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Sharp falls in China's property market
Sending an international military mission to secure the crash site of MH17 in eastern Ukraine would be "unrealistic", Dutch PM Mark Rutte says.
Dozens of deaths have been reported in Libya, amid fierce fighting in Benghazi and near the airport in the capital Tripoli.
Scientists have found a key cluster of nerve cells that can stop food consumption, according to research in mice.
Italy's Vincenzo Nibali wraps up his first victory in the three-week race as Marcel Kittel wins the final stage in Paris.
More than 500 homes and about 1,200 residents have been evacuated in an area east of the California state capital Sacramento due to a wildfire.
Seventeen people are taken to hospital after a car ploughs into a crowd during a car 'cruising' event in Plymouth.
England captain Alastair Cook falls five runs short of his first Test century for 14 months in the third Test against India.
Hours after Hamas announces a ceasefire in Gaza, Palestinian militants resume firing rockets into Israel and Israel rejects the pause.
Lewis Hamilton fights up from a pit lane start to finish third as Daniel Ricciardo wins a sensational Hungarian GP.
England's Adam Gemili records the fastest time in the men's 100m heats to qualify for Monday's semi-finals.
Two fast-moving wildfires in California threaten homes and could result in the evacuation of hundreds of people, officials say.
Liverpool call off their £8.5m move for QPR's striker Loic Remy amid reports that he failed a medical in the United States.
Cameroon says Boko Haram militants have abducted the wife of the country's deputy prime minister and a religious leader in the north.
Dutchwoman Marianne Vos wins the inaugural one-day La Course race in Paris, with Briton Lizzie Armitstead crashing out late on.
Musician Peter Gabriel says that his world music label can be sustained for a further 25 years, despite the decline in physical music sales.
A giant marionette show commemorating World War One has drawn to a close as the giants sail away down the River Mersey.
Profit warnings from UK companies have hit a three-year high despite the continuing recovery in the wider economy, a report finds.
British people in Libya should leave the country immediately because of growing instability there, the Foreign Office says.
Australia's Michael Shelley wins gold in the men's marathon, while Kenya's Flomena Cheyech Daniel wins the women's race.