"A book is the only place in which you can examine a fragile thought without breaking it, or explore an explosive idea without fear it will go off in your face... one of the few havens remaining where a man's mind can get both provocation and privacy."
—Charles Langbridge Morgan
- Anderson leads England to victory Sat, 25 Apr 2015 20:57:47 GMT
- James Anderson inspires England to a nine-wicket win over West Indies on the final day of the second Test.
- Syria Islamists take northern town Sat, 25 Apr 2015 14:31:44 GMT
- Islamist rebels have captured much of the north-western Syrian town of Jisr al-Shughur from government forces, activists say.
- Baltimore protest turns violent Sun, 26 Apr 2015 07:12:28 GMT
- A protest march in Baltimore a week after Freddie Gray, a black man, died in police custody, turns violent with at least a dozen arrests.
- UK gives £5m to help Nepal victims Mon, 27 Apr 2015 02:42:39 GMT
- The UK government is giving £5m to help those affected by the Nepal earthquake, which has killed more than 2,500 people.
- Labour 'to help first-time buyers' Mon, 27 Apr 2015 00:53:21 GMT
- First-time buyers would be exempt from stamp duty when buying homes for less than £300,000 under a Labour government, Ed Miliband will say.
- Small firms' letter praises Tories Mon, 27 Apr 2015 01:56:54 GMT
- A letter signed by the owners of 5,000 small firms calls for the Conservatives to be "given the chance to finish what they started", as Labour accuses the Tories of "letting down" business.
- HIV home test kit goes on sale in UK Mon, 27 Apr 2015 02:24:50 GMT
- The first HIV self-test kit that allows people to get a fast result at home has gone on sale in the UK.
- Week in pictures: 18-24 April 2015 Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:24:44 GMT
- A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
- In pictures: Sony World Photography Awards 2015 Fri, 24 Apr 2015 07:00:33 GMT
- Ebola, Molotov cocktails and prom night feature in winning images
- Election 2015 in pictures: 24 April Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:49:25 GMT
- Images from the campaign trail: 24 April
- In pictures: Calbuco volcano eruption Thu, 23 Apr 2015 09:07:02 GMT
- Red alert as Calbuco volcano erupts in Chile
- In pictures: 25 years of Hubble Thu, 23 Apr 2015 02:12:46 GMT
- Ten amazing pictures of our Universe, taken by the Hubble space telescope.
- In pictures: Stairway to Heaven Tue, 21 Apr 2015 20:51:33 GMT
- Finding a final resting places in a crowded city
- In pictures: Earth's beauty Wed, 22 Apr 2015 12:57:30 GMT
- To celebrate Earth Day, Nasa releases some of its best pictures
- Election 2015 in pictures: 23 April Thu, 23 Apr 2015 15:27:21 GMT
- Images from the campaign trail: 23 April