"To sit alone in the lamplight with a book spread out before you, and hold intimate converse with men of unseen generations--such is a pleasure beyond compare."
- VIDEO: One-minute World News Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:49:58 GMT
- Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.
- VIDEO: What goes into a fake cigarette? Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:55:45 GMT
- The BBC's Tom Brown finds out what is in a fake cigarette
- VIDEO: Will China's yoghurt craze pay off? Wed, 27 Aug 2014 06:03:17 GMT
- With falling milk prices, companies are looking at other ways to make money, and Mengniu Dairy, China's biggest, has recently decided to venture into the yoghurt business.
- AUDIO: Refugees build new Sangatte camps Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:07:28 GMT
- Migrants from Africa and the deputy mayor of the town on the French coast on what to do with refugees at Sangatte camps in Calais.
- VIDEO: Microsoft's 3D holograph project Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:43:43 GMT
- Microsoft's Holograph project is aimed at visualising information on a screen which feels genuinely three-dimensional.
- Fight for leg room diverts flight Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:36:24 GMT
- A US airliner has been diverted after an row broke out over one passenger's use of a device to prevent the seat in front of him from reclining.
- A sheepdog's 'two rules' for success Wed, 27 Aug 2014 00:33:00 GMT
- Scientists produce a simple mathematical model that explains how a single sheepdog can herd a large number of sheep.
- Fonterra in big China dairy tie-up Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:52:42 GMT
- New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra announces its intention to take a 20% stake in one of China's biggest milk processors, Beingmate.
- VIDEO: BBC World News business headlines Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:52:54 GMT
- The latest international business headlines from BBC World News.
- Robotic brain 'learns' from internet Tue, 26 Aug 2014 12:47:24 GMT
- A super-intelligent robotic "brain" that can learn new skills by browsing millions of web pages has been developed by US researchers.
- Intel builds 'smallest' 3G modem Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:52:22 GMT
- A 3G modem not much bigger than a UK penny or US one-cent coin has been unveiled by Intel as it attempts to enter the connectivity market.
- Fans' delight at Kate Bush comeback Wed, 27 Aug 2014 01:27:34 GMT
- Kate Bush makes her stage comeback at London's Hammersmith Apollo to an ecstatic response from fans at her first live concert for 35 years.
- Deep Throat case dismissed by judge Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:20:24 GMT
- Claims that a film about actress Linda Lovelace bore striking similarities to 1972 pornographic film Deep Throat are dismissed by a US judge.
- Global coal 'binge' missed in data Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:23:41 GMT
- The climate impacts of the world's fossil-fuelled power plants are being underestimated because of poor accounting, say researchers.
- Badger cull targets are announced Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:52:41 GMT
- A target number of badgers to be killed in this year's pilot cull to tackle tuberculosis in cattle is announced.