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Great Britain women's EuroBasket 2015 campaign gets off to a disappointing start with a 71-40 defeat by Russia.
The US House of Representatives rejected a trade bill backed by the White House on Thursday.
Since launching her presidential campaign, Hillary Clinton has set out some policy positions. Here's a summary of what she has revealed.
Ex-England keeper Matt Prior say "it's time to move on" from the unflattering comments in Kevin Pietersen's autobiography.
A pub may lose its licence after a drunken customer died while the bar manager went out to get food.
Just because they have the name-recognition and the money, don't count on a Clinton versus Bush presidential campaign just yet.
It's been been a bumpy road for Hillary Clinton since launching her presidential bid in April. As she makes her first big campaign speech, the challenges ahead for the candidate are clear.
The Bloodhound Super-Sonic Car is not going to get into the desert this year to break the world land speed record because of a delay in its rocket development programme.
The Prince of Wales has paid tribute to the character of the D-Day veterans.
A man with HIV is jailed for seven years for infecting two women after having unprotected sex with them and not telling them about his condition.
An increasingly popular tool in the fight against climate change is emerging - "divestment". The term refers to the shedding of stocks, bonds or other investments in fossil fuels.
World heritage body Unesco has condemned the destruction of what it calls one of the world's oldest jewels of Islamic culture in an apparent air strike in Yemen.
This week's sport on the BBC, including the Women's World Cup, Euro 2016 qualifiers and ODI cricket.
Britain's Chris Froome drops to seventh after stage six as Italian Vincenzo Nibali takes the Criterium du Dauphine lead.
Concerns are growing in Greece about how to cope with thousands of migrants arriving by boat from countries across the Middle East and beyond.
Laura Robson's 17-month absence through injury continues after she decides not to play at Birmingham's Aegon Classic.
A professional angler once dubbed "The Rodfather" is fined after illegally reeling in a 30-year-old giant carp from a protected lake.
Police in the US state of Virginia drop charges of under-aged drinking against a young black man whose violent arrest sparked protests.
The ratings agency Standard and Poor's cuts its outlook for the UK economy to negative from stable because of a planned referendum on EU membership.
A three-year-old boy dies after playing with his mother's handgun and shooting himself in the chest, say police in Ohio.