An Israeli army officer gives explanations to journalists during an army organised tour in a tunnel said to be used by Palestinian militants for cross-border attacks, July 25, 2014. REUTERS/Jack Guez/Pool

Netanyahu vows to complete Gaza tunnels destruction

GAZA/JERUSALEM - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, facing international alarm over a rising civilian death toll in Gaza, says he will not accept any ceasefire that stops Israel completing the destruction of militants' infiltration tunnels.  Full Article | Video 

UK's FTSE floored by weak financial stocks 12:34pm BST

LONDON - Britain's top equity index fell on Thursday as a drop at UK bank Lloyds hit financial stocks, while concerns about the impact on Europe from tensions between Russia and Ukraine also kept traders on the back foot.

Shoppers carry bags as they walk along Oxford Street in central London July 25, 2014. REUTERS/Neil Hall

Consumer morale and housing market cool

British consumer morale dipped for the first time in six months in July and house prices stagnated, adding to signs that Britain's rapid economic recovery is cooling slightly.  Full Article 

A logo for Shell is seen on a garage forecourt in central London March 6, 2014. REUTERS/Neil Hall

Shell quarterly profit beats forecasts

Royal Dutch Shell reports a 33 percent increase in quarterly earnings, beating analyst forecasts despite impairments of almost $2 billion after producing more liquids and selling at higher prices.  Full Article 

Medical staff working with Medecins sans Frontieres (MSF) prepare to bring food to patients kept in an isolation area at the MSF Ebola treatment centre in Kailahun July 20, 2014. REUTERS/Tommy Trenchard

How deadly Ebola can spread

For scientists tracking the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa, it's not about complex virology, but about how contagious microbes - like humans - use planes, bikes and taxis to spread.  Full Article 

The new Nexus 7 tablet is demonstrated during a Google event at Dogpatch Studio in San Francisco, California, July 24, 2013. REUTERS/Beck Diefenbach

EU regulators eye Google's mobile software

BRUSSELS/SAN FRANCISCO - European regulators are preparing what could be a stern challenge to Google's mobile software business in the coming months.  Full Article | Factbox 

Manchester United players pose for a team photo before their international soccer friendly match against Los Angeles Galaxy in Pasadena, California July 23, 2014. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Glazers to cut Manchester United stake

The Glazer family will make around $150 million by selling part of its stake in Manchester United, although the deal will leave the Americans firmly in control of the club.  Full Article 

Car bomb attacks kill 21 in Baghdad

Residents in the al-Ameen and Sadr City districts of Baghdad inspect damage caused by car bomb attacks that left 21 dead. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)