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Gabby Logan introduces highlights from the first of the season's two Diamond League finals, which took place in Zurich.
A paramedic from south east London dies while taking part in the Clipper Round The World Yacht Race.
Lewis Hamilton eased to his 11th pole position in 12 races this year as he dominated qualifying at the Italian Grand Prix in his Mercedes.
Helen Glover and Heather Stanning win World Championships gold, as Britain claim five medals on Lake Aiguebelette.
Master sand sculptors from around the world are competing in San Diego, California at the annual US Sand Sculpting Challenge.
Japan permanently lifts an evacuation order for a town hit by the Fukushima nuclear disaster that followed the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
The BBC's Jenny Hill reports from Munich central station, where up to 6,000 migrants are expected to arrive on trains from Vienna.
Lewis Hamilton sets the pace in final practice as team-mate Nico Rosberg is pipped by Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel.
A Welsh coach crash in Switzerland injures 41 people, four of them seriously.
A woman who went missing with four children, amid fears they were heading from London to Syria, is charged with child abduction.
Rico Rodriguez, the trombonist in ska band The Specials, has died at the age of 80, the group announces.
A huge pillow fight at the prestigious US Military Academy to mark the end of summer training leaves at least 30 cadets injured, US media reports.
Thousands of ceramic poppies used in the Tower of London installation go on display at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park.
Nargess Sadjady, a woman who was tricked out of £12,000 in a sophisticated telephone scam hears a recording of the fraudsters' calls.
Flood rescuers in Worcestershire are practising using a Swedish boat called the Rescuerunner to help them do their job.
World number eight Rafael Nadal is out of the US Open after being beaten 3-6 4-6 6-4 6-3 6-4 by Italy's Fabio Fognini.
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A crater in Russia which emerged 10 months ago has tripled in size to become a 120m-wide sinkhole.
Migrants who were stranded in Hungary have been allowed to cross the border and enter Austria.