£2m boost for military in schools :: Projects which put former servicemen and women in England's schools have been given a £2m government boost.
In pictures: Ghana votes :: Long queues of voters in Ghana
Week in pictures: 1-7 December 2012 :: News photos from around the world
Which comes first - trust or trustworthiness? :: Ten years after her Reith lectures on trust, the philosopher Onora O'Neill revisits the subject, and wonders if the often-asked question, "How can we restore trust?" is missing the point.
In pictures: Khaled Meshaal visits Gaza :: First visit of Hamas chief Khaled Meshaal to Gaza
Natural gas future for truckers? :: At the Flying J truck stop in rural Virginia, truck drivers can taste the coffee, smell the diesel and see the future.
Have attitudes to disability changed? :: Have the Paralympics changed attitudes to disability?
Greenhouse gases reach new high :: Concentrations of greenhouse gases in the Earth's atmosphere reached record highs in 2011, according to new data published by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
Study: Apes suffer midlife crisis :: CNN's Phil Han discovers that chimps experience a midlife crisis, just like humans.
Reach globally to teach about AIDS :: Alex Newell says on World AIDS Day young people should reach out across the globe on social media to educate one another about HIV and AIDS prevention
Why aren't robots doing my dishes? :: The build-up has been years in the making. From the cartoons that many of us watched as children, we envisioned a world where machines and robots would penetrate every aspect of our lives, where each household would have a Rosie the Robot to cook, clean, and put the kids to bed.
App unlocks crowd-funding success :: For a few days, Lockitron looked like the little app that would, and should, but then couldn't.
Is mind-reading future tech scary? :: As "faster than real time" technology capable of predicting our every move is discussed at LeWeb in London this week, it seems prudent to ask whether such developments will actually improve our lives.
BBC Sound of 2013 list revealed :: BBC names 15 new acts to look out for in the year ahead
US soldier dies in Afghan rescue :: A US commando was killed during a mission to rescue an American doctor kidnapped by the Taliban in eastern Afghanistan, the White House has said.
VIDEO: 'Drone killed my grandmother' :: The BBC's Panorama programme investigates how the use of drones in Pakistan's tribal areas impacts on daily life
New Lucan 'mystery man' evidence :: Evidence suggesting another man was at Lord Lucan's house at the time of the family nanny's murder, is uncovered by the BBC.
Why Americans don't want to break up :: Why few Americans want to start dismantling the union
VIDEO: Modern-day Noah rebuilding Ark in US :: Retired Pastor Richard Green has spent almost four decades building a modern-day Ark in the countryside of the US state of Maryland. The BBC went along to ask him why.
Revolution through the lenses of Magnum photographers :: Revolution through the lenses of Magnum photographers
Colorado students accused of sickening class with pot-laced brownies :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Qz8yiZeSn44/us-usa-colorado-marijuana-idUSBRE8B901620121210
HMS Astute recovers from shaky start :: Royal Navy's nuclear HMS Astute recovers from difficult start
VIDEO: Lord Lucan: New police evidence :: Lord Lucan's brother says he believes new evidence could be grounds for a review of one of Britain's most puzzling murder cases.
Mother of Nigerian minister kidnapped :: The mother of Nigeria's finance minister was kidnapped Sunday, sparking a "massive manhunt" for her captors, officials said.
Evolution of the Pirelli calendar :: It's not often supermodels are selected for their social awareness -- unless, of course, you're flipping a fashion and photography status symbol on its head.
Atheists around world suffer persecution, discrimination: report :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/wD7rRNIToks/us-religion-atheists-idUSBRE8B900520121210
Urban farms rise in Singapore :: Less than 20 miles from Singapore's skyscrapers is a completely different set of high-rise towers.
Funding 'cut' for cancer networks :: Clinical networks of doctors and nurses which oversee the care of cancer, heart and stroke patients have had their budgets and staff cut, figures show.
Venezuela's Chavez: Cancer is back :: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is to return to Cuba for surgery on malignant cancer cells, he tells the nation in an emotional address from the presidential palace.
Overhaul school history, urge MPs :: School history lessons should be overhauled and a British history qualification brought in for 16-year-olds, a parliamentary group urges.