A French processing company is in the spotlight over the horsemeat scandal that's sweeping Europe. The government in Paris has accused a firm called Spanghero of knowingly selling horsemeat as beef. The company denies the allegation.
France and Britain have conducted naval operations in the South China Sea to put pressure on Beijing's increased militarization of the disputed islands. Chinese authorities maintain they will not give up any territory.
Norwegian rider Alexander Kristoff won the prestigious final stage of the 2018 Tour de France but the day belonged to Britain's Geraint Thomas, who was crowned the overall winner in Paris.
The UK has called for a vote to give the chemical weapons watchdog OPCW powers to identify those behind toxic attacks. The proposal seems to have sparked a bitter diplomatic battle with Russia, Iran and Syria.
Britain has presented its model for a next-generation fighter jet at the Farnborough Air Show. It would rival a similar France-led project, as the UK tries to maintain its military prowess in a post-Brexit world.
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