Striker Mario Gomez pounced from close range in the final minute to give Bayern Munich a 2-1 victory over Real Madrid in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal.
The Norwegian anti-Islamic gunman who massacred 77 people said in court his shooting spree and bomb attack were "sophisticated and spectacular" and that he would do the same thing again.
The International Monetary Fund appeared to be inching toward a deal on boosting its financial firepower with Japan, Sweden and Denmark committing a total of $77 billion to help contain the euro zone debt crisis.
The UN nuclear watchdog says it is now unlikely to visit North Korea after Pyongyang announced it was no longer bound by an agreement with the United States for a moratorium on missile and nuclear tests.
The US Treasury has relaxed sanctions on Myanmar to permit financial transactions to support certain humanitarian and development projects in the country as it moves ahead with democratic reforms after decades of military rule.
Butch James, the flyhalf in the South Africa team who won the 2007 World Cup, has announced his retirement from international rugby.
A powerful 6.7 magnitude earthquake struck near Chile's eastern port of Valparaiso today, shaking buildings as far away as the capital Santiago, but there were no reports of significant damage and the country's main copper mines were unaffected.
Eight men charged with running an elaborate online narcotics market that sold drugs to 3000 people in the United States and 34 other countries have been arrested following a two-year investigation dubbed "Operation Adam Bomb".
Written off as too old and accused of hastening the downfall of Andre Villas-Boas, Chelsea's old guard have flourished under stand-in manager Roberto Di Matteo and will relish trying to halt Barcelona's bandwagon.
Fifteen people were injured when a Virgin Atlantic plane made an emergency landing at London Gatwick, the capital's second-largest airport, the airport said.
Australia, abandoning conventional wisdom by opening their bowling attack with a spinner, have seized control of the second test against West Indies at Queen's Park Oval in Trinidad.
Wigan Athletic have pulled off a shock 2-1 win at third-placed Arsenal to continue their dramatic late bid to escape the Premier League relegation zone.
Intelligence reports suggested before a coordinated assault on the Afghan capital began that the Haqqani network of militants had been planning such high-profile attacks, US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says.
A 15-year-old boy has been charged with nine counts of murder in juvenile court after he lost control of a minivan crammed with illegal immigrants, police said.
Clean-up efforts are under way across the US Midwest after dozens of tornadoes ripped across the region, killing five people in one Oklahoma town, three of them young girls, after storm sirens failed to sound and houses were reduced to rubble.
Multi-award-winning singer Adele returned to number one in the albums chart with "21", overtaking David Bowie and Dire Straits for the number of weeks spent in the top spot, the UK's Official Albums Chart said.
Australia and West Indies shared the honours on a slow opening day in the second test at Queen's Park Oval in Trinidad.
Chelsea have reached the FA Cup final for the 11th time with a comprehensive, if controversial, 5-1 thrashing of London rivals Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley.
Manchester United have moved a step closer to retaining the Premier League title with a comfortable 4-0 victory over Aston Villa to move five points clear at the top.
More than 40 pro-Palestinian activists reached Tel Aviv's international airport on Sunday as part of an attempted "fly-in", only to be detained as Israel denied them entry and scrambled to stop other campaigners boarding flights in Europe.