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?
'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.
Has the electric car found its range? :: Despite their green credentials, electric cars still come up short against their petrol-powered cousins when it comes to range -- how far they go before the battery needs recharging.
'Crate home' thinks outside the box :: Living in a house made from shipping containers isn't exactly everyone's idea of a dream home.
IOC boss: No silence for Israeli victims :: The head of the International Olympics Committee again rejected calls for a moment of silence during the Games' opening ceremony to honor Israeli Olympians killed in a terror attack at the 1972 Games.
What will we be eating in 20 years' time? :: Why insect burgers could replace the hamburger on dinner plates.
How Syrian rebels swap prisoners :: Syrian rebels strike a deal to swap Sunni prisoners for Shiites, showing sectarian aspects of the uprising.
Who was Olympic gate-crasher? :: Olympic organizers say the woman who marched with India's athletes during the opening ceremony was a volunteer. India's officials are fuming that she "could just intrude."
In pictures: Haiti's carnival of flowers :: Images from the Haitian capital, Port-au-Prince
ECB stirs hope ahead of summit :: With a deterioration in the Spanish outlook threatening to engulf Italy, the eurozone's monetary guardians must set aside any thoughts of the summer break when they meet in Frankfurt this week.
Team CNN takes fencing challenge :: Team CNN's Alex Thomas and Christina MacFarlane get a fencing master class from British Olympic hopefuls.
Syria's uprising: Rocks to RPGs :: Syria's rebels have gone from a ragtag defense force to an armed movement capable of attacking Syria's big cities.
Day in pictures: 30 July 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 30 July 2012
Ex-sceptic - Humans cause warming :: A formerly sceptical climate scientist says human activity is causing the Earth to warm, as a new study confirms earlier results on rising temperatures.
VIDEO: Pussy Riot band in court :: Members of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot have pleaded not guilty to charges of hooliganism.
Insight: ECB thinks the unthinkable, action likely weeks away :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/2f5AoGOWZgM/us-ecb-options-idUSBRE86T0OC20120730
When sport got nasty :: "Try to imagine the situation," says Dezso Gyarmati, captain of Hungary's 1956 Olympic water polo team.
Your Olympic athlete body match :: Enter your weight and height to find which athlete is like you
Spanish family fights for home :: Three generations of women fight to keep their home after being unable to pay their home loans. Isa Soares reports.
'Solar gardens' a new draw :: CNN's Richard Quest speaks to the man behind "Gardens by the Bay," Singapore's latest tourism draw.
Does tech make us vulnerable? :: Marc Goodman says every advance in technology carries a risk that criminals and terrorists can exploit it
Opinion: Who needs weapons? :: Roland Martin says the Constitution does not say you can have any gun you want. The president is right: AK 47's belong on the battlefield, not on city streets
Recall heroes, says Aurora dad :: Alex Teves treasured Marvel and DC comics with their Spider-Man and Batman icons, and he was at his best in high school when he wrote about the superhero genre in English class.
VIDEO: Sir Jimmy's possessions auctioned :: A Rolls Royce which went for £130,000 was the most notable sale in an auction of Sir Jimmy Savile's possessions in Leeds.
Olympics Day Three :: The best pictures from Day Three
West Ham agree Carroll loan fee :: West Ham United agree a £2m loan fee with Liverpool for England striker Andy Carroll with a view to a permanent transfer.
Colorado suspect faces 142 counts :: Alleged Colorado cinema gunman James Holmes faces 142 criminal charges, including first-degree murder, for one of America's worst mass shootings.
Man Utd prices shares at $16 each :: Manchester United plans to sell shares at between $16 and $20 each, raising as much as $330m (£210m) in New York, according to documents filed in the US.
Palestinians slam 'racist' Romney :: US presidential candidate Mitt Romney is accused of racism after he suggested "culture" could explain the Palestinians' economic inferiority to Israel.
China's people power :: Beijing backs down on plans for a copper plant after fierce protests. Does this mean people power is working?