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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will arrive in Glasgow today to watch the fifth day of action at the Commonwealth Games.
The royal couple will watch alongside Prince Harry at a number of events.
Spectators will be able to watch athletics, badminton, boxing, gymnastics, hockey, lawn bowls, netball, shooting, squash, swimming, table tennis and weightlifting.
The equivalent of the entire population of Glasgow passed through the city's main train station during an action-packed weekend at the Games.
The UN Security Council will meet at midnight to discuss the ongoing conflict in Gaza.
Some 1,030 Palestinians, mostly civilians, and 46 Israelis have been killed since the violence began nearly three weeks ago.
In a draft statement ahead of the meeting, the Security Council called for Israel and Hamas to "accept and fully implement a humanitarian ceasefire into the Eid period and beyond".
The council expressed "grave concern regarding the deterioration in the situation as a result of the crisis related to Gaza and the loss of civilian lives and casualties".
US President Barack Obama yesterday called for an "immediate and unconditional ceasefire" in a phone call with Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Industrial action by passport office workers "will jeopardise holidays" as efforts to process the backlog of applications continue, the Government has said.
A Home Office spokesperson said:
– Home Office spokesperson
We are disappointed the PCS leadership has called this strike given that HMPO has been in discussions with the union on their issues of concern.
Holding a strike at this stage is irresponsible and will only inconvenience our customers and jeopardise their holidays.
We strongly urge PCS to reconsider this action which is not in the interests of staff or the general public they are dedicated to serving.
HM Passport Office staff know how important it is to hard-working people and their families to receive their passports in time for their summer holidays.
Thousands of passport workers will join a strike in a row over staff shortages as efforts to clear an ongoing backlog continued.
The Passport Office said the highest demand for applications in 12 years caused the long delays in processing passports.
Extra staff had to be drafted in to cope, while Home Secretary Theresa May was forced to apologise to those affected.
The Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS) said poor staffing levels were partly responsible for the backlog of passport applications, claiming numbers had dropped by more than 300 since 2010.
Bumping fists instead of shaking hands could reduce the spread of infectious diseases, researchers have suggested.
Fist bumps are more hygienic as a result of its speed and smaller contact area, academics at Aberystwth University said.
Researchers used thick rubber gloves and a layer of the bacteria E.coli before exchanging handshakes, high fives and fist bumps to determine which greeting was the cleanest.
High doses of the bug were transferred during a handshake, but that was reduced by more than half during a high five and 90% when bumping fists.
"People rarely think about the health implications of shaking hands. But if the general public could be encouraged to fist bump, there is a genuine potential to reduce the spread of infectious diseases," Dr Dave Whitworth, senior lecturer at Aberystwyth University, said.
A 20-year-old man has died after lightning struck 14 people at Venice Beach in Los Angeles and Catalina Island.
Twelve other people were injured on the beach, with one still in a critical condition in hospital.
A 57-year-old man was also hit on a golf course on Catalina Island.
A witness earlier described seeing a "big flash of light and a boom" when the lightning struck.
The GP profession in England has been brought to "its knees" by a lack of investment, doctors' leaders have claimed.
The comments come after the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCPG) predicted patients will be turned away more than 50 million times by GPs in 2015.
Dr Helen Stokes-Lampard, RCPG honorary treasurer, said:
– Dr Helen Stokes-Lampard
No GP wants to turn away a single patient - but surgeries are being faced with no choice because they don't have the resources to cope with the increasing number of older people who need complex care, whilst also meeting the needs of families and people of working age.
The profession has been brought to its knees both by a chronic slump in investment and the fact that there are now simply not enough family doctors to go around.
The Government must urgently move to increase investment in general practice to 11% of the NHS budget by 2017 - and recruit 8,000 family doctors.
Liberia has closed numerous border crossings in a bid to contain the Ebola virus that has killed 660 people across west Africa.
The measures come as a second American citizen working in the country contracted the deadly virus, which has spread across Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Nigeria.
"All borders of Liberia will be closed with the exception of major entry points," Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirlead said.
"At these entry points, preventive and testing centres will be established, and stringent preventive measures to be announced will be scrupulously adhered to."
Figures showing the number of patients expected to be turned away by their GPs are a "shocking indictment" of the "overstretched" system, leading doctors have said.
Research by the Royal College of GPs claimed the number of times patients will be unable to see their doctor will pass the 50 million mark for the first time next year.
The RCGP said if current trends continue, then in 2015:
- Patients in London will be unable to see or speak to a GP or nurse on 10.4 million occasions (increase from 9.3m in 2014)
- Patients in Birmingham and the Black Country will be unable to see or speak to a GP or nurse on 3.2 million occasions (up from 2.9m)
- Patients in Greater Manchester, will be unable to see or speak to a GP or nurse on 3.1 million occasions (up from 2.8m)
- Patients in West Yorkshire will be unable to see or speak to a GP or nurse on 2.3 million occasions (up from 2.2m in 2013/14)
- Patients in Merseyside will be unable to see or speak to a GP or nurse on 1.5 million occasions (up from 1.3m in 2014)
Witnesses have described the aftermath of a lightning strike in California that left 14 people injured, two critically.
Stuart Archer, who was struck while playing volleyball on the beach, said it felt as if someone punched him in the back of the head.
"We went about our game and then all of a sudden, there was a big flash of light and a boom, and it felt like someone punched me in the back of my head," he told KABC-TV.
"It went down my whole side of my right body, and my calves sort of locked up, and I fell over. And I looked up and everybody else was, you know, falling over."
Jerome Williams said the lightning sounded like a "sonic boom", adding: "The majority of the folks that were on the (volleyball) court all felt a little tingly."