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Graeme Swann says England's "old-style" cricket will not win the 2015 World Cup and that Alastair Cook should give up the one-day game.
Tributes have poured in from the worlds of entertainment and politics following the death of Richard Attenborough.
The family of British Ebola victim William Pooley says he is receiving "excellent care" at the Royal Free Hospital in London.
At least nine people have been killed and and dozens wounded in a suicide bomb attack on a Shia mosque in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, officials say.
A Liberian doctor has died despite taking experimental anti-Ebola drug ZMapp, a minister says.
At least two Palestinians in Gaza are killed by Israeli air strikes amid ongoing rocket attacks on Israel, as Egyptian mediators reportedly propose a new ceasefire deal.
Sony's PlayStation Network, Microsoft's Xbox Live and Blizzard's Battle.net are among services disrupted in an apparent co-ordinated attack.
Algeria suspends football indefinitely following the death of player Albert Ebosse, who was hit by an object thrown by fans.
India's Supreme Court rules that all coal mining licences awarded between 1993 and 2010 are illegal.
Burger King says it is in takeover talks with Tim Hortons, the Canadian coffee and doughnut chain.
Tributes pour in from the worlds of entertainment and politics following the death of filmmaker Richard Attenborough.
The mother of three-year-old Mikaeel Kular is jailed for 11 years after she admitted killing her son and hiding his body in a suitcase.
Marines are searching for three Mexican fishermen missing since their boat capsized in hurricane-tossed seas in the Pacific Ocean.
Mercedes F1 boss Toto Wolff will let Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg cool off before taking any action over their clash at the Belgian GP.
Militant group Boko Haram says it has set up an Islamic state in towns and villages it has seized in Nigeria, but the army rejects the claim as "empty".
England's Alex Hales awaits his one-day international debut as rain delays play in the first ODI against India at Bristol.
Afghanistan's finance minister says the deadlock over the disputed presidential election has cost the economy $5bn.
Italy's navy recovers six bodies after a fishing boat carrying African migrants sank south of Lampedusa in the third fatal incident in as many days.
French PM Manuel Valls presents the resignation of his government amid a cabinet row over economic policies, and is asked to form a new administration.
Shares in Chinese carmarker BYD bounce back after falling by more than 8% in Hong Kong, following worse-than-expected first half results.