"Thank you for sending me a copy of your book - I'll waste no time reading it."
—Moses Hadas (1900-66)
- 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.
- Jordan ends death penalty moratorium Sun, 21 Dec 2014 09:13:36 GMT
- Jordan executes 11 men convicted of murder, ending a eight-year moratorium on the death penalty.
- 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.
- Gadget insurance complaints rise Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:04:49 GMT
- The Financial Ombudsman Service says it received 2,200 complaints about gadget warranties last year, double that of the previous year.
- Grieving mother's laptop returned Sun, 21 Dec 2014 23:55:04 GMT
- A stolen laptop containing the last photographs of an ill child before she died is returned to her family.
- Builders issue skills funding call Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:06:13 GMT
- Scottish construction firms call for increased funding to help recruit and train more apprentices.
- 'Blacked-up' fancy dress star sorry Sun, 21 Dec 2014 13:50:42 GMT
- Wales and Scarlets star Liam Williams apologises for a posting a photo of himself "blacked-up" as Swansea City footballer Wilfried Bony.
- 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
- Picture power: A scar on the landscape Wed, 17 Dec 2014 01:56:57 GMT
- Brazil's worst drought in 80 years