The original breed of classic towers has become an endangered species
A leak of liquid ammonia at a refrigeration unit of a plant in Shanghai has left 15 people dead according to state media.
Britain's medal drought continues as the sprinter finishes fourth at the World Championships
More than 10 people have died from heatstroke as temperatures soar to nearly 41C
Fears over proposed refinery in southern city of Kunming attracts thousands of protesters
Bishop Aloysius Jin Luxian, who died on 27 April aged 96, revived the Catholic church in Shanghai after years of Maoist persecution. His death leaves one of China's largest and wealthiest dioceses deeply unsettled, riven by tensions generated by the Communist Party's insistence on tightly controlling all organised religions.
Sebastian Vettel undid much of the damage limitation work he has being doing so assiduously since stealing victory from Red Bull team-mate Mark Webber in the Malaysian Grand Prix two weeks ago, with a fierce attack on the Australian that made it clear he still intends to win at all costs.
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Didier Drogba was being linked with a sensational return to Chelsea today after Fifa confirmed the Shanghai Shenhua striker had asked their permission to join another club on loan outside the transfer window.
Jaguar Land Rover is to start making cars in China after Beijing approved its £1bn joint venture with Chery Automobile.
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Andy Murray wasted five championship points as Novak Djokovic gained revenge for his US Open final defeat with a thrilling triumph at the Shanghai Masters.
Andy Murray made short work of Alexandr Dolgopolov at the Shanghai Masters today, advancing to the last eight in under an hour.
Andy Murray enjoyed a free pass into the third round of the Shanghai Masters today as scheduled opponent Florian Mayer withdrew through injury prior to their match.
Great Britain's poor Olympics in the water concluded today with just three medals after Daniel Fogg finished fifth in the open water in the Serpentine.