"Gaylord Perry and Willie McCovey should know each other like a book. They've been ex-teammates for years now."
—Jerry Coleman San Diego Padres announcer
- VIDEO: Project Zero: Half plane, half helicopter Thu, 20 Jun 2013 09:40:02 GMT
- On of the most striking items on display at the Paris Air Show is Agusta Westland's Project Zero - a flying machine that can be described as half helicopter, half aeroplane.
- VIDEO: Brazils new 'vertical gardening' movement Thu, 20 Jun 2013 00:22:44 GMT
- A new movement is encouraging Brazilians in Sao Paulo to plant gardens up the walls of buildings as a solution to the city's lack of affordable green space.
- VIDEO: One-minute World News Thu, 20 Jun 2013 10:36:57 GMT
- Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.
- VIDEO: Hospital where royal baby will be born revealed Wed, 19 Jun 2013 15:23:40 GMT
- More details have been released about plans for the birth of the royal baby.
- VIDEO: 'You don't know how much I miss my son' Wed, 19 Jun 2013 09:34:57 GMT
- In Mexico around 25,000 people have disappeared since the drug war began six years ago.
- VIDEO: Could you make yourself happier? Thu, 20 Jun 2013 08:22:24 GMT
- Depression has become the biggest cause of disability on the planet, according to the World Health Organisation, so what more could people do to improve their levels of happiness?
- VIDEO: Testing out battle kit of the future Wed, 19 Jun 2013 09:12:02 GMT
- It is not just planes and helicopter on display at the Paris Air Show, as the BBC's Theo Leggett found out when he tried on some of US defence firm Raytheon's new kit.
- Fed 'could end bond-buying in 2014' Thu, 20 Jun 2013 02:21:28 GMT
- The Federal Reserve maintains its $85bn-a-month (£54bn) asset purchase programme, but says it could begin scaling back later this year and ending it completely in 2014.
- China factory activity slows further Thu, 20 Jun 2013 04:00:53 GMT
- China's manufacturing activity weakens further in June, falling to a nine-month low as demand falls, according to a preliminary survey by HSBC.
- Microsoft U-turn in Xbox games row Wed, 19 Jun 2013 21:43:21 GMT
- Microsoft backtracks on controversial plans to impose strict restrictions on the playing and trading of games on its upcoming Xbox One console.
- Kim Dotcom decries 'data massacre' Thu, 20 Jun 2013 09:56:34 GMT
- Founder of Megaupload Kim Dotcom is angry and upset after learning that data stored on European servers has been deleted.
- Director signs up for 50 Shades film Thu, 20 Jun 2013 09:10:41 GMT
- Artist and film-maker Sam Taylor-Johnson, previously known as Sam Taylor-Wood, will direct the film version of the erotic novel 50 Shades of Grey.
- Miss Saigon returns to West End Thu, 20 Jun 2013 00:33:40 GMT
- Hit musical Miss Saigon returns to London's West End in 2014, its 25th anniversary year.
- Government leads new GM crops push Thu, 20 Jun 2013 08:19:24 GMT
- Environment Secretary Owen Paterson says GM makes sense for consumers, farmers and the environment and calls for reform of EU regulations.
- Snail genes reveal human migration Thu, 20 Jun 2013 01:43:29 GMT
- A genetic similarity between snail fossils found in Ireland and the Eastern Pyrenees suggests humans migrated from southern Europe to Ireland 8,000 years ago.