Dutch police detain about 200 people in The Hague after rioting sparked by the death of a Caribbean man in police custody.
Authorities in Kenya are beginning a four-day nationwide crackdown against illicitly brewed alcohol following a recent spate of deaths.
German army removes haul of military hardware from 78-year-old's home.
Swiss adventurer Andre Borschberg is into the final hours of his historic solar-powered flight across the Pacific, from Japan to Hawaii.
John McEnroe tells Rafael Nadal to "get a new damn coach", after the Spaniard's latest Grand Slam failure.
Mastercard tests a smartphone app that uses facial recognition to verify online purchases.
Martunis survived the 2004 tsunami and was befriended by Cristiano Ronaldo.
A Chinese firm reportedly plans to ask employees to seek approval before getting pregnant, provoking scorn in the state-run press and on social media.
A minute's silence is held across the UK to remember the 38 people killed in the Tunisia beach attack a week ago, including 30 Britons.
Nico Rosberg pips team-mate Lewis Hamilton to set the pace in first practice at the British Grand Prix.
Uber has suspended its UberPOP taxi hailing app in France, according to newspaper Le Monde.
France's President Francois Hollande rejects an appeal by the Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to grant him asylum.
Eurozone business activity rose at its fastest pace in four years in June, boosted by higher spending by consumers and businesses, a survey indicates.
After fire and floods which swept through Accra
Iceland's parliament agrees to abolish its blasphemy laws, despite opposition from some of the country's churches.
In the wake of the terror attack on a Tunisian beach last Friday, survivors reported heroic acts from hotel staff. One of those staff members has spoken exclusively to the BBC's Ben Brown.
Popular chat rooms on Reddit have been closed in protest over the sacking of a popular staff member.
Formula 1 bosses abandon plans to reintroduce refuelling from 2017 as a freeze on the upper limit of engines is proposed.
The US military says it has killed Tariq al-Harzi, a senior member of Islamic State known as the "emir of suicide bombers".
Damon Albarn's Alice in Wonderland-inspired musical garners qualified reviews despite receiving a standing ovation at the Manchester International Festival.