30 September 2014
MEPs will scrutinise Lord Hill's commitment to the EU at a key hearing for the UK's man in Brussels, Europe editor Gavin Hewitt writes.
A shell blast kills four people at a school in the rebel-held Ukrainian city of Donetsk on the first day of classes, delayed because of the conflict.
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.
Extreme skiers Carl Andreas Fransson from Sweden and Canadian Jean-Philippe Auclair have died in an avalanche in southern Chile, officials confirm.
How Bosnia is helping Cyprus find peace
Norway's master of surprises takes the helm
How legalising same sex unions changed lives for gay couple
Irish water charges spark a flood of complaints
War takes toll on Ukraine champions Shakhtar Donetsk BBC Sport
Sewer sensors to sniff out bombs
One year after joining the EU the economy is still moribund
UK's Lord Hill faces tough scrutiny for EU Commission job
Horizon investigates whether male and female brains are wired differently
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