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Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei hardens his stance on the nuclear negotiations with world powers, as the deadline for a final deal nears.
Canadian police apologise after an explicit conversation about sex from helicopter pilots in Winnipeg was broadcast to the public.
A man is sentenced to a minimum of 30 years in prison for murdering his mother by strangling her with a power cord and stabbing her.
Hip-hop star P Diddy was "defending himself" during an incident that led to his arrest for assault with a deadly weapon in LA, says his representative.
At least 18 people are killed in the Chinese region of Xinjiang during a clash at a police checkpoint, a US media report says.
Dutch-based supermarket group Ahold agrees to merge with Belgium's Delhaize in a deal that could create one of the world's largest retailers.
The US and other countries have promised to help find billions of dollars stolen from Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari says.
Cross-Channel transport is returning to normal after a strike by ferry workers which gave hundreds of migrants the chance to try to board queuing lorries.
Director James Cameron pays tribute to film composer James Horner, calling his death in a plane crash on Monday "sad and shocking" and "such a waste".
A court in the Netherlands orders the government to cut greenhouse gas emissions by at least 25% by 2020, in a class action suit launched by activists.
The Queen may have to move out of Buckingham Palace temporarily to allow maintenance work costing £150m to be carried out, royal officials say.
The EU's climate chief says the UK's scrapping of subsidies will make it harder to meet renewables targets and an official describes the move as "mind-boggling".
France "will not tolerate" acts threatening its security, President Francois Hollande says, after Wikileaks reveals that the US spied on French presidents.
The company already has a subscription streaming service but is launching a free version of Play Music.
France's GDP grew by 0.6% in the first quarter after a rise in corporate profit margins and strong household spending, official figures show.
A display of the northern lights was witnesses near the US city of Minneapolis early on Tuesday morning.
Music fans begin setting up camp for the Glastonbury Festival after the gates opened for this year's festival.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras heads to Brussels to meet creditors ahead of a summit designed to seal a deal to avoid a Greek debt default.
The death toll from a heatwave in Pakistan's southern Sindh province has passed 800, hospital officials say, with mortuaries reaching their capacity.
Police continue to search for the mother of a baby boy whose body was recovered from the River Taff in Cardiff.