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What ordinary Iranians think of the prospects of a nuclear deal
How revolutionary is an Indian advert featuring lesbians?
The deal where you sell your home and get paid to stay there
US physicist Eli Yablonovitch, who first created "photonic crystals" to repel, trap and steer light, will receive the Newton Medal from the UK's Institute of Physics.
A number of criminal law firms are refusing to take work funded by legal aid in protest against government cuts coming into force this month.
The man who killed 38 at the beach resort of Sousse in Tunisia was "a student like any other", according to an official at his university.
A riot at a prison in Melbourne has been ended by heavily-armed police.
To help make sense of the severity of Greece's financial position, the BBC's Dani Sinha looks at five graphs that explain the debt crisis.
Greece will vote on Sunday 5th July in a referendum which may decide the future of the country in the Euro.
When US and Iran settled their differences on the floor
Sweden claim their first European Under-21 Championship title thanks to a penalty shootout victory over Portugal in Prague.
Thousands of people are expected to take to the streets on Wednesday during the annual pro-democracy protest that marks Hong Kong's return to China.
Russian gas purchases are suspended by Ukraine following a breakdown in talks aimed at keeping supplies running for the next three to six months.
In Tunisia security has been increased at major venues - and many mosques, suspected of fomenting trouble, are being closed.
A solar-powered plane that is attempting to cross the Pacific Ocean is encountering its first weather front.
Second seed Roger Federer and 10th seed Rafael Nadal easily progress to the second round at Wimbledon.
Your essential guide to day three of the 2015 Wimbledon Championships at the All England Club.
Eurozone finance ministers reject a Greek government call to extend its bailout, just hours before it expires and a payment to the IMF falls due.
The United States and Brazil unveil ambitious energy goals in a sign of growing co-operation after a spying scandal damaged ties two years ago.
Virgin Atlantic sheds about 500 managerial and support jobs just months after the airline announced a return to profit.