"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
- Gecko sex satellite back in touch Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:47:58 GMT
- Fears recede over the fate of a Russian space satellite carrying gecko lizards as part of a sex experiment, after ground control restores contact.
- Liberia shuts borders to curb Ebola Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:40:50 GMT
- Most border crossings in Liberia are closed and communities hit by an Ebola outbreak face quarantine to stop the virus spreading.
- 'Brain hub predicts negative events' Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:40:42 GMT
- Scientists have identified a part of the brain that may help us predict when things are about to go wrong and could play a part in depression.
- La Liga 'wants all of world's best' Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:48:14 GMT
- The president of La Liga wants to attract the world's best players to Spain and rival the financial power of the Premier League.
- Van Gaal to bide time over new faces Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:29:51 GMT
- Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal will not rush to make signings despite "having" to play with wing-backs recently.
- Germany's super-shy super-rich Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:31:29 GMT
- Why do some of Germany's wealthiest families dodge the limelight and avoid conspicuous consumption?
- The people who want to be near a tornado Sat, 26 Jul 2014 22:58:37 GMT
- In the US, the number of people who chase tornados is growing - why do they put themselves in danger?
- Gold medallist fails drugs test Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:19:50 GMT
- Weightlifting gold medallist Chika Amalaha of Nigeria is provisionally suspended from Commonwealth Games for failing a drugs test.
- Australia approves $15.5bn coal mine Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:30:16 GMT
- Australia approves a $15.5bn (£9bn) coal project despite concern over its potential environmental impact, including on the Great Barrier Reef.
- Kosovo ex-rebels 'should face trial' Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:45:58 GMT
- An EU war crimes prosecutor accuses ex-Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) commanders of grave offences in the 1999 war against Serbia.
- UN blacklists N Korea arms ship firm Tue, 29 Jul 2014 03:53:30 GMT
- The UN blacklists the operator of a North Korean ship seized near the Panama Canal in July 2013 with undeclared Cuban weapons on board.
- France offers Iraq Christians asylum Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:59:45 GMT
- France says it is ready to offer asylum to Iraqi Christians forced to flee by Islamic State militants holding the Iraqi city of Mosul.
- LA Clippers sale 'can go ahead' Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:11:35 GMT
- A US judge rules that the LA Clippers basketball team can be sold, despite the objections of banned co-owner Donald Sterling.
- Boyfriend killed six-week-old baby Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:28:22 GMT
- A man who killed his girlfriend's six-week-old baby by battering him with a shoe and plastic bottle is found guilty of manslaughter.
- Refunds after Games travel problems Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:35:22 GMT
- People who missed Commonwealth Games events due to transport problems in and around Glasgow at the weekend are told they can apply for refunds.