Sabbath bassist in bar fight arrest

Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler is arrested in the United after a bar fight, police say.

Fugitive treasure hunter in court

Tommy Thompson appears in court after two years on the run, accused of cheating investors out of proceeds from a 19th century haul.

Selma star defends Benedict Cumberbatch

David Oyelowo, who plays Martin Luther King in Selma, says it’s “ridiculous” to attack Cumberbatch for using the term “coloured” during an interview.

Ghostbusters: Female stars confirmed

Bridesmaids co-stars Kristen Wiig and Melissa McCarthy are to reunite in the all-female Ghostbusters sequel, its director Paul Feig confirms.

Sri Lanka reinstates chief justice

‘s new president reinstates Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake two years after she was controversially sacked by his predecessor.

Suicide attack against Mali Tuaregs

Suicide bombers and armed attackers kill about a dozen people in an assault on rebel positions in northern Mali, security sources say.

Coder creates smallest chess game

A computer programmer creates a computer chess program that takes up only 487 bytes of data, breaking a 33-year-old record.

Seattle star repeats himself again

Seahawks star Marshawn Lynch answered every reporters’ question on Wednesday with, “You know why I’m here”.

Israel-Hezbollah clashes kill three

Two soldiers and a Spanish UN peacekeeper are killed as Hezbollah militants trade fire with Israeli forces along the Lebanese border.

Guinea 1-1 Mali

Lots will decide whether Guinea or Mali reach the Africa quarter-finals after they draw in Mongomo.

Mali & Guinea want lots rule changed

Managers and players from Mali and feel the drawing of lots should not be used to decide their Africa Cup of Nations fate.

McDonald's boss steps down

McDonald’s boss Don Thompson steps down after two and a half years in the , as the company struggles with a declining customer base in its home market.

'Dippy' makes way for blue whale

London’s Natural History Museum is re-modelling its entrance, moving out the famous Diplodocus and moving in the bones of a blue whale.

League tables branded a 'nonsense'

Scores of ‘s top private schools are expecting to be at the bottom of the secondary school league tables, following confusion over International GCSEs.

Too many women in jail says minister

The number of women being sent to prison should be halved, says Justice Simon Hughes.