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

 

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Juncker reveals giant EU jobs plan  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:33:25 GMT
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker gives details of a €315bn (£250bn; $393bn) investment plan to kick-start Europe's economy. 
Colombia rebels release two soldiers  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:47:42 GMT
Colombia's Farc rebels release two soldiers taken hostage earlier this month, a first step towards resuming peace talks. 
Britons jailed over Syria terror camp  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:47:29 GMT
Two brothers from east London become the first Britons to be jailed for terrorism training in Syria. 
Snow snarls up Thanksgiving getaway  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 21:29:19 GMT
Harsh weather along the US east coast has disrupted one of the busiest travel days ahead of the country's Thanksgiving holiday. 
Manhunt after pair stabbed to death  Thu, 27 Nov 2014 08:14:08 GMT
A manhunt is under way across two counties after a man and a woman were found stabbed to death in Surrey. 
East Coast rail winner announced  Thu, 27 Nov 2014 07:43:07 GMT
A consortium made up of Stagecoach and Virgin wins the franchise to run the East Coast mainline rail route, which has been in public hands since 2009. 
US planes 'may use British carrier'  Thu, 27 Nov 2014 04:24:17 GMT
The Royal Navy wants to ask American squadrons to fly off its new aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, because of delays to the introduction of Britain’s new F35B fighters, BBC Newsnight learns. 
Commission to urge Scottish tax power  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 20:53:04 GMT
The commission on devolving powers to the Scottish Parliament is to recommend full control over income tax rates and bands, the BBC understands. 
Your pictures: Insects  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:12:17 GMT
Readers' photos on the theme of "insects" 
Day in pictures: 26 November 2014  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:54:02 GMT
24 hours of news images: 25 November 
In pictures: Ferguson riots aftermath  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:28:14 GMT
Scenes of widespread damage in Ferguson 
Picture power: Pausing the moment  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 04:12:21 GMT
Story behind an image of a student protest 
Day in pictures: 25 November 2014  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:34:05 GMT
24 hours of news images: 25 November 
In pictures: Ruling sparks rioting in US town of Ferguson  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:45:45 GMT
Night of unrest follows a jury's decision 
The dangerous beauty of the Himalayas  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 00:15:29 GMT
The dangerous beauty of the Himalayas