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Rory McIlroy's possible absence from the Open is disappointing but a host of other players can fill the void, says Tom Fordyce.
Roger Federer is into the Wimbledon quarter-finals for the 13th time after beating Roberto Bautista Agut 6-2 6-2 6-3.
A group of young walkers have been rescued after getting into difficulty in the Mourne mountains in County Down.
Nascar driver Austin Dillon survived a massive last-lap crash on Monday that saw his car hurdled upside down into protective fencing.
A 16-year-old who died in the Hillsborough disaster "moaned in pain" as he was carried on a makeshift stretcher, the inquests hear.
British heavyweight Tyson Fury will fight Wladimir Klitschko for the Ukrainian's world heavyweight titles in October.
England forward Eniola Aluko on why Man Utd need a women's team and how the Lionesses celebrated their play-off win.
A man in Winnipeg, Canada, is charged with attempted murder after sending bombs to law firms that represented him or his ex-wife in the past.
Shares in Weight Watchers International surge on reports it is a takeover target by an unnamed activist hedge fund.
An unarmed man died partly as a result of being "inappropriately and unreasonably" Tasered and restrained by police officers, an inquest finds.
Mexican Marines kill six people suspected of opening fire on a Navy helicopter in north-eastern Tamaulipas state on Sunday.
The Commons Speaker grants an urgent three hour debate on Tuesday on the government's plans to introduce "English votes for English laws".
Britain's Andy Murray beats 6ft 11in Ivo Karlovic to reach the Wimbledon quarter-finals for the eighth year in a row.
After video footage emerged showing trouble at Wireless festival the local council says it will talk with organisers to review security.
Gill Hicks, a survivor of the 7/7 bombings, has a surprise reunion with the police officer who pulled her from the wreckage that day.
Two women have gone on trial in Morocco for obscenity after wearing skirts during Ramadan thought to be indecent.
A Fifa official who assessed the bids for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups is banned from football-related activity for seven years.
Scorching summers like in 2003 look set to become more common in England and Wales, according to a new study.
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.