An Andy Carroll injury time header gave 10-man Liverpool a 3-2 win at relegation-threatened Blackburn Rovers after a sending off and some comical goalkeeping threatened to ruin a bright start with two goals in the opening 16 minutes.
Britain can extradite its most notorious Islamist cleric to the United States to stand trial on charges that he supported al Qaeda and aided a fatal kidnapping in Yemen, the European Court of Human Rights has ruled.
Anders Behring Breivik was sane when he killed 77 people in attacks he saw as punishing pro-immigration "traitors" in Norway, a psychiatric team said, contradicting a prior report that found him psychotic.
Conservative Rick Santorum has dropped out of the presidential race, clearing the way for former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney to clinch the Republican nomination.
Post-apocalyptic action movie The Hunger Games opened with a staggering $US155 million ($NZ190m) at US and Canadian box offices, beating Hollywood's lofty expectations and making history as the third-highest domestic film opening.
Facebook will pay $1 billion in cash and stock for Instagram, a 2-year-old photo-sharing application developer, in its largest-ever acquisition just months before the No 1 social media website is expected to go public.
Frank Lampard became the first midfielder to chalk up 150 Premier League goals but it was not enough to earn Chelsea victory as they were held to a 1-1 draw at west London rivals Fulham.
Lindsay Lohan, on the comeback trail after being released from formal probation last month, is strongly denying a claim that she had shoved a woman in a West Hollywood nightclub.
Out-of-sorts Tottenham Hotspur's Champions League qualifying hopes received another jolt when they lost 2-1 to Norwich City, while on-song Newcastle United boosted their chances with a 2-0 win over Bolton Wanderers.
At least 57 people were killed in Yemen when fighters from an al Qaeda-linked group attacked a military camp near the southern city of Lawdar, residents and local officials said.
Ulster and Clermont Auvergne brought their very best away form to the Heineken Cup quarter-finals to set up last four clashes against outsiders Edinburgh and holders Leinster respectively.
Crusaders coach Todd Blackadder backed his team against charges of eye-gouging against the Northern Bulls during their 32-30 Super Rugby, saying he was concerned the new white card system could be manipulated.
Police acting on a tip arrested two white men on S unday for the shootings of five black victims, three of whom died, in a spree that rattled the predominantly black neighbourhood in Tulsa.
The United States and its allies are pressing for an end to Iran's high-level uranium enrichment and the closure of a facility built deep under a mountain as talks on Tehran's nuclear standoff with the West resume this week.
Descendants of some of the 1500 people killed when the Titanic sank a century ago were among the passengers on a cruise ship that set off from Britain on Sunday to retrace the route of the liner's ill-fated voyage.
Manchester United moved eight points clear in the Premier League title race by beating Queens Park Rangers 2-0 while Manchester City, who had Mario Balotelli sent off, crashed to a 1-0 defeat at Arsenal.
An avalanche has engulfed a Pakistani army battalion headquarters near the Indian border, burying 124 soldiers and 11 civilians, with no sign of survivors 17 hours later, the military said.
Lionel Messi became the first player to score 60 goals in a season in European top-flight soccer in almost 40 years when he struck twice in Barcelona's 4-1 win at Real Zaragoza.
An offside goal for Chelsea became a cruel twist of fate for Wigan Athletic and possibly Tottenham Hotspur after one of the biggest mistakes of the Premier League season had a knock-on effect at the top and bottom.