"When I get a little money, I buy books. And if there is any left over, I buy food."
—Deciderius Erasmus (1466?-1536) Dutch Renaissance scholar, theologian
- Ukraine hit by military setbacks Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:48:26 GMT
- Ukraine suffers a series of military setbacks, as hundreds of troops are taken prisoner and its forces withdraw from a key airport.
- US works to free trio in N Korea Mon, 01 Sep 2014 19:31:51 GMT
- The White House says securing the release of three American citizens detained in North Korea is a "top priority", after they appealed for help.
- 'Cloud' concerns after celeb leaks Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:35:06 GMT
- Experts have raised concerns over the security of "cloud" storage sites following the leak of intimate pictures of celebrities.
- China accuses MPs of 'interference' Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:00:01 GMT
- Chinese authorities accuse British MPs of interfering in Hong Kong's affairs by investigating tensions there, BBC Newsnight learns.
- PM outlines new anti-terror plans Mon, 01 Sep 2014 21:03:37 GMT
- New powers are needed to seize the passports of terrorist suspects and stop British jihadists from returning to the UK, David Cameron says.
- Iran clerics 'must accept internet' Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:02:46 GMT
- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani urges Iran's clerics to be more tolerant of the internet and new technologies after recent criticism from hardliners.
- Iraq crimes 'on unimaginable scale' Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:16:43 GMT
- The UN says reports from Iraq "reveal acts of inhumanity", as a BBC team reaches the town of Amerli after a two-month siege ends.
- Ashya parents fight extradition Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:21:05 GMT
- A couple who took their five-year-old boy from a British hospital refuse to consent to their extradition to the UK at an appearance at Spain's High Court.
- Fresh clashes in Pakistan capital Mon, 01 Sep 2014 18:47:28 GMT
- Clashes between security forces and protesters continue in Pakistan's capital Islamabad, after the national TV channel's HQ was briefly stormed.
- Ferguson police wear body cameras Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:35:18 GMT
- Police in Ferguson, Missouri, are now using body cameras, three weeks after a white officer shot and killed an unarmed black teenager leading to weeks of violent unrest.
- Bosnian Serbs held for 1992 killings Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:20:19 GMT
- Thirteen former Bosnian Serb police and soldiers are detained by police on suspicion of carrying out killings at the start of the Bosnian war in 1992.
- VIDEO: Footage of powerful solar flares Mon, 01 Sep 2014 01:44:43 GMT
- The US Space Agency Nasa has released new footage showing a series of powerful solar flares.
- VIDEO: Embracing animation in Africa Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:57:20 GMT
- There are already animation studios in Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa, but only a very limited number of good schools teach art and animation techniques on the African continent.
- VIDEO: Could Horseball gain Olympic glory? Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:33:38 GMT
- Horseball, a mix of rugby and basketball, was invented in France in the 1970s, and now there are attempts to get it into the Olympics, as the BBC's Ollie Williams reports.
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