Tins of Nivea skin cream are pictured on a production line of German company Beiersdorf in Hamburg. Euro zone factory growth remained tepid as Greek debt talks, and the country’s possible departure from the bloc, dominated debate in Europe. Photo: Reuters

Asia’s largest economies showed hints of healing last month but euro zone factory growth remained tepid as Greek debt talks, and the country’s possibl(...)

Roger Federer breezed past Damir Dzumhur in straight sets in their first round tie at Wimbledon. Photograph: Epa
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(...)-Ying Duan of China. Nigel Pearson sacked by Leicester Nigel Pearson has been sacked by Leicester City, with(...)

Eugenie Bouchard in action against Ying-Ying Duan at Wimbledon: the 21-year-old Canadian chose to play injured and lost 7-6(3), 6-4 in the first round. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Canadian’s terrible form continues as she loses in first round to China’s Ying-Ying Duan (...)

Slovakia’s Jana Cepelova reacts after winning her women’s singles first round match against Romania’s Simona Halep on day two of the 2015 Wimbledon Championships. Photo: Justin Tallis/Getty Images

Wimbledon exit adds to her troubles. She lost 7-6 (7/3) 6-4 to China’s Duan Ying-Ying on Court Three(...)

Emma Smyth during Ireland’s match against South Africa during the Hockey World League semi-final in in Valencia, Spain. Photograph: Getty Images

(...) push for Olympic qualification, something that was only denied by China in a shoot-out. “We(...)

People line up at an ATM outside a closed Piraeus Bank branch, after the Greek government imposed capital controls at the country’s banks in Athens. Photograph: Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters

(...) in Greece and China very carefully before jumping in,” said Karine Hirn, Hong Kong-based partner of(...)

Sean O’Driscoll, manager of England Under-19’s is the new Liverpool assistant. Photograph: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images
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(...) (Den, x5) v Saisai Zheng (China) Court Three (11:30am) Alexandr Dolgopolov (Ukr) v Kyle Edmund (GB(...)

Monitors display the current exchange rate of the Japanese yen against the Euro in Tokyo. Photograph: Thomas Peter/Reuters

(...) volatility in China, European stocks markets were expected to extend Monday’s losses and few players were(...)

(...). Last week, China’s tech-heavy ChiNext index fell into bear market territory, having declined by more(...)

Greece’s prime minister Alexis Tsipras: mounting concerns about the country resulted in US and European stocks falling. Photograph: Kostas Tsironis/Bloomberg

(...) the UK mining index down 0.7 per cent. Although shares in China, the world’s top metals consumer(...)