Daytona’s preliminary TV ratings up

With Danica Patrick starting from the pole, the Daytona 500’s
preliminary television ratings are much higher than last

Pearson to spend £200m on restructuring

Education publisher will invest in emerging markets and digital services but says trading conditions remain tough due to structural change

VIDEO: Corruption inside Afghan police bases

The BBC’s current affairs programme, Panorama, has uncovered evidence of criminality and corruption among Afghan police officers during visits to bases in Helmand province.

VIDEO: Hathaway ‘on top of the world’

Anne Hathaway won the Oscar for best supporting actress for her role as tragic factory worker Fantine in movie musical Les Miserables.

2 adults, 2 kids missing after abandoning sailboat

SAN FRANCISCO – A sea search was under way late Sunday for two adults and two children missing after sending a distress call that their sailboat was in trouble south of San Francisco, the U.S. Coast Guard said.