Over a quarter of Welsh children starting primary school are overweight - with more than one in 10 classed as obese, say public health officials.
Call it something else, says Argentina's president
Argentina has defaulted on its debt - for the second time in 13 years - after last-minute talks in New York with a group of bond-holders end in failure.
Health officials in England are urging people to measure and monitor their waistlines, to help avoid type 2 diabetes.
Israel calls up 16,000 extra reserve soldiers as conflict in Gaza continues, amid criticism over a strike that killed 16 at a UN-run school.
A giant crop circle which apparently appeared out of nowhere, has drawn crowds of people to a farmer's field in Bavaria, southern Germany.
The former home of the Cadbury family in Birmingham has been destroyed in an arson attack.
The BBC's Martin Patience reports from Gaza, where Palestinians continue to seek shelter in a UN-run school despite a shelling which killed 16 people.
A former personal assistant to the Duke of Edinburgh is accused of sexually abusing a girl in the early 1970s.
Claims that the PM wants to raise the threshold at which people pay the 40p income tax rate lead some papers, while many feature images of Eastbourne's pier ablaze.
A former bakery assistant is awarded over £23,000 after a tribunal found she was subjected to sex discrimination because of pregnancy and unfairly dismissed.
The remains of 31 indigenous Ixil Mayans, killed in 1982 at the height of the Guatemala civil war, are buried in a ceremony in the country's north-west.
Portugal's troubled lender, Banco Espirito Santo, reports a bigger-than-expected loss of 3.6bn euros for the first six months of the year.
The US House of Representatives has passed a resolution authorising a lawsuit against the president for allegedly exceeding his constitutional powers.
Malaysian and Dutch leaders to meet later to discuss securing full access to the crash site of MH17 in eastern Ukraine, two weeks after the plane went down.
Immigration and customs staff feel unprepared to deal with people arriving in the UK with possible Ebola infections, union leader warns.
Profits at Samsung Electronics fall 20% in the second quarter, hurt mainly by a slowdown in smartphone sales and a strong Korean currency.
Galaxy's quest to bring fun back into fantasy