A global scientific research programme is launched in China to examine the unintended consequences of urban policies on human health and wellbeing.
Protesters gather outside the Barclay Center in Brooklyn, New York, where the Duke and the Duchess of Cambridge are attending a National Basketball Association game as part of their three day trip to America.
Australia was the worst performing industrial country in terms of climate change in 2014, a new report says.
A "Day of Silence" is held in Ukraine in an attempt to kick-start a much-violated ceasefire deal, but new peace talks in Belarus remain uncertain.
Asian shares traded lower on Tuesday, following losses on Wall Street over slumping oil prices and worries about global growth.
Images from the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's US visit
Why do 'winter wonderlands' leave us cold?
British businessman Shrien Dewani is preparing to leave South Africa after a judge cleared him of murdering his wife on their honeymoon.
Building companies in London have hired Portuguese bricklayers on £1,000-a-week wages because of a shortage of skilled Britons, a recruitment firm has said.
The BBC's late evening TV news bulletins in the English regions are being extended in the run-up to the general election in May next year.
A New Zealand company says it has developed the jetpack into a viable commercial venture and it is aiming to list on the Australian stock exchange.
The Indian prime minster has made repeated visits to Kashmir despite fears that he would marginalise the country's Muslim population, says Andrew Whitehead.
Finalists from this year's Art of Building competition
The British government does a deal with Chinese firm Shangpin to help UK firms get more from selling in Asia.
The story of Mexico's long-running online protest
Why Phill Jupitus is avoiding the new Star Wars trailer
MPs criticise the Post Office for the way it has handled claims its IT system led to at least 150 sub-postmasters being wrongly accused of fraud.
Ofsted says there are record levels of good and outstanding schools. But is there an inspection equivalent of grade inflation?
An independent college to maintain professional standards for teachers in England is going to be announced.
In a mixed bag of headlines for Tuesday's press, a Conservative peer's suggestion that 'poor people can't cook' is making headlines, as does dire weather warnings.