Allegations of abuse at a children's home in Mexico raise uncomfortable questions
Tom Rolf, the Oscar-winning editor of the 1983 astronaut film, The Right Stuff, has died aged 83
Labour and the Conservatives turn on the Lib Dems after they call for an overhaul of the coalition's housing benefit reform, known to critics as the "bedroom tax".
The multi-billion dollar sale of Australian department store David Jones to South Africa's Woolworths Holdings is approved by a court in Sydney
Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan wants the government to borrow $1bn (£580m) to strengthen the military's capability to fight militant Islamists.
England fall to 20th in the latest Fifa world rankings, their lowest position since May 1996, with Scotland in 27th.
Real Madrid sign Germany midfielder Toni Kroos from Bayern Munich for an undisclosed fee on a six-year deal.
A six-year-old schoolgirl is allegedly raped by two staff members at a school in the southern city of Bangalore, the latest such attack in India.
Artists in Japan use a paddy field measuring 140m by 100m to create a giant scene from a legend about Mount Fuji using different coloured rice plants.
The French president begins a three-day visit to West Africa, likely to be dominated by security and fostering economic ties, in Ivory Coast.
The original five cast members of The Big Bang Theory are still without contracts, two weeks ahead of the start of shooting of the eighth series.
Nico Rosberg is forced to change the design of a helmet he was planning to wear to celebrate Germany's World Cup win.
Shares in mother and baby retailer Mothercare fall nearly 9% after its new boss said the UK business needs to modernise.
An attack by Taliban militants near Kabul international airport is brought under control hours after it began, Afghan officials say.
A five-hour truce between Palestinian militants and Israel begins in Gaza to allow residents to stock up on supplies, after nine days of fighting.
Street children in Uganda are facing constant abuse from police and other government officials, Human Rights Watch says.
Russian President Vladimir Putin denounces the latest US sanctions against his country, saying they will damage American interests too.
Bryan Cranston will reprise his role as President Lyndon B Johnson in a TV adaptation of the Broadway play All the Way.
EU leaders fail to agree on who should fill two top EU jobs, foreign policy chief and European Council president, and will meet again on 30 August.
In an online article the character Sam Wilson, also known as The Falcon, is named as the replacement for Steve Rogers.