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Warwickshire's Brendon McCullum hits an unbeaten 158 off 64 balls against Derbyshire, the highest ever score in the T20 Blast.
Heather Watson says she is ready to test the world's best after getting within two points of beating Serena Williams.
A Colombian man with terminal cancer becomes the first person in the country to die legally by euthanasia, in a move opposed by the Church.
What does it take to restore an iconic aircraft?
John Romain explains to BBC News how he and his team spent three years restoring a 1940s Spitfire to flying condition once again.
Inside a modern biplane factory recreating aircraft of the 1930s
Anguilla-born GB sprint hopeful Zharnel Hughes cruises into the 200m final of the British Championships in Birmingham.
British number one Heather Watson gives top seed Serena Williams a scare before losing a third-round thriller at Wimbledon.
England boss Mark Sampson wants more men's clubs to adopt a women's team after his side's World Cup run.
The family of a notorious criminal murdered in his Essex home are left "devastated" by his death.
Solar Impulse, the plane powered by the sun, has landed in Hawaii after completing a historic 8,000km journey from Japan.
The slow response of Tunisia's police to last week's deadly attack in Sousse was a major problem, admits the country's prime minister.
World champion Lewis Hamilton says he is "in trouble" for this weekend's British Grand Prix if he does not improve his car.
Fourth seed Maria Sharapova battles into the last 16 at Wimbledon as she defeats Irina-Camelia Begu 6-4 6-3.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari describes as a "heinous atrocity" the latest wave of attacks by Boko Haram militants that left more than 150 people dead.
Essex head coach Paul Grayson says spinner Monty Panesar is unavailable for selection because of off-field "issues".
A jilted boyfriend told his pregnant ex-girlfriend he would "kick the baby out of her" as he attacked her, a court hears.
Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson tells the BBC he is on the mend after his treatment for tumours on his tongue.
With $72bn debt, Puerto Rico is being called "the Greece of the Caribbean". The BBC's Gary O'Donoghue looks at what went wrong - and what happens next.
Anna Holligan visits the Greek island of Rhodes which relies heavily on tourism and gauges the mood there about Greece's financial future.