Vidal Sassoon, hair stylist and fashion world icon who created a natural look in the 1960s and built a multi-million dollar business on his name, has died of apparent natural causes at his home in Los Angeles.
Thousands took to the streets of Tokyo as Japanese utility Hokkaido Electric Power Co began shutting the country's last active nuclear reactor on Saturday
Adam Yauch, director and founding member of the seminal rap group the Beastie Boys, also known as MCA has died at the age of 47 in Manhattan.
In July, McDonald's will open its biggest restaurant ever for only six weeks during the 2012 London Olympic games.
The wife of imprisoned 52 years old Bahraini Danish citizen human rights activist Abdulhadi Al Khawaja turned to Twitter on Friday to reach out to her husband on the 80th day of his hunger strike.
Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel may have won the Bahrain Grand Prix held last Sunday, but there was no winner in the main event; a human rights battle between the ruling Al Khalifa family and protesters on the streets over competing visions of Bahrain.
A Bahraini protester was found dead after clashes with riot police on the eve of the Gulf kingdom's Formula One Grand Prix that Bahraini pro-democracy protestors have promised to mark with "three days of rage."