A new study warns that a third of all men currently under the age of 20 in China will die prematurely if they do not give up smoking.
The UN envoy for Libya proposes a national unity government, after months of negotiations between the country’s two rival authorities.
A South Carolina city reaches a $6.5m settlement with the family of Walter Scott, an unarmed black man killed by a white policeman in April.
The office of Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull defends his use of a private email server for government business.
The head of the International Monetary Fund tells the BBC that the outlook for China, the world’s second-largest economy, is not all “doom and gloom”.
The scale of the growing financial problems in the NHS in England will become clearer later, when the latest accounts are published.
Spencer Stone, hailed as a hero after he intervened to stop a terror attack on a train in France, has been stabbed in Sacramento, California.
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