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A migrant has died on a freight shuttle trying to reach Britain, Channel Tunnel operator Eurotunnel says.
A record 25.4 million TV viewers in the US watched the Women's World Cup final, the country's biggest ever audience for a football game.
At least 14 people are killed in a gun attack by Islamist group al-Shabab near Kenya's border with Somalia.
BBC director general Tony Hall defends the corporation's decision to take on the cost of free TV licences for people over the age of 75.
A UN tribunal is to begin deliberating whether it can hear a legal challenge over territorial claims in the South China Sea.
Marks and Spencer's recent revival suffers a setback after it reports a fall in sales of general merchandising, which includes clothing.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is to present new proposals at a eurozone emergency summit on his country's growing debt crisis.
The World Health Organization (WHO) lacks the "capacity and culture" to deal with global health emergencies, says the chair of a new independent report on Ebola.
Nick Kyrgios calls Australian Olympic swimming great Dawn Fraser a "blatant racist" after comments on his Wimbledon exit.
Kate Russell looks at some of the games, apps and films available for VR headsets
An Indian woman dies after alleging that she was set on fire by two policemen inside a police station when she refused to pay a bribe.
Five-weight world champion Floyd Mayweather is stripped of the WBO welterweight belt he won from Manny Pacquiao.
The reigning Miss Universe defends keeping her crown despite a row between the pageant owner Donald Trump and her home country Colombia.
The world's oldest man, Japanese supercentenarian Sakari Momoi, dies in a Tokyo care home at the age of 112.
New rules aimed at reducing Brazil's high number of caesarean births come into force.
Shops in England and Wales could be allowed to open for longer on Sundays, under plans to be unveiled by Chancellor George Osborne.
Asian markets head higher, recovering losses made a day earlier on fears that Greece would exit the eurozone, after voting no to bailout conditions.
Hundreds of thousands of people gather in the Ecuadorean port city of Guayaquil to greet Pope Francis as he arrives to celebrate an open-air mass.
A St Paul's Cathedral service and a wreath laying ceremony will take place later to mark the 10th anniversary of the attacks that killed 52 people on London's transport network.
Commemorations are taking place to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second Sino-Japanese War in 1945 - the biggest war in Asia in the 20th Century.