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Rob Williams is Production Editor (Web/Apps) at The Independent. He was formerly Senior Online Reporter. He has worked for The Independent since 2008.

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Palestinians carry bags as they return to check on what is left of their homes and businesses following the Israeli military offensive, close to the Rafah refugee camp, in southern Gaza Strip

Israel-Gaza conflict: Foreign Office investigates reports of British aid worker killed in Gaza

A spokesman said the officials were looking into reports that a British national was killed in Rafah on Sunday

The popular Egyptian resort of Sharm el Sheikh

Sharm el Sheikh resort bug 'leaves 100 British tourists bed-ridden' and many on a drip

Angry holidaymakers took to review site TripAdvisor to express their disgust

Arthur Jones, 73, who went missing in Crete on 19 June

Missing Arthur Jones: Body found in Crete search for missing Denbigh pensioner

Keen hiker has been missing in Crete since June

French government moves to ban militant extremist right-wing Jewish Defence League

Jewish Defence League targeted as tensions over Middle East crisis continue to spill onto streets of Paris

Veteran racing driver killed in crash during classic car race at Silverstone circuit

Denis Welch, 69, died after the accident during a race for pre-1966 Grand Prix cars

Photo taken from the twitter feed of @lukewteth with permission of flash flooding in Wilbury Gardens in Hove as storms hit

Lightning strikes, torrential rain, flash flooding and a 'zombie apocalypse' hail storm cause travel chaos across the south-east

The storms hit the Hove, Brighton and Worthing areas of Sussex at the start of the morning rush-hour, before heading across the south-east

50m patients will be 'turned away' from GP surgeries next year, says Royal College of General Practitioners

Lack of investment is leading to an overstretched service in crisis

The crash site of the MH17 flight between the two villages of Rozsypne and Hrabove

Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Remains of some victims may have been 'vaporised'

Michael Bociurkiw, one of the investigators in Ukraine, said he feared that some of the bodies had been incinerated without a trace

Police hunt man pictured taking 'extreme selfie' just inches from running bulls in Pamplona

The man could now face a fine of £2,400 fine if caught after a local law was passed preventing runners taking pictures while taking part

Luiz Felipe Scoalri holds his hands on his head after watching Brazil succymb to a 3-0 defeat to the Netherlands

World Cup 2014: Luiz Felipe Scolari axed - Reports claim beleaguered manager sacked after disastrous tournament performances

Globo Esporte claims Brazil's football confederation (CBF) have said they will not renew Scolari's contract

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Homeless Veterans appeal

In 2010, Sgt Gary Jamieson stepped on an IED in Afghanistan and lost his legs and an arm. He reveals what, and who, helped him to make a remarkable recovery
Could cannabis oil reverse the effects of cancer?

Could cannabis oil reverse effects of cancer?

As a film following six patients receiving the controversial treatment is released, Kate Hilpern uncovers a very slippery issue
The Interview movie review: You can't see Seth Rogen and James Franco's Kim Jong Un assassination film, but you can read about it here

The Interview movie review

You can't see Seth Rogen and James Franco's Kim Jong Un assassination film, but you can read about it here
Serial mania has propelled podcasts into the cultural mainstream

How podcasts became mainstream

People have consumed gripping armchair investigation Serial with a relish typically reserved for box-set binges
Jesus Christ has become an unlikely pin-up for hipster marketing companies

Jesus Christ has become an unlikely pin-up

Kevin Lee Light, aka "Jesus", is the newest client of creative agency Mother while rival agency Anomaly has launched Sexy Jesus, depicting the Messiah in a series of Athena-style poses
Rosetta space mission voted most important scientific breakthrough of 2014

A memorable year for science – if not for mice

The most important scientific breakthroughs of 2014
Christmas cocktails to make you merry: From eggnog to Brown Betty and Rum Bumpo

Christmas cocktails to make you merry

Mulled wine is an essential seasonal treat. But now drinkers are rediscovering other traditional festive tipples. Angela Clutton raises a glass to Christmas cocktails
5 best activity trackers

Fitness technology: 5 best activity trackers

Up the ante in your regimen and change the habits of a lifetime with this wearable tech
Paul Scholes column: It's a little-known fact, but I have played one of the seven dwarves

Paul Scholes column

It's a little-known fact, but I have played one of the seven dwarves
Fifa's travelling circus once again steals limelight from real stars

Fifa's travelling circus once again steals limelight from real stars

Club World Cup kicked into the long grass by the continued farce surrounding Blatter, Garcia, Russia and Qatar
Frank Warren column: 2014 – boxing is back and winning new fans

Frank Warren: Boxing is back and winning new fans

2014 proves it's now one of sport's biggest hitters again
Jeb Bush vs Hillary Clinton: The power dynamics of the two first families

Jeb Bush vs Hillary Clinton

Karen Tumulty explores the power dynamics of the two first families
Stockholm is rivalling Silicon Valley with a hotbed of technology start-ups

Stockholm is rivalling Silicon Valley

The Swedish capital is home to two of the most popular video games in the world, as well as thousands of technology start-ups worth hundreds of millions of pounds – and it's all happened since 2009
Did Japanese workers really get their symbols mixed up and display Santa on a crucifix?

Crucified Santa: Urban myth refuses to die

The story goes that Japanese store workers created a life-size effigy of a smiling "Father Kurisumasu" attached to a facsimile of Our Lord's final instrument of torture
Jennifer Saunders and Kate Moss join David Walliams on set for TV adaptation of The Boy in the Dress

The Boy in the Dress: On set with the stars

Walliams' story about a boy who goes to school in a dress will be shown this Christmas