"A good book has no ending."
—R. D. Cumming
- 'Eight million' hit by Nepal quake Tue, 28 Apr 2015 03:31:43 GMT
- Eight million people were affected by the Nepal earthquake and 1.4m are in need of food aid, the UN says, as the death toll tops 4,000.
- Baltimore emergency as riots erupt Tue, 28 Apr 2015 05:13:42 GMT
- A state of emergency is declared in the US city of Baltimore amid violent protests linked to the death of a black man fatally injured in police custody.
- Indonesia execution families mobbed Tue, 28 Apr 2015 04:26:59 GMT
- Distraught family members of two Australian drug smugglers are mobbed by reporters as they arrive in Indonesia ahead of expected executions.
- Vatican urges action on climate Tue, 28 Apr 2015 04:04:26 GMT
- The Vatican Science Academy will urge Christians to take action on climate change because it threatens the world's poor.
- New York dims lights to save birds Tue, 28 Apr 2015 00:10:08 GMT
- State of New York to turn off non-essential lights to try and prevent migratory birds becoming confused and fatally crashing into buildings.
- Russia unveils new tank for parade Tue, 28 Apr 2015 03:54:23 GMT
- Russia shows off a new-generation tank called Armata T-14 ahead of World War Two Victory Day celebrations on 9 May.
- Google offers cash to Europe's media Mon, 27 Apr 2015 20:49:09 GMT
- Google pledges €150m to support news organisations' efforts to earn money from their online coverage.
- Israel struck Gaza shelters - UN Mon, 27 Apr 2015 18:44:31 GMT
- At least 44 Palestinians were killed by "Israeli actions" while sheltering at seven UN schools during last summer's war in Gaza, a UN inquiry finds.
- Child obesity may have 'two phases' Mon, 27 Apr 2015 23:43:57 GMT
- There may be two distinct child obesity epidemics - one among infants and one among adolescents - research suggests.
- Colorado cinema gunman 'was sane' Mon, 27 Apr 2015 20:59:33 GMT
- A man who shot and killed 12 people in a cinema in 2012 was found sane by two experts immediately following the attack, prosecutors say.
- Pro-Putin bikers blocked at border Mon, 27 Apr 2015 20:49:31 GMT
- Polish border guards block entry to 10 bikers described as members of a pro-Putin group seen as provocative by the Polish government.
- Kidnapped Libyan TV crew found dead Mon, 27 Apr 2015 18:04:29 GMT
- Five Libyan TV journalists are found dead eight months after they were kidnapped in territory controlled by extremist militants.
- VIDEO: Journey to remote quake epicentre Mon, 27 Apr 2015 22:07:04 GMT
- The epicentre of the earthquake which devastated Nepal, in the district of Gorkha, has suffered "terrible destruction".
- VIDEO: Thousands sleep on Nepal streets Mon, 27 Apr 2015 22:33:28 GMT
- Thousands of people are sleeping on the streets in Nepal, either because their homes are destroyed or they are too scared to return.
- VIDEO: Calls for Indonesia not to execute Tue, 28 Apr 2015 05:06:52 GMT
- France and Australia have condemned the death penalty as executions for three of their nationals looms in Indonesia.