A 22-year-old British entrepreneur’s new sleep-tracking device cracks $1m (£590,000) on the Kickstarter crowdfunding platform in five days.
A reclusive Hamas military leader rules out a ceasefire with Israel to end Gaza violence, at the end of a destructive day.
England’s Ben Proud and the 4x100m medley team win Commonwealth Games gold in Glasgow, as does Wales’ Georgia Davies.
The father of Argentine football star Carlos Tevez is freed after being kidnapped on the outskirts of Buenos Aires and held for eight hours.
As Glasgow becomes Scotland’s most successful Games, more records are broken by athletes and visitors alike.
A natural confetti farm is harvesting and drying its crop, in a harvest that lasts only ten days.
Social networking service Twitter reports a second-quarter loss of $145m but better than expected user growth, sending shares surging over 35%.
Israel says its offensive in Gaza will continue until the extensive Hamas tunnel network is neutralised. The BBC’s Orla Guerin was given access by the military to a recently discovered tunnel.