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Dr Ros Altmann, a pension expert who has advised the government, and Shiv Malik, the author of Jilted Generation, discuss the state pension age.
The US and China had "very direct" talks about China's new air defence identification zone, says US Vice-President Joe Biden.
The boy band become the only group to have their first three albums go to number one in their opening week in the US.
With China and the US at least in dialogue to ease new tension over the new East China Sea air defence zone, what has been the operational impact for US military deployments in the region?
Justice Minister David Ford has said he is going to consult on changing Northern Ireland's abortion laws to allow women carrying babies with fatal foetal abnormalities to have a termination.
A tiger that is believed to have killed three villagers in the past week in the southern Indian state of Karnataka is finally caught, a senior official says.
How England were left to rue three dropped catches at new-look Adelaide, plus analysis and reaction from day one.
Dr Shattuck-Hufnagel, an American psychologist, discusses what makes tongue twisters so difficult.
US Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn boosts her Winter Olympic hopes by completing her first training run of the season.
A group of servicemen, two of whom lost limbs in Afghanistan, have set off on a rowing race across the Atlantic to raise money for charity.
England fight back after an ominous Australian start as the first day of the second Test ends with the hosts on 273-5.
Vietnam in brutal, striking detail
The date when eligibility for a state pension rises to the age of 68 is being brought forward to the mid 2030s, George Osborne will confirm in the Autumn Statement.
Dozens of starving horses are rescued from a breeding farm in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh after they were abandoned by the farm's owner.
Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej urges people to support each other for the country, in a birthday address amid anti-government protests.
The Magazine feature on the effect of China's one-child policy has prompted a huge response from readers. Here is a selection of their stories.
New guidelines aim to ensure deaf and blind people in Wales get equal access to NHS services, after it was revealed health boards were breaching equality laws.