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Gaza: at least 19 killed and 90 injured as another UN school is hit

The Guardian - ‎15 minutes ago‎
At least 19 Palestinians were killed and about 90 injured early on Wednesday when a UN school sheltering displaced people was hit by shells during a second night of relentless bombardment that followed an Israeli warning of a protracted military campaign.
'Humanitarian window' under way in Gaza after UN facility hit
Israeli military offers four-hour humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza
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Just imagine what Hamas could have done for the residents of Gaza if it used the resources for development instead of terror. Hamas exploits the residents of Gaza by investing supplies in its underground terror network, which it created to attack Israel. #humanshields #hamasterrorists #israelunderfire
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Russian bank subsidiaries in EU to escape sanctions-sources

Reuters - ‎23 minutes ago‎
VIENNA/BRUSSELS, July 30 (Reuters) - Russian bank subsidiaries based in the European Union will be exempt from EU economic sanctions designed to choke off finance for big state-owned Russian lenders, sources familiar with the discussions told ...
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India landslide: At least 10 killed and up to 150 missing after homes crushed in ...

The Independent
11 minutes ago
Written by
Kashmira Gander
A landslide in a rural part of western India has killed 10 people and trapped up to 150, after heavy rainfall caused thick mud to crush thatched huts and brick houses on Wednesday.
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Ebola virus outbreak: live

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎6 minutes ago‎
... • Spread of Ebola 'very serious threat' to UK, Philip Hammond says • Hammond chairs emergency meeting on Britain's defences • Chief scientist says Ebola 'potential major threat' to Britain • Man tested in Birmingham, second visited UK hospital over fears
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Euopean Space Agency rocket launches to take supplies to ISS

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎53 minutes ago‎
An Ariane 5 ES heavy rocket lifted off from South America late on Tuesday bearing Europe's fifth and final robot supply ship for the International Space Station (ISS), mission control said.
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DRIVERLESS CAR TERROR SQUADRONS to hit Britain in 2015

Register - ‎7 minutes ago‎
Driverless cars are set to prowl the streets of Blighty by next January as Westminster prepares new rules to allow autonomous vehicles on the public highways of this sceptr'd isle.
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More violence in China's Xinjiang, prominent academic indicted

Reuters UK - ‎15 minutes ago‎
BEIJING (Reuters) - China formally indicted a prominent ethnic Uighur professor for separatism on Wednesday, as security forces flooded into the far western region of Xinjiang amid more reports of violence following what the government called a terrorist ...
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Temporary ceasefire near Tripoli blaze, more diplomats flee Libya chaos

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Rival militias fighting for control of Tripoli airport agreed on Wednesday to a temporary ceasefire to allow firefighters to try to control a huge blaze at a fuel depot hit by a rocket.
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Wallis dubs hack probe 'vindictive'

Belfast Telegraph - ‎24 minutes ago‎
Former News of the World deputy editor Neil Wallis said he is "devastated" to face a "swingeing, indiscriminate charge" of conspiring to hack phones, more than a year after he was told he would face no further action.
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Alfie Sullock death: Babysitter who killed girlfriend's child receives nine year jail ...

The Independent
1 hour ago
Written by
Adam Withnall
A man who killed his girlfriend's six-week-old baby while the mother was out with her friends has been jailed for nine years. Michael Pearce repeatedly hit Alfie Sullock with a shoe and a plastic bottle before texting mother Donna Sullock to “reassure” her that ...
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Bank of England imposes 7-year bonus clawback on errant bankers

Reuters UK - ‎20 minutes ago‎
LONDON (Reuters) - Miscreant bankers face having their bonuses clawed back for up to seven years after their award under measures set out on Wednesday by the Bank of England, as it tightens its regulatory clampdown on wrongdoing in the financial ...
Reckless bankers face bonus losses under new UK rules
Bankers to be held to account with bonus clawback under new plans from the BoE
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Bank Of England's Bonus Clawback Won't Touch Any Bonuses Already Paid Out by + Asa Bennett   The Bank of England has admitted that its bonus clawback scheme, trumpeted as "robust action to tackle inappropriate remuneration", will not apply to any bonuses already awarded to bank staff. The rules governing the clawback mechanism, which will come into effect from next January, will not apply retrospectively, the Bank's Prudential Re...
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Barclays more than halfway through investment bank revamp as profits drop

