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Global ransomware attack causes chaos
Banks, retailers, energy firms and Kiev airport say they have been targeted by malware attacks.
Google hit with record $2.7bn EU fine
The European Commission penalises the US tech giant for illegally favouring its own shopping service.
French woman guilty of smuggling migrant partner but spared jail
An ex-far-right supporter is convicted in France of helping her Iranian partner illegally enter the UK.
World food security risks growing, Chatham House says
More must be done to protect key transport routes like the Panama and Suez canals, researchers warn.
Muslim girls complain of Polish racism on Holocaust study trip
German Muslim girls say they were racially abused in Poland while learning about the Holocaust.
US deportations of Iraqis halted by Michigan judge
The court rules the Chaldean Catholics, Sunni Muslims and Iraqi Kurds faced danger back in Iraq.
Grenfell Tower fire: German flats cleared amid cladding fears
An 11-storey block is evacuated in Wuppertal because it has panels similar to Grenfell Tower's.
Human trafficking: US downgrades China over record
China could face sanctions after the US named it one of the worst offenders of human trafficking.
George Soros 'plotted to oust Equatorial Guinea's leader'
The claim has been made by a former British mercenary who led his own failed coup attempt in 2004.
Syria war: Air strike on IS prison in Mayadin 'kills dozens'
The US-led coalition says it is looking into reports that more than 40 prisoners are among the dead.
Three CNN journalists resign after Trump aide article removed
Donald Trump Jr called the network "fake news" after it published the now retracted article.
Pregnant Serena Williams poses naked on the cover of Vanity Fair
The tennis star, who is six months pregnant, poses naked for photographer Annie Leibovitz.
Crowd catches girl after ride fall
A father describes the moment it happened at a Six Flags theme park in New York.
£100m from West to clean up Russian nuclear base
Western nations are giving Russia nearly £100m to clear up nuclear waste at Andreyeva Bay, a contaminated Cold War submarine base.
Blue shark spotted on holiday resort in Majorca
The shark was reportedly 8ft long and had to be put down after it was caught because of a head injury.
The robot that can pick up virtually any object
Scientists at UC Berkeley have created a robot that has learnt to pick up virtually any object.
'UK would support US over chemical attacks'
The defence secretary said the government would support 'proportionate' military action
Spain wildfires threaten Doñana nature reserve
About 2,000 people have been evacuated as the fires near the Unesco heritage site.
The moment Colombia passenger boat sank
Several people died when a passenger boat sank on a reservoir near the town of Guatapé in north-western Colombia.
Coins thrown into plane engine by elderly passenger for 'luck'
A superstitious elderly woman delayed a flight in Shanghai for hours after "praying for safety".
Look at this amazing basketball court - and other awesome sports venues
This stunning basketball court is nestled between buildings in an otherwise standard suburb of Paris.
Algerians champion traditional dress for Eid al-Fitr
An online campaign is urging Algerians to promote local fashion to mark the end of Ramadan.
Nigerian president's Eid speech in Hausa criticised
Greetings in a regional language have stirred rather than quelled rumours over the president's health.
Russians build three-car fidget spinner
Motor enthusiasts attempt a motorised version of the cult toy, and very nearly succeed.
Gulf countries might 'ultimately, simply disengage from Qatar', a UAE spokesman says.
Twenty years on, we review predictions for Hong Kong made when Britain handed the city over to China.
The EU argues that the rights of the bloc's citizens should not change as a result of Brexit.
A decades-old murder and how a Supreme Court decision means freedom for one man, and life in prison for the other
'I'm not a bad guy'
El Hadji Diouf had a reputation for bad behaviour as a player, but tells BBC Sport's Stanley Kwenda this was unfair.
The Islamic world has begun marking the holiday which ends the Ramadan fast.