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Norway best country for older people

BBC World News - 17 hours 12 min ago
Norway is the best place to be old, according to an index of the quality of later life in published on the UN's International Day of Older Persons.

Cars will be taxed twice, says AA

BBC World News - 17 hours 13 min ago
The AA complains that the new vehicle tax system will provide the government with extra revenue, as some cars will, in effect, be taxed twice.

Quiz: Car tax discs, pensions and wages

BBC World News - 17 hours 13 min ago
Test your knowledge of changes affecting finances on 1 October

Record £22.5m boost for Welsh rugby

BBC World News - 17 hours 13 min ago
The Welsh Rugby Union hails another year of record investment in the game as it publishes its annual report for 2014.

The 'click-bait' internet firm

BBC World News - Tue, 30/09/2014 - 11:55pm
The $250m internet firm at the forefront of 'lowbrow click-bait'

VIDEO: Students travel by robotic sofa

BBC World News - Tue, 30/09/2014 - 11:53pm
A team of engineering students from the University of New South Wales in Australia has created a robotic couch to travel around campus.

Paris St-Germain 3-2 Barcelona

BBC World News - Tue, 30/09/2014 - 11:45pm
Barcelona suffer their first defeat of the season as PSG move top of Group F after a thrilling 3-2 Champions League win.

RAF strikes and PM's NHS pledge - front pages

BBC World News - Tue, 30/09/2014 - 11:43pm
The first RAF air strikes against Islamic State targets since Parliament approved military action in Iraq make front-page news.

Nigeria and Senegal 'contain' Ebola

BBC World News - Tue, 30/09/2014 - 11:38pm
Ebola outbreaks in Nigeria and Senegal appear to have been contained, US health authorities say, with no new cases there since August.

First Ebola case diagnosed in the US

BBC World News - Tue, 30/09/2014 - 11:36pm
A man who travelled from Liberia nearly two weeks ago is the first confirmed case of the deadly Ebola virus diagnosed on American soil.

VIDEO: China's power struggle in Hong Kong

BBC World News - Tue, 30/09/2014 - 11:24pm
The BBC's John Simpson looks back at China's attempts to gain more control in Hong Kong.

Why Japan's sunny beaches are deserted

BBC World News - Tue, 30/09/2014 - 10:35pm
The rule that's left Japan's sunny beaches deserted

Panama opens biodiversity museum

BBC World News - Tue, 30/09/2014 - 10:34pm
Panama inaugurates a museum designed by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry to celebrate one of the world's richest eco-systems.

Manchester City 1-1 Roma

BBC World News - Tue, 30/09/2014 - 10:19pm
Manchester City are still without a win in Champions League Group E after Francesco Totti's goal gives Roma a point.

Former city centre nightclub on fire

BBC World News - Tue, 30/09/2014 - 10:16pm
Crews from 10 fire engines tackle a blaze at the former Majestyk nightclub in Leeds city centre.

Sporting Lisbon 0-1 Chelsea

BBC World News - Tue, 30/09/2014 - 10:06pm
Nemanja Matic scores a first-half header as Chelsea beat Sporting Lisbon to go top of Champions League Group G.

Pregnant woman's stab killer jailed

BBC World News - Tue, 30/09/2014 - 9:58pm
A man is jailed for life for murdering his partner, who was pregnant with her second child when she was stabbed to death.

Bodyguard said killer was 'dodgy'

BBC World News - Tue, 30/09/2014 - 9:19pm
A security guard from Greater Manchester who was shot dead by a colleague in Iraq, had described his killer as "a bit dodgy" the night he died, an inquest hears.

VIDEO: Tooth decay: 'We found out the hard way'

BBC World News - Tue, 30/09/2014 - 9:11pm
As a survey shows more than one in 10 three-year-olds have tooth decay, Waheed Ahmad describes how his daughter, Mariam, had to have teeth removed at the age of four.

California imposes plastic bag ban

BBC World News - Tue, 30/09/2014 - 8:54pm
The US state is the first to pass legislation imposing a ban on single-use plastic bags in grocery and convenience stores.

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