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Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is caught between a rock and a hard place - as he tries to strike a deal with creditors, while avoiding the wrath of voters, writes Chris Morris.
Yemen bombing campaign takes high civilian toll
Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has apologised to his victims as he returned to court to be formally sentenced to death.
A Google executive has been killed in an accident in Cannes, the search company confirms.
Climate change: Is the Dutch court ruling 'a game changer'?
Athletics coach Alberto Salazar issues an open letter to address allegations that he practised doping techniques on athletes.
A New York-based electronic pop band creates a web app that artificially generates royalties on Spotify.
David Shukman goes inside the Madagascan breeding and conservation programme for the endangered ploughshare tortoise.
In a desperate bid to save one of the world's most endangered animals, conservationists are taking the controversial step of defacing the last survivors.
The Nigerian central bank has imposed new foreign exchange controls to try to stem the flow of dollars out of the country
Gmail has introduced an "undo send" to allow you to cancel an email up to 30 seconds after you've despatched it.
The retailer American Apparel details sexist and racist misconduct claims against former boss Dov Charney in a court filing.
The rapper is arrested on kidnapping and assault charges at his mansion in Atlanta, Georgia.
Dutch police threaten to disrupt the opening stages of the Tour de France as part of industrial action for better pay.
President Barack Obama will announce changes to how the US government handles hostage situations that involve American citizens.
Hungary says it has not suspended a key EU asylum rule, a day after announcing that it would no longer take back asylum seekers who first enter Hungary but travel on to other countries.
Ukrainian artists think men should give up their seats for women.
The threat of a UK national rail strike is averted after Network Rail agrees two-year pay deal with unions
The US economy contracted at an annual rate of 0.2% in the first quarter of the year after being hit by bad weather, spending cuts by energy firms and a strong dollar.
Hundreds of migrants in Calais who are attempting to enter the UK illegally have been jumping on lorries again on Wednesday.