Kevin Spacey's series House of Cards is a prime example of how the broadcasting world is changing. But will a world of on demand TV be devoid of passion and personality. BBC Newsnight's David Grossman reports.
MP Keith Simpson draws up a list of recommended reading each summer to keep political types busy over the parliamentary recess.
More and more jellyfish are being spotted on the UK's coastline during the summer months, and now scientists have decided to try and find out why.
Engineers are making it possible for spectators to race against the world's fastest man.
New measures aimed at ending female genital mutilation within a generation will be announced at a global summit in London.
A patch the size of a plaster is to be tested by the NHS as a new way of continuously monitoring a patient's heart rate, breathing and temperature.
BBC News hears from a 17-year-old in Zambia who was forced into marriage against her will.
Prince George celebrates his first birthday on Tuesday and to mark the occasion two new pictures have been released by Kensington Palace.
Increasingly, technology companies are integrating the internet with other devices, such as household appliances or cars. But are there security risks?
Sarah Davies says "strong is the new sexy" and is aiming to change the way women view themselves.
Miami's Wynwood Arts District invited graffiti artists from around the world to paint the walls. Restaurants, design shops and co-working spaces soon followed.
Israel's defence minister says that the offensive in Gaza will continue 'as long as necessary to stop the Hamas rocket attacks.
Singer and TV star Tulisa Contostavlos's trial over drugs allegations collapses as the judge accuses a prosecution witness of perjury.
At least five people have been killed and 70 injured by an Israeli strike on a hospital in Gaza, Palestinians say.
Tesco has announced it is replacing its chief executive, Philip Clarke, after its worst sales performance in years.
Israel sent ground troops into Gaza on Thursday, saying the ground operation is necessary to target Hamas' network of tunnels.
Civilian drones are being tested across Africa's game reserves in a hi-tech battle with poachers threatening the continent's wildlife tourism industry.
Brazilian Tallis Gomes explains how a failed attempt to hail a cab drove him to create smartphone app Easy Taxi.
A British mother tells 5 live she spent £20,000 on gender selection treatment in the US.
Ahead of the Commonwealth Games, Sophie Raworth takes a look at some of the venues and which athletes to look out for.