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The Pentagon says the F-35 combat jet - due to be used on the UK's new aircraft carriers - will not go to the Farnborough Airshow because of continuing inspections.
PM Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel has "no choice" but to step up attacks on Gaza, after an Egyptian truce initiative falters.
Mali's government and Tuareg rebels exchange dozens of prisoners in a goodwill gesture on the eve of peace talks in Algiers.
The so-called BRICS countries - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - agree to create a $100bn development bank and emergency fund.
Liberal Democrat officials reject an attempt by Lord Rennard to overturn his suspension from the party.
Some 1,500 ballot boxes from May's disputed election in Malawi are destroyed in an unexplained fire ahead of court hearing about a recount.
Europe's Rosetta probe acquires some sensational new images of its comet quarry, showing what appears to be two distinct parts in contact with each other.
Disney becomes one of the first firms to employ Microsoft's Kinect motion/voice sensor for a non-video game use.
A Singapore anti-gambling ad backfires after the football World Cup team it referred to - Germany - turned out to be the champions.
Germany's World Cup heroes dance for euphoric crowds
Enter the fixer - a glimpse of the real Juncker
A school is not protecting its pupils from the possible risks of extremism and should go into special measures, Ofsted says.
Greg Clark has a tough act to follow as the new science and universities minister, commentators say.
The Egyptians using a provocative anti-Hamas hashtag
Jose Antonio Vargas, a journalist and immigration activist who is an undocumented immigrant to the US, is detained by border agents in Texas.
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan cancels a meeting with parents of abducted Chibok schoolgirls, accusing activists of "playing politics".
The board of trustees at the centre of the alleged "Trojan Horse" Muslim takeover plot involving Birmingham schools announces its resignation.
Iran's foreign minister recommends talks on Iran's nuclear programme should be continue beyond Sunday's deadline after two days of negotiations.
Harry Potter stars Tom Felton and Evanna Lynch attended the opening ceremony of the new Harry Potter theme park at Universal Studios in Osaka.
A Hillsborough turnstile operator who worked at 1980s FA Cup ties took money to let ticketless fans into the stadium in the years before the disaster, the inquests hear.