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Britain's Jack Laugher and Chris Mears win bronze in the synchronised 3m springboard at the World Aquatics Championships.
Investigators have said a Virgin Galactic spaceship crash was caused by structural failure after the co-pilot unlocked a braking system early.
Have the 'water mafia' taken over Delhi's supplies?
Jonathan Pollard, jailed in the US for 30 years for spying for Israel, is to be freed on parole in November, his lawyers say.
Iran has announced plans for wide-ranging talks with the European Union following the international agreement on Tehran's nuclear programme.
A former New York prison worker pleads guilty to charges that she helped two convicted killers escape.
Some 2,000 migrants tried to enter the Channel Tunnel terminal in Calais on Monday night in an attempt to reach the UK, operator Eurotunnel has said.
US President Barack Obama warns that Africa will not advance if its leaders try to cling to power, saying nobody should be president for life.
Cameroon will deploy an extra 2,000 troops along its northern border with Nigeria to fight militant Islamist group Boko Haram, state television reports.
Ford has predicted industry-wide sales will be flat or fall in China this year - the world's biggest car market.
The nuclear deal with Iran is not meant to "reform Iran's regime, or end its support for terrorism", US Secretary of State John Kerry tells US Congress.
Three Russian opposition activists - supporters of Alexei Navalny - go on hunger strike after being barred from regional elections.
As search goes on for two teenagers who went missing while fishing in Florida, their mothers think they are still alive.
Oscar-winning actors Eddie Redmayne and Julianne Moore will launch their effort to become double Oscar winners at this year's Toronto Film Festival.
The wreckage of a submarine found off the Swedish coast is probably that of a Russian vessel that dates back to World War One, Swedish Armed Forces say.
Investigators say a fatal Virgin Galactic spaceship crash last year was caused by structural failure after the co-pilot unlocked a braking system early.
Kevin Pietersen pays tribute to his mentor Clive Rice after the ex-South Africa all-rounder dies aged 66.
A man convicted of murdering missing Blackpool teenager Paige Chivers is jailed for life and will serve at least 33 years in prison.
Police in the city of Yangon in Myanmar seize methamphetamine tablets with an estimated value of more than $100m (£64m) in an abandoned truck.
South Africa's governing party accuses the private sector of being "unpatriotic" following an announcement that mining companies will cut thousands of jobs.