"A book is a story for the mind. A song is a story for the soul."
—Eric Pio American poet
- Delhi fog leads to travel chaos Mon, 22 Dec 2014 05:09:48 GMT
- A dense fog envelops the Indian capital, Delhi, and northern parts of the country, causing travel chaos.
- Russians 'will not cave in' to West Sat, 20 Dec 2014 13:22:59 GMT
- Russia says it will not "cave in" to pressure, following a fresh set of US, EU and Canada sanctions over the conflict in Ukraine.
- Cuba 'will stay on' communist path Sat, 20 Dec 2014 22:23:11 GMT
- Cuban President Raul Castro hails a recent move to normalise relations with the US but stresses that Havana will not change its political system.
- Kurds 'take' part of Sinjar from IS Sun, 21 Dec 2014 16:56:02 GMT
- Kurdish authorities say their forces have taken control of a "large area" of the town of Sinjar, which was captured by Islamic State in August.
- Afghan Guantanamo inmates freed Sat, 20 Dec 2014 23:46:45 GMT
- Four Afghan detainees at the US prison in Guantanamo Bay in Cuba have been sent back to their home country, the Pentagon says.
- Survivors urge abuse inquiry overhaul Mon, 22 Dec 2014 04:16:27 GMT
- Dozens of child abuse survivors urge the government to scrap an inquiry into historical abuse and replace it with a more powerful body.
- Man shot dead while sitting in car Mon, 22 Dec 2014 06:41:32 GMT
- A man is killed and another is injured when a gunman opens fire at their stationary car in Sheffield city centre.
- Street light cuts attacked by Labour Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:44:56 GMT
- Street lights are being switched off or dimmed to save money in three quarters of England's council areas, according to Labour Party research.
- Job creation likely in 2015 says CBI Mon, 22 Dec 2014 06:56:52 GMT
- Half of UK firms plan to expand their workforce next year, with more permanent jobs being created than temporary ones, the CBI business lobby group says.
- Week in pictures: 13-19 December 2014 Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:42:43 GMT
- News photo from around the world
- Picture power: Doused with milk Fri, 19 Dec 2014 01:12:51 GMT
- Treated for the effects of pepper spray
- Day in pictures: 18 December 2014 Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:31:09 GMT
- Images from around the world: 18 December
- In pictures: US-Cuban relations Wed, 17 Dec 2014 23:53:41 GMT
- Story of Cuba's relationship with the US
- Picture power: Under the dress Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:55:37 GMT
- Actress America Ferrera red-faced
- In pictures: Pakistan school attack aftermath Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:20:29 GMT
- Families have begun burying their dead