"The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesus. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules whose would you use?"
—Dale Carnegie (1888-1955) American pioneer in self-improvement
- VIDEO: Obama jokes at annual dinner Sun, 26 Apr 2015 07:08:36 GMT
- President Obama has been poking fun at himself and his political friends and enemies at the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner.
- VIDEO: The life-saving shipping container Sat, 25 Apr 2015 23:00:59 GMT
- A charity in Peru is tackling high rates of multi-drug resistant TB with the help of a shipping container.
- VIDEO: Peru percussionists' world record bid Sun, 26 Apr 2015 09:52:44 GMT
- Thousands of people in Peru have attempted to break the Guinness World Record for the largest cajon ensemble.
- VIDEO: Putin's 'Hells Angels' ride on Berlin Sat, 25 Apr 2015 17:51:37 GMT
- A Russian biker group, famed for their patriotism, have set off from Moscow hoping to recreate the route taken by the Red Army 70 years ago and travel to Berlin.
- VIDEO: Rebels 'all but taken over' Idlib Sat, 25 Apr 2015 21:50:57 GMT
- Reports in Syria say that rebels linked to al-Qaeda are almost completely in control of the last big government-held city in the northern province of Idlib.
- Challenges of Nepal's quake relief operation Sat, 25 Apr 2015 18:01:01 GMT
- Nepal did its best to prepare for this quake, but the challenges of the relief operation remain formidable, reports the BBC's Joanna Jolly.
- Kazakhs find uneven playing field in Russia's trading bloc Sun, 26 Apr 2015 00:20:29 GMT
- Only months after its launch, the new Russian-sponsored Eurasian Economic Union is not going as planned in Kazakhstan. The BBC's Abdujalil Abdurasulov finds out why.
- Justice for historical crimes Sat, 25 Apr 2015 00:01:05 GMT
- The trial of Oskar Groening raises the question of whether it is always necessary and right to prosecute such crimes after so many years.
- Why Nepal is so vulnerable to quakes Sat, 25 Apr 2015 10:36:00 GMT
- The Magnitude 7.8 Nepal earthquake has occurred in what is one of the most seismically active regions in the world.
- How do drone strikes go wrong? Fri, 24 Apr 2015 13:34:19 GMT
- After two individuals, Warren Weinstein and Giovanni Lo Porto, are killed in a raid, questions are raised about US counterterrorism.
- Will Togo vote end family dynasty? Thu, 23 Apr 2015 10:23:54 GMT
- President Faure Gnassingbe of Togo seeks to prolong his family's 48-year rule in elections on Saturday.
- Music boss tops Britain's rich list Sun, 26 Apr 2015 08:22:33 GMT
- Warner Music owner Len Blavatnik is Britain's richest man with a £13.17bn fortune, but the Queen has dropped out of the top 300 for the first time, according to the Sunday Times.
- Bruce Jenner: I am a woman Sat, 25 Apr 2015 08:53:34 GMT
- The reality TV star and Olympic gold medallist says he still has male body parts but considers himself female.
- Legal costs hit Deutsche Bank profit Sun, 26 Apr 2015 16:09:19 GMT
- Deutsche Bank reports a sharp fall in profits after setting aside €1.5bn to cover legal costs, days after being fined €2.3bn for rate rigging.
- VW chairman resigns in power struggle Sun, 26 Apr 2015 08:41:36 GMT
- Ferdinand Piech, the chairman of VW, Europe's biggest carmaker, resigns after a power struggle with his chief executive.