New dictionary words: Ridic, lolz :: Kristie Lu Stout shares some new additions to Oxford Dictionaries Online
After Concorde: Supersonic race :: The dream of supersonic flight is still alive, with plane manufacturers racing to launch their own faster-than-sound jets.
No loss from no-output coal block allocations: govt :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/lAqkKeODfMw/india-coalgate-chidambaram-cag-idINDEE87N05H20120824
What happens when someone goes missing? :: Vital clues may be found in the first few hours after someone disappears. But how do police decide which cases to prioritise?
DJ Tiesto: Making the world dance :: Superstar DJ Tiesto tells CNN's Anna Coren the secret behind his global success.
Rape: Have we lost touch with reality? :: Politicians on both sides of the Atlantic caused outrage with their remarks on rape. How did they get it so wrong?
Breivik found sane, sentenced to 21 years - Sydney Morning Herald :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNEhfJMdKZjKU0E690oYiFn7rXGYpg&url=http://www.smh.com.au/world/breivik-found-sane-sentenced-to-21-years-20120824-24ro6.html
Review into English exam grades :: The Welsh government is launching a review into performance in English language in this year's GCSEs.
Is this the world's lowest voice? :: Tim Storms boasts a vocal range of 10 octaves and his lowest note is so deep it can only be heard by elephants.
Recession less deep than thought :: The UK economy shrank by 0.5% between April and June, less than previously thought, revised official figures show.
Measles cases 'almost double' :: There have been almost twice the number of measles cases in England and Wales in the first six months of this year compared to the same period last year, official figures show.
Murdoch's Sun defies royals, prints naked Harry pics :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/_bCKOi1t0dA/britain-prince-harry-pics-sun-idINDEE87N07X20120824
SC relief for Chidambaram in 2G telecom case :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/nILnbdLOwgo/chidambaram-india-2g-case-supreme-court-idINDEE87N02L20120824
Paralympic stars on fast track :: In the run-up to the Paralympic Games, Eurostar is priming its services for the continent's elite disabled athletes.
'Sleeping beauties' seek fairytale love :: Potential princes line up to kiss models in an art exhibition. But as Fionnuala Sweeney reports, there's a big catch.
Day in pictures: 24 August 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 24 August 2012
Carried by soldiers, no score-keepers at 1960 Paralympics :: Britain's first gold medallist at the 1960 Paralympics, Margaret Maughan, tells the BBC's Peter White about her experience of the Games, a rudimentary affair symptomatic of attitudes in the 1950s and 1960s.
Caught in China's security Web :: A group representing international companies in China has warned members that police in Beijing, Hebei and Shandong have required international firms to purchase Internet monitoring devices or risk having their connections cut.
Tory calls for Nadir money return :: Former Conservative treasurer Lord McAlpine calls for the return of donations that were made to the party from jailed Asil Nadir's Polly Peck company.
Test predicts hair and eye colour :: Scientists have developed a forensic test that can predict both the hair and eye colour of a possible suspect using DNA left at a crime scene.
U.S.'s lunchbox fascination :: Do you remember your favorite school lunchbox? It may have featured an image of your favorite cartoon character, band, movie or TV show. (Mine was a 1978 "Muppet Show" lunchbox with a Kermit the Frog thermos inside it.)
Dress to impress: Venus' style revival :: Confidence -- on the court and off it, Venus Williams is finding her mojo again.
Eiffel Tower valued at $546 billion :: CNN's Phil Han takes a look at Europe's most valuable landmarks.
Sunni cleric shot dead in Lebanon :: Three people, including a Sunni cleric, have been killed in the Lebanese city of Tripoli amid new sectarian clashes fuelled by the conflict in Syria.
The homeowners who cannot move home :: The homeowners who cannot move home
File-sharer told to pay $675,000 :: Joel Tenenbaum loses his retrial request in his fight against copyright infringement charges brought by US record labels.
Week in pictures: 18-24 August 2012 :: News photos: 18-24 August 2012
UN-Iran nuclear talks break up without agreement - Reuters :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNE4euqtxjhAPXKZJITCk1eNv5NoWw&url=http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/08/24/nuclear-iran-end-idUSV9E8H800Y20120824
Indian gold imports under threat from price rally :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/ExqpVpI9SDg/gold-prices-india-wrap-idINDEE87N0EM20120824
Rail petition backers top 100,000 :: A petition urging ministers to reconsider changing the operator of the West Coast Mainline rail service attracts more than 100,000 signatures and could now be debated in Parliament.