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"A day out-of-doors, someone I loved to talk with, a good book and some simple food and music -- that would be rest."

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

 

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China premier unveils economic goals  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 04:53:50 GMT
China's Premier Li Keqiang unveils a lower growth target and vows tighter environmental controls as he opens parliament's annual session. 
Ukraine parliament backs bigger army  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 13:11:34 GMT
Ukraine's parliament passes a new law to increase the size of the armed forces to counter the threat from pro-Russian separatists in the east. 
Brazil raises rates to six-year high  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 08:56:03 GMT
Brazil's central bank lifts interest rates to a six-year high of 12.75% in an attempt to restrain inflation. 
Iran 'frees envoy held in Yemen'  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 11:37:18 GMT
An Iranian diplomat held hostage in Yemen for more than 18 months has been freed following an intelligence operation, officials in Iran say. 
'Wholesale change' urged in Ferguson  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 02:15:27 GMT
US Attorney General Eric Holder calls on police and courts in Ferguson, Missouri, to take immediate action after finding widespread racial bias. 
Cameron scared of TV debates - rivals  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 13:03:42 GMT
David Cameron denies claims he is running scared from a head-to-head TV debate with Ed Miliband, as he puts forward proposals for a seven-way debate instead. 
Teacher jailed for Syria 'jihad' plan  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 13:30:32 GMT
A chemistry teacher from Manchester who was planning to travel to Syria "to fight jihad" is jailed for six years. 
Facebook boast traps Tesco robber  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 12:23:29 GMT
A robber who boasted on Facebook about his plans to raid a supermarket is caught red-handed by police. 
Man in court on Becky murder charge  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 12:03:51 GMT
Nathan Matthews, stepbrother of Bristol teenager Becky Watts, appears in court charged with her murder. 
In pictures: Cape Town wildfires  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 14:59:27 GMT
Blazes on the outskirts of Cape Town 
Day in pictures: 4 March 2015  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 12:19:05 GMT
Images from around the world: 4 March 
Your pictures: Adventure  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 10:07:41 GMT
Readers' photographs on the theme of adventure 
In pictures: Dealing with addiction  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 10:01:08 GMT
David Stewart's photos of people fighting addiction 
Geneva Motor Show: What to look out for  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 00:00:17 GMT
Models to keep an eye out for at Geneva 
Leonard 'Spock' Nimoy: Life in pictures  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:08:51 GMT
Leonard 'Spock' Nimoy has died