Manchester United's Luke Shaw is named in the England Under-21 squad to face Croatia in the Euro 2015 play-off.
Rebel forces in eastern Ukraine begin an offensive to capture the government-held airport in Donetsk, Ukrainian officials say.
Dance stars of the future are being sought in a UK competition backed by Sadler's Wells and the BBC to be shown on BBC Four and BBC Two.
Andrew North visits New Delhi railway station to see if Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Clean India' drive is proving a success.
Singer and songwriter Lynsey de Paul has died at the age of 64, following a suspected brain haemmorhage.
The Turkish parliament is to vote on a motion to deploy the military in Iraq and Syria and allow foreign troops to use its territory.
RAF jets conduct fresh strikes against Islamic State in Iraq, carrying out a precision bombing attack on an armed pickup truck.
Save the Children says healthcare demands are far outstripping supply in Sierra Leone and warns that the Ebola outbreak there is getting worse.
China's state media strongly backs Hong Kong's embattled leader CY Leung, while condemning democracy protests as "chaos".
A young politician with Venezuela's governing PSUV party, Robert Serra, is found shot dead at his home in Caracas alongside his partner.
As many as 15 people are feared dead after a blast at an explosives factory north of the Bulgarian capital, Sofia.
Rengin Arslan reports from the Turkey-Syria border, where strangers are helping families fleeing attacks by Islamic State.
Japanese stocks close sharply lower after weak manufacturing data out of the US and Europe raises concerns about the health of the global economy.
The Japanese GP could be called off if Typhoon Phanfone hits Japan on Sunday, says Force India driver Sergio Perez.
Virgin Money, the UK challenger bank partly owned by entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson, announces plans to list its shares on the London Stock Exchange.
China issues a warning against "illegal acts" in Hong Kong, as protesters there vow to step up their campaign if the chief executive does not resign.
Argentina's central bank governor Juan Carlos Fabrega resigns after less than a year in the job, as the country's economic troubles pile up.
Hundreds of GP practices are at risk of closure because of the number of doctors reaching retirement age, GP leaders say.
Indian officials miss a day off for the drive against dirt
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