"The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page."
—Saint Augustine (354-430) Christian church father, philosopher, bishop
- 'Large gene find in schizophrenia' Tue, 22 Jul 2014 03:48:33 GMT
- In the largest ever genetic study of the disease, scientists have discovered some 80 genes which could leave people at higher risk of schizophrenia.
- 'Exciting' drug flushes out HIV Tue, 22 Jul 2014 04:31:12 GMT
- Scientists say they have made an "exciting" step towards curing HIV by forcing the virus out of its hiding places in the body.
- Boxer Evans out of Glasgow Games Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:24:44 GMT
- Olympic silver medallist Fred Evans is out of Glasgow 2014 after being refused accreditation in another major setback for Team Wales.
- Real Madrid seal £71m Rodriguez deal Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:47:01 GMT
- Real Madrid sign World Cup Golden Boot winner James Rodriguez from Monaco for a fee that could rise to £71m.
- Seeing a doctor for the first time in seven years Sun, 20 Jul 2014 23:03:42 GMT
- Healthcare reform is President Obama's signature piece of domestic legislation, and also his most controversial - but quietly, millions are signing up.
- The beaches where Lego keeps washing up Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:12:42 GMT
- A container filled with Lego fell into the sea in 1997. The pieces are still turning up today.
- Attack on Congo barracks 'repulsed' Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:20:51 GMT
- An attack on the military barracks of the presidential guards in Kinshasa has been repulsed, the DR Congo government says.
- Afghanistan beat Zimbabwe in ODI Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:21:26 GMT
- Afghanistan cause a shock by beating Zimbabwe, only their second victory over a Test-playing nation, in a one-day international.
- PSG punished for abuse of disabled fans Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:52:22 GMT
- Paris St-Germain must close some of their stadium for a match after their fans' behaviour to disabled Chelsea supporters.
- Mass eviction of Venezuela squatters Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:09:06 GMT
- Venezuelan soldiers remove hundreds of families from a notorious 45-storey Caracas skyscraper that dominates the city skyline.
- Iraq monastery 'seized by militants' Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:25:38 GMT
- Islamist militants who control the Iraqi city of Mosul are reported to have seized a nearby ancient monastery and ordered the monks to leave.
- Texas deploys troops to US border Tue, 22 Jul 2014 02:09:32 GMT
- Texas Governor Rick Perry orders 1,000 troops to the US border with Mexico, saying the federal government had failed to secure it.
- UK experts to retrieve MH17 data Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:56:46 GMT
- British air accident investigators will retrieve data from the black boxes of crashed flight MH17, says Prime Minister David Cameron.
- 'Disturbing' Trojan inquiry findings Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:49:45 GMT
- Nicky Morgan, the new education secretary, warns of evidence of intolerance in schools as the government's Trojan horse report is published.
- Road death pair 'made 999 request' Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:44:49 GMT
- A man and a woman killed on a Norfolk dual carriageway asked for police to be called shortly before their deaths, detectives reveal.