Everton marked their first appearance in Europe since the 2009/2010 season with a 4-1 Europa League win over Wolfsburg on Thursday while Celtic and Tottenham were held to draws in tricky away assignments.
Larry Ellison on Thursday stepped down as chief executive of Oracle, handing off the helm of the successful technology company he co-founded in 1977, the company announced.
The Dow and S&P 500 bolted to fresh records Thursday on continued momentum from Wednesday's Federal Reserve decision and enthusiasm ahead of Alibaba's expected initial public offering Friday.
21:40 GMT - "We are more passionate. We are more enthusiastic" than the 'No' camp, says 17-year-old Cailib Wall. He is one of the generation of young people voting for the first time, in a referendum which extended the franchise to include 16 and 17-year-olds.
Sierra Leone was preparing on Thursday for an unprecedented three-day nationwide shutdown to contain the deadly spread of the Ebola virus in a controversial move experts claim could worsen the epidemic.
Apple is rolling out new privacy protections for iPhones and iPads, with a new system that makes it impossible for the company to unlock a device even with a warrant.
US warplanes hit an Islamic State group training camp in Iraq Thursday in their first strike not directly supporting Iraqi or Kurdish forces as France announced it will join the air war.
Microsoft on Thursday said that it axed 2,100 jobs in a second round of cuts which were announced earlier this year.
German chemicals and drugs giant Bayer, maker of Aspirin painkillers, said Thursday it would spin off its plastics division to concentrate on health care and agrochemicals.
The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews on Thursday voted to allow women members for the first time in its 260-year history.
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