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ITV News witnesses aftermath of UN school attack in Gaza

itv.com — '16 dead' after reported Israeli attack on UN school ITV News has witnessed the aftermath of an attack on a UN school in Gaza, which has left at least 16 people dead and dozens more injured.
Jul 24, 2014

RT @geoffhillITV: I've not described a piece as must watch before but @danieljerivers #Gaza report is one of the most moving I've seen itv.com/news/2014-07-2…

Jul 24, 2014

RT @geoffhillITV: I've not described a piece as must watch before but @danieljerivers #Gaza report is one of the most moving I've seen itv.com/news/2014-07-2…

Jul 24, 2014

RT @geoffhillITV: I've not described a piece as must watch before but @danieljerivers #Gaza report is one of the most moving I've seen itv.com/news/2014-07-2…

Jul 24, 2014

I've not described a piece as must watch before but @danieljerivers #Gaza report is one of the most moving I've seen itv.com/news/2014-07-2…

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The haunting faces of those children will stay with me forever

itv.com — '15 dead' after reported Israeli attack on UN school By Dan Rivers: ITV News Correspondent What I witnessed today in the Emergency department of the Kamal Odwan hospital was the most harrowing thing I have ever seen. We'd gone to the hospital at about 3pm to see how that small medical centre had been coping over the past few days.
Jul 24, 2014

RT @danieljerivers: Right final tweet of the day. My blog. Good night all! bit.ly/1pfxc2X

Jul 24, 2014

RT @Stoney_ITV: 'The haunting faces of children will stay with me forever.' @danieljerivers writes from #Gaza itv.co/1z9l33U

Isis orders women of Mosul to undergo genital mutilation

itv.com — Militant group Isis has ordered all girls and women in and around the Iraqi city of Mosul to undergo female genital mutilation, the United Nations said. The "fatwa" issued by the fighters would potentially afflict 4 million women and girls, UN co-ordinator Jacqueline Badcock said, saying the order was "of grave concern".
Jul 24, 2014

But UNHRC farce only for Israel. MT @mike_giglio: UN official: ISIS orders Mosul women to undergo genital mutilation. itv.com/news/update/20…

Jul 24, 2014

RT @mike_giglio: U.N. official: ISIS orders women of Mosul to undergo genital mutilation itv.com/news/update/20…

Jul 24, 2014

RT @mike_giglio: U.N. official: ISIS orders women of Mosul to undergo genital mutilation itv.com/news/update/20…

Jul 24, 2014

U.N. official: ISIS orders women of Mosul to undergo genital mutilation itv.com/news/update/20…

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Why Wales' First World War reluctance did not last long

itv.com — WW1 centenary: Britain remembers If Wales was initially reluctant to sign up to the First World War, it didn't last long. "The Welsh had to be sold the war, they had to be sold the reasons for going to it," says Simon Weston, the former Welsh Guard injured in the Falklands and who now studies Wales' role in the First World War.

'15 dead' after reported Israeli attack on UN school

itv.com — Adnan Abu Hassna, the UN spokesman in Gaza told ITV News that the Israeli military attacked a school acting as a shelter at around 2.30pm this afternoon. The attack is thought to have come from a tank, or artillery. Local media are reporting 15 people have died and 10 have been injured.
Jul 24, 2014

What pain looks like. “@itvnews: 'Those children's haunting faces will stay with me forever' itv.co/1z9iSgy pic.twitter.com/POGBxUV1BP

Jul 24, 2014

RT @itvnews: 'There is nowhere safe for children and their families in #Gaza right now,' Unicef say itv.co/UquRa7 pic.twitter.com/kSgxd9Naee

New York-bound Frank Lampard faces hostility from locals over claims he 'mocked' US tourists after 9/11

itv.com — Frank Lampard's prospective transfer to New York City FC is being met with hostility from some stateside fans after the resurfacing of reports from 2001 which said he was one of four Chelsea players who "mocked" American tourists in the days after 9/11.
Jul 24, 2014

@mirabarhillel @itvnews New York Daily News reminded readers what Lampard & mates did in 2001: itv.com/news/2014-07-2…

Jul 24, 2014

Frank Lampard officially joins New York City FC; papers there brand him '9/11 lout' itv.com/news/2014-07-2… pic.twitter.com/nzHzhhAIKp

Are we still on air?

itv.com — For many of us we'll never experience the stomach churning, cold sweat-inducing nerves that accompany the realisation you're going to appear on television. Sat in front of a fleet of faceless cameras - hot studio lights casting their bright focus on you whilst you tell the nation your story must be utterly terrifying.

Plane goes missing over Africa with 116 aboard

itv.com — A total of 116 people are aboard a missing plane due to land in Algiers, Spanish airline Swiftair says. The company, which operates the airliner, said the Boeing MD83 is thought to contain 110 passengers and six crew. Algeria's state press service says the flight - named AH5017 - went missing 50 minutes after departing from Ouagadougou, capital of Burkina Faso.
Jul 24, 2014

RT @itvnews: Two French fighter jets dispatched to search for missing Air Algerie flight itv.co/1ogOai1

Zoo in Argentina refuses to transfer 'world's saddest polar bear' to Canada despite online campaign

itv.com — Argentina's only remaining captive polar bear will remain in the country despite a petition by almost 700,000 people calling for it to be transferred to Canada. Scientists and animal rights activists have been attempting to move Arturo the 28-year-old bear, from the sweltering Argentine heat of Mendoza to a zoo in Manitoba, so it can enjoy Canada's much cooler climate.
Jul 24, 2014

He's called the world's saddest polar bear — and yet an Argentine zoo is refusing to help his plight. tinyurl.com/pko6ehx #helparturo