Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to marry on 19 May
The fifth-in-line to the throne will marry the US actress in St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle.
Bitcoin hits new record high as warnings grow louder
The cryptocurrency’s staggering recent price rises have driven worries that the market is a bubble that could burst in spectacular fashion.
Kremlin: Putin & Trump agreed to exchange information on North Korea
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on a conference call that Putin and Trump had also spoken about establishing contacts with North Korea.
Zanu-PF to finalise Mugabe’s removal as party leader
Friday’s meeting completes the 93-year-old Robert Mugabe’s removal as Zanu-PF party leader. Emmerson Mnangagwa was inaugurated in November after the military stepped in.
Tottenham hope to end City's 'frightening' run - Rose
City have opened up an 11-point lead, while Tottenham, in fourth, trail them by 18 points.
Steinhoff African unit to repay $1.2bn loan to troubled parent
Steinhoff, the owner of more than 40 retail brands including Conforama, Mattress Firm and Poundland, is seeking to raise $2.4 billion to shore up its finances.
Australian abuse report calls for end to sanctity of confession
The report detailed tens of thousands of child victims, saying their abusers were “not a case of a few rotten apples”.
Mourinho asked to explain pre-match Man City comments
The FA said on Thursday that Mourinho had been asked for his 'observations' on comments he made on 8 December in interviews ahead of Sunday’s game, which United lost 2-1.
Angola's Lourenço offers ultimatum for repatriation of funds
Central bank Governor José Massano told state news agency Angop that at least $30 billion of Angolan money is held abroad, though that figure includes legal deposits.
From 'Covfefe' to Hollyweed - Weird news grabs headlines in 2017
Even outside Washington, the year produced a spate of weird news, including odd pranks and poorly considered crimes.
Russell Simmons denies newspaper reports of sexual misconduct
The 'Los Angeles Times' and 'New York Post' reported on Thursday that the New York City Police Department had opened an investigation into Simmons.
Three more women accuse Dustin Hoffman of sexual misconduct - report
Neither Neubauer nor Hoffman’s representative immediately replied on Thursday to requests for comment.
Hewitt comes out of retirement to play doubles at Australian Open
Hewitt, a US Open and Wimbledon singles champion, officially retired from top-level tennis after his home grand slam in 2016.
Hamas will reverse Trump's Jerusalem move, leader tells Gaza rally
Around 15 rockets have been fired into southern Israel since Trump’s announcement. None of the projectiles has caused serious injury or damage.
In first, US presents its evidence of Iran weaponry from Yemen
The arms included charred remnants of what the Pentagon said was an Iranian-made short-range ballistic missile fired from Yemen on 4 November at King Khaled International Airport outside Saudi Arabia’s capital Riyadh.
Malan inspires England with first ton of series
The middle order batsman’s unbeaten 110 anchored a flourishing 174-run stand with wicketkeeper Jonny Bairstow (75 not out), the pair pushing England to 305 for four at the close of a glorious day in Perth.
Wiese resigns as Steinhoff chairman in wake of fraud scandal
The accounting scandal has tarnished the 76-year-old’s credentials as one of South Africa’s most respected stewards of shareholder capital.
Lonmin says more than 12,000 jobs at risk over next three years
Lonmin, the world’s third biggest platinum producer, has faced the combined pressures of low platinum prices and challenges of operating in South Africa.