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Eighty people are stuck for an hour after two monorail trains at Alton Towers break down in hot weather.
Wimbledon's Tennis Club grounds are evacuated following a fire alarm.
Dizzy players, fainting ball boys and fruity sweets - how a record temperature of almost 100F affected Wimbledon.
The former director of Belfast's Marie Stopes clinic accuses the Public Prosecution Service and the police of mishandling her harassment case against a leading anti-abortion protester.
How are people coping in the heatwave?
The Justice Department investigates if US airlines are colluding to keep ticket prices high.
People across the UK take advantage of the hottest July day on record.
A family of 12 from Luton are feared to have travelled to Syria after going missing following a holiday in their home country of Bangladesh.
As the UK records its hottest July day since record began, BBC Weather's Ben Rich looks at what has caused the heatwave.
England receive a surprise phone call from the Duke of Cambridge before their Women's World Cup semi-final with Japan.
Fracking could reduce house prices, increase traffic and noise and damage the landscape in rural communities, according to a draft official report.
A former SS guard being tried for accessory to murder, Oskar Groening, admits he helped Auschwitz function by sorting cash and valuables seized from Jews.
A judge dismisses a legal bid by two Catholic charities to overturn the appointment of a top QC as chairwoman into historic child abuse in Scotland.
The owner of Neath RFC and his mother are banned from being company directors after failing to declare more than £1.5m in VAT.
Officials in the US south are resisting last week's Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage by refusing to issue licences to any couples - gay or straight.
The bodies of eight of the British tourists killed by a gunman in Tunisia last Friday are returned to the UK on an RAF flight.
Sunderland sign Liverpool's Uruguay defender Sebastian Coates for an undisclosed fee on a four-year contract.
Norwegian mayonnaise maker Orkla signs a deal to use a non-stick coating in its food products.
Saudi Arabian billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, one of the world's richest people, says he will donate his entire $32bn fortune to charity.
Bristol Zoo hands out frozen fruit and iced tea to its lemurs, gorillas and other animals as the temperature rises.