"A room without books is like a body without a soul."
—Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 BC) Roman statesman, orator, philosopher
- Colombia general 'free next week' Sat, 22 Nov 2014 18:21:47 GMT
- Colombia's Farc rebels will release five captives, including Gen Ruben Dario Alzate, next week, President Juan Manuel Santos says.
- Palestinian man shot dead in Gaza Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:12:21 GMT
- A Palestinian man in Gaza is shot and killed by Israeli troops, local health officials say, the first such death since a 50-day summer conflict.
- Brown's father urges calm in Ferguson Sat, 22 Nov 2014 23:09:42 GMT
- The father of a man shot dead by police in Ferguson, Missouri, has appealed for peace ahead of a grand jury decision against the officer.
- UK 'unlikely to meet' migration target Sun, 23 Nov 2014 16:30:49 GMT
- EU migration has "blown off course" the UK's target to cut net migration to the tens of thousands, the home secretary says.
- 'Up to five' terror plots stopped Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:06:43 GMT
- Four or five terror plots have been stopped this year, compared with an average one a year in recent years, Britain's most senior police officer says.
- Charing Cross reopens after fire Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:17:02 GMT
- London's Charing Cross station reopens after a fire on a train, with some passengers describing panic and fears of a bomb.
- Abuse claims 'tip of iceberg' - May Sun, 23 Nov 2014 15:07:03 GMT
- Claims of historic sexual abuse that have emerged are the "tip of the iceberg", Home Secretary Theresa May says.
- Week in pictures: 15-21 November 2014 Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:43:22 GMT
- The best news photos from around the world
- Day in pictures: 21 November 2014 Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:31:30 GMT
- 24 hours of news images: 21 November
- In pictures: Snow chaos in north-eastern US Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:54:20 GMT
- Snowstorm hits north-east of the United States
- Picture power: Bird flu Fri, 21 Nov 2014 01:38:24 GMT
- The story behind the picture
- In pictures: Mike Nichols films Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:34:30 GMT
- A glimpse at the work of film director Mike Nichols
- Day in pictures: 20 November 2014 Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:08:45 GMT
- 24 hours of news images: 20 November
- In pictures: Scarcity and Waste Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:11:28 GMT
- Finalists of Syngenta Photography Award
- Children's art in Iraqi Kurdistan Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:59:56 GMT
- Expressions of hope through art in Iraq