A US mother defends her decision to leave her two young children in a 'hot car' whilst she attended a job interview.
US President Barack Obama has hailed a new emerging Africa, on the last day of a summit in Washington DC with 40 African leaders.
British aid agencies launch an emergency appeal for people affected by the conflict in Gaza, saying it has created a "humanitarian emergency".
A huge blaze at a derelict hospital site in Northampton is tackled by more than 80 firefighters overnight.
The Major League Soccer All-Stars team beat Bayern Munich 2-1 in a friendly marred by some robust challenges.
BBC head of television, Danny Cohen, writes a letter to the Guardian, admitting there have been "significant issues on Top Gear in recent months".
The BBC, along with other UK public service broadcasters, is to air an emergency appeal on Friday for people affected by the conflict in Gaza.
BBC News speaks to members of the largest Liberian community outside Monrovia in Staten Island, New York.
Jack Nicklaus believes Rory McIlroy can beat his record of 18 major titles if he maintains his competitive desire.
German industrial output rose by just 0.3% in June from May, official figures show, as concerns over the Ukraine crisis weighed on the economy.
India's cabinet approves a bill to allow children over 16 to be tried as adults for crimes such as rape and murder.
Israel offers to extend a 72-hour ceasefire in Gaza, say Israeli officials, but Hamas, which controls Gaza, has yet to agree to the plan.
Proposals to extend Crossrail to Hertfordshire are to be considered by the government, the transport secretary is expected to announce.
Argentine human rights activist Estela Carlotto is reunited with her long-lost grandson after discovering his whereabouts earlier this week.
Priceline Group, owner of travel websites including Booking.com and Agoda, agrees to invest $500m in China's biggest online travel company Ctrip.
Australia is holding a national day of mourning for those who died in the Malaysia Airline MH17 air disaster in Ukraine in July.
President Barack Obama defends his right to act without Congress' approval in order to address the pressing issues facing America.
Srebrenica's children seek harmony in music
Did Indian PM's team spin the 'foster son' story?
How to stay alive in Libya as civil unrest increases