Skydiving has been a popular pastime for daredevils for years, but the rise in indoor wind tunnels means that young and old can now experience the thrill without the fear factor.
Motherwell chose former Scunthorpe and Sligo Rovers boss Ian Baraclough to succeed departed manager Stuart McCall.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho believes John Terry is happy again after undergoing an uncertain period at the club.
A plaque dedicated to murdered schoolteacher Ann Maguire is unveiled in her hometown in Greater Manchester.
A man is taken to hospital with burns after a suspected gas explosion at a flat in Somerset.
Two young women were killed when the car they were passengers in struck a wall in the New Forest, police say.
A number of paintings by Sir Winston Churchill are to be auctioned by Sotherby's in London, alongside other items from the estate of his daughter Mary Soames, who died in May.
A senior Supreme Court official is shot dead in Kabul by Taliban militants, while two Nato soldiers are killed in a separate incident north of the capital.
Australia captain Michael Clarke says his career could be over after he suffers a new hamstring injury against India.
A restaurant in China is trying to revolutionise customer service by introducing robot waiters to deliver food and drinks.
MP Ann Clwyd will learn if Labour will choose her as its candidate to defend her Cynon Valley seat at the 2015 General Election.
Heavy rains in southern California have triggered mudslides and flooding, killing one person and forcing the evacuation of hundreds of homes.
Police continue to question a man who scaled a pub roof following the fatal assault of 46-year-old man.
Pop star Taylor Swift receives a unique present for her 25th birthday - a special rendition of Happy Birthday from legendary soul singer Aretha Franklin.
Ukraine fails to address far-right role in conflict
Indian police arrest a man suspected of running a popular pro-Islamic State Twitter feed, reports say.
An actress with dwarfism who could not reach chip-and-pin machines in a post office has had her discrimination case settled by the company.
Spinner Nathan Lyon finishes with match figures of 12-286 as Australia beat India by 48 runs in the first Test at Adelaide.
Chinese President Xi Jinping presides over a ceremony marking the 77th anniversary of the Nanjing massacre, committed by Japanese troops in 1937.
An illegal migrant who hid under a lorry travelling from France has been killed trying to disembark while the vehicle was stationary on the M25.