She's blonde, loves polished fingernails and wears high heels. But despite the stereotypes, Sabine Langer is Germany's parking champion. She learned in Düsseldorf on a street where parking spots are rare and usually tight.
Costa Rica have turned Group D completely on its head. The 1-0 upset for "Los Ticos" over Italy means England have no chance to progress. France, meanwhile, ran riot against Switzerland, winning 5-2 in Salvador.
As the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians continues to escalate, there also increasingly tensions behind the scenes within Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's cabinet between hardliners and moderates.
"It Never Rains in Southern California" made Albert Hammond a star. The British singer went on to became a behind-the-scenes master, writing songs for pop music icons. His 70th birthday falls on May 18.
Croatia left their loss against Brazil in the first game of the World Cup far behind them as they handily dispatched Cameroon 4-0. The loss eliminated Cameroon, but Croatia can still beat Mexico to advance.
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