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Google closes US smartphone factory

Google closes US smartphone factory - Google's Motorola Mobility announces it will close its Texas factory - the only smartphone factory in the US - after poor sales of the Moto X smartphone. [BBC Business]

Qatar World Cup: £3m corruption claim

Qatar World Cup: £3m corruption claim - Fifa is facing fresh allegations of corruption over its controversial decision to award the 2022 World Cup to Qatar. [BBC Politics]

Babies can learn to love vegetables

Babies can learn to love vegetables - Children can learn to eat new vegetables if they are introduced regularly before the age of two, suggests a University of Leeds study. [BBC Health]

Are Premium Bonds a good bet?

Are Premium Bonds a good bet? - What are the chances of winning on Premium Bonds? [BBC Business]

Call to 'resist e-cigarette controls'

Call to 'resist e-cigarette controls' - Public health specialists are pressing the World Health Organization to "resist the urge to control and suppress e-cigarettes". [BBC Health]

Strip parks of planning, farmers say

Strip parks of planning, farmers say - Farming union calls for Wales' three national park authorities to be stripped of their planning powers. [BBC Politics]

RBS plan for 200% bonuses blocked

RBS plan for 200% bonuses blocked - Royal Bank of Scotland abandons attempts to pay bonuses twice the size of salaries after being told the move would not be approved by a Treasury body. [BBC Business]

Human skin grown in laboratory

Human skin grown in laboratory - Skin grown in the laboratory could replace animals in drug and cosmetics testing, according to UK scientists. [BBC Health]

UK non-Christian claims 'absurd'

UK non-Christian claims 'absurd' - The UK is a Christian country and those who deny it are "deluding themselves" and ignoring "reality", say two senior Conservative MPs. [BBC Politics]

Blair warns West over radical Islam

Blair warns West over radical Islam - Tony Blair warns Western leaders they must put aside their differences with Russia over Ukraine to focus on the threat of Islamic extremism. [BBC Politics]

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