The United Nations Security Council is calling for "an immediate and unconditional humanitarian ceasefire" in Gaza during an emergency session.
The victims of domestic abuse are being failed by the Government and their abusers getting away with little more than a "slap on the wrist", claims Labour.
A 20-year-old man has died after lightning struck 14 people during thunderstorms that have swept through Southern California.
Tulisa Contostavlos has revealed she was suicidal after a sting by The Sun on Sunday led to her being charged over drugs allegations.
The US has released satellite images that it claims show rockets have been fired at Ukraine from within Russia.
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Alastair Cook fell agonisingly short of a century, but Gary Ballance did reach three figures as England dominated the opening day of the third Test against India.
Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo claimed his second dramatic and unexpected win of the season in an epic and unpredictable Hungarian GP.
Vincenzo Nibali completed overall victory of the Tour de France by safely negotiating a tense final stage into Paris won by Marcel Kittel.
Liverpool have pulled out of a deal to sign QPR striker Loic Remy, Sky sources understand.
A fast-food worker who shouted at Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin has been taught some r-e-s-p-e-c-t.
Peter Jackson and the cast of final Hobbit film have showed off a teaser trailer for The Battle Of The Five Armies at Comic-Con in San Diego.
American actress Susan Sarandon has revealed that she had a relationship with British pop star David Bowie.
Tulisa Contostavlos has been found guilty of assaulting a celebrity blogger at V Festival in Essex.
Fracking will be only be allowed in national parks and areas of outstanding beauty in "exceptional circumstances", ministers say, as new bidding for shale exploration licences opens.
A trio of heavyweight figures including a former head of the CBI will this week be appointed to scrutinise a Government-led probe into financial markets launched in the wake of a string of major trading scandals.
Tenants in London now pay rents that double those across the rest of Britain, according to new research.
Hundreds of people arriving into Gatwick Airport's South Terminal have faced long delays in picking up their luggage, with many being told to go home without it.
Increasing numbers of private tenants are being evicted or exploited by landlords cashing in on the increase in house prices and the shortage of rented accommodation, according to latest figures.
A man dressed as Spider-Man has been arrested in New York's Times Square after allegedly punching a police officer who told him to stop harassing tourists.
Aerial footage shows a massive dust storm bringing traffic to a standstill in Phoenix, Arizona.
Police in California say a woman who left dolls outside young girls' houses, "terrifying" the local community, is mortified her well-meaning gesture was misconstrued.
Doctors at a US hospital are accused of amputating a man's penis during what was supposed to be a routine circumcision.
Three nude thieves have been captured on CCTV cameras stealing burgers from a southwest Florida eatery.
A British Embassy convoy in Libya has been fired at during an attempted carjacking, as UK nationals were urged to leave the country immediately.
An American doctor working with Ebola patients in Liberia has tested positive for the deadly virus.
A 15-year-old Japanese schoolgirl is being held in police custody after she admitted murdering her classmate and dismembering her body.