A female polar bear arrives at a Scottish zoo for an attempt to raise the first polar bear in the UK for more than 20 years.
MPs say it's "inexplicable" the NHS in England spends more on bariatric surgery than well-established measures to prevent obesity.
The findings of Lord Penrose's inquiry into contaminated NHS blood supplies are being published later today.
Private equity firm 3G Capital is in talks to buy Kraft in a deal that could value the US food giant at more than $40bn (£27bn), according to reports.
Air pollution is linked to an increased risk of stroke, a large global study in the British Medical Journal suggests.
It is a metaphysical question with stark geopolitical consequences: Could the 14th Dalai Lama be the last?
Adult education and training in England "will not exist by 2020" if the government continues its "swathe of cuts", the Association of Colleges has warned.
Dubai has experienced a renewed surge of construction, says Mark Lobel - but can it offset some of the environmental impact?
Descendants of some 20 families who fought at the Battle of Bosworth that ended the reign of Richard III are to meet for the first time.
A breakthrough in the development of temperature-resilient beans could help sustain a vital source of protein for millions of people around the globe.
As Utah reauthorises the use of firing squads to carry out executions, BBC news looks at the other ways US states can execute inmates.
Trade talks between the US and European Union are marked by 'dog whistle' politics, a report by the Business Select Committee says.
The UK fracking industry needs a new regulator to give the public more confidence in the fledgling sector, an industry-backed body has concluded.
The crash of a German Airbus A320 in the French Alps dominates Wednesday's papers, with many speculating over the mystery of its final eight-minute descent.
On 24 March 1980 the Archbishop of El Salvador, Oscar Romero, was murdered by death squads. Milagro Grenadas was there.
The $10,000 bag made entirely in the US
Steven Fischer, the creator of a $10,000 luxury leather bag, explains what inspired him.
Why Cuba's only known female boxer has decided to leave
The foods that are said to make babies mischievous and happy
More than 60% of Australia's major organised crime figures are dealing crystal meth - known as "ice" - a new report finds.