Gaza crisis: UN calls for ceasefire

The UN's secretary general Ban Ki-moon has called for an immediate ceasefire as Israel's pounding of Gaza enters its sixth day. Daybreak's Louisa James reports.

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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.