A nation is beckoning foreign brains and money with the kind of immigration reform that Silicon Valley can only envy.
The former prime minister of Portugal, Jose Socrates, has been arrested in Lisbon as part of an investigation into money-laundering and bribery.
The 101 non-emergency number for police forces across Wales is restored following a technical fault.
Iraq's army launches an operation to retake parts of Ramadi in Anbar province, a major city largely controlled by Islamic State militants.
US troops in Afghanistan will have a broader role than initially planned next year, as their combat mission draws to a close, US officials say.
A mother from south London has persuaded Tesco to change the way it displays newspapers so that children cannot see words or images which she says may disturb them.
More than 150 weapons are handed over to police during a two-week amnesty.
Some of the best Scrabble players from over 120 countries are in London competing to become World Champion and win a share of the prize money.
The Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls is calling for £1bn of banking scandal fines to be invested in the NHS.
Mike Bushell has been to visit one British couple who will be going for gold in a motorsport event taking place 600m above earth - aerobatics
Human rights group Amnesty International has released software to stop governments learning secrets from your computer.
Ed Miliband insists Labour remains the party of working people, while accepting one of his MPs was disrespectful to them.
Snowfall in the north-east of the US is subsiding, forecasters say, but there is now a threat of flooding from rain at the weekend as the snow melts.
The moment a 100-year-old American woman, Ruby Holt, sees the ocean for the first time.
Labour urges the government to ensure people taking advantage of new pension freedoms next April are not ripped off by financial firms.
The nature of war has changed, says Jonathan Marcus, and military might is no longer a guarantee of success.
More than a dozen were hurt in what the police said they suspected was a natural-gas explosion in the basement of a central London hotel just before midnight Friday.
Will Gompertz looks at whether an "artistic statue" of Kim Karsdashian's bottom would be art or not
Pole-dancers have been practising in the streets in Buenos Aires ahead of the South American Pole-Dancing Championships, which start on Saturday.
Mexico's government vows to take action on the rule of law and restore credibility in institutions, after the disappearance of 43 students.