Two senior officials with Croatia's leading football club are arrested on suspicion of embezzlement and tax evasion, police say.
Rohan Dennis rides the fastest individual time trial in Tour de France history to claim victory on the opening stage in Utrecht.
Top Chinese brokerages promise to spend at least $20bn on shares to halt the slide in the stock market, which has fallen sharply in recent weeks.
Prime Minister David Cameron says the Budget will include a package of measures to help people buy their own home and boost house building.
If Greeks vote "No" on Sunday, their banks could go from their current frozen state to being totally and utterly crippled.
Tunisia declares a state of emergency, just over a week after 38 people were killed in attack in the resort city of Sousse.
At least 14 people are missing after a shoe factory collapses in eastern China, according to Chinese state media.
Dustin Brown can not follow up his shock win over Rafael Nadal as his Wimbledon campaign is ended by Viktor Troicki.
Lewis Hamilton beats team-mate Nico Rosberg in an all-Mercedes battle for pole position at the British Grand Prix.
Ellen Pao, CEO at Reddit, says sorry over way "we handled the transition" after community complains about the sacking of a popular employee.
The families of two east London schoolgirls who travelled to Syria are "distraught" after learning they have married, a solicitor says.
US Army sun cream and tins of bacon are among the finds on Salisbury Plain revealed by archaeologists to mark US Independence Day.
Syrian forces and their Lebanese Shia Muslim allies carry out a major offensive to drive rebels from the strategically important town of Zabadani.
US golfer Bubba Watson is to paint over the Confederate flag on the car from the Dukes of Hazzard TV series, the latest backlash against the symbol.
Australia fast bowler Ryan Harris announces his retirement from the sport and will miss the Ashes series.
Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis accuses Athens' creditors of "terrorism", the day before a referendum on an international bailout.
Lewis Hamilton sets the pace in final practice as drivers prepare for qualifying at the British Grand Prix.
A missing UK family of 12 have joined so-called Islamic State and are "safer than ever", according to a statement said to be on their behalf.
When Pope Francis arrives in Latin America this weekend, huge crowds are expected - as millions of Roman Catholics in Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay turn out to see the man they call the "Pope of the poor".
Two men are killed in a microlight crash at an airfield in Oxfordshire