"The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them."
—Mark Twain (1835-1910) [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] American author, humorist
- Anwar gets jail term for sodomy Fri, 07 Mar 2014 12:35:57 GMT
- A Malaysian court sentences opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim to five years in jail after overturning his acquittal on sodomy charges.
- Ukraine beat Russia to biathlon gold Sat, 08 Mar 2014 12:41:28 GMT
- Vitaliy Lukyanenko wins Ukraine's first gold at the Sochi Winter Paralympics, in the men's 7.5km visually impaired biathlon.
- Venezuela expels Panama diplomats Fri, 07 Mar 2014 05:12:08 GMT
- Venezuela expels Panama's ambassador and three others as President Nicolas Maduro accuses the country of meddling amid ongoing opposition rallies.
- Brotherhood 'terrorists', say Saudis Fri, 07 Mar 2014 19:03:45 GMT
- Saudi Arabia designates the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organisation, along with two jihadist groups fighting with the Syrian rebels.
- US general faces assault accuser Sat, 08 Mar 2014 02:49:26 GMT
- A US Army captain weeps as she tells a court that a general made her perform oral sex on him and threatened to kill her family if she told anyone.
- Lawrence brother wants inquiry role Sat, 08 Mar 2014 18:40:10 GMT
- The brother of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence says he wants to take part in the probe into police records after a report showed officers spied on his family.
- Z-Cars actor Jimmy Ellis dies at 82 Sat, 08 Mar 2014 18:55:23 GMT
- The Belfast-born actor Jimmy Ellis, best known for his roles in Z-Cars and alongside a young Kenneth Branagh in BBC Northern Ireland's series of "Billy" plays, has died.
- Lib Dems push for income tax cuts Sat, 08 Mar 2014 17:05:31 GMT
- Raising the income tax allowance to £12,500 will be a Lib Dem demand in any future coalition talks, the party says.
- Boy had stun gun disguised as iPhone Sat, 08 Mar 2014 13:41:14 GMT
- A stun gun disguised as a mobile phone and a knife is seized from a 14-year-old boy by police in Manchester.
- Day in pictures: 7 March 2014 Fri, 07 Mar 2014 12:16:59 GMT
- 24 hours of news photos: 7 March
- In pictures: Venezuela remembers Chavez Thu, 06 Mar 2014 14:24:55 GMT
- First anniversary of President Chavez's death
- Your pictures: Nature Wed, 05 Mar 2014 15:52:21 GMT
- Readers' photos on the theme of nature
- Your Pictures: Photos from Wales Wed, 05 Mar 2014 08:00:05 GMT
- A selection of photos from around Wales
- Day in pictures: 6 March 2014 Thu, 06 Mar 2014 15:18:57 GMT
- 24 hours of news photos: 6 March
- Day in pictures: 5 March 2014 Wed, 05 Mar 2014 12:50:46 GMT
- 24 hours of news photos: 5 March