Votes are being counted in Burundi, where there is tension over President Pierre Nkurunziza's decision to stand for a third consecutive term.
President Obama makes his final appearance on Comedy Central's The Daily Show hosted by Jon Stewart, who retires on 6 August.
Memphis Depay scores his first Manchester United goal in a 3-1 pre-season win over MLS side San Jose Earthquakes.
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What may be the world's oldest fragments of the Koran have been found by the University of Birmingham.
New centre of excellence for brain research at Cardiff University receives £4.5m boost from the EU.
There has been a 75% rise in the number of patients waiting for appointments at Belfast's Musgrave Park Hospital over the past two years, the BBC learns.
Occupancy rates in hotels, guesthouses, bed and breakfasts and self-catering units rise in the first five months of 2015.
Urgent action is needed to stop child abuse appearing online as the scale of the problem is massive, the head of the NSPCC in Wales says.
Banning smoking in prisons in England and Wales could make them more unstable, the Prison Governors Association warns.
There should be substantial new investment in the NHS in England, two think tanks say.
A university is in "exploratory discussions" on plans to build the world's deepest swimming pool for spaceflight and human endurance research.
Nearly half of Australia's digital users illegally download movies, TV shows and music on a regular basis, a government survey finds.
Chinese tech giant Huawei says its global smartphone sales jumped by 39% in the first half of the year.
A passer-by in Kansas City smashes a car window to release a child as soaring temperatures cause problems across the south-east United States.
A Myanmar court fines two journalists 1 million kyat ($800; £514) after finding them guilty of defaming the president, but rights groups condemn the move.
Images from the photographic archive of Historic England on show at Birmingham Library.
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EL Doctorow - critically acclaimed author of novels such as Ragtime and Billy Bathgate - has died aged 84 in New York, his son says.