The number of senior British army officers is likely to be cut as part of an overhaul of its command structure.
As Afghan MPs vote on a new cabinet to end months of uncertainty, Daud Qarizadah asks why it's been such a tortuous process and whether it's the end of the story.
Meet the artist who works in symbols
The coming election campaign is likely to be closely fought and bad-tempered, says Rob Watson - but will the electorate be engaged?
An open water swimming area is to be created in Strathclyde Loch, after local officials announced measures to tackle toxic algae.
Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy says he would use new powers to block onshore fracking if he was to be elected first minister.
Will Gompertz asks if it will it be our fascination with celebrity that finally brings an end to the page 3 pin-up?
Eradicating rats from South Georgia to reclaim it for seabirds
Two men, one robot, many questions in new film Ex Machina
Our eyes are key to resetting our body clocks. So what happens to people who can't see anything at all?
Why are Staffies seen by some as a 'chav dog'?
The Gulf ruler who played Nazi broadcasts at full volume
The hazards of drowning in too much stuff
Former solders take to the stage
Evidence of post-traumatic stress disorder can be traced back to 1300BC - much earlier than previously thought - say researchers.
A national recruitment video to encourage medical students to choose general practice as a career is launched by the Royal College of GPs.
The last photograph taken of Sir Winston Churchill is among items belonging to his family that have gone on display at his former home, Chartwell.
Louis van Gaal says "everything" was against Manchester United after their 0-0 draw with Cambridge United in the FA Cup.
On a mixed day for headlines, two publications lead on a row over the flying of flags at half-mast to mark the death of Saudi Arabia's king. New claims over the Litvinenko case also feature in the news.
Five Lebanese government soldiers are killed in clashes with militants near the Syrian border, the Lebanese army says.