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"A day out-of-doors, someone I loved to talk with, a good book and some simple food and music -- that would be rest."

— (Anna) Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962) American diplomat, writer, US First Lady

 

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VIDEO: Extreme adventurers adopt plucky dog  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:49:02 GMT
A team of Swedish extreme adventurers on a 10-day race through the Amazon rainforest have adopted a stray dog who started following them around after they fed him. 
VIDEO: Underwear protest by Mexican farmers  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:56:55 GMT
Mexican farmers hold a protest wearing just underpants and a photograph to protest against alleged abuse of power. 
AUDIO: Songwriters' bad science lyrics  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:54:38 GMT
Blue Peter Scientist Steve Mould is given the task of looking at some of the worst offenders. 
VIDEO: Flying the 'Nintendo' fighter jet  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:42:57 GMT
BBC Click's Dave Lee finds out what it's like flying the newest advanced fighter jet, the F-35 Lightning II. 
John Simpson: Could the world return to the 1980s?  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:30:59 GMT
Is the world set to return to the 1980s? 
Pope Francis hits out at 'bureaucratic' Europe  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:28:28 GMT
Many MEPs were surprised at how trenchant the Pope's criticisms were, after he directly addressed them on the current malaise in Europe. 
Iran nuclear talks thrown lifeline, but time running short  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 22:04:52 GMT
Facing a last-gasp chance for Iran nuclear deal 
How terror bill will expand powers  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 11:25:07 GMT
This week's counter-terrorism bill will expand minister's powers - and face accusations of injustice, says Dominic Casciani. 
Ferguson: The controversy explained  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:10:38 GMT
The shooting of Michael Brown led to widespread unrest and an upsurge of anger against the police. 
US-Iran relations: A brief guide  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:50:34 GMT
From the 1953 CIA-orchestrated overthrow of Iran's prime minister to a phone call between Presidents Obama and Rouhani and possible direct talks on Iraq, BBC News looks at more than 60 years of tricky US-Iran relations. 
Twitter exec in direct message gaffe  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:50:58 GMT
Top Twitter boss accidentally tweets a private message about acquiring a company. 
Residents riled by smelly nuts  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:11:24 GMT
Autumnal spectacle is soured by 'vomit' stench of fallen fruit. 
US economy grows faster than forecast  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:11:11 GMT
The US economy grew much faster in the third quarter than first reported, official figures have shown. 
A 'generation to change bank culture'  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:08:36 GMT
A "toxic" and "aggressive" culture inside banks will take a generation to change, according to a report from Cass Business School and New City Agenda. 
Facebook hosted Rigby murder chat  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:43:57 GMT
Facebook hosted a conversation by one of Fusilier Lee Rigby's killers in which he said he wanted to kill a soldier, five months before the attack, the BBC learns. 
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