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.
In pictures: Coronation exhibition :: Queen's dresses and artefacts from 1953
In pictures: Inside the heart :: Winners of Reflections of Research competition
In pictures: Elliott Erwitt :: The world as seen by Elliott Erwitt on his 85th birthday
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.
Day in pictures: 26 July 2012 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 26 July
Pope addresses Brazil ::
Secret of Bolt's speed unveiled :: Scientists say a mathematical model explains how Usain Bolt can reach such an extraordinary record-breaking speed.
Watch police lead away driver :: The driver of the train is under police detention, Galicia police chief says. Karl Penhaul reports.
In pictures: The Korean War :: Images of the 1950-53 Korean War
Week in pictures: 20-26 July 2013 :: News photos from around the world
Rupert Grint to make West End debut :: Rupert Grint makes his stage and West End debut alongside Ben Whishaw in a revival of Jez Butterworth's Mojo.
Police investigate topless Kate photos :: A photographer suspected of taking topless vacation pictures of Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, last year was placed under formal investigation in June, a spokeswoman for the Nanterre prosecutor said Friday.
Kasparov: Cracks in Putin's Russia :: World chess champion and democracy activist Garry Kasparov argues that Vladimir Putin's position in Russia is under threat.
'Dangerous' hospital inquiry call :: An MP calls for an inquiry into Wales' biggest hospital, comparing surgeons' concerns about heart patient deaths to the Stafford Hospital scandal.
Speak Esperanto like Captain Kirk? :: CNN's Monita Rajpal takes a look at the origins Esperanto and some of the world's most famous Esperantists.
Jagger at 70 :: A rock star and fashion icon since the 1960s, the Rolling Stones front man celebrates his 70th.
Train crash probe :: The driver of a train that crashed in Spain, killing at least 78 people, is in police detention "in connection with causing the accident."
Kasparov on Putin :: World chess champion and democracy activist Garry Kasparov argues that Vladimir Putin's position in Russia is under threat.
Coronation gems :: For the first time since the queen's coronation in 1953, the dress, robes, jewels, diamonds and uniforms worn on that day have finally been brought together again.
London 2012 legacy :: Most Britons believe the billions spent on the London Olympics was worth it -- but economists say real benefits could be years away.
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.
'Pink Panther' in Swiss jail break :: Police in Switzerland hunted Friday for two inmates who escaped in a prison break staged by a pair of armed accomplices. One escapee is a member of the "Pink Panther" jewel-theft group, police say.
Why high-speed rail is still smart :: Despite Spain's terrible train crash, transport expert Yonah Freemark says high-speed rail brings benefits around the world -- and could work for the U.S.
Kidnap case :: Ariel Castro, the man accused of holding three women for about a decade in a house in the U.S., agrees to a plea deal of life in prison plus 1,000 years to avoid a possible death sentence.
Bolt delivers on return to London :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/tyV2fNKsJMA/story01.htm
VIDEO: Electric shock: The Hummer is back :: The now defunct Hummer truck by General Motors was known as a gas guzzler, but now it has been reinvented as an electric vehicle.
Mentally ill 'hit hard by recession' :: The economic recession across Europe has had a profound impact on people with mental health problems, researchers from King's College London say.
'Murder' claim roils Chile campaign :: A Chilean lawyer wants charges against the father of the conservative presidential candidate for the murder of her rival's father.