The sounds of high-performance car engines filled the air on Sunday as thousands of fans, friends and car enthusiasts headed to the Los Angeles suburb of Santa Clarita to pay tribute to Paul Walker at
Ida Pollock, believed to be the world’s oldest romantic novelist, has died at the age of 105.
An Olympic gold medal won by Jesse Owens at the 1936 Berlin Games has sold at an auction for $1,466,574, the highest price ever paid for a piece of Olympic memorabilia.
A race to the South Pole involving Prince Harry and teams of injured troops has been cancelled due to safety concerns, organisers said on Saturday, but the veterans will trek on together to the globe’s most southerly point.
Nasa’s Mars rover Curiosity has fired its 100,000th laser shot on Mars, a milestone in its mission to determine what rocks on the Red Planet are made of.
Scottish singer Susan Boyle revealed on Sunday that she has been diagnosed with Asperger syndrome, a high-functioning form of autism.