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China warns foreign countries against "meddling" in Hong Kong's politics ahead of a crucial announcement on the territory's election process.
Pickleball is a racquet sport that combines badminton, tennis and table tennis.
George Galloway leaves hospital after being treated for injuries he suffered in an attack that his spokesman believes was prompted by the MP's views on Israel.
EU leaders are to meet in Brussels to consider how to respond to Russia following accusations that its troops are fighting inside Ukraine.
A group of Philippine peacekeepers trapped by rebels in the Syrian Golan Heights are "under attack", the Philippine defence minister says.
Netherlands international Daley Blind is set to become Manchester United's fifth summer signing after a fee is agreed with Ajax.
A five-year-old boy with a brain tumour, missing since being taken out of hospital by his parents against medical advice, may be in Spain, Hampshire Police say.
Military units in Lesotho have seized the police headquarters in a possible coup attempt, officials in the southern African mountain kingdom say.
The Liberal Democrats are to pledge giving fathers an extra four weeks' paternity leave in their manifesto for the general election.
The Foreign Office confirms the body of John Alder, one of 10 Britons killed in the Malaysia Airlines crash, has been identified.
David Cameron and Nick Clegg are to meet for talks to try to reach agreement on new measures to tackle the threat posed by Islamist extremists.
Most of 24 gold miners trapped underground in northern Nicaragua since Thursday have been rescued, officials say.
Housing experts are calling for minimum standards in the private rental market to prevent landlords from exploiting vulnerable tenants.
Leaders of the EU's 28 states are heading to Brussels for a special Saturday summit to decide who will fill two of Europe's top jobs.
Some 230 members of an Orthodox Jewish group begin leaving a village in western Guatemala after a bitter row with the local indigenous community.
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Italian PM Matteo Renzi announces measures to quicken the pace of the country's notoriously slow justice system to help the struggling economy.
A US judge strikes down part of a Texas abortion law that would have closed more than a dozen clinics.
Ecuador says it will introduce the world's first digital currency issued by a central bank and it will go into circulation in December.