German travel giant Tui and its UK subsidiary Tui Travel announce plans to merge following years of speculation.
Top seed Novak Djokovic moves into the fourth round of the men's singles with a 6-4 6-2 6-4 defeat of Gilles Simon.
Thousands of Christians are fleeing mortar attacks on the city of Qaraqosh, south east of Mosul, under control of Isis.
Scotland head coach Vern Cotter says South Africa will be tough to contain, despite new faces in the Springboks squad.
Dozens of police officers are involved in an armed manhunt in Cornwall for a man who they fear might be carrying a gun.
A tribunal in the Vatican convicts the Church's former envoy to the Dominican Republic of sex abuse and defrocks him.
BBC News visits 'the Sandhurst of the Sands' - the Afghan army academy training troops in preparation for the withdrawal of international forces.
Bulgaria's central bank says there has been a systematic attempt to destabilise the country through attacks on the banking system.
Southampton defender Luke Shaw signs for Manchester United for £27m after completing a medical at the club.
Germany's World Cup winner Franz Beckenbauer has his 90-day ban from football activity lifted by governing body Fifa.
A psychiatrist who evaluated Oscar Pistorius has suffered a heart attack, days before the Olympic athlete's murder trial resumes.
Members of the GMB union will join a day of action in July that could see more than one million workers on strike in total.
The father of a British-born student who shot dead six people in California last month before taking his own life, has told US television of the horror of living with what his son Elliot had done.
Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova sign partnership agreements with the European Union, a move Russia says will have serious consequences.
The number of people displaced internally by the turmoil in Ukraine has reached 54,400 with 16,400 fleeing in the past week alone, the UN says.
Barcelona are still keen to sign Uruguay's Luis Suarez despite his four-month ban for biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini.
The head of Wales' counter-terrorism unit denies that police are failing to combat the radicalisation of young Muslims, after a video emerges of two Cardiff men preaching jihad.
A former Buddhist monk is jailed for five-and-a-half years for raping a teenage girl at a temple in the Thai capital, Bangkok.
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A US court has forced Facebook to hand over details of 381 users, but the social media company says the request violates the US constitution.