Facebook's privacy settings can be confusing, just ask Mark Zuckerberg's sister, Randi Zuckberberg.
Pimco CEO Mohamed A. El-Erian has been named chairman of President Barack Obama's Global Development Council, which was created to help boost global development.
Sir Alex Ferguson believes Newcastle United's indifferent form this season is because the "surprise" factor has been removed as teams begin to work them out.
Rafael Benítez will confront the cluttered festive programme confident he can convince Chelsea's unforgiving support that his appointment as interim first-team manager will benefit the club's challenge this season.
André Villas-Boas has identified Christian Benteke as a summer transfer target but his immediate focus will be on how to stop the Belgium striker when he takes his Tottenham Hotspur team to Aston Villa on Boxing Day.
The map of British politics has settled firmly into new borders during 2012, according to a new Guardian/ICM poll.
Italy is to press on with plans to open 1,000 new gambling arcades despite mounting national anguish over the spread of pathological gambling in what until recently was a nation of frugal savers.
Far from suffering from an Olympic hangover, Britons are closing 2012 in a mood of fond nostalgia for the London Games, according to a Guardian/ICM poll.
The American actor Charles Durning, who has died aged 89, first grabbed audience attention as the crooked Lieutenant Snyder in The Sting (1973).
Former Italian Prime Minister, Silvio Berlusconi, who is preparing to make a comeback in elections due in February 2013, has hinted at a conspiracy that toppled his government in November last year.