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Israel attacks Iran as world powers continue talks on reviving a landmark nuclear deal with Iran.
- Brazil hits 500,000 deaths at critical moment
Experts warn the outbreak could worsen amid a slow vaccination programme and the start of winter.
- Belgium: Body found in search for fugitive far-right soldier
The far-right soldier went missing in May after taking weapons from a base, sparking a huge manhunt.
- Irish deputy PM defends Irish unity comments
The Irish deputy PM says for some it will "always be the wrong time" to talk about Irish unification.
- Man held as missing US woman's body found in Russia
Catherine Serou, a law student in Nizhny Novgorod, went missing earlier this week.
- 'Finally having a wig puts the smile on your face'
A girl, 15, who donated her hair to a cancer charity finds out a year later she has cancer herself.
- Max Verstappen wins intense French Grand Prix battle with Lewis Hamilton
Max Verstappen fights back to pass Lewis Hamilton and take a brilliant win in the French Grand Prix to extend his championship lead.
- Trans US veterans to be offered gender surgery for first time
Veterans Affairs officials announce they will cover surgery for trans veterans for the first time.
- Tokyo Olympics: Ugandan tests positive for Covid in Japan
The Ugandan was part of a nine-member squad who were fully vaccinated, reports say.
- Message in a bottle from 2018 found after Atlantic voyage
The note was found on a Portuguese island, three years after it was sent by a teenager from the US.
- Thelma & Louise stars recall male backlash to film 30 years on
Geena Davis and Susan Sarandon reflect on the role of women in film at an anniversary screening.
- Gold coins lost in Black Death confusion found in Reepham
Hardly any of the leopard coins from 1344 have survived, an expert says.
- ICYMI: Birds, planes and automobiles
Brooklyn ducks, a Brittany bird-man, and a race with a difference - some of the stories you might have missed this week.
- In pictures: 1,000 Dreams to mark World Refugee Day
Refugees across Europe set out to record the lives of those who have also fled persecution.
- Tokyo Olympics: Inside the athletes' village
Rupert Wingfield-Hayes takes a look at how the athletes' village hopes to mitigate the risk of Covid.
- 'World's oldest' alligator Muja celebrates 85th birthday at Belgrade Zoo
From surviving World War Two to becoming a hit on TikTok, Belgrade Zoo star Muja has been through a lot.
- Your pictures on the theme of 'in my hand'
A selection of striking images from our readers around the world.
- Juneteenth: After decades, Opal Lee finally gets her day off
Opal Lee campaigned for years for a national holiday to commemorate the end of slavery in the US.
- Life in lockdown: The pandemic through our eyes
From freshman college to new life and loss, three young photographers document their pandemic year.
- Myanmar: Who are the ethnic armies training protesters?
Many protesters are being trained by ethnic armed groups - can they eventually topple the junta?
- Foo Fighters to release disco album as the Dee Gees
Dave Grohl's band rename themselves the Dee Gees and cover five 1970s hits by the Gibb brothers.
- Yes Sir, I Can Boogie: Why disco hit is now Scotland's unofficial anthem
The 1970s disco classic has become the country's unofficial anthem ahead of the match with England.
- K-wave: How fans are supporting their favourite idols
From buying billboard space to food trucks, here's how fans of Korean pop culture support their idols.
- 'War on Terror': Are big military deployments over?
Twenty years on from the "War on Terror", is it the end of big military deployments to warzones?
- Return to the island where eagles watch you brush your teeth
Six months after Alex and Buffy moved to the Isle of Rum without visiting it, how has island life worked out?