Brazilian negotiators have been accused of using strong-arm tactics at Rio+20 to secure a deal before heads of state start arriving for the Earth Summit later this week.
Barack Obama and Russia's president Vladimir Putin completed a bilateral meeting on the margins of the G20 summit in Los Cabos, Mexico, on Monday with an agreement that there should be a cessation of hostilities in Syria.
It is a fair bet that the next time David Nalbandian loses his temper, he will be keeping his feet to himself.
What a tragic waste of a life.
Dylan Hartley will lead England in the final Test against South Africa on Saturday after Chris Robshaw was ruled out of the remainder of the tour with a cracked thumb.
It is an undistinguished record, taking in Portugal in 2004, Sweden in 1992, Spain in 1982 and Italy in 1980.
The Irish were going home but at least they knew it.
Poor Emily White. She didn't mean to cause such a sh*t storm with her post, I Never Owned Any Music To Begin With. But in talking about what music 'ownership' means to a 21-year old, she did.