All 31 US banks have passed the first hurdle in the Federal Reserve's latest round of annual "stress tests" to see how they would cope in the next economic crisis.
Greater Manchester is to take control of its health budget from April. Richard Humphries, of the King's Fund, asks if this could be the answer to the NHS's problems.
Sunni and Shia Muslims have co-existed in peace in the UK in the past, says Caroline Wyatt - but there are concerns about growing tensions.
How do you make a drama about dementia?
The often strange world view of Ladybird Books
How IS fighter's tip-off led to narrow escape for Syrian woman
Who hasn't banned selfie sticks yet?
The man who posted himself to the other side of the world
Child TV star with Down's syndrome on life away from home
Can the right packaging change your vote?
An announcement that drivers will get a period of grace before a parking ticket is issued and the row surrounding the election debates provide a focus for Friday's front pages.
In the next few hours, the American space agency's Dawn satellite will go into orbit around Ceres, the largest object in the Solar System between Mars and Jupiter.
Science is being squeezed out of English primary schools, with a third not providing the recommended two hours of teaching a week, research suggests.
The four-hour A&E target should be downgraded as its distorting priorities, experts say.
The government needs to work out how driverless cars will be introduced onto UK roads, an influential group of MPs has said.
US actor Harrison Ford is injured in a small plane crash in Los Angeles, US media report.
A passenger airliner has skidded off the runway at LaGuardia airport in New York City, as a major winter storm bore down on a large part of the US.
Fifa's new ethics chief Cornel Borbely says "nobody will interfere" with his task of tackling corruption.
Pat Moss: The F1 legend's sister who beat the men
There is little relief for civilians caught up in the conflict in Ukraine, as Fergal Keane reports.