The Vatican will gather senior bishops from around the world later this week for a conference on sex abuse designed to guide them on how best to tackle a problem that has decimated the Church's...
Sri Lanka's Kusal Perera scored a brilliant unbeaten century to lead them to a famous one-wicket win over South Africa in a thrilling first test at Kingsmead.
India's Prime Minister has warned Pakistan to expect a strong response to a suicide attack that killed 44 paramilitary policemen in Kashmir.
Manchester City endured some anxious moments but escaped from fourth-tier Newport County with their FA Cup hopes intact.
The Lions have recorded their first Super Rugby victory in Buenos Aires with a 25-16 win over the Jaguares.
In a remote island outpost on the edge of the Antarctic, hundreds of miles from the southern tip of Chile, University of Otago glaciologist Shelley MacDonell and her team are scouring the ice for clues.
Toni Pulu's hopes of playing for Australia at the Rugby World Cup have suffered a major blow with the winger expected to have surgery on Monday to repair a fractured cheekbone he sustained...
A gunman opened fire in an Illinois warehouse, killing five people and wounding five police officers before he was slain.
President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency in a bid to fund his promised wall at the US-Mexico border without congressional approval.
England all-rounder Moeen Ali differs with coach Trevor Bayliss and believes turning up the stump microphones could curb sledging in cricket.
The head of a Philippine news website that has locked horns with President Rodrigo Duterte has been freed on bail, a day after her widely condemned arrest on libel charges.
Prime Minister Theresa May suffered yet another defeat on her Brexit strategy undermining her pledge to European Union leaders to get her divorce deal approved if they grant concessions.
George Clooney, Brad Pitt and Robert de Niro have joined a growing protest in Hollywood over plans by Oscars organisers to present some awards during ad breaks.
Opportunity, a remarkably durable NASA rover designed to roll along the surface of Mars for three months, has stopped communicating with Earth after 15 years of service.
The border wall with Mexico, as Donald Trump envisions it, could harm thousands of property owners, legal experts warn.
Sergio Garcia says he is "ashamed" of the actions that got him disqualified from the Saudi International two weeks ago.
The award-winning head of a Philippine news website known for its tough scrutiny of President Rodrigo Duterte has been arrested on libel charges.
The world's most infamous cartel boss, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, has been found guilty in a court of smuggling tonnes of drugs and is likely to get life without parole.
Gordon Banks, the goalkeeper in England's 1966 World Cup-winning team and widely regarded as one of football's greatest, has died. He was 81.
Iron ore mining giant Vale knew last year that the dam in Brazil that collapsed, killing at least 165 people, had a heightened risk of rupturing, an internal shows.