Japan is giving Vietnam six naval ships for patrols in the South China Sea, amid regional tension over competing maritime claims with China.
Dziga Vertov's 1929 film Man with a Movie Camera is voted the greatest ever documentary in a poll of more than 300 film-makers and critics.
Five police officers are being investigated by the force's watchdog, over the inquiry into the murder of Oxfordshire teenager Jayden Parkinson.
Disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris applies for permission to appeal against his conviction for indecent assaults.
British Airways owner IAG moves into profit for the first half of 2014 after an improved performance by its Iberia airline business.
Teenage weightlifting gold medallist Chika Amalaha of Nigeria faces a doping ban after failing her 'B' sample drugs test.
The World Trade Organization says its 160 members have failed to agree a global customs pact drawn up in meetings in Bali last December.
England's James Anderson is waiting to learn the outcome of a hearing over an alleged clash with India's Ravindra Jadeja.
Manchester City chief executive Ferran Soriano says the club could send youngsters to their new US franchise in New York.
The Israeli military tells people in Gaza it is resuming operations, as a ceasefire with Hamas crumbles amid reports of at least 30 Palestinian dead.
Two museums in Northampton lose their accreditation status after the controversial sale of a 4,000-year-old Egyptian statue, the Arts Council rules.
Russia imposes a sweeping ban on imports of fruit and vegetables from Poland, as EU sanctions on Russia over Ukraine start to bite.
Shares in French start-up mobile company Iliad see a fall of 13%, their biggest drop in eight years, after the firm made a bid for T-Mobile US.
Hi-tech cameras are brought in at Manchester United's training ground as new boss Louis van Gaal closely monitors players.
Japanese electronics maker Sharp posts a 55% increase in its operating profit for the April-to-June quarter.
Israel and Hamas begin a 72-hour truce, but hours later several Palestinians die by Israeli fire in apparent response to a rocket attack.
The World Health Organization and presidents of West African nations affected by the Ebola outbreak meet in Guinea to announce a new $100m response plan.
Civilians from towns around the area of Eastern Ukraine where flight MH17 was shot down are continuing to flee heavy fighting.
The exams regulator Ofqual is to collect information on how many private school students receive extra time in exams, compared with state pupils.
The Metropolitan Opera in New York says it has avoided an immediate staff lockout in last-minute negotiations with unions.