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Norway best country for older people

Tue, 2014-09-30 15:02
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.

Quiz: Car tax discs, pensions and wages

Tue, 2014-09-30 15:01
Test your knowledge of changes affecting finances on 1 October

Record £22.5m boost for Welsh rugby

Tue, 2014-09-30 15:01
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

Tue, 2014-09-30 14:55
The $250m internet firm at the forefront of 'lowbrow click-bait'

VIDEO: Students travel by robotic sofa

Tue, 2014-09-30 14:53
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

Tue, 2014-09-30 14:45
Barcelona suffer their first defeat of the season as PSG move top of Group F after a thrilling 3-2 Champions League win.

Nigeria and Senegal 'contain' Ebola

Tue, 2014-09-30 14:38
Ebola outbreaks in Nigeria and Senegal appear to have been contained, US health authorities say, with no new cases there since August.

Draw not decisive, says Pellegrini

Tue, 2014-09-30 14:33
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini says his side will fight on after Roma deny them a Champions League win.

VIDEO: China's power struggle in Hong Kong

Tue, 2014-09-30 14:24
The BBC's John Simpson looks back at China's attempts to gain more control in Hong Kong.

VIDEO: Henning's wife makes new mercy plea

Tue, 2014-09-30 14:12
The wife of British hostage Alan Henning has made a renewed direct appeal to the IS militants holding her husband.

Kurds fight IS on Iraq-Syria border

Tue, 2014-09-30 13:54
Heavy fighting is reported on both sides of a key border crossing between Iraq and Syria, where Kurdish forces are battling Islamic State militants.

RAF jets strike first IS targets

Tue, 2014-09-30 13:37
RAF jets attack two Islamic State targets in Iraq - the first strikes since Parliament approved military action on Friday.

Why Japan's sunny beaches are deserted

Tue, 2014-09-30 13:35
The rule that's left Japan's sunny beaches deserted

Panama opens biodiversity museum

Tue, 2014-09-30 13:34
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

Tue, 2014-09-30 13:19
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

Tue, 2014-09-30 13:16
Crews from 10 fire engines tackle a blaze at the former Majestyk nightclub in Leeds city centre.

Sporting Lisbon 0-1 Chelsea

Tue, 2014-09-30 13:06
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

Tue, 2014-09-30 12:58
A man is jailed for life for murdering his partner, who was pregnant with her second child when she was stabbed to death.

Argentina defies US over debt payment

Tue, 2014-09-30 12:57
Argentina deposits $161m in bond interest payments with the state-controlled Nacion Fideicomisos bank, in an effort to skirt US court rulings.

Hillsborough kick-off delay ‘regret'

Tue, 2014-09-30 12:45
A former police superintendent tells the Hillsborough inquests of his "profound regrets" at not requesting a delay to the kick-off of the 1989 FA-Cup semi final.
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