The world's oldest "calendar" is believed to have been discovered in a Scottish field.
There was sunshine, Jamaican athletes, expectant crowds. But this well-oiled publicity machine had one thing missing. Usain Bolt.
There could be a major breakthrough in the treatment of bladder cancer thanks to research by scientists at the University of Birmingham.
Over a hundred students have stormed the University of Birmingham occupation, breaking a siege installed by university management.
The university has said that members of staff have been injured during the protests.
The University of Birmingham was granted a possession order against the students who have been in occupation of the Senate Chamber since Wednesday evening. The ruling ordered the protestors inside the occupation to leave by 5:00pm earlier this evening.
Despite this, a large number of students broke the injunction. Students have been campaigning against the possibility of a further increase in tuition fees and the selling off of the student loan book.
Students have also been injured during the protests.
Thousands of the country's poorest families are missing out on free school meals and other subsidies.
That's according to researchers at the University of Birmingham which say schools are also losing out on Government payments to support the most disadvantaged.