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Dozens of deaths have been reported in Libya, amid fierce fighting in Benghazi and near the airport in the capital Tripoli.
England's Laura Trott wins gold in the women's points race at the Commonwealth Games, with Wales' Elinor Barker claiming silver.
The leader of Glasgow City Council says the people of the city have "stolen the show" after the busiest day of the Commonwealth Games so far.
Italy's Vincenzo Nibali wraps up his first victory in the three-week race as Marcel Kittel wins the final stage in Paris.
Boko Haram militants are suspected of carrying out two high-profile abductions in Cameroon and a church bombing in northern Nigeria.
Scientists have found a key cluster of nerve cells that can stop food consumption, according to research in mice.
At least 38 people are killed in clashes between pro-Libyan government troops and Islamist militants in the city of Benghazi, officials say.
The largest flotilla ever to sail up the River Clyde arrives in Glasgow to celebrate the Commonwealth Games.
More than 500 homes and about 1,200 residents have been evacuated in an area east of the California state capital Sacramento due to a wildfire.
Seventeen people are taken to hospital after a car ploughs into a crowd during a car meet event in Plymouth.
England captain Alastair Cook falls for 95 but Gary Ballance hits a century on day one of the third Test against India.
Hundreds of Glasgow 2014 spectators are left angry after they miss the start of the athletics at Hampden Park waiting for shuttle buses.
Musician Peter Gabriel says that his world music label can be sustained for a further 25 years, despite the decline in physical music sales.
British people in Libya should leave the country immediately because of growing instability, the Foreign Office says.
The wreck of the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia enters the port of Genoa for scrapping after a lengthy salvage operation.
A 51-year-old woman dies after falling from a horse on a Gower beach on Sunday morning.
Police are criticised over their handling of a protest march in Cardiff after video footage emerged of violence erupting during it.
Lewis Hamilton recovers from a pit lane start to finish third as Daniel Ricciardo wins a sensational Hungarian GP.
Two fast-moving wildfires in California threaten homes and could result in the evacuation of hundreds of people, officials say.
Liverpool call off their £8.5m move for QPR's striker Loic Remy amid reports that he failed a medical in the United States.