"There is a difference between a book of two hundred pages from the very beginning, and a book of two hundred pages which is the result of an original eight hundred pages. The six hundred are there. Only you don't see them."
—Elie(zer) Wiesel (b. 1928) Romanian-born writer, lecturer, survivor Nazi camps, Nobel
- Foreign doctors 'need tougher tests' Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:03:35 GMT
- Tests taken by foreign doctors who want to work in the NHS should be made harder to pass to bring them in line with UK standards, a study says.
- Sensors to prevent pain for amputees Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:41:59 GMT
- Researchers have developed a new type of pressure sensor - dubbed a "second skin" - which they say could prevent dangerous sores.
- Chelsea 1-2 Sunderland Sat, 19 Apr 2014 19:03:27 GMT
- Bottom club Sunderland earn a stunning win at Chelsea that dents the Blues' title hopes and gives Liverpool a major boost.
- How 420 became code for marijuana Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:22:46 GMT
- The number 420 has become a popular code for marijuana. Where does the term come from and why did it catch on, asks Aidan Lewis.
- The spooky world of the 'numbers stations' Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:27:32 GMT
- This is the era of hyper-tech espionage, encrypted emails and mindboggling cryptography. But you can hear a very old-fashioned form of espionage on shortwave radio.
- Egypt left-winger to challenge Sisi Sat, 19 Apr 2014 14:22:12 GMT
- Egyptian left-winger Hamdeen Sabahi submits his official bid to run for president, the only challenger so far to ex-army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.
- Three missing in Everest avalanche Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:48:34 GMT
- The search resumes for three missing local guides after an avalanche kills 13 Sherpas on the slopes of Mount Everest.
- Federer beats Djokovic to reach final Sat, 19 Apr 2014 15:03:39 GMT
- Roger Federer reaches his fourth Monte Carlo Masters final with victory over defending champion Novak Djokovic.
- Mexico shaken by powerful earthquake Sat, 19 Apr 2014 01:44:18 GMT
- A 7.2-magnitude earthquake hits states in south and west Mexico, shaking buildings in the capital, but there are no reports of casualties or damage.
- Al-Qaeda suspects killed in Yemen Sat, 19 Apr 2014 09:33:37 GMT
- An air strike kills at least 13 suspected al-Qaeda militants in central Yemen, with some reports saying three civilians also died.
- US 'delays' Keystone XL decision Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:20:31 GMT
- The US state department gives federal agencies more time to review the Keystone XL oil pipeline before determining whether to issue a permit.
- Archbishop to highlight suffering Sat, 19 Apr 2014 23:07:26 GMT
- The Archbishop of Canterbury is to highlight the suffering of people in conflicts around the world during his Easter Sunday sermon.
- Charities chief warns of extremism Sun, 20 Apr 2014 01:25:05 GMT
- Islamic extremism is the "most deadly" threat to charities in England and Wales, says William Shawcross, chairman of the Charity Commission.
- Teachers warn of CCTV intrusion Sat, 19 Apr 2014 23:32:30 GMT
- Teachers are warning that CCTV safety cameras are being misused by senior staff as a way of spying on lessons.
- Burnt boy in 'critical condition' Sat, 19 Apr 2014 09:59:48 GMT
- A seven-year-old boy who was badly burnt in an incident in Aberdeen is in a "critical" condition in hospital, police reveal.