"The American mind, unlike the English, is not formed by books, but, as Carl Sandburg once said to me, by newspapers and the Bible."
—Van Wyck Brooks (1886-1963) American critic, historian
- Star MI5 wartime agent was bank clerk Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:01:45 GMT
- A wartime MI5 agent who secretly penetrated the ranks of the UK's Nazi sympathisers has been identified as an unassuming suburban bank clerk, new files show.
- Day in pictures: 23 October Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:36:21 GMT
- 24 hours of news images: 23 October
- Your pictures: Steps Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:11:23 GMT
- Readers' photos on the theme of "steps"
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- In pictures: Ottawa shootings Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:03:13 GMT
- Images from outside the Canadian parliament
- In pictures: India celebrates Diwali Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:27:42 GMT
- Indians celebrate Diwali, the biggest Hindu festival
- Day in pictures: 21 October Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:38:53 GMT
- 24 hours of news images: 21 October
- What the floods did to Kashmir's grand heritage Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:56:22 GMT
- What floods did to Kashmir's most treasured historic sites
- In pictures: Derry in 1969 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 05:36:19 GMT
- Battle of the Bogside in 1969 by Gilles Caron
- The day UFOs stopped play Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:31:00 GMT
- The day UFOs stopped play - and a crowd of 10,000 gasped
- Quiz of the week's news Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:37:27 GMT
- Why is Florida angry with Breaking Bad?
- Islamic State: Diary of life in Mosul Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:51:21 GMT
- Mosul diary: Inside the city ruled by Islamic State
- Ukraine: Land of chaos and courage Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:36:39 GMT
- A journey across a Ukraine wracked by conflict
- Silicon Valley's billion dollar failures Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:04:53 GMT
- Silicon valley's billion dollar start-up failures
- How technology is transforming Tasmanian farms Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:34:41 GMT
- How technology is revolutionising farming in Australia