"A man loses contact with reality if he is not surrounded by his books."
—François Maurice Mitterrand (b. 1916) President of France
- 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 21:29:17 GMT
- Four girls barred from travelling abroad attend the same east London school as three teenagers feared to already be in Syria, it is revealed.
- 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.
- 'Friendship message' from SNP to UK Sat, 28 Mar 2015 01:05:02 GMT
- Nicola Sturgeon is expected to send a message of "friendship and solidarity" to the rest of the UK during her speech to the SNP conference.
- Inmate 'emailed own release order' Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:27:07 GMT
- A convicted fraudster used an "ingenious" escape plot to trick prison wardens into letting him go free, a court has heard.
- Week in pictures: 21-27 March 2015 Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:02:40 GMT
- A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
- 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