Children taken from mafia families :: A judge in southern Italy is pioneering a programme to help children of mafia bosses to escape a life of crime - by taking them away from their parents at the first sign of trouble.
In pictures: British Asians :: Kajal Nisha Patel's images of British Asian citizens
Fighting the flames ::
How many acid attacks are there? :: The attack on two women in Zanzibar has cast a spotlight again on one of the world's most sinister crimes.
A-level changes branded 'high-risk' :: Elite independent school heads say plans for rapid changes to the A-level system, led by Education Secretary Michael Gove, are "high-risk" and a "huge gamble".
Legalizing weed a boon to potheads :: Howard Samuels says that medicinal use of marijuana is being exploited by people who just want to get high.
Car phone use 'not linked' to crashes :: New research finds no correlation between the number of drivers on the phone and the number of road accidents recorded
Week in pictures: 3-9 August 2013 :: News photos from around the world
Kids in the kitchen :: Packed lunches for schoolchildren are being scrutinised, but perhaps the best way to get them to eat well is to inspire them to learn to cook.
In pictures: Mumbai's famous taxis :: End for Mumbai's black-and-yellow taxis
California abductor, teen aroused suspicions in Idaho wilderness :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/_wMkQQg3hXg/story01.htm
Israel approves prisoner release :: Israel's government approves the release of 26 long-term Palestinian prisoners, as part of a deal which will see peace talks resume next week.
UFO spotted hovering over pool :: A security officer at a Naples, Florida, condo complex reviews video that shows mysterious lights hovering over a pool.
Chinese seek refuge from heat in IKEA :: As record heat wave hits China, citizens in Beijing took refuge in the homely settings of a local furniture store.
Economy of a refugee camp :: Explore Zaatari, the refugee camp with its own Champs Elysees
Silicon Alley's first billionaire :: The idea behind Silicon Alley's first billionaire
VIDEO: History of hip hop in two minutes :: British rapper and founder of the Hip-hop Shakespeare Company, Akala ran BBC News through a brief history of the art form.
Israel: We want talks to go ahead :: CNN talks to Israeli govt. spokesman Mark Regev about the govt. 's to build new settlements.
Swimming back to life :: My swim back to life on transplanted lungs
CCTV camera code comes into force :: A code of practice for use of surveillance cameras by bodies such as local authorities and police forces comes into effect in England and Wales.
Cycling gets £94m push in England :: A cash injection of £94m to promote cycling in a number of English cities and national parks is announced by the government.
Dufner delivers maiden major at US PGA :: Jason Dufner holds his nerve to clinch his maiden major title with victory at the US PGA Championship at Oak Hill.
Will plan derail peace talks? :: CNN's Vladimir Duthiers reports on reaction from Palestinians on Israeli plans to build homes in disputed territory.
Further signs of Scottish recovery :: A key indicator of Scotland's economic health has given another strong signal that recovery is under way.
Zuma: Mandela's health improving :: Former South African President Nelson Mandela's health is improving, but doctors caution the danger is not yet over, the presidency said Sunday.
Targets for women on finance boards :: From 2014 most big financial firms will be required to set a target for the number of women on the board of directors.
Woman seen clinging to tree last person missing from Colorado flood :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/uYYvRTBowFA/story01.htm
Chinese buyers snap up U.S. homes :: Christine Romans explains why buyers from the other side of the world might be driving up home prices in your town.
Helping touchscreens stay smear-free :: How to make a smear-free touchscreen
Israel to free first group of Palestinian prisoners ahead of peace talks :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/tZQ4-6W9tz8/story01.htm