VIDEO: Thatcher outfits to go on auction

As seven outfits worn by Margaret Thatcher in the 70s go for auction on Monday, fashion historian Amber Jane Butchart reflects on what the Iron Lady’s choice of clothes added to her image.

VIDEO: Energy divides US election rivals

Alternative energy sources has become a big issue in the Presidential race, with the Republican party has attacked President Barack Obama’s decision to put billions of dollars of stimulus money into renewable power.

Spain fires ‘mostly controlled’

The advance of huge wildfires that have destroyed homes and businesses on Spain’s Costa del Sol has been mostly halted, officials say.

Afghan suicide attacks kill 13

A twin suicide bombing near a base of US-led forces in central Afghanistan kills at least nine civilians and four policemen, officials say.