am by: Graeme Wearden

  • The Joy of Six: Roger Federer to Phil Tufnell - ponytailed sportsmen

    25 July 2014, 8:27 am by: Daniel Harris and Nick Miller

    The humble ponytail has been remarkably persistent with sportsmen, but what do they say about the wearer?The mid-90s were a peculiar time: happy hardcore, Happy Gilmore and happy people. But even amongst all that, there was nothing more peculiar than men's…
  • A tale of two Arthurs: Market Basket family feud sparks workers' revolt

    25 July 2014, 8:20 am by: Associated Press in West Bridgewater, Massachusetts

    Grocery workers demand reinstatement of former CEO Arthur T Demoulas, who was fired after Arthur S, his cousin, took controlIt's been called a David v Goliath story, a "Tale of Two Arthurs" and even the "ultimate Greek tragedy," but the characters in this…
  • Tulisa Contostavlos convicted of assaulting celebrity blogger

    25 July 2014, 8:19 am by: Press Association

    Former X Factor judge fined for assault on Savvas Morgan at V Festival in Essex days after collapse of drug trialFormer X Factor judge Tulisa Contostavlos has been convicted of assaulting a celebrity blogger at a music festival.The N-Dubz star said afterwards…
  • Police investigate Pennsylvania gunfight between patient and doctor

    25 July 2014, 8:02 am by: Associated Press in Darby

    Psychiatrist Lee Silverman pulled out his gun and wounded Richard Plotts after Plotts killed caseworker Theresa HuntAuthorities are attempting to determine why a patient fatally shot a caseworker at a hospital complex in a Philadelphia suburb and whether a…
  • Californian man admits on TV to killing burglar

    25 July 2014, 7:40 am by: Associated Press in Long Beach

    Police uncertain whether to recommend charges against Tom Greer, 80, who told TV station he shot fleeing woman in the backAn 80-year-old California man who came home to find two burglars in his house says he shot and killed one of them despite her pleas she…
  • Ed Miliband: if you want a PM who looks good in a photo, don't vote for me

    25 July 2014, 7:30 am by: Patrick Wintour, political editor

    Labour boss tries to reframe debate about his leadership by painting himself as a man of principle, not personality cult Continue reading...
  • Paul Ryan has a big plan to end poverty. It just doesn't include help for women

    25 July 2014, 7:30 am by: Ana Marie Cox

    Can you have a serious discussion about ending poverty without mentioning women? The Republicans' big thinker is going to tryPaul Ryan has broken new ground so often with his various poverty reports and budget policies that he could soon find himself pitching…
  • 'Extreme solar storm' could have pulled the plug on Earth

    25 July 2014, 7:23 am by: Maev Kennedy

    Satellites, power and water supplies would have been hit if billion-ton plasma cloud had erupted from sun a week earlier Continue reading...
  • Arturo Vidal says he will not be joining Manchester United from Juventus

    25 July 2014, 7:22 am by: Guardian staff

    No, no, says midfielder when asked if he is signing for United I dont know if I am staying at Juventus at the momentArturo Vidal has said in Italy that he is not going to sign for Manchester United. The Chilean midfielder, who has just returned from a break…
  • No survivors as Air Algérie wreckage found by French troops in Mali

    25 July 2014, 7:09 am by: Kim Willsher in Paris and Monica Mark, West Africa correspondent

    Hollande confirms military drone discovered downed plane near Burkino Faso border and that all 118 on board perishedPresident François Hollande has announced that French troops have located the wreckage of the Air Algérie flight that disappeared on Thursday…
  • Carrier-based drone offers way forward for US navy subject to squabbling

    25 July 2014, 7:00 am by: Spencer Ackerman in New York

    Revolutionary UCLASS drone that can take off and land from aircraft carriers has been in development for nearly a decadeBarely a year after the world's most sophisticated drone proved it could take off and land on the deck of an aircraft carrier, the project…
  • We should be shamed by the responses to the child refugees on the US border

    25 July 2014, 6:45 am by: Molly Knefel

    The politicians debating how to send back more quickly the kids fleeing violence in Central America are little more than cowardsIn the United States, it seems that childhood is a privilege afforded to only certain people. We only recently ended juvenile…
  • Washington Post's Tehran reporter and three other journalists arrested in Iran

    25 July 2014, 6:23 am by: Saeed Kamali Dehghan

    Jason Rezaian, his wife who works for a UAE-based newspaper, and two American photojournalists detained in unknown locationThe Washington Post's correspondent in Tehran has been arrested along with his Iranian wife and two US photojournalists.Iranian judicial…
  • In this age of culinary Messiahs, we're rubes who need to be taught how to eat

    25 July 2014, 6:15 am by: Elizabeth Gunnison Dunn

    Diners and celebrated chefs should think about what role respect plays in a good meal. Aren't we supposed to enjoy dining out?How exceptional does food need to be to excuse it being served with a side of condescension? Just how much attitude is worth…
  • Chubby Checker and Hewlett-Packard settle penis measurement app lawsuit

    25 July 2014, 6:06 am by: Hannah Jane Parkinson

    Rock'n'roll singer famous for The Twist had been seeking half a billion dollars over the penis-measuring app Continue reading...

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