"It meant that New York philanthropists, New York society, would now rediscover the library. ... that learning, books, education have glamour, that self-improvement has glamour, that hope has glamour."
—Vartan Gregorian President, NY Public Library
- Kenya ministers suspended over graft Sat, 28 Mar 2015 16:31:49 GMT
- Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta suspends four ministers and 12 other high-ranking officials after they were implicated in corrupt deals.
- Sri Lanka president's brother killed Sat, 28 Mar 2015 05:26:00 GMT
- The youngest brother of Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena dies after being attacked with an axe.
- Knox and Sollecito cleared of murder Sat, 28 Mar 2015 11:12:42 GMT
- Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito are acquitted by Italy's top appeals court of murdering British student Meredith Kercher in 2007 - the final ruling in the case.
- Rescued Chilean miner loses home Sat, 28 Mar 2015 22:03:04 GMT
- A Chilean miner who was trapped underground for 69 days in 2010 has lost his home in flash floods in the Atacama desert region.
- Jihadists in Syria 'capture Idlib' Sat, 28 Mar 2015 19:37:32 GMT
- Islamist militants capture the north-western Syrian city of Idlib for the first time, monitoring groups and jihadists say.
- Air Canada plane 'exits' runway Sun, 29 Mar 2015 14:32:11 GMT
- An Air Canada plane landing at Halifax, Nova Scotia, leaves the runway while landing, with 23 people taken to hospital for observation.
- Benefit cuts 'not yet decided' Sun, 29 Mar 2015 13:15:58 GMT
- The work and pensions secretary says the Conservatives are not keeping plans for £12bn of benefit cuts secret - saying no final decisions have been made.
- Council bans creating 'bizarre' laws Sun, 29 Mar 2015 23:01:17 GMT
- A law that allows councils in England and Wales to ban certain activities in public is leading to "bizarre new criminal offences", campaigners say.
- Parents want child rape case reviewed Sun, 29 Mar 2015 16:01:39 GMT
- The parents of a five-year-old rape victim call for a new police investigation into her case.
- Parents rarely spot child obesity Sun, 29 Mar 2015 23:13:22 GMT
- Parents hardly ever spot obesity in their children resulting in damaging consequences for health, doctors warn.
- Your pictures: Docks Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:44:05 GMT
- Readers' photographs on the theme of docks.
- Week in pictures: 21-27 March 2015 Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:02:40 GMT
- A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
- Kathmandu graffiti Fri, 27 Mar 2015 09:08:49 GMT
- The walls of the Nepali capital come to life
- Day in pictures: 27 March 2015 Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:31:23 GMT
- Images from around the world: 27 March
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- Denise Felkin's MA project