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Arsenal complete the signing of teenage Southampton defender Calum Chambers for a fee understood to be about £16m.
Two Australian Commonwealth Games hockey players who found the Queen had 'photo-bombed' their selfie have tried to have their photo taken with Prince Harry.
Jess Judd and Jodie Williams are determined to make their mark at Glasgow 2014, as BBC Sport's Tom Fordyce finds out.
A swimmer has died in a thunderstorm off a Californian beach. But what happens when lightning hits water?
Recent high profile cases have illustrated the danger of people having their public reputation damaged by negative online rumours and social media sites.
Jury selection begins in the corruption trial of ex-Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell, accused of accepting loans and lavish gifts from a supporter.
A UK survey of book buying habits finds the fall in people buying books as gifts is a 'concerning trend' for the industry.
James Sneddon is found guilty of causing Alasdair Dudgeon's death after knocking him off his bike near Kincardine Bridge.
Students who survived South Korea's ferry disaster describe how they floated out of flooded cabins, as the trial of the crew continues.
Venezuelan official Gen Hugo Carvajal is warmly welcomed in Caracas after his release in Aruba, where he had been arrested on drug-trafficking charges.
A second fuel tank at Libya's biggest fuel storage facility is in flames as the government requests international assistance to contain the huge blaze.
Lewis Hamilton is a street fighter but Nico Rosberg can cope with the pressure of a title battle, says David Coulthard.
The celebrities tweeting their support for Palestinians
Videos of children in care are to be made available to people approved for adoption as part of plans to speed up the process.
The downing of Malaysian airliner MH17 in eastern Ukraine may constitute a "war crime", UN human rights chief Navi Pillay says.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has scored three goals in an exhibition match to open a new stadium in Istanbul.
Emirates Airline will stop flying over Iraq to protect its passengers from the threat of Islamic militants on the ground, according to reports.
An eight-year-old boy is in a critical condition after he was pulled from the water at a beauty spot in Keighley, West Yorkshire.
Gaza is in a "critical condition" and violence there must stop "in the name of humanity", UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says.
New laws on domestic violence would be introduced by a Labour government to prevent abusive partners avoiding prosecution, the shadow home secretary has said.