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World News Update, what you need to know

7:51am World News Update, what you need to know

Finance News Update, what you need to know

7:23am Finance News Update, what you need to know

Pistorius prosecutor submits summary

2:17am Prosecutors in Oscar Pistorius's murder trial have handed a summary of their arguments to the judge as it moves into its final stages.

No review over Rolf Harris sentence

10:22pm British Attorney General Jeremy Wright says he received 150 complaints asking to review the sentence given to Rolf Harris for being too lenient.

Australia examining 'every option': Bishop

Julian Drape, AAP Europe Correspondent 6:57pm The AFP is working with the Red Cross to collect personal belongings of MH17 victims that have been stored in a Donetsk morgue.

Pistorius trial moves into final phase

4:21pm The murder trial of South African sprinter Oscar Pistorius is moving the trial into its final phase, with the prosecution submitting a summary of its case.

Suzuki recalls 26,000 cars in US

10:03am Suzuki is recalling nearly 26,000 units of its Verona model for the 2004-06 years in the US over a fire risk.

World News Update, what you need to know

World News Update, what you need to know

Finance News Update, what you need to know

Finance News Update, what you need to know

Family want space scientists on MH17 probe

Julian Drape, AAP Europe Correspondent George and Angela Dyczynski have arrived back in Amsterdam following a five-day trip to the MH17 crash site in eastern Ukraine.

Talks aim to get experts to MH17 site

Julian Drape, AAP Europe Correspondent OSCE chief monitor Ertugrul Apakan says there's been some progress regarding a plan to get Australian and Dutch police to the MH17 crash site.

Aussies working to identify the MH17 dead

Julian Drape, AAP Europe Correspondent There are 38 Australian forensic experts evenly split between the Netherlands and Ukraine working to identify the MH17 victims.

NSW mining 'caused Antarctic pollution'

Pollution from industrial activities in southern Australia contaminated Antarctica more than 20 years before explorers reached the South Pole.

World News Update, what you need to know

World News Update, what you need to know

Finance News Update, what you need to know

Finance News Update, what you need to know

Bishop undeterred despite second setback

Julian Drape, AAP Europe Correspondent Australian and Dutch experts have again been prevented from accessing the MH17 crash site where they want to search for any remaining victims.

MH17 remains to become harder to recover

Julian Drape, AAP Europe Correspondent Australian and Dutch forensic investigators have abandoned a planned visit to the MH17 crash site for the second day running.

Britain reopens way for fracking

The UK government has reopened the way for energy firms to conduct drilling for shale gas.

Japan imposes additional Russia sanctions

The Japanese government says it will impose additional sanctions on Russia following the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.

Ukrainians take part control of MH17 site

The Ukrainian army has seized control of part of the vast crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight 17.

Toll mounts as Ukraine clashes intensify

Death toll mounts as clashes intensify in Ukraine

World News Update, what you need to know

World News Update, what you need to know

Finance News Update, what you need to know

Finance News Update, what you need to know

We knew it wasn't going to be easy: Bishop

Julian Drape, AAP Europe Correspondent Fresh fighting between government forces and pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine has delayed a police mission to collect MH17 bodies from the crash site.

Australian teen dies in NZ after fall

Australian teenager James Teague has died in a NZ hospital after falling from a balcony following a drinking session in Queenstown.

AFP visit to MH17 crash site stalled

Julian Drape and staff writers A Dutch-led humanitarian mission to the MH17 crash site, which was to have included Australian police, has been delayed due to fighting in the region.

EU sanctions top Russia officials

New EU sanctions bring to 87 the number of people blacklisted for actions against Ukraine's territorial integrity.

MH17 coffins met by grieving relatives

Julian Drape, AAP Europe Correspondent Thirty-eight coffins transported aboard an Australian C17 Globemaster and a Dutch C130 Hercules have been met by 350 relatives of the victims in Eindhoven.

Hamas agrees to 24-hour truce in Gaza

Ibrahim Barzak & Aron Heller Palestinian militant group Hamas announces a 24-hour ceasefire after Israel ended an earlier truce.

Bishop may return to Kiev to finalise deal

Julian Drape, AAP Europe Correspondent Dutch and Australian military planes are transporting the final 38 coffins containing MH17 remains from eastern Ukraine.