France's finance minister has declared a crusade against executive pay at state-controlled companies, describing a wage cap of €450,000 (£365,000) a year for bosses as a matter of "justice and morality".
Michigan lawmakers have voted in favour of key parts of anti-abortion laws that pro-choice campaigners claim could shut down most abortion clinics in the state.
When Yemen's long-term dictator Ali Abdullah Saleh tried to silence Tawakkul Karman, he called in her brother.
The US has alleged that Russian-made weapons are killing Syrians on "an hourly basis" as the feud between Washington and Moscow over the arming of the Assad regime intensified Wednesday.
In the end, as Alan Shearer observed during a recent of Match of the Day, the winning football team needs to score more goals than its opponents. Shearer's insight applies in politics too.
A military court has sentenced former president Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali to life in prison in connection with the killing of 23 demonstrators by police during the revolt that sparked the Arab spring.
Not content with an unprecedented three-term stint at the helm of New York City, Michael Bloomberg is preparing to judge his peers from around the United States by his own exacting standards.
Tax officials failed to follow their own strict rules whilst negotiating deals which allowed corporations to withhold billions of pounds in tax, according to a report from the Parliament's official auditors.
Two top 4 finishes in 3 years, some great football, and Harry Redknapp's now history at White Hart Lane.