"The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page."
—Saint Augustine (354-430) Christian church father, philosopher, bishop
- Later sunsets 'make kids more active' Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:15:39 GMT
- Moving the clocks forward by one extra hour all year could lead to children getting two more minutes of exercise every day, say UK researchers.
- 'Nine million have TB' - WHO report Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:17:01 GMT
- The World Health Organization revises its estimate as to how many people have tuberculosis up by 500,000, in its latest report into the killer disease.
- Tottenham Hotspur 5-1 Asteras Tripolis Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:25:20 GMT
- A hat-trick from Harry Kane and two goals from Erik Lamela help Tottenham to an eventful Europa League win over Asteras Tripolis.
- Police called to 'Balotelli car row' Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:45:46 GMT
- Police investigate a claim that Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli "threatened" a woman who was taking pictures of his Ferrari.
- Remembering Ben Bradlee Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:26:06 GMT
- Today presenter James Naughtie remembers his friend, the legendary Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee who's died aged 93.
- Tales from the India Office Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:04:32 GMT
- Millions of documents recording Britain's 350-year presence in the sub-continent reveal some exotic stories.
- Guinea paying Ebola compensation Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:18:01 GMT
- The head of Guinea's Ebola mission says the government has started paying compensation to the families of health workers who have died of the virus.
- Bangladesh Islamist leader Azam dies Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:59:51 GMT
- Ghulam Azam, the former leader of Bangladesh's largest Islamist party, dies from a heart attack a year after being found guilty of war crimes.
- Everton fans targeted with tear gas Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:41:07 GMT
- Everton fans are targeted with tear gas fired by police during clashes ahead of their Europa League match with Lille.
- Mayor 'ordered attack on students' Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:19:31 GMT
- The mayor of the Mexican town of Iguala, where 43 students went missing last month, is wanted for allegedly ordering police to confront them.
- Netanyahu blames Abbas over attack Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:10:59 GMT
- Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu accuses the Palestinian president of incitement, after an attack which killed a baby in Jerusalem.
- White House fence jumper arrested Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:08:04 GMT
- A man who jumped the White House fence was attacked by dogs before being arrested, in the latest security incident at the US president's official home.
- NHS funds rise 'tough but possible' Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:03:13 GMT
- Increasing NHS spending in England by the £8bn health bosses warn will be needed by 2020 will be tough but possible, the health secretary says.
- Payout to mother of secret PC's child Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:59:59 GMT
- The Metropolitan Police is to pay more than £400,000 to a woman whose child was fathered by a man she did not know was an undercover police officer.
- Salmond considers Westminster return Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:13:58 GMT
- Alex Salmond says he has not made up his mind whether or not to stand for a Westminster seat at the next general election.