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Fernando Alonso says Formula 1 is not as challenging as it was and he is tempted by a switch to other categories in the future.
Turkey carries out air strikes against Kurdish separatists based in northern Iraq, and against Islamic State militants in Syria.
Team Sky boss Dave Brailsford says Britain "does not have many champions" like Tour de France winner-elect Chris Froome.
Gordon Strachan says the "whole of Scotland are roaring" after being drawn with England in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers.
Two British men who were killed when their car crashed off a mountain road in Austria were "like brothers", one of their mothers has said.
Australia captain Michael Clarke scores an unbeaten 44 as they draw their three-day tour match with Derbyshire.
The first cargo ships pass through Egypt's second Suez Canal, as part of a test-run ahead of its official opening.
England and Scotland are in the same qualifying group for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, while Wales face Republic of Ireland.
Alex Iwobi scores his first goal for Arsenal as they register a 6-0 pre-season friendly win over French side Lyon.
The chairman of Swansea University Council defends the time it has taken to deal with complaints about a senior staff member.
Lewis Hamilton says his Hungarian Grand Prix pole position was probably the most dominant of his Formula 1 career so far.
The Conservative Party shortlists four men to stand in an open primary to become the party's candidate for London mayor to replace Boris Johnson.
A motorcyclist competing in the Armoy Road Races in County Antrim is airlifted to hospital after sustaining a head injury in a crash.
A diver dies after being attacked by a shark in front of his daughter, off the Tasmania coast in Australia.
The US and Kenyan presidents differ sharply in their positions on gay rights at a news conference on the first full day of Mr Obama's visit to Africa.
Luca Cumani-trained Postponed wins in a thrilling finish to the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot.
Scotland secure their place in the final of the World Twenty20 qualifier with a five-wicket win over Hong Kong in Dublin.
As Turkey attacks both Islamic State group militants and Kurdish PKK separatists, the BBC's Mark Lowen in Istanbul examines the strategy behind the change.
The father of Josh Robinson, who was one of two British men killed in an Austria car crash, has described his son as "such a lovely person".
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad declares an amnesty for those who have avoided military service or deserted the army, the state news agency reports.