28 July 2014 Last updated at 18:55

UN calls for immediate Gaza trucePalestinians mark Eid in Rafah, 28 July

The UN Security Council calls for an "immediate and unconditional humanitarian ceasefire" in Gaza after the quietest night in weeks.


A UK passportPassport workers go on strike

Hundreds of passport workers are striking over staffing and pay, with the government saying their action could threaten people's holidays.

A woman holding her head in her handsDomestic abuse law planned - Labour

Labour would bring in laws on domestic violence to prevent abusive partners avoiding prosecution, the shadow home secretary says.

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Fracking facilityBeauty spots still at fracking 'risk'

Government guidance that fracking licences can only be issued for beauty spots in "exceptional circumstances" receives a mixed response from campaigners.

Parking wardenRAC urges parking funds transparency

Councils should show where they are spending the money they raise on parking fees as motorists see higher charges, says the RAC.

Border between Israel and GazaIsraeli and Palestinian women on Gaza conflict

Two women - one a Palestinian living in Gaza, the other an Israeli from near Jerusalem - describe how the conflict between Israel and Palestinian militants is affecting their lives.

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