Spain's stampede of white elephants :: Spain is in economic crisis. What can a new, closed airport tell us about what went wrong? Pascale Harter explores the legacy the unfinished projects have left behind.
12 things in 212 words that every 2012 visitor should know :: What do people visiting the UK for the Olympics need to know about the nation's quirks, habits and rules?
Palestinians in Syria get pulled into civil war - Businessweek :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNF733fgSH_I26RfEUHtbBv9tyDUCQ&url=http://www.businessweek.com/ap/2012-07-26/palestinians-in-syria-get-pulled-into-civil-war
NATO: Militant attacks in Afghanistan up 11 percent in past 3 months - Washington Post :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNHL9o2dHp8h9_YmkBk3TEjs6V2tsg&url=http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/nato-militant-attacks-in-afghanistan-up-11-percent-in-past-3-months/2012/07/27/gJQAe9u0CX_story.html
Your pictures: Greece :: Readers' photography on the theme of Greece.
High style meets high performance :: Medals and reputations will be won and lost at the London Olympics -- but forget the events, just who will triumph in the fashion stakes at the Games?
AUDIO: HIV vaccine 'five to 10 years away' :: Andy Hosken speaks to Timothy Ray Brown, the first person in the world known to have recovered from HIV, and Dr Ravindra Gupta, a research fellow at UCL, gives his thoughts on the chances of finding a treatment for the millions of people currently living with HIV.
VIDEO: Twitter bomb joke case 'a scandal' :: Paul Chambers, who was found guilty of sending a menacing tweet threatening to blow up an airport, has won a challenge against his conviction.
Egypt president meets Hamas PM :: Egypt's President Mohammed Mursi discusses "solutions" to the blockade of Gaza at talks with the head of the Hamas-led government, Ismail Haniya.
Whooping cough outbreak spreading :: The outbreak of whooping cough in England and Wales has spread to very young babies who are most at risk of severe complications and death, the Health Protection Agency has warned.
'Hit-and-run' idea in Moon origin :: A computer simulation shows the Moon's birth may not have been through the impact of a slow, Mars-sized object, but rather something much bigger and faster.
In pictures: Archery at Lord's :: The preliminary rounds of the archery tournament
VIDEO: Technology lets music festivals rock :: From QR codes and cashless payments, Lara Lewington looks at some of the technology that a festival now relies on to work.
Unis contribute £3.3bn to economy :: Universities contributed £3.3bn to the UK economy in the last academic year despite the downturn, a report says.
In pictures: Flame taken on Thames :: The Olympic flame on the River Thames
Day in pictures: 27 July 2012 :: 24 hours of news picturess: 27 July 2012
Arrests at Saudi Arabia protest :: Security forces detain a number of protesters in eastern Saudi Arabia, after they reportedly demand the release of political detainees.
In pictures: London 2012 opening ceremony build-up :: The build-up to the start of the London Olympics
Google 'breaches' UK privacy deal :: Google "appears to be in breach" of a deal to delete material gathered by its Street View cars, says the UK's privacy watchdog.
Would you want to live forever? :: Would you really want to live forever?
Rules on academy teachers relaxed :: England's new academy schools can now hire as teachers people who do not hold the formal qualification in teaching, the government has said.
UK warning of Aleppo 'massacre' :: Foreign Secretary William Hague and PM David Cameron condemn the "appalling" situation in Syria amid fears of a "potential massacre" in its second city.
Week in pictures: 21-27 July 2012 :: News photos: 21-27 July 2012
Athletes' village: Behind the scenes :: Alex Thomas chats with Linford Christie about what really goes on behind the scenes in the athletes' village.
The wrath of the Morris dancers :: Eccentric English tradition or national joke? Morris dancers demand a place in the Olympic opening ceremony.
Munich massacre: A survivor's story :: Professor Shaul Ladany has a busy schedule to keep these days, but lays down one important condition before agreeing to speak to CNN.
High fashion stakes at 2012 :: Medals and reputations will be won and lost at the London Olympics -- but forget the events, just who will triumph in the fashion stakes at the Games?
'Brand Olympics' strike gold :: Eleven global "top-tier" firms are sponsoring the 2012 Games, each paying around $100 million.
London Olympics by the numbers :: The Olympic Games have grown dramatically since 1908 when they were first held in London.
'Himalayan Viagra' taking its toll :: Ram Bahadur Jafra and his brothers crouch on a field, picking through blades of grass. They have traveled five days by foot to a meadow deep inside Nepal's Dolpa district. They came, as tens of thousands do each year, to harvest a highly valuable commodity: the Himalayan caterpillar fungus.