"Honesty is the first chapter of the book of wisdom."
—Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) 3rd US President, Democrat
- Ebola spreads to Nigeria oil hub Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:02:33 GMT
- Nigeria confirms its first Ebola death outside Lagos, a Port Harcourt doctor, as the WHO says the total number of cases could eventually pass 20,000.
- Hamilton & Rosberg not a team - Webber Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:37:01 GMT
- Former F1 driver Mark Webber questions whether Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg can stay at Mercedes together next year.
- Di Maria signs to "win trophies" Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:03:13 GMT
- 'Angel Di Maria says he has joined Manchester United to "win many trophies" as Louis van Gaal targets more signings.
- The parenting lessons to be taken from movies Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:10:16 GMT
- It is 50 years since Mary Poppins appeared on cinema screens.
- The etiquette of reclining seats on flights Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:11:32 GMT
- When is it acceptable to lean back at 30,000ft, asks Jon Kelly.
- France urges special Libya support Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:48:55 GMT
- French President Francois Hollande calls for an "exceptional" UN intervention in Libya, warning of chaos unless action is taken.
- India launches bank accounts for all Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:48:30 GMT
- Indian PM Narendra Modi launches a plan to provide a bank account for every household, in a landmark initiative to help the poor.
- Germanwings pilots set to strike Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:04:11 GMT
- Pilots at low-cost airline Germanwings will strike on Friday if an agreement is not reached with parent Lufthansa over retirement plans, their union says.
- Strike disrupts Argentine capital Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:24:11 GMT
- Sections of Argentina's General Confederation of Labour are holding a 36-hour strike, which has caused disruption in the capital Buenos Aires.
- Morsi investigated over 'Qatar leak' Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:30:30 GMT
- Egypt has opened an investigation into ousted President Mohammed Morsi for allegedly handing over secret files to Qatar, state media report.
- US hostage mother makes video plea Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:45:03 GMT
- The mother of US journalist Steven Sotloff, held hostage by IS militants, pleads with his captors to release him in a video appeal.
- Tory MP Carswell defects to UKIP Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:09:28 GMT
- Tory MP Douglas Carswell has defected to the UK Independence Party - and says he will seek re-election in Clacton at a by-election.
- 'Significant' rise in migration to UK Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:36:28 GMT
- There has been a "statistically significant" increase in net migration into the UK - which reached 243,000 in the year up to March, figures show.
- Abuse police face fresh criticism Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:42:04 GMT
- The police force at the centre of the Rotherham child abuse scandal faces fresh criticism for failing to record crimes against children properly.
- 'Deeply elitist UK locks out talent' Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:35:12 GMT
- The UK is "deeply elitist" according to an analysis of the backgrounds of more than 4,000 business, political, media and public sector leaders.