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Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a Cabinet meeting in Moscow - 30 July 2014 G7 says Russia faces more sanctions

The G7 group of economic powers warns President Putin of further sanctions after Russia called new US and EU penalties "destructive and short-sighted".

Eastbourne Pier on fire Fire rips through Eastbourne Pier

A devastating fire tears through Eastbourne Pier, leaving the structure an "absolute red, molten, mess of flame and smoke".

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Bank of America in 'hustle' case Bank of AMerica flag

Bank of America's Countrywide unit must pay $1.3bn for selling defective home loans to US government mortgage lenders, a New York judge rules.

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Orla Guerin inside Gaza tunnel Inside Gaza militants' tunnel

Dismantling Hamas' tunnel network is the key objective of Israel's offensive in Gaza. The BBC's Orla Guerin was given access by the Israeli military to one tunnel near the Gaza border.

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Why do Americans not buy diesels? Why do Americans not buy diesels?

Diesel engines offer fuel economy and power, but receive little love in the US

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I Love Lucy A way to avoid office burnout?

Some experts insist cutting hours can lead to better quality of work. But where is the science backing up this assertion? BBC Capital investigates.

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