Chelsea are poised to offer £4m for Southampton's Luke Shaw.
A rift has opened up between presidential challenger Mitt Romney and the rest of the Republican party over the question of whether a key aspect of Barack Obama's healthcare legislation is classified as a tax.
Twitter has been ordered to hand over almost three months worth of messages from an Occupy Wall Street protester after losing a legal challenge to prosecutors' demands for the tweets.
Enrique Peña Nieto's victory in Mexico's presidential election amid a raging drug war opens a new and uncertain chapter in relations with the US. Some in Washington fear the return of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), which ruled Mexico until 2000, will turn the clock back to an era of cosy deals with drug cartels and fraught relations with the gringos.
It may be the heart of American political power, and bristling with military and intelligence assets, but for three days now much of Washington DC and its suburbs have been disabled – essentially by trees falling on power lines.
François Hollande, Europe's chief critic of one-size-fits-all austerity measures, is facing the headache of inescapable belt-tightening at home after a national audit confirmed that France has a gaping hole in its budget and will struggle to meet its deficit-reduction targets.
The public will eventually be offered a vote on whether Britain should leave the European Union, David Cameron said on Monday as he attempted to clarify the government's thinking on an EU referendum after days of confusing signals from Downing Street.