"Books must follow sciences, and not sciences books."
—Sir Francis Bacon (1561-1626) English philosopher, essayist, statesman
- VIDEO: One-minute World News Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:40:21 GMT
- Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.
- VIDEO: Meet your virtual girlfriend Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:43:42 GMT
- Spencer Kelly discovers how technology can ensure you don't have to be alone in a city full of strangers.
- VIDEO: Remembering Ethiopia's famine Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:54:44 GMT
- Thirty years ago the BBC broadcast the first television reports of a devastating famine in Ethiopia. Tesfatsion Dalellew saw the reports and coordinated World Vision's response.
- VIDEO: Louisiana's vanishing voodoo culture Thu, 23 Oct 2014 01:55:59 GMT
- The BBC Pop Up bureau explores the rich heritage of voodoo culture among the Cajun and Creole communities of Louisiana.
- VIDEO: Who is the top dog at Westminster? Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:44:36 GMT
- The Daily Politics meets some of the contestants, and their political owners, in the Westminster dog of the year contest.
- Zuckerberg's Chinese gets mixed reviews Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:06:28 GMT
- Mark Zuckerberg chats in Chinese - to mixed reviews
- Pre-Python TV episodes rediscovered Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:53:12 GMT
- Two episodes of 1960s TV comedy At Last The 1948 Show, which starred John Cleese and Graham Chapman before they formed Monty Python, are found.
- Tesco shares slump on profits error Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:11:44 GMT
- Tesco shares close 6.5% down after the retailer announced that profits were overstated by £263m, £13m more than the original estimate.
- Brazilian firms up bid for Chiquita Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:29:59 GMT
- Brazil's Cutrale and Safra groups up their bid for banana giant Chiquita after their initial offer was rejected earlier this month.
- 'Anti-Facebook' investors dig deep Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:00:08 GMT
- A social network promising never to sell user data or incorporate advertising secures multi-million dollar backing.
- Online abuse 'hits 40% of adults' Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:03:22 GMT
- Online harassment, from name-calling to stalking, is a common experience online, a new study finds.
- Knightley to make Broadway debut Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:06:38 GMT
- British actress Keira Knightley is to make her Broadway debut next year in Therese Raquin, a stage version of Emile Zola's classic novel.
- Singer Alvin Stardust dies aged 72 Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:47:03 GMT
- Singer Alvin Stardust, best known for his hit My Coo Ca Choo, dies aged 72 after recently being diagnosed with metastatic prostate cancer.
- North America gears up for eclipse Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:43:31 GMT
- Skywatchers in North America will be treated to the final eclipse of the year on Thursday.
- Monster shark 'kept whales in check' Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:23:19 GMT
- The extinction of the biggest shark known to science may have triggered whales to grow to their current hefty sizes, a study suggests.