"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
- VIDEO: 'Feeling of optimism' in Tunisia Sun, 23 Nov 2014 16:37:16 GMT
- Tunisians are voting in the country's first presidential election since the 2011 "Arab Spring"
- VIDEO: Charing Cross reopens after train fire Sun, 23 Nov 2014 16:58:43 GMT
- Charing Cross station in central London was closed for about two hours following a fire on a train.
- VIDEO: Understanding autism: Living in a box Sun, 23 Nov 2014 10:40:28 GMT
- Shop worker Hayley Bicker wanted to raise awareness on autism after feeling shocked at people's reaction to an autistic child in a supermarket
- VIDEO: One-minute World News Sun, 23 Nov 2014 11:05:57 GMT
- Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.
- VIDEO: Ukraine uprising: One year on Fri, 21 Nov 2014 22:40:38 GMT
- Services have been held in Ukraine to mark the anniversary of the mass protests which sparked the downfall of former president Viktor Yanukovych.
- VIDEO: 100-year-old sees ocean for first time Sat, 22 Nov 2014 05:36:19 GMT
- The moment a 100-year-old American woman, Ruby Holt, sees the ocean for the first time.
- VIDEO: Street pole-dancing in Buenos Aires Sat, 22 Nov 2014 03:10:33 GMT
- Pole-dancers have been practising in the streets in Buenos Aires ahead of the South American Pole-Dancing Championships, which start on Saturday.
- VIDEO: Dizzy world of aerobatic flying Sat, 22 Nov 2014 08:09:15 GMT
- Mike Bushell has been to visit one British couple who will be going for gold in a motorsport event taking place 600m above earth - aerobatics
- Military force: Not the way to win? Sat, 22 Nov 2014 03:18:04 GMT
- The nature of war has changed, says Jonathan Marcus, and military might is no longer a guarantee of success.
- Did Obama deliver for Hispanics? Fri, 21 Nov 2014 22:40:36 GMT
- President Obama's immigration speech was a long-awaited moments for the United States' large Hispanic community. But it's what comes next that will matter most.
- Who will be Tunisia's next president? Fri, 21 Nov 2014 09:29:23 GMT
- Tunisians go to the polls on 23 November to choose a new leader in what is hoped to be the first genuinely free presidential election in the country's history. The BBC explains the background to the election.
- Bahrain: Will polls fuel unrest? Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:34:05 GMT
- The people of the island kingdom of Bahrain go to the polls on 22 November in the first general election since the Arab Spring protests of 2011.
- Albania opens huge Cold War bunker Sat, 22 Nov 2014 22:50:01 GMT
- A secret five-storey bunker that Albania's communist regime built in the 1970s to survive a nuclear bomb opens to the public for the first time.
- 'Hitler' painting fetches $161,000 Sat, 22 Nov 2014 20:23:34 GMT
- A watercolour thought to be painted by Adolf Hitler sells at an auction in Nuremberg, Germany, for 130,000 euros (£103,000; $161,000).
- New web data powers plan for police Sun, 23 Nov 2014 16:14:26 GMT
- A law forcing communications firms to keep details that could help identify criminals using the internet is being planned by the home secretary.