Local authorities warning of struggle to fund care for increasing numbers of elderly people.
The UN warns about the safety of up to 650,000 civilians in the IS stronghold.
The BBC's Quentin Sommerville is with Iraqi troops and tweeted from the heart of the offensive.
Sweden sought clarification after he referred to a security incident there which did not happen.
German research vessel Polarstern is set for a remarkable year-long expedition in the Arctic.
Angelina Jolie on her new film - based on the genocide in Cambodia - politics and her family.
Illegal music and film websites and unofficial sport streams to be made harder to find.
Kraft Heinz "amicably" agrees to withdraw plans to buy Anglo-Dutch giant Unilever.
A scathing blog post by a former employee spurs Uber into investigating.
Animal rights activists were due to hold an anti-bullfighting march close to where the blast happened.
Online retailer Amazon promises to create 5,000 new full-time posts this year in the UK.
He was winched to safety almost five hours later in a complicated rescue in dense bushland.
Single malt Scotch whisky tops £1bn worth of exports for the first time in 2016.
Stories on pre-negotiation warnings from European politicians and to "remainer" peers make the front pages.
The house changing lives in memory of Amy Winehouse
The spongy philosophy of the Jaffa Cake
The agency for disabled talent
The Sutton dressing room awaiting Arsenal's millionaires
A touch of the Mediterranean in a pouch
David Tennant 'shown in new light' in new West End role
Lincoln City will play Sutton or Arsenal in the FA Cup quarter-finals as reward for their fifth-round victory over Burnley.
8 groups forced into rival factions