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England round off their international summer with a pulsating three-run Twenty20 victory over India at Edgbaston.
Lewis Hamilton says he intends to exploit what he believes is team-mate Nico Rosberg's vulnerability to pressure in the title run-in.
Vaccinated monkeys have developed "long-term" immunity to the Ebola virus raising the prospect of successful human trials, say scientists.
Family, friends and famous names from the worlds of TV, film and comedy say a final farewell to Joan Rivers at her funeral in New York.
Yemeni police deploy water cannon and tear gas to shift thousands of Shia protesters encamped on the road to Sanaa airport.
A 73-year-old South African heart surgeon has become the oldest person to swim the English Channel.
Thousands of runners complete the 34th Great North Run, including the millionth finisher and the first British man to win in 29 years.
Lewis Hamilton wins the Italian Grand Prix after Nico Rosberg's mistake under pressure from his Mercedes team-mate.
MPs' salaries should go up by the planned 9% to £74,000 after May's general election, the body in charge of their pay and expenses says.
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The US carries out a series of air strikes on Islamic State militants close to the vital Haditha dam in west Iraq, US defence officials say.
Jim Dobbin, Labour MP for Heywood and Middleton, has died aged 73 while on a parliamentary trip to Poland, the party announces.
The Egyptian authorities arrest seven men accused of appearing in a video apparently showing a gay wedding.
Much of the main city of Indian-administered Kashmir, Srinagar, is under water, as soldiers battle to rescue flood victims throughout the region.
The UK's objection to the European Union's plans to cap bankers' bonuses is set to be heard in the bloc's highest court on Monday.
Campaigners in the battle for Scotland's future say the result is too close to call, as one poll puts the Yes camp narrowly ahead for the first time.
Olympic, world and European champion Mo Farah wins Sunday's Great North Run in a sprint finish over Kenya's Mike Kigen.
Uefa's newest members Gibraltar, with a population of 30,000, face Poland in Group D of the Euro 2016 qualifying campaign.
Darren Fletcher reveals Scotland's players are relishing the opportunity to topple world champions Germany.
A second member of South Korean pop group Ladies' Code dies four days after the vehicle they were travelling in crashed near Seoul.