Ronaldo tops football marketing table

BBC World News - May 28, 2014 - 21:22
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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Day in pictures: 28 May 2014

BBC World News - May 28, 2014 - 21:05
News photos from past 24 hours: 28 May
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Split emerges in Pakistan Taliban

BBC World News - May 28, 2014 - 21:01
A major faction of the Pakistani Taliban announce their split from the organisation, saying its tactics are "un-Islamic".
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VIDEO: Irish trio Riverdance around the world

BBC World News - May 28, 2014 - 20:56
Three Irishmen have created an unusual souvenir of their year-long trip around the world, filming themselves Irish dancing in 23 different countries.
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Valve delays Steam Machine to 2015

BBC World News - May 28, 2014 - 20:47
Valve announces it is delaying the release of its Steam Machine video games PC and controller until 2015 at the earliest.
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Critic reacts to Seth Rogen backlash

BBC World News - May 28, 2014 - 20:42
A US film critic linking actor Seth Rogen and director Judd Apatow's films to the Elliot Rodger shootings responds to their Twitter backlash.
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France in 14bn-euro tax black hole

BBC World News - May 28, 2014 - 20:36
The French government is facing a 14bn-euro black hole in its public finances after significantly overestimating tax collection.
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Case against Coulson 'cavalier'

BBC World News - May 28, 2014 - 20:24
Andy Coulson's defence tells the hacking trial there are "gaps in the evidence" against the former News of the World editor.
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GE pledges jobs for Alstom deal

BBC World News - May 28, 2014 - 20:16
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.
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Hundreds breach Spain enclave border

BBC World News - May 28, 2014 - 19:54
Some 400 migrants successfully scale the border fence between Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Melilla, officials say.
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Charity warns of record child poverty

BBC World News - May 28, 2014 - 19:47
The number of children living in poverty could reach almost five million by the end of the decade, charity Save the Children claims.
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Clegg: Peer wants to undermine party

BBC World News - May 28, 2014 - 19:44
Nick Clegg criticises Lord Oakeshott after the peer paid for an opinion poll questioning the leader's electoral appeal.
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Robinson backs anti-Islam pastor

BBC World News - May 28, 2014 - 19:33
Northern Ireland's first minister says he supports a pastor who made controversial comments about Muslims.
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Egyptians urged to vote on extra day

BBC World News - May 28, 2014 - 19:33
Egypt's presidential election enters a third day after the military-backed interim authorities extended voting in an effort to boost turnout.
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In pictures: Calais migrants cleared

BBC World News - May 28, 2014 - 19:07
French police clear migrants from Calais camps
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Beastie Boys testify against Monster

BBC World News - May 28, 2014 - 19:00
The Beastie Boys appear in a New York court to testify in a copyright infringement case against US energy drink company Monster.
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Rolf Harris 'disguised dark side'

BBC World News - May 28, 2014 - 18:54
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.
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Goldman's World Cup forecast

BBC World News - May 28, 2014 - 18:53
Who will win the World Cup, according to Goldman Sachs?
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VIDEO: Breakfast does Pharrell's 'Happy'

BBC World News - May 28, 2014 - 18:47
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.
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Beaver dam destroys Russian road

BBC World News - May 28, 2014 - 18:45
A Russian road caves in after beavers use it for a dam.
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