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The British embassy in the Yemeni capital Sanaa reopens after it was closed for nearly two weeks amid "increased security concerns".
Thousands pour over Syria's border into Iraqi Kurdistan, the UN says, in one of the biggest waves of refugees in the Syrian conflict.
Roberto Soldado scores a penalty on his Tottenham debut, as Crystal Palace lose on their return to the Premier League.
Disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai will go on trial on Thursday, charged with bribery, corruption and abuse of power, according to state media.
Stelios Stavridis, the chairman of Greece's privatisation agency, is dismissed after four months in the post for "ethical reasons".
Labour has been winning back support since Ed Miliband became leader, the shadow business secretary says - after other Labour figures said the party was not doing enough to get its message across.
Mark Kermode is announced as the new chief film critic for The Observer, replacing Philip French when he retires next month.
Thousands of refugees from Syria are pouring over the border into Iraqi Kurdistan, the UN refugee agency says.