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Mar 26: Reinterment of King Richard IIIMar 26: Reinterment of King Richard III

LEICESTER -- King Richard III of England, whose remains were discovered under a municipal car park in 2012, is be reinterred in Leicester Cathedral on March 26.

The Plantagenet monarch’s bones are to be taken from the University of Leicester, where they are being stored, to Bosworth Field, the place where he was slain in 1485. Following a procession through Leicestershire the coffin will be displayed in the city for three days.


Iran calls Obama's nuclear demands "unacceptable"Iran calls Obama's nuclear demands "unacceptable"

WASHINGTON -- Iran's foreign minister accused President Barack Obama of making "unacceptable" demands during talks on Tehran's disputed nuclear programme.

Sanctions squeeze Iran's economy hardSanctions squeeze Iran's economy hard

TEHRAN -- Sanctions imposed by the West over Iran’s nuclear programme have sharply cut back oil exports and contributed to a big drop in the value of its currency.


Jun 18: Two centuries since Battle of WaterlooJun 18: Two centuries since Battle of Waterloo

BRUSSELS -- The Battle of Waterloo – one of the most decisive battles in history – took place in Belgium on June 18, 1815. The French defeat drew to a close 23 years of war.

NASA probe reaches dwarf planet CeresNASA probe reaches dwarf planet Ceres

SPACE -- NASA’s Dawn spacecraft is to begin orbiting the mysterious dwarf planet Ceres, the largest body in the main asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.


Iraqi forces on the offensive against IS Iraqi forces on the offensive against IS

TIKRIT -- Backed by allied Shiite and Sunni fighters, Iraqi security forces have begun a large-scale military offensive to recapture Tikrit from the so-called Islamic State group.

Mar: Solar plane to fly around the worldMar: Solar plane to fly around the world

ABU DHABI -- A solar-powered plane, Solar Impulse 2, is set to take off from Abu Dhabi and attempt to fly 35,000km around the globe using only the sun's energy.


Mar 13: Formula One seasonMar 13: Formula One season

MELBOURNE -- The opening race of the 2015 season will see ten teams lining up on the grid after the late entry of Manor F1 with former Caterham driver Will Stevens.

World Cup 2022: Winter kick-off for QatarWorld Cup 2022: Winter kick-off for Qatar

DOHA -- A FIFA taskforce has recommended that the Qatar World Cup should take place in November and December 2022, despite protests by European leagues


Mar 5: WRC Rally MexicoMar 5: WRC Rally Mexico

LEON -- Drivers have to master gravel roads in the first of six consecutive dirt rounds, and the first hot gravel event since Australia last September.

Mar 14: Formula E prepares for Miami raceMar 14: Formula E prepares for Miami race

MIAMI -- Round 5 of the Formula E 2014-15 season will be held at the Miami Circuit in the U.S. on March 15. Lucas di Grassi goes into the race with a 10-point lead.


Apr 9-12: Golf U.S. MastersApr 9-12: Golf U.S. Masters

NAPA, California -- The PGA Tour starts with the Frys.com Open and culminates in the FedEx Cup playoffs and the Presidents Cup in Incheon, Korea.

Mar 10: Cheltenham FestivalMar 10: Cheltenham Festival

CHELTENHAM -- Champion jockey Tony McCoy makes his final appearance at the Cheltenham Festival, aiming to boost his tally of 30 winners.


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