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"I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see."

—John Burroughs (1837-1921) American naturalist, writer

 

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ABN Amro executives renounce bonus  Sun, 29 Mar 2015 20:25:51 GMT
Executives at the Dutch bank ABN Amro have renounced a €100,000 allowance after a public outcry over the extra pay. 
Best Buy closes Canada's Future Shop  Sun, 29 Mar 2015 08:54:41 GMT
US consumer electronics chain Best Buy is closing its Canadian subsidiary, Future Shop, and converting 65 of its 131 stores into Best Buy outlets. 
Europol chief warns on encryption  Sun, 29 Mar 2015 00:38:11 GMT
A European police chief says encrypted online communications are the biggest problem faced by security agencies tackling terrorism. 
'Threats' against BBC boss investigated  Sun, 29 Mar 2015 08:03:54 GMT
Police investigate alleged death threats against BBC director general Tony Hall, reportedly made after Jeremy Clarkson was dropped from Top Gear. 
Show goes on for One Direction  Sun, 29 Mar 2015 08:48:41 GMT
1D performed for the first time since Zayn Malik announced he was leaving the group, at a gig in South Africa. 
Duo begin year-long space trip  Sat, 28 Mar 2015 01:53:36 GMT
US astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko arrive for a 12-month tour of duty on the International Space Station. 
Graphene light bulb set for shops  Sat, 28 Mar 2015 18:46:01 GMT
A light bulb made with graphene - said by its UK developers to be the first commercially viable consumer product using the super-strong carbon - is to go on sale later this year. 
Guinea declares Ebola 'emergency'  Sun, 29 Mar 2015 00:00:41 GMT
Guinean President Alpha Conde has declared a 45-day "health emergency" in five regions in the west and southwest of the Ebola-hit nation. 
Office workers 'too sedentary'  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 01:54:21 GMT
Office workers need to get up and move around more, according to a new campaign. 
Republic of Ireland 1-1 Poland  Sun, 29 Mar 2015 20:51:27 GMT
Shane Long's late equaliser rescues a crucial draw for the Republic of Ireland against Poland in the Euro 2016 qualifier. 
Clarke dedicates victory to Hughes  Sun, 29 Mar 2015 12:57:17 GMT
Captain Michael Clarke dedicates Australia's fifth World Cup title to his former team-mate Phillip Hughes. 
The beast of the Danube  Mon, 23 Mar 2015 01:46:19 GMT
The Danube salmon's last hunting grounds in Europe can be found in the Balkans - but a rash of dam-building poses a risk to its habitat. 
The men who uncovered Assyria  Sun, 22 Mar 2015 00:41:43 GMT
Islamic State is destroying ancient cities excavated by three remarkable men in the middle of the 19th Century - among them the first Iraqi archaeologist. 
Couple marry in supermarket aisle  Sat, 28 Mar 2015 18:22:41 GMT
A couple marry in the Easter egg aisle of the Cambridgeshire supermarket where they shared their first date. 
Nappy-wearing goat back with mum  Sat, 28 Mar 2015 01:30:52 GMT
A nappy-wearing sickly kid goat nursed back to health is now behaving "like a proper goat, not a dog" her owner says.