"Every burned book or house enlightens the world; every suppressed or expunged word reverberates through the earth from side to side."
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-82) American writer, philosopher, poet, essayist
- Nigeria rivals sign peace accord Thu, 26 Mar 2015 12:35:52 GMT
- Nigeria's two main presidential candidates sign an agreement to prevent violence in tightly contested elections due on Saturday.
- Bangladesh pilgrims die in stampede Fri, 27 Mar 2015 10:03:18 GMT
- At least 10 Hindu pilgrims are killed in a stampede during a bathing ritual at a holy site in Narayanganj, Bangladesh, police say.
- Ukraine top official to be released Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:33:44 GMT
- A senior Ukrainian official arrested two days ago at a televised cabinet meeting over corruption allegations is to be freed due to a lack of evidence.
- Brazil's economy grew 0.1% in 2014 Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:53:44 GMT
- Brazil, the world's seventh largest economy, narrowly avoided contracting in 2014 with a growth rate of just 0.1% for the year.
- Israel to resume tax transfers to PA Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:29:12 GMT
- Israel is to stop withholding tax revenues collected on behalf of the Palestinian Authority, a move that has crippled the Palestinian economy.
- US charges in beating of Indian man Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:38:03 GMT
- Federal officials have charged a former Alabama police officer with violating the civil rights of an Indian man.
- Banned girls from Syria trio's school Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:38:09 GMT
- Five girls barred from travelling abroad attend the same east London school as three teenagers feared to already be in Syria, it is revealed.
- Tory benefit cut options leaked Fri, 27 Mar 2015 19:28:40 GMT
- The Conservatives are considering options for scrapping some benefits, the BBC learns - but the Tories say they are not party policy.
- British medic declared free of Ebola Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:20:07 GMT
- A UK military medic has been discharged from hospital in London after being declared free of Ebola. Cpl Anna Cross was the first person in the world to be given the experimental drug MIL 77.
- Court quashes reporter's conviction Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:26:13 GMT
- An ex-News of the World reporter who was found guilty of paying a prison officer for information has their conviction quashed.
- Kathmandu graffiti Fri, 27 Mar 2015 09:08:49 GMT
- The walls of the Nepali capital come to life
- Day in pictures: 27 March 2015 Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:31:23 GMT
- Images from around the world: 27 March
- In pictures: I'm not voting because... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 04:30:52 GMT
- Denise Felkin's MA project
- Photos give insight into 1960s life Mon, 23 Mar 2015 09:52:44 GMT
- A collection of 18,000 negatives of Wales
- In pictures: Alps plane search operation resumes Wed, 25 Mar 2015 10:40:50 GMT
- A search and recovery operation resumes in the southern French Alps