Osborne urges global tax rule reform

Chancellor George Osborne joins French and German counterparts at the G20 summit to call for global rules to tackle corporate tax avoidance.

G20 vows to tackle tax avoidance

G20 finance ministers meeting in Moscow pledge to crack down on tax avoidance by multinationals, and vow to abstain from “currency wars”.

Top Iraq intelligence man killed

The head of Iraq’s intelligence academy, Ali Aouni, and two bodyguards die in a suicide attack in the northern town of Tal Afar, police say.

Wrestling boss resigns after snub

Wrestling’s governing body Fila parts company with its president in the wake of the recommendation to drop the sport from the Olympics.

VIDEO: Herod exhibition provokes dig row

The first ever exhibition devoted to the life and works of King Herod of Judea has caused controversy, and not because of the king’s historical reputation.