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Fifa president Sepp Blatter will not travel to Canada for the final of the Women's World Cup for "personal reasons".
England ask for the backing of the nation as they prepare to face holders Japan in the semi-finals of the Women's World Cup.
About 1,200 prisoners, including al-Qaeda suspects, escape from jail in central Yemen following clashes, officials say.
A search is under way for a man missing in a river in Cumbria.
The American Ballet Theatre has named Misty Copeland its principal dancer - the first time a black ballerina has held the prestigious role.
Apple's Beats 1 radio station launches with Zane Lowe presenting the first show from New York.
A couple described as "born and bred" Londoners are among those killed in last week's Tunisian beach attack, their family confirms.
MPs in Westminster Hall took part in debates on topics including shale gas.
Egypt's president vows to enact legal reforms so death sentences can be enforced more swiftly, a day after the assassination of the public prosecutor.
Former Radio 1 presenter Zane Lowe has broadcast his first show on Apple Music's Beats 1 radio station.
The trial of three men accused of helping a Cardiff teenager reach Syria to fight with Islamic State is halted by a judge at the Old Bailey.
Russian prosecutors will examine whether the Soviet Union acted legally when it recognised the Baltic states' independence in 1991.
Tunisian security sources say that Seifeddine Rezgui, who killed 38 people in an attack on a hotel in the resort of Sousse, was trained in Libya.
Usain Bolt withdraws from the Diamond League races in Paris and Lausanne next month because of a pelvic injury.
Damir Dzumhur took Switzerland's Roger Federer by surprise with a sublime passing shot during his first service game.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has officially launched his bid to become the next president of the United States.
Britain's Andy Murray begins his Wimbledon campaign with a win over Mikhail Kukushkin as the Centre Court temperature reaches 41C.
Cuba has successfully eliminated mother-to-child transmission of both HIV and syphilis, the World Health Organization says.
A solar powered plane is encountering its first weather front during its attempt to cross the Pacific Ocean.
A US federal appeals court upholds a ruling that Apple conspired with publishers fix the prices of electronic books.