Portugal and Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo is named the world's most marketable footballer, according to analysts at marketing experts Repucom.
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A major faction of the Pakistani Taliban announce their split from the organisation, saying its tactics are "un-Islamic".
Three Irishmen have created an unusual souvenir of their year-long trip around the world, filming themselves Irish dancing in 23 different countries.
Valve announces it is delaying the release of its Steam Machine video games PC and controller until 2015 at the earliest.
A US film critic linking actor Seth Rogen and director Judd Apatow's films to the Elliot Rodger shootings responds to their Twitter backlash.
The French government is facing a 14bn-euro black hole in its public finances after significantly overestimating tax collection.
Andy Coulson's defence tells the hacking trial there are "gaps in the evidence" against the former News of the World editor.
US company General Electric commits to creating 1,000 new jobs in France, as part of efforts to reassure the French government about its bid for Alstom.
Some 400 migrants successfully scale the border fence between Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Melilla, officials say.
The number of children living in poverty could reach almost five million by the end of the decade, charity Save the Children claims.
Nick Clegg criticises Lord Oakeshott after the peer paid for an opinion poll questioning the leader's electoral appeal.
Northern Ireland's first minister says he supports a pastor who made controversial comments about Muslims.
Egypt's presidential election enters a third day after the military-backed interim authorities extended voting in an effort to boost turnout.
French police clear migrants from Calais camps
The Beastie Boys appear in a New York court to testify in a copyright infringement case against US energy drink company Monster.
TV entertainer Rolf Harris admits he is good at disguising a "dark side" of his character as he begins evidence at his indecent assault trial.
Who will win the World Cup, according to Goldman Sachs?
The hit single Happy, by American singer and producer Pharrell Williams, has reached number one in countries around the globe - and its upbeat video has spurred a number of copycat versions.
A Russian road caves in after beavers use it for a dam.