"You are the same today that you are going to be in five years from now except for two things: the people with whom you associate and the books you read."
- Ellen Pao faces $1m legal bill Fri, 24 Apr 2015 11:05:37 GMT
- The woman who challenged sexism in Silicon Valley now faces a $1m legal bill unless she agrees not to appeal.
- Rail upgrade 'raises hack risks' Thu, 23 Apr 2015 23:35:30 GMT
- A government adviser warns that a new hi-tech rail signalling system could be hacked by terrorists to cause train crashes.
- Child star of US show kills himself Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:29:11 GMT
- Sawyer Sweeten, the child star of hit US show Everybody Loves Raymond, takes his own life at his family home in Texas.
- Native Americans quit Sandler set Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:40:31 GMT
- Several Native American actors walk off the set of an Adam Sandler comedy, claiming the film is "totally disrespectful" of Apache culture.
- Vast replica recreates ancient cave Fri, 24 Apr 2015 06:15:58 GMT
- BBC Newsnight gets rare access to one of the most important cave art sites in the world - and visits its vast replica, which is about to open in France.
- Tinnitus mapped inside human brain Thu, 23 Apr 2015 16:00:38 GMT
- For the first time, brain signals relating to the constant ringing noise of tinnitus have been mapped across a wide area inside a patient's brain.
- Hope over child malaria vaccine tests Thu, 23 Apr 2015 23:01:19 GMT
- Final clinical trials of a malaria vaccine - the first to reach this stage - suggest it could protect one third of children against malaria, according to data published in The Lancet.
- Niger schools shut over meningitis Wed, 22 Apr 2015 12:24:22 GMT
- All schools in and around Niger's capital, Niamey, are to stay shut until Monday because of a meningitis outbreak that has killed 85 people this year.
- Brathwaite ton frustrates England Fri, 24 Apr 2015 21:57:45 GMT
- England are frustrated by Kraigg Brathwaite's composed century as West Indies have the better of the fourth day of the second Test.
- Hamilton tops UK sport rich list Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:01:14 GMT
- Lewis Hamilton is the richest sportsman in Britain with earnings of £88m, as Wayne Rooney moves into second on £72m.
- Getting aid to a war zone in a swarm of drones Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:05:30 GMT
- A swarm of tiny drones has been developed by a US Air Force pilot in the hope that they will deliver aid into war torn Syria - 1kg at a time.
- The migrants who took over a Sicilian palace Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:40:30 GMT
- Many young Sicilians are poor and jobless, so they have something in common with migrants arriving from Africa - and sometimes even occupy empty homes together.
- Switzerland 'world's happiest place' Fri, 24 Apr 2015 03:38:57 GMT
- Switzerland is the world's happiest country, according to a new survey, closely followed by Iceland, Denmark, Norway and Canada.
- Funeral home day out for pensioners Thu, 23 Apr 2015 13:38:39 GMT
- A Russian funeral home faces criticism for holding a tea party for elderly female wartime workers.
- Malawians boycott South African shops Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:43:23 GMT
- South African-owned shops in Malawi stay closed after calls for a boycott from activists angered at recent xenophobic attacks.