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Mame Biram Diouf's superb solo strike gives Stoke City a shock victory over Manchester City at a stunned Etihad Stadium.
India beat England by six wickets at Trent Bridge to take a 2-0 lead in the one-day series with two games left.
Iraqi forces, Shia militias and Kurdish Peshmerga have begun a new offensive to try to save the town of Amerli from Islamic State militants, reports say.
A GPS tracking device being deployed by police in Florida enables officers to follow a vehicle without the need for a potentially dangerous high-speed pursuit.
A group of Philippine peacekeepers trapped by rebels in the Syrian Golan Heights are "under attack", the Philippine defence minister says.
Angel Di Maria impresses on his debut but Manchester United remain without a win this season after being held at Burnley.
Lesotho's prime minister crosses into South Africa, accusing Lesotho's army of staging a coup and telling the BBC his life is in danger.
The head of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood has one death sentence commuted to life in prison, but still faces another death penalty.
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani criticises new US sanctions, saying they will harm negotiations over his country's nuclear programme.
West Ham United sign former Arsenal midfielder Alex Song on a season-long loan deal from Barcelona.
A 16-month-old baby in Switzerland dies after one of its parents went to work forgetting that the child had been left in the car.
Australia and Gaza share ocean views, but not much else
Liverpool defender Daniel Agger rejoins his former club Brondby after losing his place to new signing Dejan Lovren.
China warns foreign countries against "meddling" in Hong Kong's politics ahead of a crucial announcement on the territory's election process.
Some 230 members of an Orthodox Jewish group begin leaving a village in western Guatemala after a bitter row with the local indigenous community.
Most of 24 gold miners trapped underground in northern Nicaragua since Thursday have been rescued, officials say.
Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova enjoy straight sets wins in the US Open but Venus Williams and Simona Halep go out.
Housing experts are calling for minimum standards in the private rental market to prevent landlords from exploiting vulnerable tenants.
The corruption case of former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife has gone to a jury after a 25-day trial.
The Ebola vaccine, ZMapp, which has been tested on 18 laboratory monkeys with a 100% success rate will now be tested on humans.