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At least 40 Palestinians were wounded and four killed by Israeli air strikes in the Gaza Strip today, a Palestinian medical officials said.
Israeli forces carried out more than 25 air strikes in Gaza while more than 80 rockets were fired from Gaza into Israel, according to reports.
There were chaotic scenes in hospitals in Gaza City as the conflict raged for a fourth day since the latest ceasefire broke down on Tuesday.
More than 2,070 Palestinians have since been killed in the conflict, most of them civilians, while large areas of Gaza have been destroyed. Sixty-four Israeli soldiers and four civilians in Israel have been killed.
This photo shows the aftermath of a mortar attack launched from the Gaza Strip which killed an Israeli child.
More than 80 rockets were fired from Gaza into Israel, wounding people at a synagogue in Ashdod and two others in Beersheba and Sderot, Israeli police said.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said he is deeply concerned at reports of a Russian aid convoy entering Ukraine without permission from the nation's government.
Ban's spokesman Stephane Dujarric said in a statement: "While recognizing the deteriorating humanitarian situation, any unilateral action has the potential of exacerbating an already dangerous situation in eastern Ukraine."
The NHS is planning to rapidly expand the number of people in 'doctor's assistant' roles but some patient groups say the move could encourage hospitals to use them in place of fully-qualified doctors.
Physician associates are usually science graduates who have two years of intense training and they already perform a number of important tasks such as examining patients and ordering and interpreting tests.
ITV News reporter Harry Smith reports:
The White House has called a Russian convoy's move into Ukraine a "flagrant violation" of the country's sovereignty and urged Russia to remove it or face more economic sanctions.
White House deputy national security Ben Rhodes told reporters that sending the convoy into Ukraine adds to the escalation of the conflict "in a dangerous way."
The United States plans to discuss the situation with the UN Security Council later today, he added.
Hamas clearly wanted publicity. Not only were these public executions - they allowed photographs to be taken. Most of the images are too gruesome to show.
Obviously these public executions do nothing for the Palestinian cause in the international court of public opinion, but they do illustrate why Hamas has such a stranglehold over Gaza.
One of the recurring questions throughout this war is: How much support does Hamas actually have? Well this ruthless display explains why there are so few dissenting voices.?
First Minister Alex Salmond faces renewed criticism over his plan to keep the pound if Scotland votes for independence in the upcoming referendum.
HSBC chairman Douglas Flint has warned a new currency arrangement could be "fraught with danger".
ITV News Correspondent Martin Geissler reports:
Malky Mackay took the further step of apologising for his offensive text messages in a television interview this evening.
He admitted sending three messages, which he described as "completely unacceptable," but insisted he was "no racist" and "no homophobe".
But there is still no word from Richard Bevan, chief executive of the League Managers Association which was forced to apologise for the wording of a statement that appeared to defend the messages as "friendly banter".
ITV News Sports Correspondent Ian Payne reports:
As the hunt continues for the extremist who murdered journalist James Foley, there is a renewed urgency on preventing the radicalisation of young British Muslims.
The on-screen beheading by the apparently British jihadist has cast a new light on the 500 Britons believed to have travelled to Syria and Iraq to fight with terrorist groups.
ITV News Political Correspondent Carl Dinnen reports:
The number of people killed in the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has risen to 1,427 according to the World Health Organisation.
In its latest update the WHO reported 142 new suspected, probable and confirmed cases of Ebola and 77 more deaths from the four affected countries - Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone.