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A Paisley man whose body was recovered from Locher Water in Bridge of Weir was murdered, police say.
The European Commission agrees to the takeover of Irish airline Aer Lingus by International Airlines Group (IAG).
Former HSBC boss Lord Green has admitted the bank "didn't get everything right" when buying the Swiss private bank at the centre of a tax evasion scandal
US conservatives strongly criticise the deal reached between major world powers and Iran that limits Iranian nuclear activity in return for the lifting of sanctions.
Turner Prize-winning artist Douglas Gordon uses an axe to attack the wall of a theatre where he has staged a new play to scathing reviews.
Claims that explorers discovered a 17th Century pirate shipwreck and treasure belonging to Capt Kidd off Madagascar are dismissed by UN experts.
France has been buoyed by its role in securing a deal for Greece and keeping the debt-ridden country in the eurozone, the BBC's Lucy Williamson reports from Paris.
The European Commission is to suggest using an EU-wide emergency fund as part of the Greek bailout - despite UK opposition.
A British soldier, Craig Stormey, is sentenced to nine years in prison for raping a six-year-old girl in Austria.
The Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi, which was the target of a terror attack nearly two years ago, is due to reopen on Saturday.
Greek PM Alexis Tsipras finds himself weakened but still the only figure who could persuade Greeks to accept more sacrifices, Nick Malkoutzis writes.
A mother who starved and murdered her four-year-old son has died in jail, the Ministry of Justice has said.
More people are in prison in America than anywhere else in the world. President Obama and politicians from both parties want to change that.
Wall Street banking giant JP Morgan Chase reports stronger quarterly profits, but earnings at Wells Fargo fall slightly.
Robin van Persie is unveiled to the Fenerbahce supporters after completing his move from Manchester United.
Soldiers from the 2 Scots battalion of the Royal Regiment of Scotland are being deployed to Kabul to help train the Afghan army.
Two men were electrocuted after being struck by separate lightning bolts in the Brecon Beacons, a coroner hears.
Tour de France leader Chris Froome destroys the field to comfortably win stage 10 and increase his overall lead.
A fourth man is found guilty for his part in the murder of a man who was gunned down in an Edinburgh suburb.
An Afghan soldier hailed as a hero for defending parliament, but later arrested following a car crash, is freed from prison ahead of his trial, police say.