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.
Steve Jobs, who transformed the worlds of personal computing, music and mobile phones, died today at the age of 56 after a years-long battle with pancreatic cancer.
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.
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.
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.
Banned Samoa centre Eliota Sapolu Fuimaono's disciplinary hearing has been adjourned until October 15 after the player asked for more time to prepare his defence against misconduct charges stemming from a Twitter rant against a referee.
Passionate, prickly, and deemed irreplaceable by many Apple fans and investors, Steve Jobs made a life defying conventions and expectations.
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.
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.
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.
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.
John Smit has been restored as South Africa captain but veteran lock Bakkies Botha's Rugby World Cup could be over after injury ruled him out of the quarterfinal against Australia on Sunday.
Wales coach Warren Gatland made four changes to the starting side that thumped Fiji 66-0 for the rugby World Cup quarterfinal against Ireland in Wellington on Saturday.
All Black winger Zac Guildford is unlikely to be fit to face Argentina in the World Cup quarterfinal this weekend but captain Richie McCaw will play at Eden Park, assistant coach Steve Hansen said on Thursday.
Rod Stewart, the raspy-voiced rocker, will publish his memoirs next year, promising to "hold nothing back" in detailing a career in which he sold more than a 100 million records, survived cancer and romanced a string of blonde bombshells.
Tiger Woods has signed a partnership deal with Rolex, the world's biggest luxury watch brand, marking his first major endorsement since his unexpected and spectacular downfall at the end of 2009.
A disgruntled worker has opened fire at a Northern California cement plant and quarry, killing two people and injuring six, police said.