It brings life, influences our moods, and is a key component of science and the arts. UNESCO has declared 2015 the International Year of Light - good reason to let it shine.
On the final day in London, Caster Semenya's blistering run saw her win gold in the 800m. Allyson Felix became the most decorated athlete in the competition's history, while Usain Bolt departed to a hero's lap of honor.
Vienna's historic center could be added to the UN's list of endangered sites, along with the earthquake-devastated Kathmandu valley. A team of UNESCO experts is meeting in the Polish city of Krakow to decide.
Human rights activists are outraged by the ruling and plan to appeal Britain's highest court. The judges ruled there was insufficient evidence of a "clear risk" of the weapons being used for "serious" rights breaches.
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