Kids 'writing malicious hack code' :: Children as young as 11 years old have been using programming skills to write malicious code to steal data, a security company warns.
Readers and their poignant teddy bears :: A recent article by David Cannadine about grown-ups with teddy bears prompted readers to write in with their own toy stories.
In pictures: Money & communities :: Photography students in Cardiff and Newport
Why I dread Chinese New Year :: For me, Chinese New Year used to be fun.
UK 'lags behind' on DNA forensics :: Cross-border co-operation on terrorism and crime will be compromised unless the UK updates the technology it uses for DNA profiling, experts warn.
Talking to Shergar's kidnappers :: Racing journalist Derek Thompson recalls how he was summoned from his bed to try to free the wonder horse, Shergar.
Will radar-rattling turn to conflict? :: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe this week condemned China's "unnecessary escalation" of tensions between the two nations over disputed islets known as Diaoyu in China and Senkaku in Japan.
In pictures: Exotic orchids :: Exotic orchids at Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew
Iconic painting vandalised in France :: French police detain a woman who defaced an iconic Delacroix painting, Liberty Leading The People, at a regional branch of the Louvre Museum.
Row over ownership of 'space marine' :: UK toymaker Games Workshop has been criticised for asserting a trademark claim to the phrase 'space marine'.
Will Year of Snake bring you fortune? :: If were born in the year of the Rooster, here's something to crow about: You are in for a "ss-super" 2013. Likewise, it's going to be a strong year if you're a Dog or an Ox.
Ofqual warning over GCSE changes :: England's chief exam regulator warns that she may step in and delay Michael Gove's new planned GCSE changes if the timetable for their implementation is too challenging.
China bans television ads for bling :: China has banned advertisements for luxury products on its official state radio and television channels. The move is an apparent attempt to douse growing social frustration in the wealth gap between the country's rich and poor -- and to stop corruption conducted through luxury gift-giving.
Day in pictures: 8 February 2013 :: Twenty four hours of news photos: 8 February
Jerusalem football club torched :: The offices of Israeli football club Beitar Jerusalem are set on fire in a suspected arson attack that is thought to be linked to opposition to its signing of Muslim players.
The 'most excavated' Roman fort :: The "most excavated" fort on Hadrian's Wall
China's great migration from 'Hukou Hell' :: At this very moment, in a major Chinese city, a worker is boarding a train home.
Week in pictures: 2-8 February 2013 :: News photos from around the world
School caterers 'confident' of meat :: The body which represents many school caterers in the UK says it is confident about the quality of meat being served in school lunches despite the horsemeat food scare.
Why the fuss about gay marriage? :: The 1960s are stereotyped in the popular imagination as a decade of "free love" and sexual liberation. Yet, as late as 1967, to share a gay relationship in the UK was to risk arrest, imprisonment and life-wrecking public humiliation.
Cameron touches raw nerve :: Cameron touched a raw nerve, says Newsnight's Mark Urban
Gay marriage :: As late as 1967, to share a gay relationship in the UK was to risk arrest, imprisonment and humiliation.
Why the fuss about gay marriage? :: Same-sex marriage is already legal in eight European countries. CNN examines the arguments where there is still debate.
S. Africa gang rape echoes India outrage :: The gang rape of a teenager is being called South Africa's "New Delhi" moment. Robyn Curnow reports.
How Egypt's women deter attacks :: Ian Lee reports from Cairo on orchestrated attacks against women protesters, and how they're fighting back.
Hong Kong's mounting food waste :: Nestled among the granite peaks of eastern Hong Kong a new, man-made mountain is emerging.
The last days of Sylvia Plath :: A friend recalls the weekend before Sylvia Plath took her life
Northeast slowly recovering from blizzard :: NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) -- Travel eased and life slowly returned to normal for most New Englanders after a massive blizzard, but many remained without power in cold and darkened homes and a forecast of rain brought a new worry: Weight piling up dangerously on roofs already burdened by heavy snow....
VIDEO: Bafta highlights: Ben Affleck's night :: Argo picks up three Baftas including the top prize for best film, while James Bond film Skyfall wins the award for outstanding British film
VIDEO: Jason Lewis: Circumnavigating the world :: Around the world in 13 years by human power alone