Retailers look to U.S. Black Friday for Christmas lift-off
LONDON (Reuters) - Next week's "Black Friday", a traditional discount day for U.S. retailers, looks set to be the biggest ever for British shops as more join in the promotional event to kickstart Christmas sales.

Iran, world powers seek elusive nuclear deal one day before deadline

Palais Coburg in Vienna, the venue of nuclear talks aimed at settling a dispute over Iran's nuclear programme, days before a deadline is pictured on November 21, 2014Iran and world powers face an uphill struggle to break the deadlock in their high-stakes nuclear negotiations and secure a historic deal on the eve of a deadline. Kerry, who on Friday postponed a trip to Paris to remain in Vienna for the talks, met Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Saturday afternoon, their fourth meeting in three days. German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, also in the Austrian capital, called this final weekend of talks, after months of negotiations, a "moment of truth". At stake is a historic deal in which Iran would curb its disputed nuclear activities in exchange for broad relief from years of heavy international economic sanctions.

Obama: 'Significant gaps' remain in Iran nuclear talks

"The gaps are still significant," said US President Barack Obama in an interview Friday about the interim deal reached with Iran regarding its nuclear programUS President Barack Obama warns that "Significant gaps" remain with Iran over its disputed nuclear program, as a deadline for a deal looms large. Iran and world powers, including Washington, engaged Sunday in a diplomatic blitz less than 36 hours before the cutoff time for an agreement, with officials on both sides insisting they were still pulling out all the stops in the Vienna talks. Speaking to ABC News in comments broadcast Sunday, Obama said an interim deal with Tehran had been a success. The so-called P5+1 -- permanent UN Security Council members Britain, China, France, Russia and the United States, plus Germany -- have been locked in talks with Iran since February to turn the interim Geneva accord into a lasting agreement.

Why you should do nothing more often
More and more people are realizing that pausing can help them be more productive.

How do you combat illegal fishing?
Three companies have created a way to catch illegal fishing vessels. CNN's Jonathan Mann reports.

Soccer to mark 30th anniversary of Bradford disaster
LONDON (Reuters) - The 30th anniversary of the fire at Bradford City's soccer ground, which killed 56 people in May 1985 will be commemorated by the Premier League and Football League next year.

Fire kills horses trapped in boarding stable
Heavy smoke and flames were seen coming from the stable, which was used to house show animals and thoroughbreds

Messi breaks "brutal" goals record
Lionel Messi broke the Spanish league's all-time scoring record after hitting a hat trick in Barcelona's 5-1 victory over Sevilla.