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Ten people are killed, including a 7-year-old boy, in a series of shootings during a violent US holiday weekend in Chicago.
Britain's Chris Froome finished second in an eventful third stage of the Tour de France to take the leader's yellow jersey.
Changes to the pension system - allowing people to cash in their savings - will provide an extra tax windfall, research suggests.
Millions of youngsters caught up in conflict and disasters should not lose their chance of an education, says Gordon Brown.
Labour is shirking tough decisions about its future direction and hoping a "new face at the top" will make it electable, Lord Mandelson says.
England women finish second in the four-team Rugby Super Series after a 15-14 defeat of Canada in Edmonton.
Boos ring out around court two as struggling Nick Kyrgios starts 'tanking' against French opponent Richard Gasquet
Manchester United have had a bid for Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin rejected, Ronald Koeman confirms.
Saudi-led coalition bombers strike a suburb of the southern Yemen port city of Aden, killing at least 30 people, witnesses there say.
The FA deletes a social media post in which it said the England's women's team were "going back to being mothers".
Record-breaking numbers of migrants are arriving on the Greek island of Lesbos, overwhelming local authorities, local police say.
The BBC will be required to cover the cost of providing free television licences for over 75s, the government confirms.
A man who stripped naked in a police van then sang Born Free throughout a court appearance is remanded in custody.
British Chancellor George Osborne gives his reaction to the Greek referendum, in which thousands voted to reject the terms of an international bailout.
A meeting between Caledonian MacBrayne and union leaders on ferry workers' pensions and job security are described as "positive".
Islamic State militants are reported to have regained control of a town near their northern Syrian stronghold of Raqqa from Kurdish-led forces.
Fourth seed Maria Sharapova progresses to the quarter-finals of Wimbledon after beating Zarina Diyas in straight sets.
A man who called himself the "son of Lucifer" and attacked two strangers with an axe is jailed.
A Cardiff man who posted a picture on Facebook of a woman performing a sexual act is fined and given a community order.
Lionesses welcomed home with 'sexist' FA tweet