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Leading players file a lawsuit claiming sexual discrimination over synthetic pitches at the 2015 Women's World Cup.
China issues a warning against "illegal acts" in Hong Kong, as protesters there vow to step up their campaign if the chief executive does not resign.
Danny Welbeck scores his first senior hat-trick as 10-man Arsenal beat Galatasaray 4-1 in the Champions League.
Formula 1 team Caterham pledge to compete in this weekend's Japanese Grand Prix despite bailiffs visiting their base.
The Syrian town of Kobane is still under siege, two weeks after Islamic State fighters began their assault.
The British National Party says it has expelled its former leader Nick Griffin.
Demonstrators gather outside the Chinese embassy in London to support pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong.
The head of the US Secret Service, tasked with guarding US President Barack Obama, resigns following recent high-profile security lapses.
Omar Gonzalez, the man accused of scaling the White House fence and running into the building while carrying a knife, pleads not guilty to charges.
Award-winning Zimbabwean writer Chenjerai Hove calls on Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe to hand back her PhD as students demand an investigation.
US researchers say a simple smell test could help predict how likely someone is to be alive in five years' time.
Following the announcement of fresh price cuts, dairy farmers say they will take direct action within the next four days.
Scientists identify a huge rectangular feature on the Moon that is probably the buried remains of an ancient rift valley system.
A rare clouded leopard has been hand-reared in the bathroom of a zookeeper after she was rejected by her mother.
Russia is accused by Lithuania of violating international maritime laws after seizing a Lithuanian fishing boat with a crew of 30.
Police confirm body found in west London that of teenager Alice Gross - family say they are "completely devastated"
Afghanistan's new President, Ashraf Ghani, says he is resuming the investigation into a banking fraud, said to be one of the largest in the world.
British computer chip designer ARM is branching out into operating system software by releasing free code designed to power devices.
Tens of thousands of Pacific walrus have been photographed moving ashore in northwest Alaska.
Six prominent Iranian filmmakers launch a campaign urging world powers to agree a permanent solution to the dispute over Iran's nuclear programme.