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How the 1993 blasts changed Mumbai for ever
Button set for Top Gear role, McLaren frustration with testing plans, Massa cannot explain Wililams performance, plus more.
World heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko says Anthony Joshua is the most promising boxer he has seen in 25 years.
Japanese tech giant Sony sees its net profit more than triple in the April-to-June quarter, helped by strong sales of its PlayStation 4 games.
The major shareholder of South Korean industrial giant Hyundai wants to replace Sepp Blatter as Fifa president.
Myanmar releases 6,966 prisoners, including 210 foreigners, ahead of polls in November - but it is not clear if political prisoners are among those freed.
Security forces in Calais have been working to prevent a third successive night of mass incursions into the Channel Tunnel by migrants trying to reach Britain.
Royal Bank of Scotland reports a 27% increase in second-quarter profit after booking more mortgage business.
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal says goalkeeper David De Gea's link to Real Madrid has caused a problem.
Germany's uncomfortable refugee debate
At least 16 people are killed after torrential rain triggers landslides in western Nepal, with fears the toll could rise.
Electronics giant Samsung sees its net profit drop by 8% for the second quarter of the year.
A Malaysia team is on its way to the French Indian Ocean island of Reunion to see whether washed up debris is from missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
The former One Direction singer posts a picture of him signing a contract with RCA Records.
A lorry in central Mexico ploughs into a religious procession, killing at least 16 pilgrims and injuring about 30, officials say.
Gerry Anderson's Thunderbirds are set to return to the site where they were originally created to mark the show's 50th anniversary.
Argentine football legend Diego Maradona accuses ex-wife Claudia Villafane of stealing $9m (£6m) from his bank accounts, a claim she denies.
A routine that is all jazz, ballet and acrobatics
An aurora resembling the 'northern lights' has been spotted outside the Solar System for the first time, scientists report.
The vast majority of children bought and sold for sex every night in the United States are American, a BBC investigation finds.