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 ::
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.
$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.
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.
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.
Day in pictures: 28 September 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 28 September
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."
Man who brought MTV to Africa :: Alex Okosi left Nigeria as a young boy in the late 1980s to seek a better future in the United States.
Apple apologises for Maps anger :: Apple's chief executive acknowledges users are "frustrated" by its new maps and suggests they use rival technologies.
Syria refugee: Camp desperation :: Neighbor countries could have 700,000 Syrian refugees by the year's end, the U.N. says. Listen to Syrians who are living without bathrooms, limited water and sick children on the border with Turkey.
Smartphone habits you should avoid :: These are things you literally could not do before the www went mobile; now we're embarrassing ourselves all over the place.
Can 'Li-Fi' change wireless web? :: The light bulb figuratively suspended above a human head has long been symbolic of the eureka moment that every inventor craves.
Adele: Don't use sex to sell music :: Adele says it's wrong musicians use sex to sell their music. Showbiz Tonight has more.
Week in pictures: 22-28 September 2012 :: Photos from around the world: 22-28 Sept
The strange allure of teeth :: The strange sensual allure of teeth through the ages