"A book is like a garden carried in the pocket."
- Liberia in 'trees for cash' deal Tue, 23 Sep 2014 08:11:15 GMT
- Liberia is to become the first nation in Africa to completely stop cutting down its trees in return for development aid.
- Go TV-free to fight fat, says NICE Mon, 22 Sep 2014 22:55:54 GMT
- Adults and children should consider having TV-free days or limiting viewing to two hours a day under new proposals to tackle obesity.
- Sierra Leone hails Ebola lockdown Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:11:02 GMT
- Authorities in Sierra Leone say a three-day curfew aimed at containing the Ebola outbreak has been a success and will not be extended.
- Liverpool 2-2 Middlesbrough Tue, 23 Sep 2014 22:25:42 GMT
- Liverpool beat Middlesbrough 14-13 in an extraordinary penalty shootout to progress to the fourth round of the Capital One Cup.
- McIlroy has outgrown me - McDowell Tue, 23 Sep 2014 11:54:23 GMT
- Graeme McDowell admits Rory McIlroy's four majors and world number one status may mean the end for their Ryder Cup partnership.
- Ants v humans Sun, 21 Sep 2014 23:04:48 GMT
- A recent wildlife programme suggested that all the ants in the world weigh as much as all the people - but is that true?
- Getting a driving licence without a test Sat, 20 Sep 2014 23:03:59 GMT
- In most places you need to pass a test to get a driving licence - for now Mexico City is an exception.
- Nigeria MPs fury at 'cash arms deal' Tue, 23 Sep 2014 16:14:50 GMT
- About 50 Nigerian MPs storm out of parliament after a motion to discuss an alleged $9.3m cash arms deal in South Africa was blocked.
- China jails Uighur academic for life Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:40:43 GMT
- A Chinese court jails Uighur scholar Ilham Tohti for life for separatism, his lawyer says, in a verdict a rights group calls "deplorable".
- Turkey hints at Iraq hostage swap Tue, 23 Sep 2014 13:07:16 GMT
- Turkey's President Erdogan does not deny reports that 49 hostages, mostly Turks, were freed by Islamic State (IS) as part of a prisoner swap.
- Row over Galapagos tortoise's body Mon, 22 Sep 2014 20:33:11 GMT
- A dispute has broken out between Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands over where the preserved body of a Galapagos giant tortoise should be housed.
- Hostage family receives plea for life Tue, 23 Sep 2014 22:14:08 GMT
- The family of British hostage Alan Henning receives an audio file of him "pleading for his life".
- Charges in Philadelphia 'hate crime' Tue, 23 Sep 2014 21:47:29 GMT
- Philadelphia police are seeking three people in connection with the beating of a gay couple in the city centre.
- Miliband £2.5bn pledge 'to save NHS' Tue, 23 Sep 2014 16:27:37 GMT
- Ed Miliband tells the Labour conference he wants to recruit 36,000 NHS doctors, nurses and other health staff - partly funded by a tax on tobacco firms and expensive homes.
- DJ Travis guilty of indecent assault Tue, 23 Sep 2014 16:41:30 GMT
- Former Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis is convicted of one count of indecent assault in 1995 but cleared of two further charges.