The Department of Social Development has failed to deal properly with a scam operating in social housing, according to a Public Accounts Committee report.
What really went wrong at Tesco?
Several papers report plans to pay GPs £55 for each diagnosis of dementia they make, while a man who claimed to be in a coma for two years to avoid court also features.
A US Marine accused of murdering a transgender woman in the Philippines is moved to a Philippine army base, but fails to attend an initial hearing.
The Hindu festival of Diwali has a big impact on the economies of India and other Asian countries. Sharanjit Leyl reports from Singapore.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says he is setting up an inquiry into attacks on UN facilities during Israel's recent offensive in the Gaza Strip.
The US Pentagon says it is examining an Islamic State video appearing to show militants with a weapons bundle intended for Kurdish fighters.
Naval vessels searching Swedish waters for a suspected foreign submarine are focusing on a bay near the capital Stockholm.
The charities watchdog is to receive an extra £8m and new powers to help it tackle charities being used to fund crime and terrorism, the prime minister says.
The use of drones in the UK will rise over the next 20 years, raising "significant safety, security, and privacy concerns", a report says.
The Dominican Republic declares Wednesday an official day of mourning for Dominican-born fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who has died at 82.
The political confrontation in a Hong Kong hair salon
A black and white image of lions resting on a rock outcrop in the Serengeti has won the 2014 Wildlife Photographer of the Year award.
Researchers reveal that the same physical mechanism is behind many of nature's most dazzling shines.
How organic, vegan gingerbread 'people' divided online opinion
Steve Rosenberg visits two cities in rebel held Ukraine which will be boycotting the forthcoming parliamentary elections.
Enid Blyton's Magic Faraway Tree books are being adapted for cinema for the first time.
How the Commonwealth War Graves Commission continues to keep its promise to remember the dead "in perpetuity".
Taxpayers are getting poorer value for money from government projects because of "confusion" over decisions, MPs warn.
How millions responded to Ethiopia’s cry for help