Parents hardly ever spot obesity in their children resulting in damaging consequences for health, doctors warn.
The refugee who carried these shoes until he met his mother
Ukrainian volunteers use drones over rebel-held Donetsk
How a husband and wife built the UK's biggest theatre group
A law that allows councils in England and Wales to ban certain activities in public is leading to "bizarre new criminal offences", campaigners say.
Solar Impulse, the fuel-free aeroplane, heads out of Myanmar and on to China on leg five of its attempt to fly around the world.
Counting is under way in Nigeria's presidential election, which has been praised by the UN despite technical problems and violence.
Shane Long's late equaliser rescues a crucial draw for the Republic of Ireland against Poland in the Euro 2016 qualifier.
Executives at the Dutch bank ABN Amro have renounced a €100,000 allowance after a public outcry over the extra pay.
Malaysian journalist's satirical video prompts threats
Asking Indian men a question they are not used to hearing
A shortage of new houses, generous tax breaks, cheap credit and "hot" money from overseas have sent Sydney house prices sky high.
Three days on from a massive gas blast in New York that flattened three buildings, a body is found in rubble.
In October of last year, weekly tabloid Shukan Jitsuwa reported on the recent increase in the number of Chinese tourists visiting Osaka's Tobita Shinchi red-light district. (Tokyo Reporter)
In the first application in Tokyo of a law that seeks to restrict the distribution of sexually explicit content for revenge purposes, police on Friday announced the arrest of a 50-year-old male for releasing illicit images of his former girlfriend, reports the Sankei Shimbun (March 27). (Tokyo Reporter)
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday he had spoken with South Korean President Park Geun Hye in Singapore and requested that South Korea arrange a trilateral summit with China at an early date. (Kyodo)
Swiss firm Dufry buys a controlling stake in World Duty Free from the Benetton family, creating the world's largest travel retailer.
Missing out on Singapore's biggest story
Roberto Firmino's goal helps Brazil extend their winning run to eight matches at the expense of Chile at Emirates Stadium.
The parents of a five-year-old rape victim call for a new police investigation into her case.