How health warnings are changing cigarette packet design
A call for all children to be automatically enrolled in their local library is made at the start of Book Week Scotland.
The couple who helped Tesco change the way many of us shop
A five-year inquiry into Scotland's worst outbreak of Clostridium difficile (C. diff) will be published later.
Talk therapy sessions can help reduce the risk of suicide among high-risk groups, suggests a US study.
Why one Irish-American comedian is trying stand-up in Beijing
Colombia's Farc rebels warn that military operations where they are holding captured general, Ruben Alzate, may jeopardise his release.
A former British soldier and another British man are fighting with Kurdish troops in Syria against Islamic State (IS) militants, it has emerged.
A law forcing communications firms to pass on details that could help identify criminals using the internet is being planned by the home secretary.
Police charge a 30-year-old woman with attempted murder after she abandoned her newborn baby boy in a drain in western Sydney.
Hillary Clinton would be a "great president" if she decided to run for the White House in 2016, President Barack Obama says.
Lewis Hamilton's overdue second title shows his ability as a driver is at a level very few ever get close to, writes Andrew Benson.
MOTD2 pundit Philip Neville expands on his TV analysis of Liverpool's defeat at Crystal Palace and says he is not surprised by their mid-table position.
A supermarket price war is behind a sharp rise in the number of firms involved in food production folding, new research claims.
F1 world champion's second title in number and pop-rap lyrics
The charity single organiser says the price difference between a single now and 1984 "worries him".
Jenson Button says his late father John would be angry that the driver faces an uncertain future in Formula 1.
One woman's journey from a village to death in the big city
A newborn baby is found abandoned in a drain in Sydney, Australia, by passing cyclists, police say.
A London-bound British Airways plane makes a second unscheduled landing at Shannon Airport within three days.