Bertram Allen won Thursday night’s opening competition of the Longines FEI World Cup jumping final in Las Vegas. Photograph: Afp

(...) penalised four seconds for a fence down. America’s Rich Fellers came closest to knocking Allen off the top(...)

Michael Hoey carded a one under par 71 in the second round at the Shenzhen International. Photograph: Getty

(...) shots off the nine under par lead of America’s Peter Uihlein at Genzon Golf Club.Ballymoney’s Hoey went(...)

Nestle products. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/Irish Times

(...) criteria, outranked only by drugmaker Novartis. Sales rose 3.7 per cent at Nestle’s Americas unit and 5(...)

Graeme McDowell hits his third shot on the 15th hole during the first round of the RBC Heritage at Harbour Town Golf Links   in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. Photograph: Tyler Lecka/Getty Images

Former champion Graeme McDowell and America’s Matt Every shared the lead after the first round of(...)

Joao Vaccari, treasurer of Brazil’s ruling Workers’ Party, is escorted by police as he arrives at a legal medical institute in Curitiba. Brazilian police on Wednesday arrested Mr Vaccari, moving an investigation of graft and political kickbacks at state-run oil company Petrobras closer to President Dilma Rousseff’s inner circle. Photograph: Rodolfo Buhrer/Reuters

Moves by Brazil’s opposition to open impeachment proceedings against President Dilma Rousseff have intensified following the arrest of the treasurer o(...)

Mummy mystery: Pre-Incan mummy found by cleaners in Peru 0:54

Cleaners in Peru's Pre-Incan city of Chan Chan stumble across an ancient mummy dumped near rubbish at the site. Video: Reuters

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has revived airstrikes on rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Farc) after 11 fighters died in a clash. Photograph: Christian Escobar Mora/EPA

Colombia’s president Juan Manuel Santos ordered the resumption of bombing raids against Farc guerrillas on Wednesday after a rebel attack killed 10 so(...)

(...) the Americas. The US had been a pariah there in recent years because of its attitude to Cuba(...)

ECB chief Mario Draghi said quantitative easing will continue until there’s sustained improvement in inflation. Photograph: Thierry Charlier/AFP/Getty Images

America’s shares were down 1.14 per cent at $15.64. The number two US bank by assets’ first-quarter profit(...)

The White House will eliminate a major diplomatic hurdle by pushing to have Cuba dropped from a list of state sponsors of terrorism. Photograph: The New York Times 1:30

Cuba recognised what it called a “fair decision” by US president Barack Obama to inform Congress he intends to remove Cuba from a US list of state spo(...)