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Lewis Hamilton is only fourth fastest in second practice at the British Grand Prix as Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg sets the pace.
Have retailers bitten off more than they can chew?
French Open champion Stan Wawrinka reaches the fourth round of Wimbledon but 2014 semi-finalist Grigor Dimitrov is out.
Sam Smith denies rumours he is singing the theme tune to the next James Bond film, saying "it's definitely not me".
Australia's Nick Kyrgios wins the battle of the big servers against Canadian seventh seed Milos Raonic at Wimbledon.
Oil and gas giant Shell is expected to begin drilling for oil in the Arctic within the next two weeks.
Broadcaster Sir Michael Parkinson confirms he has been given an all-clear by doctors after two years of treatment for prostate cancer.
A police marksman is cleared of the murder of suspected armed robber Azelle Rodney, who he shot in 2005 in an operation to foil an attempted raid.
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
Greece PM Alexis Tsipras calls on voters to reject "blackmail" in Sunday's bailout referendum, insisting that Greece can remain in the euro.
The blind beekeeper and other interviews
The Palestinian Authority's security forces have arrested more than 100 members of the militant Hamas movement in the occupied West Bank.
Nick Kyrigos unleashes a thunderbolt of a forehand during his big-hitting third round match against Milos Raonic at Wimbledon.
Premier League champions Chelsea agree a season-long loan for Monaco and Colombia striker Radamel Falcao.
Millions of bank and building society customers will get £10,000 less compensation if their bank goes bust, the Bank of England has announced
A minute's silence has been held across the UK to remember the 38 people killed in the Tunisia beach attack a week ago.
A Russian Soyuz space rocket, bound for the International Space Station, has launched successfully from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstann.
Hundreds of lucky golf fans share a $192,400 windfall after a double hole-in-one at the Greenbrier Classic.
Dutch police detain about 200 people in The Hague after rioting sparked by the death of a Caribbean man in police custody.
Authorities in Kenya are beginning a four-day nationwide crackdown against illicitly brewed alcohol following a recent spate of deaths.