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Cross-Channel transport is returning to normal after a strike by ferry workers which gave hundreds of migrants the chance to try to board queuing lorries.
Britain's Andy Murray is seeded third for Wimbledon as he bids to regain the title he won two years ago.
The Ebola epidemic in Guinea that began early last year has set back the country's fight against malaria, say experts.
Director James Cameron pays tribute to film composer James Horner, calling his death in a plane crash on Monday "sad and shocking" and "such a waste".
Japan's Nikkei index closes at its highest level for more than 18 years, as investor confidence continues to rise on hopes of a Greek debt deal.
The company already has a subscription streaming service but is launching a free version of Play Music.
France's GDP grew by 0.6% in the first quarter after a rise in corporate profit margins and strong household spending, official figures show.
The US National Security Agency spied on French Presidents Jacques Chirac, Nicolas Sarkozy and Francois Hollande in 2006-12, the Wikileaks website says.
A display of the northern lights was witnesses near the US city of Minneapolis early on Tuesday morning.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady makes his appeal against the four-match ban given for his part in 'Deflate-gate'.
Music fans begin setting up camp for the Glastonbury Festival after the gates opened for this year's festival.
Australia says it will join a China-led infrastructure bank as a founding member, contributing 930m Australian dollars over five years.
Liverpool sign Brazil forward Roberto Firmino from Hoffenheim for a fee of about £29m, subject to a medical.
The Royal Shakespeare Company announces that 14 amateur theatre groups will join a company of professionals on a national tour of A Midsummer Night's Dream.
Defending champions Japan progress to the Women's World Cup quarter-finals after a narrow victory over the Netherlands.
Pictures are circulating online - thought to be the first look at currency issued by the Islamic State group.
Police in the Indian capital, Delhi, arrest a man who supplied the toxic alcohol which killed more than 100 people in the city of Mumbai.
Reigning Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton's brother Nicolas Hamilton has cerebral palsy and will become the first disabled driver to compete in the British Touring Car Championships this weekend.
The death toll from an ongoing heatwave in Pakistan's southern Sindh province has passed 700, local media report, as mortuaries reach capacity.
Four US states join South Carolina in calling on the withdrawal of the Confederate battle flag, after a church shooting thought to be racially motivated.