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The EU Commission takes France to the European Court of Justice over state aid which helped budget airlines Ryanair and Transavia.
Negotiators from Greece's creditors have begun arriving in Athens to start discussions on a third multi-billion euro bailout deal.
Groups travel to moss-carpeted sites to view the tiny plants.
Paris officials, investigating why a car was driven through the security barriers ahead of the Tour de France, say two people have handed themselves in.
A hunter allegedly paid a $54,000 (£35,000) bribe to wildlife guides to kill an "iconic" lion in Zimbabwe, a conservationist tells the BBC .
Farmers south of the Iraqi capital Baghdad are struggling to grow crops in a region that's been without water for over a year.
Kurdish forces in Syria accuse Turkey of repeatedly attacking their positions, but Ankara says the units are not targeted by its military.
French farmers stop lorries importing farm produce from Germany and Spain, in a border protest over alleged unfair price competition.
Why China has fallen for a baby radish monster
US President Barack Obama is holding a joint news conference with Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn as he continues his tour of East Africa.
Thirty-five of the women accusing Bill Cosby of rape or sexual assault are interviewed and photographed for the front cover of New York Magazine.
A key witness in an inquiry in London into the death of the former Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko tells the BBC he will not give evidence.
Was this the shortest Kanye gig ever? The rapper storms off stage after a mic fail.
The work of 20th Century artists dominates next year's programme at Tate with exhibitions including US artists Georgia O'Keeffe and Robert Rauschenberg and war artist Paul Nash.
Russia will strengthen its naval forces in the Arctic and Atlantic as a response to Nato activities close to Russia's borders, the Kremlin says.
Indian security forces are battling gunmen who stormed a police station in northern Punjab state, close to the border with Pakistan.
Turkey says it has no plans to send ground troops into Syria to fight the Islamic State (IS) group, as it continues air strikes on IS positions.
Chimelong Safari Park in south China's Guangdong province is preparing to hold a birthday party for the world's only surviving giant panda triplets.
A woman dies after falling into an escalator in a shopping centre in China, after pushing her toddler to safety, Chinese media report.
Ant-Man has continued its dominance at the top of the US box office, beating off a challenge by the critically mauled Pixels.