Odds have been cut on a yes vote in the Scottish independence referendum, while Ukip looks set to top the poll results in May's European elections, if the bookies can be believed.
Alasdair Scott, Berkshire-based psychologist has created a guide that reveals what each type looks and acts like, as well as how to stay on their good side.
Britain's Baroness Ashton, the European Union's foreign policy supremo, heads up a network of ambassadors, who work for the External Action Service.
Ross Brawn says he plans to take six months off before deciding whether to return to Formula 1 after leaving Mercedes.
German voters went to the polls in September but are only just about to get their new government, with a grand coalition expected to get the go-ahead this weekend.
Comedian John Bishop takes on BBC Sport football expert Mark Lawrenson with his predictions for this weekend's Premier League matches.
The issue of Northern Ireland's troubled past may never be resolved if politicians fail to reach agreement on how to deal with it, warns Alliance MP Naomi Long.
ScottishPower Renewables (SPR) has dropped plans for a £5.4bn offshore wind farm near Tiree, following site studies.
Researchers in Berlin and London studied how meerkats make decisions. When groups share the same goals, decisions are poor because no-one questions them.
BT has apologised to its customers after what it called its "poor service" during the launch of BT Sport in August.
BBC Sport's cricket analyst Simon Hughes says mastering the extra bounce from the pitch in Perth is they key to batting success.
How fragile is the 2014 recovery?
Australia batsman Steve Smith says England bowled too short after his 103 not out put the hosts in control on the first day of third Ashes Test in Perth.
How much of virtual currency's worth is down to hype?
Scientists from Buck Institute of Age Research, California, tweaked two genetic pathways in the worm Caenorhabditis elegans to amplify its lifespan.
The political week in EU matters is reviewed in 60 seconds by David Thompson going back over the headlines from Strasbourg and Brussels for Politics Europe.
Gary Wilson, who works as a taxi driver, makes his first 147 break during a German Masters qualifying match.
Drug company Novartis is recalling thousands of bottles of Tixylix cough and cold medicines over fears that plastic may have got into the medicines.
Energy giant Centrica pulls out of a wind farm project planned for a site 17 miles (27km) off the Norfolk coast.
BBC Breakfast looks back at which eurozone countries have recovered from the economic crisis - and considers the situation now.