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Susie Wolff's historic appearance at the British GP ended after one timed lap following an engine failure in her Williams.
A British man who claims he has been fighting in Syria says he will not return until the "black flag of Islam" is flying over Buckingham Palace.
Christian hip-hop group Flame claim Katy Perry ripped off their song Joyful Noise in her track Dark Horse.
After widespread criticism, Google reinstates some links it had earlier removed under the controversial "right to be forgotten" ruling.
Italian police release footage showing the interior of the wrecked cruise ship, Costa Concordia, weeks ahead of an operation to remove the vessel.
New car sales have seen a 'strong' first half of the year, rising 10.6% to 1.28m, the Society of Motoring Manufacturers (SMMT) has said.
Hamas says it is ready for a ceasefire with Israel, the BBC understands, amid tension around the planned funeral of a murdered Palestinian teenager.
Police in Brazil say they have identified a Fifa official alleged to have been involved in the illegal sale of World Cup tickets.
Five people are admitted to a Hungarian hospital after the discovery of the deadly anthrax disease in beef, reports say.
British citizens have been warned by the government not to travel to Syria for any reason - but some are ignoring the warnings and going anyway.
The UK's biggest energy supplier, British Gas, mis-sold energy deals by making exaggerated claims to potential customers, the regulator says.
Italian police have released footage showing the underwater interior of wrecked cruise ship Costa Concordia.
The director of a biopic about singer Gregg Allman, and two of the film's producers, are facing involuntary manslaughter charges, following the death on set of camera assistant Sarah Jones.
The video that has shocked Australia
Hillary Clinton tells the BBC's Naga Munchetty that she is still not sure if she will attempt to become the next president of the US after Barack Obama stands down.