"Every burned book or house enlightens the world; every suppressed or expunged word reverberates through the earth from side to side."
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-82) American writer, philosopher, poet, essayist
- VIDEO: Australian pair keep book-making alive Sun, 26 Apr 2015 19:15:11 GMT
- Gwen Harrison and Sue Anderson use printing techniques more familiar to Johannes Gutenberg than the 21st century to create their handcrafted books.
- VIDEO: Clean-up after Chile's Calbuco volcano Mon, 27 Apr 2015 01:49:00 GMT
- Clean-up efforts are continuing in Chile, after the Calbuco volcano erupted on Thursday.
- VIDEO: Peru percussionists' world record bid Sun, 26 Apr 2015 09:52:44 GMT
- Thousands of people in Peru have attempted to break the Guinness World Record for the largest cajon ensemble.
- Challenges of Nepal's quake relief operation Sat, 25 Apr 2015 18:01:01 GMT
- Nepal did its best to prepare for this quake, but the challenges of the relief operation remain formidable, reports the BBC's Joanna Jolly.
- America's place in a multi-polar world Sun, 26 Apr 2015 23:10:22 GMT
- The creation of the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is a stark reminder that the US is no longer the world's sole superpower.
- Kazakhs find uneven playing field in Russia's trading bloc Sun, 26 Apr 2015 00:20:29 GMT
- Only months after its launch, the new Russian-sponsored Eurasian Economic Union is not going as planned in Kazakhstan. The BBC's Abdujalil Abdurasulov finds out why.
- Does digital mean the end of history? Sun, 26 Apr 2015 23:41:51 GMT
- Has the digital transformation of society put the future of recorded history in jeopardy? Could we be heading for a "digital dark age"?
- Why Nepal is so vulnerable to quakes Sat, 25 Apr 2015 10:36:00 GMT
- The Magnitude 7.8 Nepal earthquake has occurred in what is one of the most seismically active regions in the world.
- From the carbon bubble to 'dirty energy' Sun, 26 Apr 2015 23:45:09 GMT
- Five questions about keeping fossil fuels in the ground.
- Harper Lee saves Mockingbird play Sun, 26 Apr 2015 11:59:54 GMT
- Author Harper Lee starts a non-profit company to produce a play of To Kill a Mockingbird in her hometown of Monroeville, after a dispute threatened to end the show.
- Music boss tops Britain's rich list Sun, 26 Apr 2015 08:22:33 GMT
- Warner Music owner Len Blavatnik is Britain's richest man with a £13.17bn fortune, but the Queen has dropped out of the top 300 for the first time, according to the Sunday Times.
- Legal costs hit Deutsche Bank profit Sun, 26 Apr 2015 16:09:19 GMT
- Deutsche Bank reports a sharp fall in profits after setting aside €1.5bn to cover legal costs, days after being fined €2.3bn for rate rigging.
- VW chairman resigns in power struggle Sun, 26 Apr 2015 08:41:36 GMT
- Ferdinand Piech, the chairman of VW, Europe's biggest carmaker, resigns after a power struggle with his chief executive.
- Ellen Pao faces $1m legal bill Fri, 24 Apr 2015 11:05:37 GMT
- The woman who challenged sexism in Silicon Valley now faces a $1m legal bill unless she agrees not to appeal.
- Rail upgrade 'raises hack risks' Thu, 23 Apr 2015 23:35:30 GMT
- A government adviser warns that a new hi-tech rail signalling system could be hacked by terrorists to cause train crashes.