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Israel and Hamas truce under way

Israel and Hamas begin an unconditional 72-hour ceasefire after 24 days of fighting, as talks on a more permanent truce are due in Cairo.


Breaking newsRebels ambush convoy in east Ukraine

Separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine ambush a government troop column, killing at least 10 soldiers, close to the site where flight MH17 crashed.

DNADNA project 'to make UK world leader'

A project aiming to revolutionise medicine by unlocking the secrets of DNA is under way in centres across England.

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