President Putin signs a bill allowing Russian authorities to ban foreign NGOs deemed undesirable from operating inside the country.
Test debutant Mark Wood says England can still beat New Zealand at Lord's, but need "fighters" to "knock them over".
Southend are promoted to League One after beating Wycombe on penalties in the League Two play-off final.
Colombia's security forces kill at least five rebels from the Farc a day after the left-wing rebel group suspended its unilateral ceasefire.
New Zealand tighten their grip over England with another dominant display on day three of the first Test at Lord's.
Pro-government fighters in Iraq have begun to fight back against IS militants in a bid to recapture the town of Ramadi.
Bath reach their first Premiership final since 2004 with a comfortable play-off semi-final win over Leicester Tigers.
Swiss Roger Federer & Romanian third seed Simona Halep are first out on court as the French Open starts on Sunday in Paris.
Voters in Republic of Ireland back constitutional amendment allowing gay marriage by big margin
Pole-sitter Lewis Hamilton says he is expecting a tough fight to take his first Monaco Grand Prix win in seven years.
Indonesia begins search and rescue operations for migrants believed to be adrift in its waters, following similar moves by neighbouring countries.
The bungalow in Corfu where two British children died of carbon monoxide poisoning is to be demolished, its owner reveals.
England women seal Great Britain's qualification for Rio 2016 rugby sevens after beating USA 15-14 in the World Series.
A Chinese scheme to build a railway across South America, crossing the Amazon rain forest, moves a step closer as Peru agrees to study the plan.
Saracens reach the Premiership final after a narrow win over Northampton Saints in a pulsating match at Franklin's Gardens.
Labour leadership contender Yvette Cooper warns her party against swinging too far to the left or right after the election defeat.
A judge in the US city of Cleveland clears a police officer over the deaths of two unarmed black people killed in a barrage of police fire.
Aberystwyth University's Welsh-medium student halls of residence is under threat of closure.
Gleneagles wins the Irish 2,000 Guineas at The Curragh, just weeks after winning the English equivalent at Newmarket.
As Ireland awaits the result of a referendum on whether same-sex marriage should be legalised, 'yes' campaigners are confident of victory.