Financial Times - ‎8 minutes ago‎
Barclays' chief executive said he was more than halfway through a restructuring of its investment bank after reporting interim results that beat expectations and triggered a jump in its share price.
Barclays beats expectations
Barclays Should Bank on Returns at Home
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Barclays H1 Profit Surges, Adj. Profit Down - British lender Barclays Plc Wednesday reported a sharp increase in first-half profit, while adjusted profit declined by currency movements and a fall in Investment Bank income. Antony Jenkins, Group chief executive said, "Performance in the Investment Bank was impacted by the repositioning underway as well as difficult trading conditions in the quarter, but it is where we expected it..." http://ow.ly/2KVCXb
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US Second-Quarter GDP Expands at 4.0% Rate

Wall Street Journal
13 minutes ago
Written by
Nick Timiraos
WASHINGTON—The U.S. economy surged in the second quarter, more than offsetting a first-quarter contraction and putting growth back on an upward trajectory in 2014.
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Greggs on a roll as half-year profits jump 49 per cent following new product ...

This is Money - ‎32 minutes ago‎
Recent turnaround efforts have paid dividends at High Street bakery chain Greggs as the firm reported a healthy 49 per cent jump in its first half underlying profits today.
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House of Lords criticize right to be forgotten laws as 'unworkable and wrong in ...

The Independent
3 hours ago
Written by
James Vincent
So-called 'right to be forgotten' legislation introduced by the European Court of Justice has been described by the House of Lords as both unworkable and undesirable in a new report.
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Watch Sky through your Xbox One

Telegraph.co.uk
23 minutes ago
Written by
Rhiannon Williams
Xbox One owners can stream Sky channels through their consoles for the first time through NOW TV. The Xbox One is the latest console to feature the service, alongside PlayStation 4 and Samsung's flagship handset the Galaxy S5.
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Gamers 'Hearing Voices Long After Playing'

Sky News - ‎4 hours ago‎
More than one in 10 people questioned say they have heard noises or voices after sessions playing video games. 12:46pm UK, Wednesday 30 July 2014.
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Nintendo posts another tough quarter as profits turn to losses

CNET
1 hour ago
Written by
Don Reisinger
The company generated a loss during the three months that ended in June -- a contrast to the small profit a year earlier. by Don Reisinger · @donreisinger; July 30, 2014 6:13 AM PDT.
Nintendo reports worse-than-expected quarterly loss
Nintendo posts a loss despite a boost from Mario
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Nintendo announced today that they have posted an overall loss of 9.4 billion yen due to lower than expected sales of the Nintendo 3DS and the Wii U. The company said that they sold 510K Wii U consoles and 4.39 million units of Wii U software worldwide…
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All-woman superhero films: could they be here by 2019?

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎2 hours ago‎
Guardians of the Galaxy screenwriter Nicole Perlman, the first woman to be credited on a Marvel film, has given an interview fuelling speculation that the studio may be developing a film centred around a female superhero.
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Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb - new trailer and poster

Den Of Geek - ‎9 minutes ago‎
Ben Stiller returns in the third and final Night At The Museum film, Secret Of The Tomb. The new trailer and poster are here... "Kiss my staff," says an admirably dead-pan Ben Kingsley in the new trailer for the latest Night At The Museum sequel, Secret Of The ...
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Football - Everton close in on Lukaku

Yahoo Eurosport UK - ‎29 minutes ago‎
Everton appear to be closing in on a club-record transfer for striker Romelu Lukaku. 2 minutes ago PA Sport. 0 shares. Reports in the Belgium international's homeland suggest a five-year contract has been agreed and although Everton have not commented, ...
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Usain Bolt cheers on Jamaica's netball team at the Commonwealth Games as he ...

