A most exclusive gathering :: Business leaders, heads of government, entrepreneurs and even the odd celebrity will be rubbing fur and down-quilted shoulders at Europe's highest altitude town, Davos, for the World Economic Forum's annual meeting next week.
Ice-carved orchestra :: Ice Sculpture Artist Tim Linhart on making some of the rarest instruments in the world.
250 dolphins could be killed :: Conservationists say 250 bottlenose dolphins will be slaughtered or sold by fishermen in Japan.
Dancing boy wows judges :: An 8-year-old boy is lighting up the internet with his performance on "India's Got Talent." HLN's A.J. Hammer reports.
INSIGHT - How Thaksin's meddling sparked a new Thai crisis for PM sister :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/drXhAb19Ug8/story01.htm
UK to act on wrongly-blocked sites :: The government is drawing up a list of sites inadvertently blocked by the filters it asked internet service providers to implement.
How did 12 million letters a week reach soldiers in WW1? :: The wartime post was a remarkable operation delivering millions of letters and parcels every week, many to the front line.
UK university applications rise by 4% :: Applications to universities in the UK have risen by 4% compared with this time last year - with many more women than men applying.
How to build a suit fit for Mars :: Astronauts with Apollo-era spacesuits would be "very dead, very soon," warn designers.
Satellite pics show Syria devastation :: Newly released satellite photos show the destruction to major cities and towns in Syria. Mohammed Jamjoom reports.
Bursting the 'Bieber bubble' :: What's it like to be Justin Bieber? CNN's Jeanne Moos boils it down to 30 chaotic seconds.
Scarlett's Soda Stream headache :: Bubbly water and politics haven't mixed well for Hollywood star Scarlett Johansson.
Microsoft board close to naming India-born Nadella as new CEO - source :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/38rLTae4FtY/story01.htm
'Lucky money' goes online :: A growing number of Chinese are keeping their cash in their wallets this Lunar New Year as the traditional exchange of red packets of money is moving from the physical world into the digital space.
Plush toy or protest symbol? :: Hong Kongers are howling in disappointment as their potent -- if unlikely -- symbol of protest once again goes missing from the city's shelves.
Party expels 'bulldozer' mayor :: China's ruling Communist Party has expelled the former mayor of Nanjing for bribery and abuse of power, describing him as "morally corrupt."
Why Hong Kong loves this IKEA wolf :: Hong Kongers are howling in disappointment as their potent -- if unlikely -- symbol of protest once again goes missing from the city's shelves.
Lunar New Year ::
Thai elections: The politics of crisis :: A state of emergency, paralyzed streets, the fatal shooting of an activist. It all seems out of place for a nation hailed as a rising economic powerhouse.
How to raise a secure, creative child :: Nancy Carlsson-Paige, Matt Damon's mother, talks about raising a child to be secure and strong. She's often asked why some young celebrities handle fame well while others go off the rails.
VIDEO: Multi-material 3D printer launches :: The world's first multi-material, full-colour 3D printer launches, plus other tech news.
Did the English spread suit-wearing around the world? :: The Uruguayan president blames the English for imposing suits on the world. Is he right?
Chidambaram faces mounting deficit in election year :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/7X8L0avu7dY/story01.htm
NHS Winter: Weekly A&E tracker Week 12 :: Enter your postcode to see how your A&E in England is coping
Mistrust endures at ex-embassy :: Decades after Islamic revolutionaries took hostages in Tehran, suspicions remain strong.
Toronto mayor defends Bieber :: Toronto Mayor Rob Ford defends singer Justin Bieber on radio show "CBS: Sports Junkies."
I was a Beatlemaniac :: 50 years after The Beatles "invaded" the U.S., fans share their memories of the Fab Four.
Lunar New Year ::
SFO crash victim 'already dead' :: Contradicting a coroner, a new report concludes a teen died before fire trucks ran over her.
Day in pictures: 31 January 2014 :: 24 hours of news photos: 31 January