"When you read a classic you do not see in the book more than you did before. You see more in you than there was before."
—Clifton Paul Fadiman (b. 1904) American writer, editor
- IS militants 'enter Damascus camp' Wed, 01 Apr 2015 14:06:28 GMT
- Islamic State militants enter the Palestinian refugee camp Yarmouk in the Syrian capital, seizing control of large areas, reports say.
- Nigeria victor issues Boko Haram vow Wed, 01 Apr 2015 14:35:10 GMT
- The winner of Nigeria's presidential election Muhammadu Buhari vows that militants Boko Haram will "soon know the strength of our collective will".
- Alps crash video 'must be handed in' Wed, 01 Apr 2015 10:43:56 GMT
- A lead investigator into the Germanwings crash calls for anyone with footage of the disaster to hand it over to the authorities.
- Joni Mitchell in 'intensive care' Wed, 01 Apr 2015 08:14:37 GMT
- Singer songwriter Joni Mitchell is in intensive care in a Los Angeles hospital after being found unconscious at her home.
- Blast at Yemen factory 'kills 35' Wed, 01 Apr 2015 12:55:47 GMT
- At least 35 workers have been killed by a blast at a diary factory in Yemen, medics say, as Saudi-led air strikes continue against Houthi rebels.
- 'Key issues' delay Iran nuclear deal Wed, 01 Apr 2015 10:50:33 GMT
- The UK says key issues still need to be tackled at talks on Iran's nuclear programme but agrees there is "a broad framework of understanding".
- Kamal quits ICC after World Cup snub Wed, 01 Apr 2015 10:38:18 GMT
- Mustafa Kamal resigns as International Cricket Council president after being replaced as a prize-giver at the World Cup.
- Palestinians join war crimes court Wed, 01 Apr 2015 10:23:52 GMT
- The Palestinians have formally joined the International Criminal Court (ICC), a key step towards being able to pursue Israelis for alleged war crimes.
- Getty heir found dead in LA home Wed, 01 Apr 2015 10:38:20 GMT
- Andrew Getty, the grandson of J Paul Getty and one of the heirs to the family fortune, is found dead at home, his parents confirm.
- Gaza man 'tricked' into Banksy sale Wed, 01 Apr 2015 13:56:11 GMT
- A Palestinian man says he was tricked into selling a work by the graffiti artist, Banksy, that is estimated to be worth hundreds of thousands of dollars.
- Medieval graves found under college Wed, 01 Apr 2015 02:26:18 GMT
- One of the largest medieval hospital burial grounds in England, containing about 1,300 remains, is discovered under St John's College.
- Delays as planes 'clip each other' Wed, 01 Apr 2015 10:39:42 GMT
- Two Ryanair planes scrape each other on the ground at Dublin airport, the airline confirms.
- 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: Hamas leader in Israel warning Wed, 01 Apr 2015 05:54:49 GMT
- Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal has said the election victory in Israel by Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud Party will lead to 'more extremism'.
- VIDEO: Saudi Arabia's bid to stop IS threat Wed, 01 Apr 2015 05:39:15 GMT
- Barbara Plett Usher reports on Saudi Arabia's attempts to stop its citizens joining Islamic State abroad, and asks whether it should be looking closer to home.