The San Francisco Giants had a surprise for the St Louis Cardinals in NLCS Game Five: Barry Zito.
Marilyn Okoro, a talented middle-distance runner once hailed as the next Kelly Holmes, has spent the past few days writing letters to private sponsors in an attempt to secure her financial future.
Google is in a showdown with the French government over proposals to make search engines pay a charge for each link to French newspaper content.
When mourners arrived at the peace park in Maple Ridge, Vancouver, to pay tribute to Amanda Todd this week, few could have realised quite how widely the effects of the 15-year-old's death were being felt.
We're used to the idea of "peak oil" – that there's only a finite amount of that stuff in the ground.
The Obama campaign is running on women's issues for a third day in a row, but this has been its most successful day yet. Attempting to encapsulate what it claims to be Mitt Romney's shifting positions on a number of issues, the president's team has hit on a catchy phrase: "Romnesia".
The French government is scrapping plans to introduce citizenship tests ordered by Nicolas Sarkozy and will make it easier for foreigners living in the country to gain French nationality.
MPs at the centre of a media storm for renting out their London homes while claiming public money to rent another property have defended their actions, saying they have little choice because of the new and inflexible expenses regime.
John Terry has finally been criticised in public by his employers, Chelsea, for his use of racially abusive language in the infamous confrontation with Anton Ferdinand, with the manager, Roberto Di Matteo, saying that the defender had damaged the club's image and let everybody down.
Sir Alex Ferguson has condemned Jason Roberts for refusing to wear a Kick It Out T-Shirt during the weekend's Premier League games, with the Scot claiming the Reading striker is "trying to put himself on a different pedestal to everyone else".