Medical officials in Gaza City say an Israeli air strike has killed four people who were attending a funeral.

Trust takes UK government to court over badger cull

The Badger Trust is back in court today with a new legal challenge over the British Government’s badger cull policy.

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Hundreds evacuated from area around Iceland volcano

Authorities have evacuated hundreds of tourists from an area north of Iceland's largest glacier amid increased seismic activity around a volcano.

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Senior Hamas leaders killed in Gaza

Islamic militant group Hamas said three of its senior military leaders have been killed in an Israeli air strike in the Gaza Strip.

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Dawkins in Down's Syndrome row

Scientist Richard Dawkins has become embroiled in another Twitter row, claiming it would be “immoral” to carry on with a pregnancy if the mother knew the foetus ...

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Israeli airstrikes pound Gaza

Palestinian police say at least six people were killed when an Israeli airstrike hit a densely populated neighbourhood in the Gaza Strip.

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US Attorney General assures Ferguson citizens

US Attorney General Eric Holder sought to reassure the people of Ferguson about the inquiry into the shooting death of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer. ...

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US mission to rescue Foley failed

US special operations troops went on a secret mission to Syria this summer to rescue American hostages, including journalist James Foley.

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