Jonny Wilkinson and Toby Flood have both been included in the England backline for this weekend's rugby World Cup quarterfinal against France.
Passionate, prickly, and deemed irreplaceable by many Apple fans and investors, Steve Jobs made a life defying conventions and expectations.
Australia is confident the world's toughest anti-tobacco laws will soon pass parliament, but the government warned today that the anti-smoking fight was not over and urged other nations to reject a possible WTO challenge backed by big tobacco.
Japan's most controversial politician has pleaded not guilty to charges of violating fund-raising laws that could dent the veteran lawmaker's clout, regardless of the outcome of the trial.
France are more concerned about erasing the memory of their loss to Tonga last week than taking revenge for successive World Cup semi-final defeats when they meet England on Saturday, winger Vincent Clerc says.
Sigmund Freud spent a lifetime unraveling the human psyche. Jonny Wilkinson, too, has wrestled with the concept of the ego for more than a decade at the top of international rugby. Now he thinks he has it cracked.
Wayne Rooney was relaxed following the arrest of his father and will start for England in their crucial Euro 2012 qualifier against Montenegro tomorrow (NZT), manager Fabio Capello said.
Luke Donald hailed the skills of Seve Ballesteros's eldest son Javier after the world number one launched the defence of his Madrid Masters title with a 68.
Canada will restrict the amount of caffeine allowed in energy drinks such as Red Bull and Monster Energy but has pulled back from classifying them as stimulative drug products that can only be sold in pharmacies.
Boris Berezovsky, Russia's best-known political exile, dismissed rival billionnaire Roman Abramovich as not "smart" yesterday in a London court hearing a $6 billion legal battle between the two Russian oligarchs.
Fleet Street's finest have jostled furiously at the start of a government inquiry, trying to grab public attention with tales of shock and horror.
The release date for a Steve Jobs biography has been pushed up to October 24, according to a spokesman for Simon & Schuster, the publishing house behind the long-awaited book.
British starlet Juno Temple looks set to become Hollywood's hot new export, with four upcoming films set to hit theatres in the next year, including blockbusters "The Three Musketeers" and "The Dark Knight Rises".
ESPN and country music artist Hank Williams Jr. have parted ways, both parties announced, following controversial comments in which Williams compared President Barack Obama with Adolf Hitler on Monday.
In the last few years of his life, Dr. Ralph Steinman made himself into an extraordinary human lab experiment, testing a series of unproven therapies - including some he helped to create - as he waged a very personal battle with pancreatic cancer.
Dutch drivers caught operating a car while massively over the legal alcohol limit will be forced to fit their cars with "alcolocks" which automatically lock the engine if the driver is over the limit.
Australia coach Robbie Deans has named Digby Ioane in the Wallabies' starting side for their Rugby World Cup quarterfinal against South Africa at Wellington Regional Stadium on Sunday after the winger recovered from a thumb injury.
Argentina coach Santiago Phelan has reverted largely to the side that dramatically beat Scotland in the pool phase for the Pumas' quarterfinal against hosts New Zealand this weekend.
Tiger Woods came into this week's Frys.com Open with lofty hopes after finally regaining full fitness but the former world No 1 was betrayed by woeful putting in Thursday's opening round.