The BBC’s Matthew Price takes a ferry to Giglio past the Costa Concordia as the operation to raise the boat gets underway.
Argentine police clash with rioters in the capital Buenos Aires after the country’s 1-0 defeat to Germany in the football World Cup final.
British drug firm Shire recommends a takeover offer from US rival AbbVie after its most recent £30bn ($51.3bn) offer.
Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari has resigned after his country’s failure to win the 2014 World Cup, reports Globo TV.
The Church of England has a second opportunity to approve the introduction of women bishops in a crucial vote of its ruling General Synod later.
Members of the Church of England’s ruling body, the General Synod, are preparing for a vote on whether to create female bishops.
Malala Yousafzai has met relatives of the some of the schoolgirls, who were kidnapped in Nigeria by Boko Haram militants three months ago.
Thousands of Palestinians flee northern Gaza after Israel warns of further air strikes aimed at stopping rocket attacks.