China shares continue to slide
Shares in mainland China continue their slide on Tuesday, a day after the Shanghai Composite index saw its biggest drop in eight years.
Raw sewage 'pollutes 40 beaches'
Raw sewage polluted 40 beaches in the South West at the weekend, campaigners say.
Will battle daughter wins £164,000
A woman cut out of her mother's will is awarded a £164,000 inheritance in a case experts think could prove to be a landmark ruling.
Asia shares down on sharp China drop
Shares in Asia open in negative territory on Tuesday after mainland China saw a dramatic sell-off the previous day.
Blowing balloons 'treats glue ear'
Using the nose to inflate a balloon helps heal glue ear, University of Southampton research suggests.
Labour leader contender: Andy Burnham
A profile of Labour leadership contender and shadow health secretary Andy Burnham.
How NSA and GCHQ spied on the world
American and British intelligence used a secret relationship with the founder of a Swiss encryption company to help them spy during the Cold War, newly released documents analysed by the...
How the word 'tunnel' went from France to England and back
What are the roots of the word 'tunnel'?
Pictish fort 'is Scotland's oldest'
A Pictish fort uncovered during an archaeological dig on the Aberdeenshire coast is believed to be Scotland's oldest.
What drives women to terrorist acts?
Do women who take part in terrorist acts have different motivation from men, asks Bridget Kendall.