Blair: We must use what 'influences we have'

Middle East Peace Envoy Tony Blair has told ITV News it was important to use "what persuasion and influences we have to try and calm the situation and get it de-escalated".

You can see Julie Etchingham's interview with Tony Blair on ITV News at Ten.

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Israel-Hamas ceasefire deal

Egypt has announced a ceasefire agreement between Israel and Hamas that is set to begin at 7pm UK time. The announcement was made by the Egyptian foreign minister in Cairo alongside US Secretary if State Hillary Clinton.