Lib Dem MP David Ward is accused of making "vile comments" on social media about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Lyse Doucet reports on the hardship of life in Gaza and the importance of Rafah Crossing, on the Gaza Egypt border.
A suicide car bomb has killed at least 21 people at a police checkpoint in Baghdad's Kadhimiya district, Iraqi police say.
High level diplomatic talks are taking place to try to end the violence between Israel and the Palestinians but so far with no breakthrough.
Real Madrid have signed World Cup Golden Boot winner James Rodriguez from French league club Monaco.
An academic working for a British university has been freed after being held for over a month in Tajikistan on suspicion of spying.
Authorities in New York are investigating who raised two large white flags on the towers of the Brooklyn Bridge early on Tuesday.
Apple reports quarterly profits of $7.75bn up 12%, helped by strong sales of its iPhone.
Relatives of soldiers killed in Israel in the on-going fighting with Palestinians have spoken to the BBC as the UN secretary-general calls for an end to the conflict.
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Technology giant Microsoft reports a 7% fall in profits to $4.6bn in the second quarter, hit by a $692m loss at its newly-acquired Nokia handset division.
The wrecked Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia will be towed to its home port Genoa, where it will then be scrapped.
Young couples who send explicit pictures of each other are threatened with prosecution under child sex laws.
A US judge orders Argentina and its creditors to meet "continuously" to avoid the nation defaulting on its debts later this month.
Venezuelan soldiers remove hundreds of families from a notorious 45-storey Caracas skyscraper that dominates the city skyline.
Estimate, a racehorse owned by the Queen, has tested positive for the prohibited substance morphine.
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Experts begin trying to identify the victims of the MH17 plane crash, as Dutch officials say only 200 bodies have arrived from the crash site.
A trio of major British films are to receive their world premieres at this year's Toronto Film Festival, including Stephen Hawking biopic The Theory of Everything.
Contamination and tampering could hamper MH17 investigation