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Bolivia: believers of the Virgin of Urkupina break rocks to ask for favours during a religious processionBolivian believers gathered on the outskirts of the capital La Paz on Monday (August 15) to take part in an annual religious celebration, that includes the breaking of river rocks to ask the Virgin of
Bolivian believers gathered on the outskirts of the capital La Paz on Monday (August 15) to take part in an annual religious celebration, that includes the breaking of river rocks to ask the Virgin of
A proposal by Germany's Bundesbank to raise the national retirement age to 69 by 2060 has sparked heated debate in the country.
A couple from Northern India, who are in their 70s, have reportedly become parents for the first time. The mother, Daljinder Kaur, who says she is
Poland is facing an uncertain future as its population ages and so putting pressure on workers, the economy and the healthcare system. Living through
What is one of the hardest jobs of all? Caring, because you have to put your heart into it, all the time. Life is tough for carers with careers. Public policy appears to be slow to realise its importa
A 91-year-old Australian man has been charged with smuggling over a million euros worth of cocaine hidden in soap. Dr Victor Twartz said he had been
As age creeps up on us all new technologies are helping to keep the elderly safe and give peace of mind to adult children who may not always be
A 102-year-old German woman is thought to be the world’s oldest to receive a doctorate. Ingeborg Syllm-Rapoport was not allowed to defend her
Media reports say the pensioner was accused of taking three packets of butter without paying
Understanding and keeping up with today’s rapidly changing technology is a challenge – especially for people who survived perfectly well without
Jiroemon Kimura, the world’s oldest person, has died in Japan. He had been in hospital since last month suffering from pneumonia. He became the