Federal and state governments in Brazil say they will sue iron ore miner Samarco and its co-owners BHP Billiton and Vale for US$5.2 billion for the damage caused when a dam burst earlier this month, creating an environmental disaster.
Electioneering for last week’s district council elections was dull, but the results were spectacular.
Claudio Ranieri led the tributes to Premier League record-breaking forward Jamie Vardy but the Leicester manager is still only interested in ensuring his team remains clear of relegation.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has warned Daniel Sturridge he must learn to play through the pain barrier in order to conquer his injury problems.
Most people are familiar with the various free applications available on the internet. Google gives us Gmail and Google Photos, for example, in exchange for our eyeballs, which can be targeted for advertising.
The improbable inclusion of Leicester City in a fixture between first and second in the English Premier League underscores the freakishness of this bizarre season.
All eyes will be on Leicester striker Jamie Vardy on Saturday when he tries to become the first player to score in 11 consecutive Premier League games in a top-of-the-table showdown with Manchester United.
Not long ago, a collar, a leash, a bowl and possibly an outdoor kennel were what most people had as pet amenities.
What is classic to some tastes is old fashioned to others. The old-fashioned cocktail, however, is definitely both.
Pressure was growing on Thursday for an international inquiry into a catastrophic US strike on an MSF hospital