"Buying books would be a good thing if one could also buy the time to read them in: but as a rule the purchase of books is mistaken for the appropriation of their contents."
—Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860) German philosopher, believed will to live is fundamental reality
- Call for further cut in sugar intake Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:36:50 GMT
- The target to reduce sugar consumption should be much more ambitious, health experts say.
- Brains may 'resist Alzheimer's' Sun, 14 Sep 2014 18:15:55 GMT
- A small study suggests some people's brains may have the ability to resist early Alzheimer's damage.
- Liverpool 2-1 Ludogorets Razgrad Tue, 16 Sep 2014 21:48:21 GMT
- A late Steven Gerrard penalty gives Liverpool a dramatic 2-1 victory over Ludogorets Razgrad on their Champions League return.
- Borussia Dortmund 2-0 Arsenal Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:51:49 GMT
- Arsenal make a losing start to their Champions League campaign as Borussia Dortmund secure a deserved victory.
- The church described as a 'symbol of evil' Mon, 15 Sep 2014 23:15:00 GMT
- Plans to rebuild a church that is linked to Hitler have divided Germany and sparked a row about how the country deals with its past.
- VIDEO: What the clothes in your wardrobe say about you Mon, 15 Sep 2014 23:19:23 GMT
- Photographer Yassine El Mansouri explores what all the clothes a person wears - and those that remain untouched in the wardrobe - say about an individual.
- South Sudan bans foreign workers Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:07:54 GMT
- South Sudan government issues an order to non-governmental organisations and private firms to fire foreign workers by mid-October amid an aid crisis.
- UK men 'possible' Thai murder suspects Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:28:46 GMT
- Police investigating the murders of two British tourists on the island of Koh Tao in Thailand say two UK men are now "possible suspects".
- French PM Valls wins confidence vote Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:53:17 GMT
- French Prime Minister Manuel Valls narrowly wins a crucial confidence vote in parliament, despite a recent cabinet revolt over austerity measures.
- Odile storm moves up Mexico coast Tue, 16 Sep 2014 23:07:06 GMT
- Tropical storm Odile is moving up Mexico's Baja California peninsula, bringing heavy rains and the threat of mudslides and flash floods.
- Turkey mulls anti-IS 'buffer zone' Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:08:47 GMT
- Turkey is developing plans for a buffer zone on its border with Iraq and Syria against Islamic State militants, leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan says.
- US man charged with supporting IS Wed, 17 Sep 2014 01:32:28 GMT
- A man from Rochester, New York has been charged with trying to recruit people to join Islamic State and to shoot people in the US, say prosecutors.
- Ebola vaccine trial begins Wed, 17 Sep 2014 06:04:45 GMT
- A trial of an experimental vaccine against the Ebola virus is to begin in Oxford.
- Academy regulation 'too weak' Wed, 17 Sep 2014 06:41:35 GMT
- Checks and balances on how academy chains in England spend large amounts of public money are "too weak", according to research.
- Chief executives face pay overhaul Tue, 16 Sep 2014 23:06:57 GMT
- Bosses of UK listed companies could see their pay packages overhauled under new rules from the Financial Reporting Council (FRC).