Former Australia captain Steve Smith says he had not been involved in planning to tamper with the ball during the Cape Town test but took responsibility as a leader for failing to stop it.
Key allies of the US have expressed concern about the resignation of Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and the policies of President Donald Trump that prompted it.
The US government was to begin a partial shutdown at midnight on Friday after Republican senators failed to muster the votes needed to approve $US5b that President Donald Trump wants for a border wall.
Police have arrested a man and a woman after rogue drone operators crippled London's Gatwick Airport for three days and disrupted Christmas travel plans for 140,000 people.
A partial US government shutdown appears likely to drag through the Christmas holiday after no deal was reached to end an impasse over President Donald Trump's demand for more funds for border security.
Paddy Ashdown, the face of centrist politics in Britain for a decade and one-time marine commando who sought to secure peace in the former Yugoslavia, has died. He was 77.
Banksy fans are flocking to the Welsh town of Port Talbot to see a new mural by the elusive British street artist depicting a child covered in snow that is in fact ash from a burning bin.
A tsunami has killed at least 168 people on the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra and injured hundreds following an underwater landslide caused by a volcanic eruption.
Manchester City and Chelsea both suffered shock home defeats to keep Liverpool clear at the top of the table, while Man United thrashed lowly Cardiff to perhaps signal the start of a new era.
British police released without charge two people arrested in an inquiry into the illegal use of drones at London's Gatwick Airport that crippled operations for three days last week.
A tsunami killed at least 222 people and injured hundreds on the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra following an underwater landslide.
An angry United States President Donald Trump on Sunday is replacing Defense Secretary Jim Mattis two months earlier than had been expected.
Pope Francis led the world's Roman Catholics into Christmas on Monday, urging people in the developed world to seek a simpler, less materialistic life and condemning the yawning gap between the rich and the poor.
A US court on Monday ordered Pyongyang to pay $501 million in damages for the torture and death of US college student Otto Warmbier, who died in 2017 shortly after being released from a North Korea...
The partial US government shutdown is not preventing the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) from tracking Santa Claus as he embarks on his global trek to deliver Christmas gifts to...
At least five people were killed and 21 others injured after a man carrying a knife hijacked a bus in the southeastern Chinese city of Longyan in Fujian province.
An internal watchdog will investigate the death of a 7-year-old Guatemalan migrant who died after she was detained by US border agents.
President Donald Trump set off a Christmas social media storm when he asked whether a 7-year-old was too old to believe in Santa Claus, capping a week of plunging stocks, a government shutdown and the U.S. defence chief's unceremonious departure.
In a bid to resume commercial whaling operations, Japan will leave the International Whaling Commission.