SA suspends some meat imports from Brazil
Police in Brazil have launched raids to investigate alleged bribes paid to conceal unsanitary conditions in Brazil’s meatpacking facilities.
Blasts kill four, injure 18 in north-eastern Nigeria - police
Multiple blasts at camps for people who have fled the Islamist militants Boko Haram reportedly killed four & injured 18 in Maiduguri.
Assailant shot, at least a dozen injured in incident at UK parliament
A parliamentary official earlier said two people had been shot outside parliament and the building was in lockdown.
South Koreans to raise sunken Sewol ferry
Salvage experts in South Korea prepared on Wednesday to begin raising a ferry that sank nearly three years ago, killing 304 people.
China denies reports of building on disputed shoal
China seized the shoal, which is northeast of the Spratly islands, in 2012 and denied access to Philippine fishermen.
Ferguson urges Manchester United to aim for Europa League glory
Alex Ferguson believes United have a great opportunity to qualify by winning Europe's second-tier club competition.
Bottas out to make the most of dream chance at Mercedes
Melbourne has thrown up a few surprises but Bottas is not banking on breaking his duck at Albert Park, however much he would love to.
Of bread and wine: the world’s most expensive cities
Europe was represented in the top 10 by 4 cities, Zurich at three, Geneva and Paris at seventh equal, and Copenhagen tied with New York at 9.
Blasts kill four, injure 18 in northeastern Nigeria, police say
Borno Police Commissioner Damian Chukwu said the latest blasts happened at around 04:30 am (0330 GMT).
Air strike kills more than 30 near Raqqa, Syrian Observatory says
Observatory activists had counted at least 33 bodies at the site of the strike near the village of al-Mansoura.
Online advertisers sign up to better standards
The types of ads the coalition has identified as falling below standard include pop-up advertisements, auto-play video ads with sound.
Spice Girl Mel B files for divorce from husband of nearly 10 years
Brown requested joint legal and physical custody of the couple’s daughter, five-year-old Madison Brown Belafonte.
Czech zoo saws off rhino horns to thwart poachers
The zoo in Dvur Kralove, some 150km north-east of Prague, keeps 17 black rhinos and four southern white ones, the largest group in Europe.
Disney stole 'Zootopia,' writer claims in US lawsuit
Gary Goldman filed his copyright infringement lawsuit in the US District Court in Los Angeles.
LA sheriff’s office apologises to Wyclef Jean for handcuffing incident
Hip-hop artist Wyclef Jean was pulled over shortly after the incident because the vehicle he was in matched the description of the suspects’ car.
Girl born with four legs is separated from parasitic twin in Chicago surgery
Ten-month-old Dominique underwent a six-hour procedure involving five surgeons at the Advocate Children's Hospital in Illinois.
IOC’s Fredericks to remain on IAAF council during probe – Coe
Despite the allegations, however, he will remain a member of the IAAF council while the ethics board determines if an investigation is necessary.
Brazil's agriculture ministry, police say meat problems not widespread
Hong Kong, Japan, Canada, Mexico and Switzerland all announced partial or all-out bans on Brazilian meat imports on Tuesday.