Paris (AFP) - France's far-right National Front (FN) said Saturday it would maintain its goal of seeing the nation out of the euro common currency, despite urging by some in the party to ditch the stance as a vote-loser.
Warsaw (AFP) - Polish freedom icon Lech Walesa joined in Saturday the protests against a proposed reform of the nation's Supreme Court, urging Poles to protect their democracy with "all means".
Southport (United Kingdom) (AFP) - Rory McIlroy was left to rue a lack of consistency as he all but kissed goodbye to his chances of winning a second British Open title on Saturday.
A man will face court on arson and threatening violence charges after he allegedly burnt down another man's caravan in North Queensland.
Southport (United Kingdom) (AFP) - Jordan Spieth produced yet another majestic round of golf on Saturday as he closed in on his third major title at the British Open while South Africa's Branden Grace made major championship history.
Jerusalem (AFP) - Two Palestinians died in clashes with Israeli forces Saturday as the army moved in to seal off an attacker's home after violence over security measures at an ultra-sensitive holy site.
South African Branden Grace has become the first golfer in history to shoot 62 at a major to storm to the clubhouse lead after his British Open third round.
Caracas (AFP) - Police on motorcycles fired tear gas Saturday to break up an opposition march on the Venezuelan Supreme Court to press demands that President Nicolas Maduro leave office, as months of sometimes deadly anti-government demonstrations showed no signs of abating.
Washington (AFP) - Former world number one Andy Roddick compared facing Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal to witnessing Spanish artist Picasso compose a masterpiece as he was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame.
United Nations (United States) (AFP) - The UN Security Council will hold closed-door talks on Monday about deadly Israeli-Palestinian unrest over new security measures at a highly sensitive Jerusalem holy site, diplomats said.
Doetinchem (Netherlands) (AFP) - Captain Lara Dickenmann and Ramona Bachmann scored as Switzerland recovered from a goal down to beat Iceland 2-1 at the women's Euro in the Netherlands on Saturday.
Les Herbiers (France) (AFP) - The tomb of Marshal Philippe Petain, who led France's collaborationist Vichy regime under Nazi occupation, was vandalised on Saturday, the eve of the 66th anniversary of his death, police said.