"A bad book about the love of God remains a bad book."
—Thomas Merton (1915-68) American religious writer The Seven Story Mountain, No Man Is an Island
- Singapore bids Lee Kuan Yew farewell Sun, 29 Mar 2015 04:04:25 GMT
- Singapore is preparing to bid farewell to its founding father Lee Kuan Yew, with a funeral procession followed by a state funeral attended by world leaders.
- Nigeria voting continues after delays Sun, 29 Mar 2015 04:15:55 GMT
- Voting is to continue for second day in some parts of Nigeria after technical problems during Saturday's presidential election.
- Briton's father in plea to airlines Sat, 28 Mar 2015 17:07:26 GMT
- The father of a British man killed in the Alps air crash urges airlines to look after pilots "properly", saying the victims of the disaster should "never be forgotten".
- Yemen leader accuses 'Iran stooges' Sun, 29 Mar 2015 00:59:10 GMT
- Yemen's president accuses Iran of destabilising his country, as Saudi Arabia vows to continue air strikes until Yemen is "stable and safe".
- Woman injured in Tunisia attack dies Sat, 28 Mar 2015 21:29:50 GMT
- A Frenchwoman wounded in the attack on Tunisia's national museum dies of her injuries, bringing the total number killed to 22.
- 'Threats' against BBC boss investigated Sun, 29 Mar 2015 02:18:12 GMT
- Police investigate alleged death threats against BBC director general Tony Hall, reportedly made after Jeremy Clarkson was dropped from Top Gear.
- Iran nuclear talks 'enter endgame' Sat, 28 Mar 2015 15:54:05 GMT
- Talks aimed at restricting Iran's nuclear programme in exchange for sanctions relief enter their final days, ahead of an end of March deadline.
- Guinea declares Ebola 'emergency' Sun, 29 Mar 2015 00:00:41 GMT
- Guinean President Alpha Conde has declared a 45-day "health emergency" in five regions in the west and southwest of the Ebola-hit nation.
- Europol chief warns on encryption Sun, 29 Mar 2015 00:38:11 GMT
- A European police chief says encrypted online communications are the biggest problem faced by security agencies tackling terrorism.
- Jihadists in Syria 'capture Idlib' Sat, 28 Mar 2015 19:37:32 GMT
- Islamist militants capture the north-western Syrian city of Idlib for the first time, monitoring groups and jihadists say.
- Rescued Chilean miner loses home Sat, 28 Mar 2015 22:03:04 GMT
- A Chilean miner who was trapped underground for 69 days in 2010 has lost his home in flash floods in the Atacama desert region.
- Spectator killed at Nurburgring race Sat, 28 Mar 2015 16:50:44 GMT
- A spectator is killed in a crash involving British driver Jann Mardenborough during an endurance race at the Nurburgring.
- VIDEO: Alps rescuer: 'The scene was surreal' Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:40:51 GMT
- Jean Sebastien Beaud from the mountain police, who arrived at the French Alps site soon after the plane crash, describes the scene as "surreal".
- VIDEO: Does your pet have 'separation anxiety'? Mon, 23 Mar 2015 09:39:26 GMT
- Vets are warning that a growing number of dogs and other pets are suffering from separation anxiety as peoples' working habits change.
- VIDEO: China warning over global warming Sun, 22 Mar 2015 19:24:45 GMT
- The head of China's weather bureau warns that the country faces serious problems as a result of climate change.