Myanmar releases 6,966 prisoners, including 210 foreigners, ahead of polls in November - but it is not clear if political prisoners are among those freed.
Security forces in Calais have been working to prevent a third successive night of mass incursions into the Channel Tunnel by migrants trying to reach Britain.
Laura Bassett says she is focused on making history with Notts County, not on overwriting any World Cup heartache.
Watch some of the best goals from Women's FA Cup finals before Saturday's showpiece between Chelsea and Notts County.
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal says goalkeeper David De Gea's link to Real Madrid has caused a problem.
At least 16 people are killed after torrential rain triggers landslides in western Nepal, with fears the toll could rise.
Chelsea will still be the team to beat this season while Liverpool's Brendan Rodgers is under huge pressure, says Alan Shearer.
Electronics giant Samsung sees its net profit drop by 8% for the second quarter of the year.
The continuing problem of migrant-besieged Channel crossings in Calais, remains the newspapers' main story.
A Malaysia team is on its way to the French Indian Ocean island of Reunion to see whether washed up debris is from missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
The former One Direction singer posts a picture of him signing a contract with RCA Records.
Campaigners are calling for asbestos in schools to be tackled by the Welsh and UK governments.
A third man is arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a shooting in Rhondda Cynon Taff left a man in a critical condition.
A lorry in central Mexico ploughs into a religious procession, killing at least 16 pilgrims and injuring about 30, officials say.
Northern Ireland Secretary Theresa Villiers says she is worried that Sinn Féin would ask for more money in the future, if the government agreed to their current demands over welfare reform.
Scotland's only Labour MP says the party must rely on a new generation to fix its problems and can no longer turn to the "big beasts" like Gordon Brown.
It's not just the tiny surveys with questionable methodology that cause problems.
A fly thought to be extinct in the UK is found in a Devon nature reserve.
A profile of Labour leadership contender and shadow home secretary Yvette Cooper.
A routine that is all jazz, ballet and acrobatics