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Sunni and Shia Muslims in Kuwait hold prayers together in a show of unity, one week after a suicide bomber killed 27 people at a Shia mosque.
Aston Villa will host Manchester United in a Friday night Premier League because of "unique circumstances", broadcasters say.
Former publicist Max Clifford is charged with an indecent assault allegedly committed in 1981, the Crown Prosecution Service says.
Lewis Hamilton is only fourth fastest in second practice at the British Grand Prix as Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg sets the pace.
Sam Smith denies rumours he is singing the theme tune to the next James Bond film, saying "it's definitely not me".
Australia's Nick Kyrgios wins the battle of the big servers against Canadian seventh seed Milos Raonic at Wimbledon.
Oil and gas giant Shell is expected to begin drilling for oil in the Arctic within the next two weeks.
Chelsea sign Monaco striker Radamel Falcao on a season-long loan deal, with the option to make the deal permanent.
Broadcaster Sir Michael Parkinson confirms he has been given an all-clear by doctors after two years of treatment for prostate cancer.
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Greek "Yes" and "No" camps are set to hold major rallies in Athens ahead of Sunday's crucial referendum on bailout terms.
A ceremony is held in the Tunisian resort of Sousse to remember the 38 people killed in an Islamist attack a week ago.
A Russian Soyuz space rocket, bound for the International Space Station, has launched successfully from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstann.
Dutch police detain about 200 people in The Hague after rioting sparked by the death of a Caribbean man in police custody.
A "courageous and dedicated" custody officer dies after being attacked outside a court in London.
Authorities in Kenya are beginning a four-day nationwide crackdown against illicitly brewed alcohol following a recent spate of deaths.
Nico Rosberg pips team-mate Lewis Hamilton to set the pace in first practice at the British Grand Prix.
John McEnroe tells Rafael Nadal to "get a new damn coach", after the Spaniard's latest Grand Slam failure.
The chief executive of charity Kids Company, whose funding has been withheld over concerns about its ability to manage itself, is to step down.
Martunis survived the 2004 tsunami and was befriended by Cristiano Ronaldo.