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Thousands flee northern Gaza after Israel warnings

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Israel

Manchester protesters march against BBC coverage and Gaza bombings

<b>Hundreds of people staged demonstrations to protest against the BBC's coverage of the conflict in the Middle East - and the conflict itself.</b><p>Campaigners waving placards amassed outside the BBC's Salford offices on Saturday.<p>They were angry at what they claim is a pro-Israeli "bias" in the …

Middle East

Israel-Gaza conflict: William Hague calls for ceasefire but says Israel 'has the right to defend itself'

William Hague has said Israel has the “right to defend itself” against rocket attacks from Gaza after urging Palestinian and Israeli leaders to …

Israel

Israel launches ground offensive in Gaza as air strikes continue

Israeli strikes in central Gaza city are "intensifying", according to reports.<p>NBC News' Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel tweeted:<p>Israeli …

UN calls for Israel-Gaza ceasefire

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Israel

The Week in Review: Violence in Gaza

Since the murder of three Israeli teenagers in the West Bank last month, simmering tensions between Israel and Palestine have risen to a boil. …

Medical crisis in Gaza as conflict endures

Patients being treated on the floor, because emergency rooms are overcrowded, medical sources say. Medicines running low. And, according to a Health Ministry spokesman, fuel shortages such that only half the available ambulances can run and the generators powering lights in hospitals might only …

Israel

China formally eases one-child policy

<b>China's top legislature has formally adopted a resolution easing the country's one-child policy, the state news agency Xinhua reports.</b><p>The Standing Committee of the National People's Congress passed a resolution allowing couples to have two children if either parent is an only child.<p>A proposal to …

China

BBC - GCSE Bitesize: Case study: China

Case study: China<p>Cyclists in Beijing, China<p>In the late 1970s, the Chinese government introduced a number of measures to reduce the country's birth rate and slow the population growth rate. The most important of the new measures was a <b>one-child policy</b>, which decreed that couples in China could only …

China

Did China's one-child policy actually reduce population growth?

China made huge headlines late last month when it decided to ease its famous "one-child policy" after more than three decades. The policy, requring …

Demographics

Urban population boom poses massive challenges for Africa and Asia

The UN predicts that two-thirds of the world will live in cities by 2050, with 90% of growth taking place in the global south<p>Two-thirds of the world's population will live in cities by 2050, posing unique infrastructural challenges for African and Asian countries, where 90% of the growth is …

China's one-child policy to change in the new year

The Chinese government yesterday formalised its decision to amend authoritarian laws banning families from having more than one child, potentially …

China

Latin America Population and Settlement

Demography Rap

Rivers | Earth processes | OneGeology Kids | eXtra

All of the earth's rivers contain only about 0.0001% of the earth's water . That doesn't sound like very much, but rivers can do some amazing …

Conserving the Coast - About

What will be the future of the Jurassic Coast? That depends on us.<p>The coast is where land, sea and sky meet. It is a dynamic landscape where drama is …

Coastal Protection Methods

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UK floods: River levels rise as rain and wind sweep in

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Weather

BBC - GCSE Bitesize: Caves, arches, stacks and stumps

Caves, arches, stacks and stumps<p>Platform, arch, cave and stack<p>Weathering [<b>weathering</b>: <i>The gradual breakdown of rocks due to the effects of weather.</i> ] and erosion<b>erosion</b>: <i>Erosion is the process whereby rock or soil is worn away by the action of the wind, waves or water.</i> can create caves, arches, …

Geology