Bloomberg's Yang Yang reports that the U.S. Navy's Littoral combat ship may fall to sequester spending cuts while costs have doubled to more than half a billion dollars per ship.
Norwegian prodigy Magnus Carlsen is the Tiger Woods of chess.
The ashes of an Australian second world war spy who was the inspiration for the book and film, Charlotte Gray, have been scattered at a ceremony in France.
A newly optimistic Nick Clegg, following the party's success in the Eastleigh byelection, said the Liberal Democrats have moved from being a protest party to the anchor that will deliver centre-ground governments committed to both a strong economy and a fairer society.
Rafael Benítez has reignited his long-running feud with Sir Alex Ferguson, hitting out at the Manchester United manager for failing to shake his hand before the start of Chelsea's 2-2 FA Cup quarter-final draw at Old Trafford.
For the first time David Moyes looked like he had had enough. He did not say it, of course, but his demeanour spoke volumes – after 11 years of managerial alchemy at Everton he had done all he could and needed a gilt-edged club of the real kind.
The compartmentalised world of Carlos Tevez means he can be arrested, then48 hours later pull on a Manchester City jersey and score three times and create two more goals.
Sometime ago I was offered an opportunity to go to Afghanistan for work. With the financial crisis in full swing, and riots breaking out in London, I really didn’t see any reason not to.
For a long time it had looked as though this could be added to the list of indignities facing Rafael Benítez.
Merseyside proved home to another tale of late, self-inflicted defeat for André Villas-Boas and Tottenham Hotspur.