A major analysis by Oxford University estimates England's population has risen by more than half a million since 2011 due to immigration.
Proposals to give more rights to people with learning disabilities, autism and mental health conditions are unveiled by the government.
The first minister Nicola Sturgeon says she is "not convinced" by new legislation which would allow assisted suicide.
US actor Harrison Ford is expected to make a full recovery from injuries suffered when crashing his plane on to a golf course in Los Angeles.
Green Party MP Caroline Lucas calls for a "progressive alliance" with the SNP as her party holds what it says is its largest ever conference.
Drivers will get 10 minutes' grace before being fined if they stay too long in council-owned car parks in England, the government announces.
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.
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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.
The US space agency's Dawn satellite is set to 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 waiting time target for NHS accident and emergency units across the UK should be downgraded as it is distorting priorities, experts say.