- Muhammadu Buhari, the winner of the Nigerian presidential elections, hailed his win as a vote for change and proof that the nation witnessed democracy. He also praised the outgoing leader Goodluck Jonathan as a worthy opponent who peacefully relinquished power.
- Progress has been made in the Iran nuclear talks, according to Russian and Iranian officials, while overrunning the deadline for a deal.
- Typhoon Chedeng (Maysak) has been slightly weakened on Wednesday afternoon but still poses threat as it heads for Isabela-Aurora, packing max winds of 190 kph and gusts up to 225 kph.
- Top Gear executive producer Andy Wilman denies rumors about his resignation following Jeremy Clarkson's termination from the show.
- Top Gear Live shows will be renamed as "Clarkson, Hammond, and May Live" as 2015 live shows will go on without the sponsorship of Top Gear and BBC.
- The now renamed Bandai Namco Entertainment has opened their rights to classic video game titles such as Pac-Man, Xevious, Galaxian, and Tower of Druaga, among many others.
- McLaren unveiled the 570S sports car, the first of their Sports Series lineup. It carries the same V8 engine as its bigger brother, the 650S, but like the name implies, it develops 570PS of power output.