Daily Mail - ‎3 minutes ago‎
Usain Bolt put claims of him calling the Commonwealth Games 'a bit s***' to one side on Wednesday morning, taking time out in Glasgow to watch Jamaica in the netball.
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England 80-2 (and 569-7d) at lunch vs India (330 all out)

Reuters UK - ‎2 hours ago‎
England were 80 for two at lunch on the fourth day of the third test at Southampton on Wednesday, leading by 319 runs. Scores: Scores: England 80-2 & 569-7 declared (Bell 167, Ballance 156, Cook 95) v India 330 (Rahane 54, Dhoni 50, Anderson 5-53, ...
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Hockey: New Zealand v Canada

BBC Sport - ‎32 minutes ago‎
She has had to battle through several matches already at Glasgow, but Wales' Megan Phillips finally books her spot in the second round of the women's singles.
Glasgow 2014: England in hockey semi-finals after eliminating Scotland
Commonwealth Games: England reach women's hockey semi-finals in Glasgow
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Our Day 6 #Glasgow2014  blog is now LIVE.  Follow all the latest news and results here - http://bit.ly/1s3ywqG  Heartache at Glasgow Green as Scotland go down 2-1 to England's women at hockey and are denied a semi final place. Scots teenager James Healty successfully negotiates his opening dive at the Royal Commonwealth Pool, as he picks up a mark of 54.60.

'They were showing off for everyone': Dolphins' spectacular show as they frolic in ...

Daily Mail - ‎19 hours ago‎
This is the astonishing moment holidaymakers watched wild dolphins put on a show for them just yards away from a Cornish beach. Sunseekers in Gwithian, near St Ives in Cornwall, were amazed to see three dolphins leaping out of the water close to people ...
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'Quantum Cheshire Cat' becomes reality

BBC News - ‎3 hours ago‎
Scientists have for the first time separated a particle from one of its physical properties - creating a "quantum Cheshire Cat".
The Quantum Cheshire Cat: A New Kind of Quantum Paradox
'Cheshire cat' effect divides a particle from its speed
Karin Frauenfeld
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Scientists have for the first time separated a particle from one of its physical properties - creating a "quantum Cheshire Cat". The phenomenon is named after the curious feline in Alice in Wonderland, who vanishes leaving only its grin. Researchers took a beam of neutrons and separated them from their magnetic moment, like passengers and their baggage at airport security. They describe their feat in Nature Communications. The same sepa...
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Sharp cuts leave NHS mental health services unable to cope, GPs say

The Independent
25 minutes ago
Written by
Charlie Cooper
Family doctors have warned of the deteriorating state of mental healthcare in England, after a survey revealed that one in five had seen a patient come to harm because they could not get specialist help.
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Forget five-a-day, six-a-day or seven-a-day... are we overdosing on healthy ...

WalesOnline - ‎1 hour ago‎
Giving our children a healthy and balanced diet isn't as simple as it sounds, with many foods laced with hidden sugars, salt and fat.
Eat 5 servings of fruit, veggies for a healthy heart - by Kounteya Sinha
Five-a-day IS all you need, says Harvard: Study questions British research ...
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Eating More Than Five Portions Of Fruit And Vegetables Per Day Has 'No Effect' On Death Risk Health experts recently advised us we should be eating more than five portions of fruit and veg per day - but new research shows upping our intake may not help us when it come to fighting death. Consuming five portions of fruit or vegetables each day is linked to a lower risk of premature death but eating more portions appears to have no furthe...
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Number of people diagnosed with dementia soars by 60% in just SEVEN years

Daily Mail - ‎19 minutes ago‎
The number of people diagnosed with dementia has soared by 62 per cent in the last seven years, new figures show. An ageing population, improved diagnosis and better awareness could all be reasons why, experts said today.
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