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MH17 victims arrive in Netherlands ......
The first two planes carrying victims of crashed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 land in the Netherlands where a day of mourning has been declared.

MH17 evidence 'was tampered with' ......
Whitehall sources say information has emerged that MH17 crash evidence was deliberately tampered with, as the plane's black boxes arrive in the UK.

UN warns of Israel Gaza 'war crimes' ......
UN human rights chief Navi Pillay says Israel may have committed war crimes in the Gaza Strip, while also condemning Hamas rocket attacks.

Scores killed in Taiwan plane crash ......
More than 40 people were killed when a TransAsia Airways passenger plane crashed after making a failed emergency landing in Taiwan, local officials say.

Geldof died of heroin overdose ......
TV presenter Peaches Geldof died of a heroin overdose after relapsing from a period of abstinence, a coroner rules.

Dorset News Headlines

Wind farm 'will damage town tourism' ......
A proposed offshore wind farm will have a "huge negative impact on our tourism economy, our residents and our environment", Bournemouth council says.

Staff trained in abuse awareness ......
Councillors in Poole vote to send all council staff on compulsory training to learn about domestic abuse.

Military museum's WWI display opens ......
An exhibition reflecting life in the trenches and commemorating soldiers from the Dorset and Devon regiments who served during World War One opens.

Family of six swans killed in weir ......
A family of six swans are found dead after becoming trapped in a boarded up weir near Dorchester.

Human skull left outside church ......
Detectives appeal for help in tracking down the person who left a human skull outside a church door.