South Carolina's Senate passes a bill to remove the Confederate flag from the state capitol following the killing of nine black people at a church in June.
Record-breaking numbers of migrants are arriving on the Greek island of Lesbos overwhelming local authorities
Hundreds of thousands of people gather in the Ecuadorean city of Guayaquil to see Pope Francis celebrate mass.
Eurozone finance ministers say they expect to hear fresh proposals from Greece after a referendum rejected the terms of an international bailout.
Global stock markets proved resilient on Monday despite Greece's shock rejection of the terms of an international bailout.
President Obama, in a rare visit to the Pentagon where he got an update on the military campaign against the Islamic State, acknowledged Monday that ISIS and its ideology have spread far beyond Iraq and Syria as he urged the world to unite against this threat – saying that if the U.S. tries to address it unilaterally, "We'll be playing whack-a-mole."
Islamic State militants are reported to have regained control of a town near their northern Syrian stronghold of Raqqa from Kurdish-led forces.
Barcelona announce the signing of Turkey international midfielder Arda Turan from Atletico Madrid for an initial £24m.
The big six energy suppliers have "overcharged" millions of energy customers to the tune of £1.2bn a year, the Competition and Markets Authority is expected to say on Tuesday.
Citing a commitment to “diversity and inclusion,” ESPN on Monday dumped the Trump National Golf Club as the location of its ESPY Celebrity Golf Classic in the wake of the developer's comments about illegal aliens.
Defending champion Novak Djokovic fights back from two sets down to level his match against Kevin Anderson before bad light stops play.
Britain's Chris Froome takes the Tour de France yellow jersey as five riders withdraw following two crashes.
A Canadian man who tied about 100 helium balloons to a garden chair and flew over the city of Calgary is charged with causing mischief.
The BBC will be required to cover the cost of providing free television licences for over-75s, the government confirms.
Time is running out for U.S. negotiators trying to strike a nuclear deal with Iran. Not only are they racing to meet a self-imposed Tuesday deadline, but even if that slips they'll run against a hard deadline Thursday that Congress set earlier this year.
A former intern for Connecticut Rep. Jim Himes was fatally stabbed on July Fourth in Washington, D.C., during a robbery inside a crowded subway car.
The South Carolina Senate voted Monday to pull the Confederate flag off the Capitol grounds, clearing the way for a historic measure that could remove the banner more than five decades after it was first flown above the Statehouse to protest integration.
Nascar driver Austin Dillon survived a massive last-lap crash on Monday that saw his car hurdled upside down into protective fencing.
Two women go on trial in Morocco on charges of "gross indecency" for wearing skirts.
President Barack Obama will pay a rare visit to the Pentagon on Monday to get an update from military leaders on the campaign against the Islamic State.