"I am sure of this, that by going much alone a man will get more of a noble courage in thought and word than from all the wisdom that is in books."
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-82) American writer, philosopher, poet, essayist
- VIDEO: India 'looking strong' in World Cup Mon, 23 Mar 2015 12:46:24 GMT
- India have looked very impressive in the cricket World Cup, and cricket columnist Ayaz Memon has been speaking to the BBC in Mumbai on their chances of winning the tournament.
- VIDEO: One-minute World News Sun, 29 Mar 2015 15:24:59 GMT
- Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.
- VIDEO: Yemen 'on the brink' of civil war Mon, 23 Mar 2015 08:10:44 GMT
- The United Nations envoy to Yemen has warned that the country could slide into prolonged conflict like Iraq, Syria or Libya.
- VIDEO: Bringing a giant puppet eagle to life Sun, 22 Mar 2015 22:33:05 GMT
- BBC News meets the makers of the giant puppets of Spanish Theatre Company Carros de Foc.
- VIDEO: Londonderry fire temple to peace Sun, 22 Mar 2015 01:48:57 GMT
- A huge temple that overlooked Londonderry for the past week has been burnt down as a gesture of letting go of the past and looking to the future.
- VIDEO: New Orleans airport attacker dies Sun, 22 Mar 2015 04:15:14 GMT
- A man who was shot by police as he tried to storm a checkpoint at New Orleans international airport on Friday dies from his injuries.
- VIDEO: Can we design for better living? Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:43:02 GMT
- Will Gompertz looks at some of the latest cutting edge designs shortlisted for the Designs of the Year award.
- Putin still in fashion 15 years on Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:15:12 GMT
- Fifteen years after his election, Vladimir Putin's popularity in Russia is undeniable, says the BBC's Sarah Rainsford in Moscow.
- Is it possible to end global poverty? Fri, 27 Mar 2015 09:29:26 GMT
- The UN is expected to adopt the World Bank's ambitious target of ending extreme poverty by 2030. Could we really see the end of poverty within a generation?
- VIDEO: Nigeria elections: Key points Sat, 28 Mar 2015 17:12:01 GMT
- It has been an eventful day for Nigeria, as the country votes in long-awaited presidential elections. BBC Africa looks back at the day's key developments.
- What is the point of the Large Hadron Collider? Sat, 28 Mar 2015 01:49:11 GMT
- David Shukman explores the justifications for the £4bn 'atom smasher' buried under Geneva.
- Germanwings crash: Counting the cost Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:24:24 GMT
- Is the airline legally obliged to compensate the families of the victims for their loss?
- Mad Men to live on at Smithsonian Sun, 29 Mar 2015 14:33:20 GMT
- A collection of costumes and props from hit US drama Mad Men is donated to the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.
- Dickens' desk saved for public view Sun, 29 Mar 2015 02:37:21 GMT
- The desk where Charles Dickens wrote Great Expectations is finally on public display thanks to a £780,000 grant.
- Greece's creditors mull new reforms Sun, 29 Mar 2015 10:08:46 GMT
- Greece's creditors are studying new reform plans put forward by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' government in a bid to secure further bailout funds.