Do we still need the telephone? :: The arrival of the telephone, not to mention the telegraph and the filing cabinet, transformed office life, says Lucy Kellaway.
Crowd of up to a million cheers Pope on Brazil's Copacabana beach :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/EH2Aaf-kiSY/story01.htm
Facebook offers the dummy's guide to mobile advertising :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/IVV3CXesTY8/story01.htm
In pictures: Coronation exhibition :: Queen's dresses and artefacts from 1953
My six months as a hostage :: British woman Judith Tebbutt tells the story of her six-month nightmare being held hostage by Somali pirates.
INSIGHT - How Samsung is beating Apple in China :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/G0gubKKZcSc/story01.htm
Samsung to invest in chips, panels as smartphone outlook dims :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/VuklJfnZPh8/story01.htm
Police to question driver after Spanish train crash kills 80 :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/wpGdGMlMbYw/story01.htm
Bombings at busy market in north Pakistan kill 39 - MiamiHerald.com :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNGc6q3eu4MknVSWybyipC9_hu4uWQ&url=http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/07/26/3522736/pakistans-ex-ruling-party-to-boycott.html
In pictures: Inside the heart :: Winners of Reflections of Research competition
Pioneering sex researcher dies :: Virginia Johnson, the pioneering sex researcher who was part of the groundbreaking team Masters and Johnson, has died at age 88, her son, Scott Johnson, told CNN on Wednesday.
Flood-hit locals struggle to rebuild lives in Uttarakhand :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/bEAozFyFE5Y/story01.htm
U.S. General says al Qaeda just surviving in Afghanistan :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/Ub5S7D5TILo/story01.htm
In pictures: Elliott Erwitt :: The world as seen by Elliott Erwitt on his 85th birthday
Air India probing overheated oven on Dreamliner flight :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/Rao36HUkMgs/story01.htm
Permit row halts world's tallest building :: The plan to raise what would be the world's tallest building in a dizzyingly fast time is in danger of not getting off the ground at all.
Sutil reaches 100 F1 races still chasing first podium :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/WZ1i0RNUrRs/story01.htm
Sea this: Inside $200m yacht hotel :: With land at a premium, an increasing number of developers are turning to floating hotels. Introducing Gibraltar's new $200m five-star yacht hotel.
Exam board seminars 'won't be axed' :: England's exams regulator rows back from a decision to ban exam board seminars for teachers because of coming exam changes.
Rupee hits five-week high, yields rise at bond auction :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/w5fR1p1-ti0/story01.htm
Living standards - going down and, er, up :: Are living standards going up or down?
Day in pictures: 26 July 2012 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 26 July
France says India fighter jet deal negotiations going well :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/5MdzjkdJV80/story01.htm
Russia's Putin 'determined' Snowden case will not hurt U.S. ties :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/pnN-fRUv83s/story01.htm
Banks shiver as UBS swallows $885 million U.S. fine :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/DvVFMAiDC_I/story01.htm
Tim Westwood to leave Radio 1, 1Xtra :: The rap and hip-hop DJ will leave the BBC radio stations after nearly 20 years as part of schedule changes.
Tunisian opposition leader killed :: A Tunisian opposition leader was fatally shot outside his home Thursday, setting off protests in a nation still raw from the February assassination of a different politician who opposed the Islamist-led governing party.
Detroit: The city that 'used to be' :: Heidi Ewing, filming her documentary about Detroit, found desperate people living on the margins, but also folks who are trying to make the city as vibrant as people say it used to be.
6 bad excuses for overeating :: Most every woman has a food angel and devil resting on either shoulder, one giving permission to indulge even as the other advises against it.
Wipro signals demand pick-up after profit rise :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/LBhiJtktsPs/story01.htm