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The Philippines military chief visits a South China Sea island at the heart of a territorial dispute with China, vowing to help boost tourism.
German consumer goods giant Henkel is buying Colgate-Palmolive's laundry brands in Australia and New Zealand for €220m ($245m; £157m).
French President Francois Hollande has met Cuba's 1959 revolutionary leaders Fidel and Raul Castro on a historic trip to Havana.
Swindon's 7-6 League One play-off semi-final aggregate victory is described as "ridiculous" by manager Mark Cooper.
Eurostar's problem with collectors of old artillery
A court in India suspends former head of Satyam Computers B Ramalinga Raju's sentence over a corporate scandal.
Children of low-skilled immigrants are not documented
Brendan McCleod thought his job in a mining manufacturing company in Australia's NSW Hunter Valley was safe, but last week became one of Australia's 765,000 unemployed.
Picasso's Women of Algiers has become the most expensive painting to sell at auction, going for $179.3m (£115m) at Christie's in New York.