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Atletico sign Mandzukic from Bayern

July 10, 2014 - 9:40am
Croatia international striker Mario Mandzukic joins Spanish champions Atletico Madrid from German side Bayern Munich.

Third place play-off unfair - Van Gaal

July 10, 2014 - 9:37am
Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal is unhappy at having to compete in Saturday's World Cup third-place play-off with Brazil.

Artists to mark lights out for WW1

July 10, 2014 - 8:52am
Artists including Jeremy Deller are creating new works for a lights out to mark 100 years since the outbreak of World War One.

O'Connor replaces Womack at Womad

July 10, 2014 - 8:39am
Irish singer Sinead O'Connor is to replace the late soul legend Bobby Womack as the closing act at this year's Womad festival in Wiltshire.

Myanmar reporters sentenced to jail

July 10, 2014 - 8:23am
A court in Myanmar sentences five journalists to jail with hard labour for 10 years for writing that the military was making chemical weapons.

Trent Bridge chief rejects pitch claim

July 10, 2014 - 8:19am
Nottinghamshire's chief executive dismisses claims the club deliberately prepared a lifeless pitch for the first Test.

Day in pictures: 10 July 2014

July 10, 2014 - 8:11am
Images from around the world taken over the past 24 hours

Iraq rebels 'seize nuclear material'

July 10, 2014 - 7:48am
Iraq warns the UN that Sunni militants have seized nuclear materials used for scientific research at a university in Mosul.

India unveils 'budget for growth'

July 10, 2014 - 7:40am
India's new government promises to bring back higher growth, with a budget including more infrastructure spending and a goods and services tax.

Bank holds interest rates at 0.5%

July 10, 2014 - 7:11am
The Bank of England holds UK interest rates at a record low of 0.5% for another month, and keeps its quantitative easing programme at £375bn.

Google to fund European start-ups

July 10, 2014 - 6:58am
Google is launching a venture capital fund to invest in promising European technology companies.

Fresh landslide at Honduras mine

July 10, 2014 - 6:56am
A fresh landslide hits a makeshift mine in Honduras where eight miners remain trapped after a collapse last week.

Seagull swoops in race photo finish

July 10, 2014 - 6:56am
Plucky bird causes a flap at Brighton as first to be caught on camera in photo finish of a horse race.

Evra asks Man Utd for Juventus move

July 10, 2014 - 6:38am
Patrice Evra asks to leave Manchester United but stops short of handing in a transfer request amid interest from Juventus.

Frozen climber found after 32 years

July 10, 2014 - 6:38am
Mountain climbers discover the frozen body of a young climber who disappeared 32 years ago in the French Alps, French media say.

Frozen climber found after 32 years

July 10, 2014 - 6:38am
Mountain climbers discover the frozen body of a young climber who disappeared 32 years ago in the French Alps, French media say.

Two men gored in Spanish bull run

July 10, 2014 - 6:30am
Two Spaniards have been gored and several other people have been hurt on the fourth day of the traditional running of the bulls festival in Pamplona.

Two men gored in Spanish bull run

July 10, 2014 - 6:30am
Two Spaniards have been gored and several other people have been hurt on the fourth day of the traditional running of the bulls festival in Pamplona.

Synthetic cannabis 'not medicinal'

July 10, 2014 - 6:27am
The EU's top court says designer drugs that mimic cannabis, which are already illegal in many countries, cannot be classed as medicinal.

EU court rejects new cannabis claim

July 10, 2014 - 6:27am
The EU's top court says designer drugs that mimic cannabis, which are already illegal in many countries, cannot be classed as medicinal.