"When you read a classic you do not see in the book more than you did before. You see more in you than there was before."
—Clifton Paul Fadiman (b. 1904) American writer, editor
- Police make computer hijack arrests Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:21:26 GMT
- Fifteen people have been arrested, including four in the UK, in connection with the hijacking of computers.
- Google tries ad-free net experiment Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:30:09 GMT
- Search giant Google has unveiled an experiment that lets people pay to visit sites rather than see adverts.
- O'Keeffe work sets female art record Fri, 21 Nov 2014 09:58:45 GMT
- A floral painting by late US artist Georgia O'Keeffe sells for $44.4m (£28.8m) at auction, setting a record for an artwork by a female artist.
- Cosby carries on with one-man show Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:21:18 GMT
- US entertainer Bill Cosby presses on with a series of comic engagements despite mounting allegations that he sexually assaulted a number of women.
- Climate fund receives $9.3bn pledge Thu, 20 Nov 2014 12:39:16 GMT
- Thirty nations meeting in Berlin have pledged $9.3bn (£6bn) for a fund to help developing countries cut emissions and prepare for climate change.
- Embrace the arts, engineers told Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:00:25 GMT
- Engineering needs to emphasise its creative side to encourage more young people to take it up as a career, says a leading member of the profession.
- Female bosses 'more depressed' Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:59:57 GMT
- Women with job authority are more likely than men to display symptoms of depression, according to research in the US.
- Obesity 'costing same as smoking' Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:11:32 GMT
- The worldwide cost of obesity is about the same as smoking or armed conflict and greater than both alcoholism and climate change, research suggests.
- Rosberg beats Hamilton to pole Sat, 22 Nov 2014 14:51:28 GMT
- Nico Rosberg beat Lewis Hamilton to pole position at the title-deciding Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
- McCaw not interested in milestones Fri, 21 Nov 2014 19:00:45 GMT
- Richie McCaw says he is thinking about beating Wales, despite the match on Saturday being his 100th as All Blacks captain.
- The day the entire German fleet surrendered Thu, 20 Nov 2014 23:30:48 GMT
- Armistice Day is remembered as the day World War One ended, but for naval historians Britain's greatest victory came 10 days later.
- City at war - where a police officer is killed every day Wed, 19 Nov 2014 22:53:01 GMT
- Pakistan's police are battling the Taliban - not just in the remote north of the country near the border with Afghanistan, but in Karachi, the country's economic and cultural heart.
- Police in toastie mercy dash Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:39:56 GMT
- Officers in New Zealand come to the rescue of a distressed woman who hadn't eaten for three days.
- Writing lessons give way to typing Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:25:46 GMT
- Finnish students will no longer be taught joined-up handwriting, and will get typing lessons instead.
- We can end Ebola in 2015, says Ban Sat, 22 Nov 2014 01:16:35 GMT
- The deadly Ebola outbreak can be ended "by mid-2015" if the world speeds up its response, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says.