Top scientists have been awarded huge cash prizes at a ceremony on Sunday in California.
New global rules to prevent banks that are "too big to fail" from being bailed out by taxpayers are welcomed by the Governor of the Bank of England.
An energy firm plans to build the UK's first underground coal gasification plant after finding 335 million tonnes of coal under the Firth of Forth.
Sending a Conservative peer to represent Scottish fishermen at EU talks is a "slap in the face" for Scotland, the country's fisheries minister says.
Former England captain Jamie Peacock says Canberra Raiders will be "fuming" at Josh Hodgson party video.
One of London's most distinctive office buildings, the Gherkin, has been bought by a Brazilian group for more than £700m.
Developer Blizzard has announced a team-based shooting game called Overwatch.
A recorded conversation between an apologetic Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher over the invasion of Grenada has been published for the first time.
World leaders looking uncomfortable shaking hands
A glass walkway which gives visitors a bird's eye view of traffic is unveiled at London's Tower Bridge.
A taped recording of Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher reveals the then US president apologising for the country's invasion of Grenada.
Why God was not killed by the Great War
A woman is stripped naked and paraded on a donkey on the orders of a caste council in the northern Indian state of Rajasthan.
A relative of Kabir Ahmed, who is believed to have carried out a suicide bombing in Iraq, has described how he became a "different" man at university.
David Cameron tells business leaders that the prospect of an EU referendum is not damaging the UK economy, claiming investment is flourishing.
A review of sentencing procedure is called for after a woman was killed in an act of cannibalism by a man who had only just been released from prison
Surfers are "giving up" on Europe's first artificial surf reef in Dorset, claiming it doesn't create waves.
Inquests into the deaths of 96 football fans in the 1989 Hillsborough disaster reach their 100th day.
Emergency measures are put in place to safeguard vulnerable residents at a Dumfries care home after it suffers a complete loss of power.
The lead singer of Irish band The Cranberries, Dolores O'Riordan, is arrested following an alleged attack on an air hostess and a police officer.