Filmmaker and Inglourious Basterds star Eli Roth was also born on 18 April. He celebrates the big 4-0 on Wednesday.
Ten years after Volkswagen's legendary Beetle drove off into the sunset, the German carmaker's other main icon, the camper van, takes its leave from the world's automobile stage this month.
Vets in Japan have carried out knee surgery on a rare white tiger cub, fixing a leg problem the animal had been born with.
Auto giant General Motors said Wednesday it will close its Holden plants in Australia by 2017, prompting Toyota to review its operations as unions warned the car industry was finished.
Struggling automaker GM Holden on Wednesday said it will shut down its manufacturing plants in Australia by 2017 with the loss of 2,900 jobs, dealing a major blow to the nation's car industry.
India's Supreme Court Wednesday reinstated a colonial-era ban on gay sex that enables the jailing of homosexuals in a major setback for rights campaigners in the world's biggest democracy.
India's Supreme Court reinstated a colonial-era ban on gay sex on Wednesday that could see homosexuals jailed for up to 10 years in a major setback for rights campaigners in the world's biggest democracy.