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Ebola alert at Birmingham airport as man tested for deadly virus

itv.com — A man has been tested for the deadly virus Ebola after flying into Birmingham Airport from Nigeria. He was taken to hospital by ambulance on Monday ( 28th July) as a precautionary measure after complaining of feeling feverish when leaving the plane which had travelled from Benin via Paris.
Jul 30, 2014

RT @ITVCentral: Ebola alert at Birmingham airport as man tested for deadly virus itv.com/news/central/u…

Jul 30, 2014

RT @ITVCentral: Ebola alert at Birmingham airport as man tested for deadly virus itv.com/news/central/u…

Jul 30, 2014

RT @ITVCentral: Ebola alert at Birmingham airport as man tested for deadly virus itv.com/news/central/u…

Israeli attacks on Gaza Strip leaves 'at least 43 dead'

itv.com — Israeli fire killed at least 43 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, including 20 in a United Nations school, health ministry spokesman Ashraf Al-Qidra said. Israel said it targeted Islamist militants at dozens of sites across the region, while Egyptian mediators prepared a revised ceasefire proposal.
Jul 30, 2014

@itvnews: Gaza: UN relief agency "at breaking point" as 200,000 Palestinians seek shelter itv.co/1o1Kpwr pic.twitter.com/na7lEzwxFC

Jul 30, 2014

Aftermath of shelling at UN school in Gaza refugee camp. One tore through roof of classroom. itv.com/news/story/201… pic.twitter.com/ChnXmYFWNZ

Virgin Atlantic to stop flying over Iraq

itv.com — Cameron meets families of British MH17 victims Virgin Atlantic has joined other airlines in deciding not to fly over Iraq due to safety concerns. Fears that insurgents could fire rockets at passenger planes have been heightened by the recent downing of flight MH17 in Ukraine.
Jul 30, 2014

RT @itvnews: Virgin Atlantic to stop flying over Iraq due to safety concerns itv.co/UKgfSV pic.twitter.com/LOobzUy3cH

Usain Bolt accused of calling Glasgow Games 'a bit s***'

itv.com — Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt has reportedly called the Glasgow Commonwealth Games "a bit s***". The world record holder apparently said he was "not really" having fun in Scotland and said the London 2012 Olympics "were better". Meanwhile, Team Scotland has smashed its previous medals record with five days of the Commonwealth Games still to go.
Jul 30, 2014

Oh dear. Glasgow waits all week for him to arrive and then this: Usain Bolt calls Glasgow Games 'a bit s***' itv.com/news/story/201…

China to reform its rigid Hukou internal passport system

itv.com — China is starting significant reform of one of the most restrictive policies dating back to the Mao era. The Hukou is an internal passport which classes people as either rural or urban. It's probably the largest social engineering project in the world.

Top five headlines you're waking up to

itv.com — Gaza has lost its only power station under Israeli fire in a deadly raid during another day of fighting Public health officials will meet this week to discuss the threat posed to the UK by the world's biggest ever Ebola outbreak Millions of people are putting their health at risk by 'not using holiday insurance', warned a major healthcare provider The government will announce new measures today which will see driverless cars on the streets of Britain in 2015 New research has revealed that more than 77% of pre-packaged salads tested contained more salt than a packet of crisps
Jul 30, 2014

RT @GMB: Deadly raids in Gaza and an update on the spread of Ebola: here are the top headlines you're waking up to today bit.ly/1tqXEua

Eating more than five a day 'has no health benefit'

itv.com — Eating more portions of fruit and veg than the recommended "five a day" has no additional benefit on reducing a person's risk of death, researchers have suggested. Consuming five portions of fruit or vegetables each day is linked to a lower risk of premature death but eating more portions appears to have no further effect, their study concluded.
Jul 29, 2014

RT @itvnews: Eating more than 'five a day' has no additional health benefit, researchers find itv.co/1k69Ldb pic.twitter.com/Tj5KrRXiRd