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Brownlee brothers share their 'thanks' at race support

Commonwealth gold and silver medal winners Alistair and Jonny Brownlee have tweeted their thanks for the support they received, with silver medal winner Jonny saying it was a "tough race."


Delighted with today's race, thanks for all the support out there.


Commonwealth silver medal!!! Very tough race today in sunny Scotland. Went hard on the swim and bike, then gave it what I could on the run

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Brownlee brothers celebrate gold and silver wins

Triathlete Alistair Brownlee won gold today while his brother Jonny took silver in the triathlon at Strathclyde Country Park, wrapping up a dream day for the pair.

Englands Alistair Brownlee (right) with his brother Jonathan.
Englands Alistair Brownlee (right) with his gold medal after winning the Men's Triathlon with brother Jonathan who won silver. Credit: Andrew Milligan/PA
England's Alistair Brownlee
England's Alistair Brownlee celebrates winning gold on the home straight. Credit: Andrew Milligan/PA

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England take silver in the cycling team pursuit

England's cycling team could only manage silver in the cycling team pursuit today, taking on Australia who won gold.

Sir Bradley Wiggins led the team in the 4000m team pursuit, but Team England were well adrift at the 3500m mark in the race.

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England's Sir Bradley Wiggins leads the England Team pursuit squad Credit: Tim Ireland/PA

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Attack on school 'underscores need to end violence'

An attack on a UN-run school in Gaza "underscores the need to end the violence", a spokesperson for US Secretary of State John Kerry said.

At least 16 people - including women and children - were killed in the shelling.

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the incident, blaming a "massive Israeli assault" for the atrocity.

Latest updates: ITV News witnesses aftermath of UN school attack in Gaza


Identifying MH17 victims will take 'weeks and months'

The grim identification of victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 will take "weeks and months", a British official taking a leading role in the disaster investigation has told ITV News.

ITV News Correspondent Rohit Kachroo tweeted:


I just spoke with a British investigator who has travelled to the Netherlands to take a leading role in the #MH17 investigation


He tells ITV News: "I'm confident that we will identify them but we're talking in terms of weeks and months, but not days certainly"

'Young and naive' Lampard sorry for post-9/11 abuse

Frank Lampard told ITV News he regrets drunkenly abusing Americans in the wake of the September 11 attacks, admitting he "was young and naive".

New York City FC's Frank Lampard.
New York City FC's Frank Lampard. Credit: Mike Egerton/PA Wire

The midfielder, who has joined New York City FC, said: "I was young and naive...and now have some regrets about what I did.

"I categorically didn't set out to insult anyone and have badly tried for 13 years at Chelsea to be a good man on and off the pitch and I want everyone to see that I have improved.

"The most important thing to say is, I did not set out to hurt anyone. I was misrepresented by the British newspapers at the time.

"I will go to the 911 memorial to pay my respects and to show New Yorkers who I am and to apologise."

Read: Lampard faces New York hostility over 9/11 behaviour

Stimpson's sister praises 'fantastic' Jodie after gold win

The sister of Jodie Stimpson said it was "fantastic" but hard to watch the end of the race, after her sister won triathlon gold at the Commonwealth Games.

Speaking to ITV News, Carrie Stimpson said she almost missed it, turning around just as sister Jodie crossed the finish line:

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