"If a man writes a book, let him set down only what he knows. I have guesses enough of my own."
—Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832) German writer, scientist, master of poetry, drama and novel
- Child malaria vaccine 'milestone' Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:06:41 GMT
- Scientists say the world's first malaria vaccine provides children with continuing protection against the disease and may be in use by 2015.
- More than five-a-day 'no effect' Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:05:24 GMT
- New research backs the five-a-day target for fruit and vegetables, but suggests eating more may have no added benefits.
- England make India batsmen struggle Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:21:46 GMT
- James Anderson and Stuart Broad help England continue to dominate India on day three of the third Test at Southampton.
- Home nations win three golds in pool Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:59:28 GMT
- England's Ben Proud and the 4x100m medley team win Commonwealth Games gold in Glasgow, as does Wales' Georgia Davies.
- The pre-nup that can end a happy marriage Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:40:09 GMT
- In parts of Yemen when a brother and sister from one family marry siblings from another, the couples' fates can be locked together regardless of how happy they are.
- The mini version of Britain in WW1 Berlin Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:29:44 GMT
- In World War One, thousands of British men interned in the German camp Ruhleben took to gardening to feed themselves and improve their living conditions.
- Airline sued over pilot abuse claims Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:40:57 GMT
- British Airways is to be sued for damages over claims one of its pilots sexually abused children in African schools and orphanages.
- Deadly violence hits China's Xinjiang Wed, 30 Jul 2014 02:47:38 GMT
- Dozens of people have been killed or injured in violence in China's troubled western region of Xinjiang, state media say.
- US: Russia 'violated missile treaty' Tue, 29 Jul 2014 06:46:18 GMT
- The US accuses Russia of violating a Cold War arms treaty by testing a nuclear cruise missile, saying the breach is "very serious".
- Mexico firm rues false quake alarm Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:22:27 GMT
- SkyAlert, a Mexican company which issues seismic warnings, apologises for sending a false earthquake alert to users in Mexico City on Monday.
- France offers Iraq Christians asylum Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:59:45 GMT
- France says it is ready to offer asylum to Iraqi Christians forced to flee by Islamic State militants holding the Iraqi city of Mosul.
- Deal on US college sport concussions Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:24:25 GMT
- The US collegiate sport authority offers to settle 10 lawsuits by former athletes who suffered concussions with a $70m (£41.3m) medical fund.
- Bank of England bonus clawback plan Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:00:06 GMT
- The Bank of England is expected to unveil on Wednesday a plan which may see rule-breaking bankers return bonuses up to seven years after being awarded them.
- UK to allow driverless cars on roads Wed, 30 Jul 2014 05:08:25 GMT
- The government is to outline measures that will allow driverless cars on public roads in the UK by 2015.
- HSBC closes some Muslims' accounts Wed, 30 Jul 2014 04:00:24 GMT
- HSBC bank writes to Finsbury Park Mosque and other Muslim individuals and organisations around the UK giving them notice their accounts will be closed.