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Officials in Coventry are taking advantage of a change in road traffic laws which allow it to turn part of the city's ring road into a race track.
Olympic champion Jessica Ennis-Hill lies in fourth place ahead of the final two events of her first heptathlon since London 2012.
The health service plans to "clamp down on some of the staffing agencies ripping off the NHS", the chief executive of NHS England says.
US Secretary of State John Kerry is taken to hospital in Switzerland with a likely leg injury after a bicycle crash in the French Alps.
UK banks Barclays and Standard Chartered have begun internal reviews into whether they were used for corrupt payments by Fifa officials, the BBC understands.
A "violent" criminal who escaped from prison could have fled to Spain, police have said.
Winnie Blagden and her carer Darren Pinder show some of her birthday cards, after a successful BBC Radio Sheffield campaign for her 100th birthday resulted in thousands of greetings.
Oscar and Bafta-winning costume designer Julie Harris, who designed clothes for the Beatles and Sir Roger Moore's James Bond dies in London, aged 94.
Thousands of schools damaged during April's devastating earthquake in Nepal are beginning to re-open.
Police investigating the murder of professional boxer Eamonn Magee Jr are continuing to question a 32-year-old man about the killing.
Two people who went for a swim off Kirkwall in Orkney are rescued by coastguard crews after struggling in the sea for 40 minutes.
A 47-year-old Hawaii man dies after being impaled by a swordfish he apparently tried to catch after spotting it swimming in the harbour.
Organisers apologise after mountain rescuers have to round up children who got lost on a fun run and ran more than double the distance.
Former Foreign Secretary Sir Malcolm Rifkind says Russia's ban on some leading Europeans shows sanctions against the country are working.
Northern Ireland's inability to resolve its political problems makes it look "foolish" on the world stage, a leading venture capitalist tells the BBC.
Fishermen sailing around the east coast of Britain are being encouraged to collect rubbish from the sea and bring it ashore, in a project to help the environment.
Authorities in Greece are struggling to deal with a rapidly growing number of migrants arriving on the island of Kos.
The funeral of blues legend BB King has taken place in his home state of Indianola, Mississippi.
Welsh people left disabled by the thalidomide drug scandal are being backed in their fight for compensation by Plaid Cymru MEP Jill Evans.
Is the Premier League next for Arsenal?