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VIDEO: Halal lipstick launches in India  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 04:49:00 GMT
Religious women in India who want to wear make-up no longer have to struggle to find products that suit their faith. 
AUDIO: Nigeria's vibrant media industry  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:37:15 GMT
How Nigeria's media industry could become one of the world's most vibrant 
VIDEO: Baghdad: Where one bomb is a quiet day  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:03:29 GMT
The regularity of bombings in Baghdad makes fire-fighting a busy and dangerous profession. 
VIDEO: Designer Oscar de la Renta dies  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 03:56:44 GMT
US fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who dressed former first ladies Jackie Kennedy and Hillary Clinton, has died aged 82, US media report. 
VIDEO: Investigation into US 'pumpkin riot'  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:26:17 GMT
An annual pumpkin festival in Keene, New Hampshire, turned violent as the event descended into a night of rioting. 
Singing nun releases 'Like a Virgin'  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:00:22 GMT
Italian nun who won the The Voice releases Madonna's 1984 hit as her debut single. 
Banksy's Pierced Eardrum vandalised  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:41:46 GMT
A new mural by street artist Banksy in Bristol is vandalised less than 24 hours after the work appeared. 
McDonald's and Coke see profits fall  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:21:31 GMT
McDonald's and Coca Cola post profits down sharply in the three months to the end of September, with both seeing sales under pressure in the US. 
Microsoft boss gets $84m pay package  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:15:40 GMT
Microsoft boss Satya Nadella has been given a pay package worth $84.3m, making him one of the top earners in the tech industry. 
Audi claims self-drive speed record  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:29:19 GMT
Audi says one of its self-drive test cars topped 149mph (240km/h) at a race track in Germany, beating a human-driven version. 
Students build Oculus Moon robot  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:26:05 GMT
US team develop a robot that can send back live pictures from the Moon as part of attempt to win Google's Lunar X-Prize. 
Protests against controversial opera  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:18:52 GMT
Politicians including former Mayor Rudy Giuliani protest against controversial opera The Death of Klinghoffer. 
Designer Oscar de la Renta dies  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:41:30 GMT
Dominican-born fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who dressed former first ladies like Jackie Kennedy, has died aged 82, says his family. 
Aussie bees fight 'hive wars'  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:44:45 GMT
Bee colonies in Brisbane are waging war for months on end, according to a new study, and the victorious swarms are taking over the hives of rival species. 
Pesticide bans 'could hit UK crops'  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:19:57 GMT
The EU's decision to ban the use of some pesticides could threaten UK crops, increase food prices and hit farmers' profits, a report claims.