Supertrees rise up in Singapore :: Singapore's latest development will finally blossom later this month, with an imposing canopy of artificial trees up to 50 meters high towering over a vast urban oasis.
Portuguese flee crisis to old colony :: The eurozone crisis has forced many Portuguese to migrate to the former colony of Mozambique in search of jobs and economic prosperity.
A 'sound' idea to reduce poverty :: It's a new idea which could resonate with communities across the developing world -- a biomass stove which also generates electricity using sound waves.
Pregnancy jab for whooping cough :: Hundreds of thousands of pregnant women across the UK are to be offered a whooping cough vaccine to protect babies from an escalating outbreak of the disease.
Severe loss to great ape habitat :: Great apes, such as gorillas, chimps and bonobos, are running out of places to live, say scientists.
Spanish budget cuts revealed :: Spain will create a new fiscal authority to oversee the new spending cuts, tax increases and structural adjustments included in a new budget presented Thursday.
In pictures: Nepal plane crash :: Everest-bound plane crashes kills all
Anger in Athens over austerity :: Elinda Labropoulou reports on the 24-hour work stoppage to protest austerity measures in Greece.
The end of the stiff upper lip? :: Is the stiff upper lip finished? Ian Hislop on whether Britain has consigned a national characteristic to the dustbin of history.
Sprinkle of style ::
Starbucks to open first India store in Mumbai by end-Oct :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/lvfu6f0cNk8/starbucks-india-idINDEE88R04420120928
Is Magna Carta overrated? :: David Cameron was quizzed on Magna Carta on a US chatshow, but just how important is this famous document?
Android apps to run on Windows 8 :: Windows 8 will run apps built for Android devices thanks to software designed for AMD chips.
VIDEO: Brasilia - utopia or concrete carbuncle? :: Rajan Datar takes a helicopter ride above Brazil's capital Brasilia which was built in just three years during the 1960s.
$64M to marry my gay daughter :: One of Hong Kong's richest men is offering a fortune to the man who will marry his gay daughter. Jonathan Mann reports.
New virus 'is not easily spread' :: A new respiratory illness - from the same family as the Sars virus - appears not to spread easily, experts at the World Health Organization say.
Homes run on solar in Madrid :: Teams from across the globe will soon learn whether their green designs will take top prize at Solar Decathlon Europe 2012 -- a competition that challenges collegiate designers to build houses powered exclusively by the sun.
Spain's next crisis: Regional splits? :: Spain faces a test of unity over the coming months as regional elections in Catalonia and Galicia threaten to destabilize the debt-ridden nation.
Lady Gaga calls for 'body revolution' :: Lady Gaga struck back at tabloid attacks on her weight, posting photos of herself wearing only a bra and panties on her fan website Tuesday.
Protest resignation over GCSE row :: A senior exam board figure has resigned in protest over the shifting of English GCSE grade boundaries.
Bo Xilai saga nears end game :: The scandal surrounding Bo Xiliai, which encompassed politics, murder and betrayal, seems to be winding down with the sentencing of his once trusted ally Wang Lijun. The question remains: What will happen to Bo?
How female boxer punched to gold :: Nicola Adams is the first ever Olympic gold medalist in women's boxing. In front of a home crowd at the London 2012 Olympics, she fought her way past a year-long injury to knock down Chinese boxer Ren Cancan in the final. She reveals how she fell in love with the sport and her heartache when she almost couldn't carry on.
iPhone? In China, it's 'Xiaomi' :: He's the 20-something blogger who created the iconic Steve Jobs action figure.
Bo Xilai scandal :: The downfall of senior Communist Party "princeling" Bo Xilai has become one of the most closely watched political scandals in China. Culminating in a suspended death sentence for a murder charge against his wife, Gu Kailai, the veritable soap opera offers a glimpse into the workings of the highest echelons of the Chinese government, which is preparing for a once-in-a-decade leadership transition this fall.
Lady Gaga saga :: Lady Gaga struck back at tabloid attacks on her weight, posting photos of herself wearing only a bra and panties on her fan website Tuesday.
Day in pictures: 28 September 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 28 September
Libor riggers 'should face court' :: A report into the Libor rate-rigging scandal says the system is broken and recommends a complete overhaul, including criminal prosecutions for those manipulating the rate.
PM hint at EU vote after election :: Prime Minister David Cameron gives his clearest hint yet that he will back a referendum on Britain's relationship with the EU after the next general election.
Economy teeters at "fiscal precipice" - Kelkar panel :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/fsWIbg5hDVM/india-economy-kelkar-diesel-lpg-subsidy-idINDEE88R0DK20120928
How credible is France's budget? :: A day after Spain presented its financial prescription for next year, France unveiled what is being dubbed its "toughest budget in 30 years."