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Britain's Andy Murray faces world number 58 Mikhail Kukushkin of Kazakhstan in the first round of Wimbledon.
Sepp Blatter claims he has not resigned from his post as president of football's world governing body, says a Swiss newspaper.
The family of murdered solicitor Pat Finucane lose a legal challenge against the prime minister over his refusal to hold a public inquiry into the 1989 killing.
Malaysian company sells full-length trousers for women in labour.
Video footage shows a large vortex in a lake in the US, as water is drained away following flooding.
Network Rail is too big and should be broken up into regional units, Sir Richard Branson tells the BBC.
Queen Elizabeth II visits Berlin's Brandenburg Gate during her state visit to Germany.
One man decapitated and several hurt in suspected Islamist attack on factory near Lyon, French sources say.
David Cameron says he is delighted the process of "reform and renegotiation" of the UK's EU membership is under way, following a summit in Brussels.
At least 30 people are killed as al-Shabab gunmen attack a military base used by African Union peacekeepers in southern Somalia, witnesses say.
Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech is having a medical at Arsenal today after the two clubs agreed a fee.
JK Rowling announces the play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will open in London's West End next year.
Bankers expect the Greek government to do a deal with creditors, in the face of all present obstacles, because the consequences of failure are too dire to contemplate.
An Islamic court sentences nine people to death after finding them guilty of blasphemy in the northern Nigerian city of Kano.
Paolo Guerrero scores a hat-trick as Peru beat Bolivia 3-1 to reach the semi-finals of the Copa America.
Investigators who have uncovered remains in a search for one of the Disappeared are "confident" that at least two bodies have been found.
Tesco says UK sales fell 1.3% in the three months to the end of May as the retailer continues to try to stem the flow of customers switching to discount chains.
France's interior minister has ordered the closure of the Uber service, following a day of protests by taxi drivers.
US distance runner Galen Rupp is backing his coach Alberto Salazar "100%" despite allegations he practised doping techniques.
Senior police could take the hit over the deaths of miners during a strike in South Africa in 2012, but politicians are likely to escape, writes Milton Nkosi.