French football clubs plan strike over 75% tax plan

French football clubs will go out on strike for the first time in more than 40 years next month in protest at government plans to tax top earners 75 percent, the clubs have announced. Duration: 01:08 Oct 24, 2013

Lagos Fashion and Design Week gets underway

Forty established designers and ten upcoming talents are presenting their latest work at Lagos Fashion and Design Week, one of two major fashion events in Nigeria's largest city each year. Duration: 01:27 Oct 24, 2013

Georgian opposition figure Nino rallies voters before polls

With twenty percent of Georgia's population undecided ahead of Sunday's election and a fiery perfomance by former parliament chairwoman Nino Burjanadze could force a second round run-off in the Georgian general elections. Duration: 00:48 Oct 24, 2013

Honduras govt opens zoo seized from alleged drug gang

The zoo is part of a total of 61 properties seized by the government last September from a suspected drug gang called "Los Cachiros" in northern Honduras. The government requested that the zoo remain open for tourist. Duration: 00:57 Oct 24, 2013

Japan tests asteroid-shooting space cannon

Japanese scientists readying to blast a crater in an asteroid to find out what it is made of say they have successfully tested their new space cannon. Duration: 00:39 Oct 24, 2013

Aerial footage of Australia fires

Thousands of firefighters battle infernos across the state of New South Wales with the Blue Mountains region, west of Sydney, the focal point. Duration: 01:28 Oct 24, 2013

Jean Paul Gaultier creations on show in New York

Creations by French fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier are on display during a press preview of "The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From Sidewalk to Catwalk" exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum in New York, on October 23, 2013. Duration: 00:40 Oct 24, 2013

Asterix returns for first new adventures in eight years

Comic book hero Asterix and his rotund sidekick Obelix return for their first new adventure in eight years on Thursday, reviving a global phenomenon that has sold millions of copies around the world. Duration: 01:51 Oct 24, 2013