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Sesame Workshop says Bert are Ernie are 'best friends' and not gay

A writer says he sees the puppet pair as a gay couple, but Sesame Workshop calls them "best friends". READ MORE

US surgeon and girlfriend suspected of multiple drug rapes

Prosecutors say about 1,000 videos of possible victims were found on the "clean-cut" pair's phones. READ MORE

Liverpool 3-2 Paris St-Germain

Substitute Roberto Firmino scores a dramatic stoppage-time winner as Liverpool beat Paris St-Germain in a five-goal Champions League thriller at Anfield. READ MORE

Brexit: EU 'ready to improve' Irish border proposal

Michel Barnier says he wants checks away from the Irish border and the UK's territorial integrity respected. READ MORE

Inter Milan 0-1 Tottenham Hotspur: Inter stun Spurs with late fightback

Late goals from Mauro Icardi and Matias Vecino stun Tottenham as Inter Milan celebrate their return to the Champions League with a dramatic win at the San Siro. READ MORE

Barcelona 4-0 PSV Eindhoven: Lionel Messi scores hat-trick in Champions League win

Lionel Messi scores a hat-trick as Barcelona thrash Dutch champions PSV Eindhoven in their opening Champions League game. READ MORE

Storm Florence: Residents warned 'not to return home'

North Carolina's governor said flooding continues in parts of the state and urged residents to stay put. READ MORE

Pussy Riot's Pyotr Verzilov 'likely poisoned', doctors say

German doctors say the activist is out of danger but that it is "highly plausible" he was poisoned. READ MORE

Walmart to stop selling clothing with Soviet symbols, Lithuania says

The US retail giant had received complaints about the clothing from Lithuania. READ MORE

Boy dresses like Black Panther hero 'to feel like himself'

Stephanie Hardy's son is picked on at school for his size but his confidence was boosted at a Comic Expo event. READ MORE

Casualties in Madrid Ritz building works collapse

Currently under renovation, local media reports say the hotel's sixth floor partly collapsed. READ MORE

Jack Bussey: Toronto Wolfpack forward given eight-match ban for biting

Toronto Wolfpack forward Jack Bussey is banned for eight games after pleading guilty to a Grade F biting charge. READ MORE