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Barclays Bank sells Spanish businesses for £633m to the country's third largest lender CaixaBank.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger expects to be busy on deadline day, while plenty of activity is expected after a record summer of spending.
Iraqi forces reach the besieged town of Amerli, where thousands of people have been trapped by jihadists, military officials say.
Javier Gomez wins the Triathlon World Series title ahead of Jonny Brownlee, whose brother Alistair wins the final race.
Photographer Arindam Mukherjee with the miners of eastern India
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga goes into his US Open fourth-round match against Andy Murray boosted by the Briton's uncertain form.
Police say they will not apologise for the way they conducted a search for a five-year-old boy with a brain tumour, who was taken from a UK hospital by his parents against medical advice.
Why Chinese couples are queuing up to put on waterproof make-up and get their wedding pictures taken underwater.
Chinese couples told to smile, but please hold your breath
Kate Bush follows her stage comeback to become the first woman to have eight albums in the chart at the same time.
From 1 September, companies in the EU will be banned from making or importing vacuum cleaners above 1600 watts and it has led to a sharp rise in sales.
What is proton beam therapy and why is it so sought after?
Eurosceptic party 'Alternative for Germany' wins its first state parliament seats in the eastern state of Saxony, according to exit polls.
Sinn Féin's Martin McGuinness urges dissident republicans, on the IRA ceasefire 20th anniversary, to "take that same step into politics and away from conflict".
Four people have been killed and eleven others injured after an explosion rocked a four-storey building in Rosny-sous-Bois, Paris on Sunday morning.