Beetles, caterpillars and wasps could supplement diets around the world as an environmentally friendly food source if only Western consumers could get over their "disgust", the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) said on Monday.
A new wave of cyber attacks is striking American corporations. Officials say the attackers' aim is not espionage but sabotage, and the source seems to be the Middle East.
At least 12 people were shot at a Mother's Day parade in New Orleans, with one victim as young as 10 years old, WWLTV reported, citing police Superintendent Ronal Serpas.
''We've got nothing like this back in the UK,'' he said, marvelling at the state-of-the-art equipment put at the disposal of the most severely wounded troops. ''You guys, as Americans, are used to the technology - we are always behind.''
One is painted as a despotic dictator, the other an over-cautious bore. But Vladimir Putin and Barry O'Farrell may soon be in the same company.
The former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has claimed victory in the Pakistani election, reaping the benefit of a protest vote against the incumbent Pakistan People's Party, whose five years in power have been marked by corruption scandals, economic mismanagement and militant violence.
Phillip Johnson looks fondly at a tubby bottle tree: ''You just want to give it a hug, don't you?'' We're at the Chelsea Flower Show, with just days until the Queen casts her eye over what he hopes will be his finest work.
US and South Korean intelligence agencies are sitting on a huge archive recording torture, starvation and gross human rights abuses in North Korea. The files would be of great value to a United Nations investigation into crimes against humanity by the Pyongyang regime.
The Herald's picture editors showcase the best images from around the globe.
A stand-off involving dozens of asylum seekers will stretch into a second day in Bali as up to 75 people refuse to leave a boat intercepted bound for Australia.
BUDGET SPECIAL: Give Wayne Swan a piece of your mind in an opinion poll with a difference.