In Pictures: Batman through the ages :: Actors who've played the big screen role
VIDEO: House of Commons :: The government is defeated in a vote on Syria while MPs also reject Labour's amendment.
Obama makes case for Syria strike, British house votes no :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/zNZhXFetFGw/story01.htm
Syria: Would strikes push oil prices to record highs? :: Why Syria matters to the global oil industry
UK recovery 'gathering momentum' :: The economic recovery is gathering momentum, the British Chambers of Commerce claims, as it sharply ups its growth forecast for this year.
Watch U.S.-Philippine pageant gaff :: "Seeing is believing" this latest beauty queen blunder. CNN's Jeanne Moos says to be prepared to squirm.
Beneath Greenland's ice, a grand canyon :: British and American scientists watching Greenland's massive ice sheet have found what appears to be a 460-mile "megacanyon" far beneath the frozen surface of the world's largest island.
U.S. consults oil experts as it weighs action against Syria :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/ZPJl4006vfA/story01.htm
Syria Q&A: How did we get here? :: The Pentagon says it's "ready to go" if it gets orders to carry out a military strike in response to Syria's suspected use of chemical weapons against its own people. Here's a quick-read cheat sheet about the Syrian civil war -- and how we got here.
Analysts: Strikes may worsen war :: The United States and its allies face a variety of risks in taking direct military action against Syria over allegations that it used chemical weapons against civilians, including more poison gas attacks and retaliation against American interests.
How the Pisces III was rescued :: Forty years ago two Britons spent three days trapped in a submersible at the bottom of the seabed while a dramatic rescue operation was under way.
Why Russia, Iran, China stay loyal :: Despite the pressure growing on the Syrian president, he still has powerful friends.
Quiz of the week's news :: The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
VIDEO: 'Hay devil' caught on camera :: A man captures a "vortex of hay" on video camera near his home in Hampshire.
Blueberries cut type-2 diabetes risk :: Eating more fruit, particularly blueberries, apples and grapes, is linked to a reduced risk of type-2 diabetes, suggests a study in the British Medical Journal.
Netherlands' property bubble: Pop! :: A housing crash hits the Dutch. But how did such a prudent nation end up so broke?
White House gives Congress new evidence of chemical arms use in Syria :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/fXLW5dFaYVc/story01.htm
China's vanishing rural villages :: Residents of a dying village are hoping World Heritage status can save it from extinction.
Rupee crash forces holidaymakers to ditch Italy for Goa :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/yk0a-gj-_L4/story01.htm
Rupee weakens ahead of growth data; bonds yields rise :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/Hek-bcVd4rE/story01.htm
U.S. still aims to act with allies on Syria: Hagel :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Ryh2ditg0Qs/story01.htm
'Tanned' whales shed light on ageing :: Researchers say that the way whales cope with exposure to ultra violet light could help develop new anti-ageing treatments.
Former China security chief faces corruption probe: report :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/J-6qfT1NZB0/story01.htm
Former China security chief faces corruption probe - report :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/vQHz7l0gB4E/story01.htm
Once-brash Rice quietly builds Obama's bridge to Congress on Syria :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/LgbmnSIDxI0/story01.htm
Wooden coaster: Fastest, steepest :: Six Flags Great America in Chicago announced plans to build Goliath, a new, record-breaking wooden roller coaster.
Top seeds survive on day of mixed fortunes :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/yOhq0V-D2ZQ/story01.htm
Indian rupee resumes slide as fears grow for slowing economy :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/zRFiQYjL42I/story01.htm
Al Qaeda claims responsibility for Iraq bombings :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/O380CF3Paps/story01.htm
Poverty 'saps mental resources' :: Researchers say that being poor can significantly impact a person's mental resources, leaving less capacity for other tasks.