"Great nations write their autobiographies in three manuscripts--the book of their deeds, the book of their words and the book of their art."
—John Ruskin (1819-1900) British writer, art critic, Modern Painters
- Later sunsets 'make kids more active' Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:15:39 GMT
- Moving the clocks forward by one extra hour all year could lead to children getting two more minutes of exercise every day, say UK researchers.
- 'Nine million have TB' - WHO report Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:17:01 GMT
- The World Health Organization revises its estimate as to how many people have tuberculosis up by 500,000, in its latest report into the killer disease.
- Suarez gets help for impulse to bite Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:31:38 GMT
- Luis Suarez is getting professional help to overcome an "impulse" to bite opponents ahead of his Barcelona debut against Real Madrid.
- Caterham 'allowed' to miss two GPs Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:11:26 GMT
- Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone will allow Caterham to miss the next two Formula 1 grands prix to focus on finding a buyer.
- How to solve brain-teasers set by a top puzzle master Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:32:50 GMT
- The Magazine recently wrote about the late puzzle master extraordinaire, Martin Gardner, and shared some of his brain-teasers - as promised, here are the answers.
- Reclaiming the swastika Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:03:34 GMT
- In the Western world the swastika is synonymous with fascism, but historically it was used as a symbol of good fortune in almost every culture in the world.
- Dozens monitored for Ebola in Mali Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:20:14 GMT
- Dozens of people are being monitored in Mali after the nation confirmed a two-year-old girl as its first Ebola case.
- Daniel Pearl murder suspect released Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:24:58 GMT
- One of the suspects in the murder of American journalist Daniel Pearl, beheaded in 2002, is set free by an anti-terrorism court in Pakistan.
- Sweden calls off search for sub Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:28:59 GMT
- Sweden calls off its massive week-long search for a suspected Russian submarine, saying the vessel has probably left its territorial waters.
- Governor quits over Mexico missing Fri, 24 Oct 2014 04:49:56 GMT
- The governor of Mexico's southern Guerrero state - where 43 students went missing after deadly clashes with police last month - stands down.
- US to check IS 'chemical weapon' use Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:55:18 GMT
- The United States will investigate "extremely serious allegations" that militant group Islamic State used chlorine gas against Iraqi police officers.
- Two US Ebola nurses free of virus Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:20:36 GMT
- Two nurses infected with Ebola while treating a patient in Dallas are declared free of the deadly virus, a day after the first infection in New York.
- Hen party death lorry driver cleared Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:49:31 GMT
- A lorry driver is cleared of causing the death by dangerous driving of a woman on a hen party in West Yorkshire.
- Briton in Thai cosmetic surgery death Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:19:16 GMT
- A British woman understood to have gone to Thailand for cosmetic surgery has died in an operation, Thai officials say.
- Asda faces mass action on equal pay Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:13:49 GMT
- Asda, the UK's second largest retailer, is facing a mass legal action over equal pay by women who work in their stores.