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22 May 2013 : He has almost no dialogue and the character he plays is never named, but Robert Redford delighted Cannes on Wednesday in his first meaty starring role in years, a solo performance as a lost-at-sea yachtsman fighting for his life.
22 May 2013 : An FBI agent fatally shot a man in the US state of Florida Wednesday while he was being questioned in connection with the Boston Marathon bombings, the FBI said.
11 Apr 2013 : G8 foreign ministers strongly condemned North Korea over its nuclear programme on Thursday but failed to bridge divisions over Syria beyond calling for more humanitarian aid for victims of the conflict.
11 Apr 2013 : Eurozone and EU finance ministers meet from Friday in Dublin to put finishing touches on the Cyprus bailout, and also to consider extending debt repayment dates for Portugal and host Ireland, as well as tackling how to stamp out tax fraud.
11 Apr 2013 : Barcelona needed a 71st-minute Pedro Rodriguez strike to qualify for the Champions League semi-finals at the expense of Paris Saint-Germain, while Bayern Munich also progressed after proving too strong for Juventus.
11 Apr 2013 : Chelsea can take a step closer to becoming only the fourth side to win all three of UEFA's major club competitions by sealing a place in the Europa League semi-finals when they travel to Moscow to play Rubin Kazan on Thursday.
11 Apr 2013 : US pop icon Madonna on Thursday deepened a war of words with Malawi's government, accusing them of peddling lies about her charity work.
11 Apr 2013 : Uruguay's legislature voted to allow same-sex marriages nationwide, making it only the second Latin American country to do so.
11 Apr 2013 : Barcelona assistant manager Jordi Roura hailed Lionel Messi's desire after the World Player of the Year helped guide the Spanish giants past Paris Saint-Germain and into the semi-finals of the Champions League.
11 Apr 2013 : Juventus coach Antonio Conte has called on Italian football to get its house in order or risk becoming a lost giant of European football, following their quarter-final exit from the Champions League to Bayern Munich on Wednesday.
11 Apr 2013 : French President Francois Hollande on Wednesday vowed to "eradicate" tax havens, increase checks on officials' finances and crack down on tax cheats as he grappled with a scandal over an ex-minister's secret Swiss bank account.
11 Apr 2013 : Barcelona survived a huge scare from Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday to qualify for the Champions League semi-finals for the sixth successive season on away goals after a 1-1 draw at the Camp Nou.