The EU imposes new economic sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine, going beyond asset freezes and travel bans.
China's former security chief Zhou Yongkang has been placed under investigation for "serious disciplinary violation", state media say.
Oil giant BP reports a rise in second quarter profits to $3.2bn (£1.9bn), but warns that further economic sanctions against Russia could affect its business.
Live text and Test Match Special commentary as India lose their seventh wicket, replying to England's 569-7 on day three of the third Test.
Jim Reed asks whether passenger planes should fly over conflict zones, after reports that the MH17 plane was 'downed by missile shrapnel'.
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