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Ryan Jones, who won 75 caps for Wales, announces his retirement because of a shoulder injury.
Manchester City to sign Valencia defender Nicolas Otamendi in the next 24 hours, why Pedro chose Chelsea, plus more.
Two coast guard personnel who were held hostage by Islamist militant group Abu Sayyaf escape during an army raid, say Philippine officials.
Maggie Kirkpatrick, who starred in the TV drama Prisoner Cell Block H, is found guilty of sexually abusing a teenage girl.
Chemists discover a way to take carbon dioxide from the air and make carbon nanofibres, a valuable manufacturing material.
The UN's top expert on human rights and hazardous materials say more timely official information on Tianjin could have "prevented disaster".
A black bear decided to take a dip in a swimming pool at a home in Vancouver, Canada.