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      US and EU expand sanctions on Russia

      President Barack Obama says new, co-ordinated sanctions from the US and EU will continue to make Russia's "weak economy even weaker".

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      Israel steps up bombardment of Gaza

      More than 100 Palestinians die, officials say, as Israel intensifies its Gaza bombardment and warns of a long conflict ahead.

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      Bank of England bonus clawback plan

      The Bank of England is expected to unveil on Wednesday a plan which may see rule-breaking bankers return bonuses up to seven years after being awarded them.

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      Boyfriend killed six-week-old baby

      A man who killed his girlfriend's six-week-old baby by battering him with a shoe and plastic bottle is found guilty of manslaughter.

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      Migration changes 'to put UK first'

      A series of changes to restrict benefits to some EU migrants is unveiled as David Cameron warns people who are in the UK illegally "we will find you, we will send you home".

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      Diesels face £10 pollution charge

      Plans to charge drivers of diesel cars about £10 to drive into central London to tackle high levels of air pollution, are being considered.

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      Hillsborough police note 'vanished'

      A note of a crucial radio message to the police control box at Hillsborough "vanished from the record", the inquests into the disaster hear.

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      Twitter shares surge on user growth

      Social networking service Twitter reports a second-quarter loss of $145m but better than expected user growth, sending shares surging over 35%.

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      Last Hiroshima bomb crew member dies

      The last surviving member of the team which dropped a nuclear bomb on Hiroshima, Theodore Van Kirk, has died aged 93.

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      MH17 parents 'angry and frustrated'

      The parents of one of the MH17 crash victims say after meeting David Cameron they are "angry and frustrated" at not knowing what has happened to their son's body.

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      Source: BBC International