US actress Marilyn Burns, best known for her "scream queen" role in 1974 horror classic The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, dies in Houston, Texas.
Restrictions on the fishing of cod and salmon hoped to rejuvenate declining stocks, but after years of tight fishing quotas from Brussels there has been no boost in the fish population.
Shares in US telecoms firms Sprint drop sharply in after-hours trade following reports it has abandoned a bid for T-Mobile US.
The Lib Dems call for the suspension of arms export licences to Israel, adding to pressure on David Cameron following Baroness Warsi's resignation over policy on Gaza.
John Kerry tells the BBC that Israel and the Palestinians must take advantage of the Gaza truce, as the two sides prepare for talks in Egypt.
Manchester United fear Juan Cuadrado price rise, Southampton want Fraser Forster, Arsenal after Liverpool defender, plus more.
Andy Murray plays Australian Nick Kyrgios in his first match of the hard-court season in the Rogers Cup on Wednesday.
Europe's long travelling satellite is set to rendezvous in a few hours with one of the strangest objects in the solar system.
Funding of National Dance Company Wales is investigated by a financial watchdog amid concerns about the way the organisation is run.
The losing candidate of the Indonesian presidential election, Prabowo Subianto, launches his court challenge against the result, claiming electoral fraud
Pran, one of India's best-known cartoonists and creator of the famous comic series Chacha Chaudhary, dies from cancer.
Almost 600 people are now known to have died in the Yunnan earthquake, officials say, as residents are evacuated from barrier lakes.
Smartphone and tablet rivals Apple and Samsung agree to withdraw all legal cases against each other outside the United States.
A Dutch firm has been chosen to carry out the underwater search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, Australia announces.
US President Barack Obama reveals that US companies are planning $14bn of investment in Africa at the inaugural US-Africa Leaders' Summit.
Uighur photographer Kurbanjan Samat tells the BBC about his mission to bridge the gap between the Chinese and the Uighurs.
The Somme villagers who rebuilt their homes
The new suicide squads striking northern Nigeria
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A man who rescued JFK in the Pacific in WW2 dies aged 93