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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.
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.
Test your knowledge of changes affecting finances on 1 October
The Welsh Rugby Union hails another year of record investment in the game as it publishes its annual report for 2014.
The $250m internet firm at the forefront of 'lowbrow click-bait'
A team of engineering students from the University of New South Wales in Australia has created a robotic couch to travel around campus.
Barcelona suffer their first defeat of the season as PSG move top of Group F after a thrilling 3-2 Champions League win.
The first RAF air strikes against Islamic State targets since Parliament approved military action in Iraq make front-page news.
Ebola outbreaks in Nigeria and Senegal appear to have been contained, US health authorities say, with no new cases there since August.
A man who travelled from Liberia nearly two weeks ago is the first confirmed case of the deadly Ebola virus diagnosed on American soil.
The BBC's John Simpson looks back at China's attempts to gain more control in Hong Kong.
The rule that's left Japan's sunny beaches deserted
Panama inaugurates a museum designed by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry to celebrate one of the world's richest eco-systems.
Manchester City are still without a win in Champions League Group E after Francesco Totti's goal gives Roma a point.
Crews from 10 fire engines tackle a blaze at the former Majestyk nightclub in Leeds city centre.
Nemanja Matic scores a first-half header as Chelsea beat Sporting Lisbon to go top of Champions League Group G.
A man is jailed for life for murdering his partner, who was pregnant with her second child when she was stabbed to death.
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.
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.
The US state is the first to pass legislation imposing a ban on single-use plastic bags in grocery and convenience stores.