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.

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  1. John Ray

Thunderous explosions heard in Gaza's centre and border

I am hearing a series of thunderous explosions around Gaza City at the moment.

Two enormous explosions were also heard towards the Gaza-Israel border, bringing plumes of orange flames in the sky.

No one here or in Israel, as far north as Tel Aviv, is expecting a quiet night.

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