Even dimly lit bedrooms may stop breast cancer drugs from working, according to US research.
Star Wars actor Mark Hamill calls returning to the franchise was an "unexpected gift", and says Harrison Ford is recovering well from his broken ankle.
A new exhibition at Buckingham Palace is revealing what is is like to grow up in the Royal Family.
Royal Bank of Scotland says it expects pre-tax profits of £2.65bn for the first half of the year but warns of 'bumps in the road ahead'.
BSkyB wants to take over Rupert Murdoch's pay TV companies in Germany and Italy in a move that would create a company with 20 million European viewers.
Giant marionettes are back on Liverpool's streets as part of a three-day event commemorating World War One.
A group of 157 asylum seekers detained at sea will be brought to the Australian mainland for processing, the immigration minister says.
All dinosaurs were covered with feathers or had the potential to grow feathers, a study published in the journal, Science, suggests.
A former assistant director of social services at Lambeth council claims there was a cover-up to protect politicians after allegations of abuse at a children's home.
'Hidden' images reveal Cambridge's University Library
China editor Carrie Gracie looks at what's made news this week
South Korea's forensic agency says it cannot determine the cause of death for the fugitive tycoon blamed for the recent ferry disaster.
Fast-food chain McDonald's suspends sale of chicken nuggets in Hong Kong over the out of date meat scandal at a Chinese supplier.
At least two Palestinians have been killed at a march in the West Bank in protests against Israel's military operation in Gaza.
Sub-Saharan Africa's agricultural sector needs to harvest the fruits of biotechnology in order to establish sustainable development, says a Chatham House report.
A discovery of 150 million year old fossils in Siberia indicates that feathers were much more widespread among dinosaurs than previously thought.
New research suggests that the global reduction in wildlife is connected to an increase in human trafficking and child slavery.
A Mexican federal judge charges six employees of a children's home at the heart of an abuse scandal in the city of Zamora.
An American reporter for the Washington Post, his wife and two other US journalists appear to have been detained in Tehran, the newspaper says.
Five famous Scots who can't vote in the Scottish referendum