"No man can be called friendless when he has God and the companionship of good books."
—Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-61) British poet
- Huawei unveils 'slimmest' smartphone Tue, 18 Jun 2013 14:03:46 GMT
- Huawei unveils the world's slimmest smartphone saying the handset will work "miracles" for its brand.
- Maradona in China compensation win Tue, 18 Jun 2013 08:05:44 GMT
- Diego Maradona wins compensation from two Chinese firms for using his name in an online game, Hot-Blooded Soccer, without his consent.
- VIDEO: Huawei unveils 'thinnest' smartphone Tue, 18 Jun 2013 13:17:49 GMT
- Chinese telecommunications firm Huawei unveils its latest mobile handset, which the company says is the thinnest on the market.
- VIDEO: Camera pioneers' work goes on display Tue, 18 Jun 2013 20:17:15 GMT
- Portraits by 19th century photographers Henry and Charles Meade are subjects of a new exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington.
- VIDEO: Lourdes evacuated after flash floods Tue, 18 Jun 2013 22:28:16 GMT
- The Roman Catholic shrine at Lourdes has been evacuated after flash floods struck south-western France.
- VIDEO: One-minute World News Tue, 18 Jun 2013 19:17:53 GMT
- Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.
- VIDEO: US and Cuba hold direct mail talks Tue, 18 Jun 2013 16:29:55 GMT
- Cuban and US officials hold talks about resuming direct mail services following a 50 year postal ban between the two countries.
- VIDEO: Barbra Streisand receives PhD Tue, 18 Jun 2013 10:37:48 GMT
- Barbra Streisand received an honorary doctorate of philosophy degree from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.
- VIDEO: Billy Crystal becomes a monster Tue, 18 Jun 2013 10:30:15 GMT
- Hollywood actors Billy Crystal and John Goodman reprise their roles at Mike and Sulley in the new Monsters, Inc film
- VIDEO: Lawrence concert line-up unveiled Tue, 18 Jun 2013 18:05:47 GMT
- Twenty years after the teenager Stephen Lawrence was stabbed to death in London, details of a star-studded concert in his memory have been unveiled.
- Deloitte gets one-year New York ban Tue, 18 Jun 2013 18:50:41 GMT
- Deloitte is suspended for one year from doing consulting work in New York after regulators criticised its work at Standard Chartered on anti-money laundering issues.
- VIDEO: BBC World News business headlines Tue, 18 Jun 2013 20:52:45 GMT
- The latest international business headlines from BBC World News.
- Sharp brings giant 90in TV to Europe Mon, 17 Jun 2013 23:53:44 GMT
- Sharp puts a record-sized TV on sale in Europe, but its 1080p resolution means owners will need a relatively large room to be able to watch it.
- Huge 'holograms' created for doctors Tue, 18 Jun 2013 17:48:55 GMT
- Two junior doctors develop giant 3D animations of human body parts to make medics' lectures more memorable.
- Broadway buoyed by Tony success Tue, 18 Jun 2013 12:17:29 GMT
- Eleven Broadway shows enjoy their most profitable week to date, with some earning more then $1m (£640,000) following success at the Tony Awards.