Why do Chinese pupils do so well in schools all around the world?
Momentum in the UK housing market has faded with house price growth slowing to the same level as 16 months ago, surveyors say.
England has the biggest trade deficit in the world football transfer market at £379m, according to a report from Barclays.
The number of shops on the High Street declined dramatically in the first nine months of this year, a survey suggests.
RAF airstrikes at the beginning of October helped Kurdish forces fight Islamic State out of one of their strongholds in Iraq.
Do you live in a city that can literally make you happy?
A company is testing out headgear that measures brain response to the stimulation of the city.
The BBC team who made cat cameras for The Secret Life of the Cat explain the technology behind the show.
Track laying is under way on the multi-million pound rail link between the Scottish Borders and Edinburgh.
Homebuyers could be in for a boost when Scottish Finance Secretary John Swinney announces details of a new tax to replace stamp duty.
The fight to declare this chimpanzee a "person" in law
New documentary seeks to paint an intimate documentary portrait of Muhammad Ali with interviews with family members as well as the former boxer's home audio recordings.
Could an algorithm run your business better?
England's Euro 2016 qualifiers against San Marino and Estonia should be foregone conclusions but they offer tests of a different kind.
England could play some home games away from Wembley in 2018 if an NFL team sets up home at the national stadium.
Islamic State fighters have renewed their advance in the Syrian border town of Kobane, as the US warned air strikes alone could not save it.
HTC unveils a wide angle, waterproof, camera that does not have a viewfinder or screen, which is set to compete with the GoPro range.
The Met Office opens a new centre dedicated to the forecast of the weather in space.
Alec Stewart told England bosses in 2012 that some of Kevin Pietersen's team-mates had access to a mocking Twitter account.
Hundreds of screaming fans welcome Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley on a wet red carpet at the gala opening of this year's BFI London Film Festival.