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Who will be hurt the most by the EU's latest measures?
Nintendo's share price drops after the company reports a bigger than expected loss despite the release of Mario Kart 8 over the period.
The US economy grew by 4% in the second-quarter, according to a preliminary reading by the US Department of Commerce, beating expectations.
A former policeman is to be charged with murdering a man who was shot dead after a car was stopped by officers in north London nine years ago.
An additional £3m in UK aid is to be made available to help the humanitarian situation in Gaza, Prime Minister David Cameron says.
South Africa all-rounder Jacques Kallis announces his retirement from all international cricket at the age of 38.
Cameroon's President Paul Biya sacks two senior army officers at the forefront of the battle against militant Islamist group Boko Haram, state radio reports.
Spain's economy is growing at its fastest quarterly rate since the end of 2007, but it is also facing a deflation threat
Aer Lingus reports a "significant" improvement in its operating profit over the last six months, which rose by 40% compared to the same period last year.
Militant Islamists in Somalia shoot dead a Muslim woman for refusing to wear a veil, her relatives say.
Ask BBC health reporter Tulip Mazumdar about Ebola outbreak
Rolf Harris's five year and nine month jail sentence over sex offences will not be referred to the appeal court, despite 150 complaints over its "leniency".
Two lawyers acting for a man who claims he was sexually abused by X-Men director Bryan Singer as a teenager ask to withdraw from the case.
Two former News of the World journalists are charged with conspiring to hack phones, the Crown Prosecution Service says.
Why the UN can't guarantee world peace
French and British nationals evacuated from Libya - French government
Movie directors including Quentin Tarantino and JJ Abrams lead an attempt to save the last Kodak factory that manufactures physical film stock.
Japan's ANA Holdings cancels its plan to buy a 49% stake in Asian Wings Airways, an airline based in Myanmar, also known as Burma.
After a key transmission tower was blown up in Buenaventura, leaving the Colombian port city without power, the authorities ban alcohol and weapons.
The streaming video service Netflix agrees to pay US telecoms giant AT&T to ensure its content is delivered to users smoothly.