"The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesus. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules whose would you use?"
—Dale Carnegie (1888-1955) American pioneer in self-improvement
- Madagascar plague outbreak kills 40 Fri, 21 Nov 2014 22:38:35 GMT
- An outbreak of plague in Madagascar has killed 40 people and infected dozens of others, the World Health Organization says.
- Australia top ODI rankings after win Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:25:17 GMT
- Australia beat South Africa by two wickets to win the one-day international series 4-1 and go top of the world rankings.
- West 'seeks Russia regime change' Sat, 22 Nov 2014 18:09:49 GMT
- Western sanctions against Russia over its role in Ukraine are aimed at forcing regime change in Moscow, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says.
- Colombia general 'free next week' Sat, 22 Nov 2014 18:21:47 GMT
- Colombia's Farc rebels will release five captives, including Gen Ruben Dario Alzate, next week, President Juan Manuel Santos says.
- Palestinian man shot dead in Gaza Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:12:21 GMT
- A Palestinian man in Gaza is shot and killed by Israeli troops, local health officials say, the first such death since a 50-day summer conflict.
- Brown's father urges calm in Ferguson Sat, 22 Nov 2014 23:09:42 GMT
- The father of a man shot dead by police in Ferguson, Missouri, has appealed for peace ahead of a grand jury decision against the officer.
- UK 'unlikely to meet' migration target Sun, 23 Nov 2014 16:30:49 GMT
- EU migration has "blown off course" the UK's target to cut net migration to the tens of thousands, the home secretary says.
- 'Up to five' terror plots stopped Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:06:43 GMT
- Four or five terror plots have been stopped this year, compared with an average one a year in recent years, Britain's most senior police officer says.
- Band Aid single storms to number one Sun, 23 Nov 2014 18:51:13 GMT
- Band Aid 30's Do They Know It's Christmas? debuts at number one in the UK singles chart.
- BA plane in second unplanned landing Sun, 23 Nov 2014 19:24:11 GMT
- A London-bound British Airways plane makes a second unscheduled landing at Shannon Airport within three days.
- Week in pictures: 15-21 November 2014 Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:43:22 GMT
- The best news photos from around the world
- Day in pictures: 21 November 2014 Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:31:30 GMT
- 24 hours of news images: 21 November
- In pictures: Snow chaos in north-eastern US Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:54:20 GMT
- Snowstorm hits north-east of the United States
- Picture power: Bird flu Fri, 21 Nov 2014 01:38:24 GMT
- The story behind the picture
- In pictures: Mike Nichols films Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:34:30 GMT
- A glimpse at the work of film director Mike Nichols