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Manager Louis van Gaal says his ambition is to bring the Premier League title back to Manchester United.
Nato countries have started delivering arms to Ukraine to help its soldiers combat pro-Russian separatists in the east, the defence minister says.
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Alberto Contador wins his third Vuelta a Espana title, ahead of Britain's Chris Froome, after a solid closing time trial.
Pope Francis has pronounced 20 Italian couples man and wife during a mass wedding ceremony in St Peter's Basilica in Rome.
Britain will take "whatever steps are necessary" to keep the country safe, following the killing of hostage David Haines by Islamic State militants, says Prime Minister David Cameron.
A small study suggests some people's brains may have the ability to resist early Alzheimer's damage.
The brother of British aid worker David Haines, murdered by Islamic State militants, pays tribute to him.
Scottish golfer Stephen Gallacher plans to feed off his nervousness to enjoy the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles.
Faizal Muhammad Ali reports from Srinagar which has been devastated by floodwaters.
The European Space Agency is about to announce the site on Comet 67P where the Rosetta mission will try to make a historic landing.
As Scotland prepares to vote on independence, Carwyn Jones says all political parties should set out plans for further devolution in UK next spring.
Mark Cavendish loses the final stage by inches as Dylan van Baarle wins the overall Tour of Britain, with Sir Bradley Wiggins third.
Kim Hyo-Joo beats Karrie Webb to win the Evian Championship and become the third youngest major champion on the LPGA Tour.
Pope Francis marries 20 Italian couples at the Vatican, including some who were cohabiting, one of them with a child.
A woman is found dead in a hotel room and the body of a man, believed to be her partner, is found later on a railway line.
A hospital in the Iraqi city of Falluja, which is under the control of Islamic State fighters, has been hit by government shelling, reports say.
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A photographer says he is told he is unlikely to recover the sight in one eye after he had petrol thrown in his face in an alleged hate crime attack.