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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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Palmer apology over suicide comment  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 03:57:18 GMT
Palmer United Party leader Clive Palmer apologises for telling Australian PM Tony Abbott to "commit suicide" during press conference. 
France 'breaks EU smacking treaty'  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 10:19:01 GMT
Europe's top human rights watchdog criticises France for failing to explicitly ban smacking children, saying its laws are "not sufficiently clear". 
Colombia stops Chinese arms ship  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 10:29:03 GMT
The Colombian authorities arrest the captain of a Chinese ship on its way to Cuba after finding undeclared gunpowder and cannon shells aboard. 
Former UK marine 'killed in Syria'  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 11:10:34 GMT
An ex-Royal Marine has become the first Briton to be killed while fighting with Kurdish forces against Islamic State in Syria, a Kurdish militia says. 
'Racial bias' at Ferguson police  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 22:04:19 GMT
The US Justice Department has found evidence of racial bias at the Ferguson police department, US media report. 
Incomes 'back to pre-crisis level'  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 10:51:36 GMT
Average household incomes are back to where they were before the financial crisis, according to research by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS). 
'Plebgate' PC gets £80K libel payout  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 11:03:52 GMT
The police officer at the centre of the "plebgate" row has accepted £80,000 in damages from Conservative MP Andrew Mitchell. 
Couple convicted of killing girl  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 11:14:25 GMT
A woman and her lover are convicted of killing her eight-year-old daughter, who suffered 50 injuries in London. 
Becky murder suspects still quizzed  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 09:41:24 GMT
Police have until this afternoon to question two people suspected of murdering Bristol teenager Becky Watts. 
In pictures: Dealing with addiction  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 10:01:08 GMT
David Stewart's pictures of people coping with addiction 
Day in pictures: 3 March 2015  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 12:53:08 GMT
Images from around the world: 3 March 
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 Motor Show 
Leonard 'Spock' Nimoy: Life in pictures  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:08:51 GMT
Leonard 'Spock' Nimoy has died 
Day in pictures: 2 March 2015  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 14:33:44 GMT
Images from around the world: 2 March 
Week in pictures: 21-27 February 2015  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:56:41 GMT
News photos from around the world