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An unusual beauty contest has been taking place in Lithuania. There were no swimsuits or speeches - instead, the contestants went down the red carpet on all fours, as the BBC's Tim Allman explains.
London's FTSE 100 share index opens down 0.8%, while the pound falls further against the dollar after Friday's record one-day loss.
Xin Xin, a giant panda living in Macau, gives birth to two male twins fathered by Kai Kai, the first pandas to be born in the Chinese region.
The leaders of Australia's major parties may be "boring", but there is still action to be found on the fringes of the country's election campaign.
We might be leaving the EU, but there are some things about Europe we like.
At least 10 people are wounded, two seriously, in clashes between right-wing extremists and counter-protesters in Sacramento, California.
A Singapore Airlines plane bound for Milan catches fire shortly after making an emergency landing at Singapore's Changi airport.
A Singapore Airlines flight caught fire while making an emergency landing. All passengers and crew were safely evacuated.
Iranians have taken to publishing their payslips online, angered by revelations that managers in some state companies enjoy surprisingly high salaries.
Pope Francis says the Roman Catholic Church should apologise to gay people for the way it has treated them.
Food writer Samar Halarnkar explains what Indians have done to Chinese and other cuisines of the world.
A Chinese container ship has become the first vessel to sail into the newly expanded Panama Canal.
'We will open Iceland up' - BBC pundit Danny Murphy gives his verdict on England's opponents in the last 16 at Euro 2016.
Fifty years ago this week Barclaycard issued the first credit cards in the UK. Simon Read looks at how the plastic card changed our relationship with money.
A profile of stockbroker Brad Katsuyama, who devised a way to prevent the controversial practice of high frequency trading on the US financial markets.
The so-called Islamic State group says it carried out a suicide attack that killed six Jordanian security personnel on the border with Syria.
A grenade explosion kills at least two people and wounds dozens during Madagascar's national day celebrations in the capital, officials say.
Spain striker Alvaro Morata warns his side face an "almost tactically perfect" Italy in their last-16 tie.
A ceremony has been held in Tunisia to remember the 38 tourists shot dead on a beach in Sousse exactly one year ago.
World champions Germany overwhelm Slovakia in Lille to set up a Euro 2016 quarter-final against Italy or Spain.