Doping experts have yet to find an effective test to uncover athletes using the gases xenon and argon to boost performance, as a ban is introduced.
Israel unveils plans to take 400 hectares of land in the West Bank, triggering criticism from the Palestinians and the US.
The Europeans who pitch up in Ukraine to join the fight
Max started writing code when he was six. He told BBC News why he thought more children being taught how to program in schools was a good idea.
Alana Saarinen is one of a few people who have DNA from three different people - the UK may soon allow a new process which could make this more common.
The story of how the Polish became one of the UK's biggest ethnic minorities is one of war, exile and economic opportunity.
Bangladesh's ship breakers face economic challenge
High-powered hairdryers are on a list of household electrical items the EU is considering banning in an attempt to curb energy consumption.
Our Labor Day weekend trip around the "Inside Politics" table included GOP jitters over Kansas, the 2016 impact of President Obama's immigration deliberations, progressive worries about Elizabeth Warren's hawkish foreign policy views, and Republican angst about a research project that was designed to help but may have done more harm then good.
A boy with a brain tumour whose parents took him from a hospital against medical advice had everything he needed to be safe, his brother says.
Conservative MP for Dudley South Chris Kelly announces he will stand down at the 2015 general election after one term.
Barclays Bank sells Spanish businesses for £633m to the country's third largest lender CaixaBank.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger expects to be busy on deadline day, while plenty of activity is expected after a record summer of spending.