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Deutsche Bank, HSBC and Bank of Nova Scotia are accused of attempting to rig the price of silver, in a lawsuit filed in the US.
Italian opera singer Carlo Bergonzi, considered a leading performer of Verdi's work, dies aged 90.
Scotland's Alex Marshall and Paul Foster progress to the pairs final with a thrilling win against English opponents.
Arsenal complete the signing of Colombia goalkeeper David Ospina from Nice on a long-term contract for an undisclosed fee.
A group of artists in New York paint a large group of nude models in public in a celebration of the human form.
Israel says it is resuming military operations in Gaza as Hamas militants continue to fire rockets into Israel after rejecting a limited truce.
Date for Guardians of the Galaxy sequel is revealed at Comic-Con event in San Diego.
The public should be able to question the prime minister in Westminster every week, just as MPs do, Labour leader Ed Miliband tells the BBC.
Thousands of people are lining Glasgow's streets to watch the Commonwealth Games marathon in the "biggest spectator weekend in the city's history".
Roma midfielder Miralem Pjanic strikes a stunning 60-yard goal against Manchester United after practising field goals with the NFL's Denver Broncos.
Three enormous cooling towers which have stood for more than 40 years at Didcot A Power Station in Oxfordshire are demolished.
A woman and her baby had a lucky escape, when they narrowly avoided being involved in a car accident in San Francisco.
The airline of Dubai's government is flying huge amounts of aid to Gaza.
Louis van Gaal describes Manchester United's display as "not good" despite a 3-2 win over Roma in the United States.
Israel accepts a UN request for a 24-hour ceasefire in Gaza, but Hamas says it rejects the terms of the truce.
A grave containing at least 400 people is unearthed in the Bolivian city of Potosi, with the remains thought to be those of colonial-era miners.
Hundreds of passengers arriving at Gatwick Airport are told to go home without their bags and get them sent on later amid baggage reclaim delays.
A Sierra Leone woman who fled hospital after testing positive for the Ebola virus has died after turning herself in, health officials tell the BBC.
France's president has promised that the bodies of 118 people who died when an Air Algerie plane crashed in Mali will be brought to France.
Israel has accepted a UN request for a 24-hour ceasefire in Gaza, but warns the army will act if it is breached by Palestinian militants.