"The American mind, unlike the English, is not formed by books, but, as Carl Sandburg once said to me, by newspapers and the Bible."
—Van Wyck Brooks (1886-1963) American critic, historian
- Canada's Senate speaker Nolin dies Fri, 24 Apr 2015 17:47:33 GMT
- Pierre Claude Nolin, the speaker of the Canadian Senate, dies at the age of 64 after a long battle with cancer.
- Queen marks Gallipoli centenary Sat, 25 Apr 2015 13:08:12 GMT
- The Queen attends UK ceremonies for the centenary of the WW1 Gallipoli landings, as services are held in Turkey, Australia and New Zealand.
- UK experts deployed to quake zone Sat, 25 Apr 2015 19:42:13 GMT
- The UK has deployed a team of humanitarian experts to Nepal to provide urgent support for people affected by the earthquake.
- Ex-soldier in court over shooting Sat, 25 Apr 2015 11:59:01 GMT
- A former soldier appears in court charged with the attempted murder of a man who was shot dead by soldiers in County Armagh more than 40 years ago.
- Row over second referendum warning Sat, 25 Apr 2015 16:25:41 GMT
- Labour and the SNP clash on the issue of a second independence referendum as general election campaigning continues in Scotland.
- Week in pictures: 18-24 April 2015 Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:24:44 GMT
- A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
- In pictures: Sony World Photography Awards 2015 Fri, 24 Apr 2015 07:00:33 GMT
- Ebola, Molotov cocktails and prom night feature in winning images
- Election 2015 in pictures: 24 April Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:49:25 GMT
- Images from the campaign trail: 24 April
- In pictures: Calbuco volcano eruption Thu, 23 Apr 2015 09:07:02 GMT
- Red alert as Calbuco volcano erupts in Chile
- In pictures: 25 years of Hubble Thu, 23 Apr 2015 02:12:46 GMT
- Ten amazing pictures of our Universe, taken by the Hubble space telescope.
- In pictures: Stairway to Heaven Tue, 21 Apr 2015 20:51:33 GMT
- Finding a final resting places in a crowded city
- In pictures: Earth's beauty Wed, 22 Apr 2015 12:57:30 GMT
- To celebrate Earth Day, Nasa releases some of its best pictures
- Election 2015 in pictures: 23 April Thu, 23 Apr 2015 15:27:21 GMT
- Images from the campaign trail: 23 April
- On set with the Avengers Sat, 25 Apr 2015 12:28:24 GMT
- On set with the cast of the Avengers
- Iceland's Facebook war over sex education Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:35:58 GMT
- Musician questions sex education in Iceland