Canadian police investigate Facebook beating video in murder case
The video is the latest example of Facebook being used to document violent crimes, a pattern that has led the company to re-evaluate some of its policies.
Brazil lawmakers pass labour bill in bittersweet victory for Temer
The measure passed by 296-177 in an expected victory to Temer who is struggling with low approval ratings amid a sweeping corruption scandal.
Trump gives Pentagon power to reset Iraq, Syria troop limits
The Pentagon, which confirmed the move on Wednesday, said no change has yet been made to US troop limits.
French presidential foes take spin battle to tumble-drier factory
Macron said that if elected president, the firm’s redundancy plan would not be accepted if it was not good enough.
US says strategy on North Korea centres on sanctions, open to talks
North Korea’s growing nuclear and missile threat is perhaps the most serious security challenge confronting President Donald Trump.
May tries to warm the Brexit atmosphere with EU
May is keeping her cards close to her chest before the talks, not wanting to give her hand away.
#RandReport: Rand retreats further from 3-week high, stocks gain
At 1605 GMT, the rand traded at 13.3175 per dollar, 2% weaker from its New York close on Tuesday.
'Silence of the Lambs' director Jonathan Demme dies at 73
Movie director Jonathan Demme died in New York on Wednesday morning surrounded by his family.
Andy Murray advances in Barcelona Open after Tomic pulls out
Australian player Bernard Tomic pulled out because of a lower back injury after reaching the second round with a three-set win over German Dustin Brown.
Manchester derby is all about points, not managers
The stakes are high - Man City are fourth in the Premier League, just a point ahead of rivals United after the same number of games.
Joey Barton banned for 18 months over betting
The Burnley midfielder, who said he will appeal the length of his ban, was charged with placing 1,260 bets on football matches or competitions.
West Ham and Newcastle raided, arrests made in tax probe
English football clubs were raided as part of a wide-sweeping probe, with several men arrested for suspected Income Tax and National Insurance fraud.
Sunderland's Moyes charged by FA over 'slap' comment
David Moyes, who said to the reporter '[you] might get a slap even though you're a woman' has until 3 May to reply to the charge.
French intelligence says Assad forces carried out sarin attack
The six-page French document said it reached its conclusion based on samples they had obtained from the impact strike on the ground and a blood sample from a victim.
Uber looks to soar with flying taxis by 2020
Uber's flying taxis will be small, electric aircraft that take off and land vertically, with zero emissions and quiet enough to operate in cities.
Implats says low prices, unrest may prompt Marula mine lay-offs
Marula, on the eastern branch of South Africa's platinum belt, employs around 4,500 people including contractors.
Turkey detains 800 people over suspected links to US-based cleric
The latest arrests come 10 days after a tightly contested referendum approved the expansion of President Tayyip Erdogan’s powers, according to preliminary results.
South Africa’s rand dips as risk revival dents resources
The rand was also hit by some selling on technical factors as it broke through the R13.1000 support ahead of a bank holiday on Thursday.