Experts to examine MH17 flight data
British experts are to begin the process of analysing the flight data recorder from the downed Malaysia Airlines plane.
Dogs 'hardwired' to be jealous wags
Jealousy is not just part of the human condition, a study suggests, it appears to be hard wired into the brains of dogs too.
Labour considers sport betting levy
A betting levy to help fund community facilities and treat gambling addiction is among proposals considered by Labour in a "long-term innovative plan for sport".
China manufacturing growth speeds up
China's manufacturing activity grows at its fastest pace in 18 months in July, an initial survey by HSBC shows, the latest sign that its economy may be stabilising.
Taiwan plane crash toll reaches 48
Forty-eight people are now known to have died after a passenger plane crashed in Taiwan's Penghu island, as a storm passed over the area.
CAR factions announce ceasefire
Rival armed groups in the Central African Republic sign a ceasefire agreement aimed at ending over a year of religious conflict.
VIDEO: Wine fraudster to be sentenced in US
Rudy Kurniawan, who manufactured phony vintage wine in his kitchen, will be sentenced for fraud on Thursday.
VIDEO: The blind art of conducting a choir
Can blind people be taught to conduct a choir with meaningful gestures that the singers understand?
Wildlife film-makers' tricks of the trade
Wildlife film-makers reveal the tricks of the trade
RNLI warns of rise in coastal deaths
A total of 167 people lost their lives off the UK coastline last year - the highest number since 2010 - the RNLI says.