"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
- 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 19:59:37 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
- Day in pictures: 20 November 2014 Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:08:45 GMT
- 24 hours of news images: 20 November
- In pictures: Scarcity and Waste Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:11:28 GMT
- Finalists of Syngenta Photography Award
- Children's art in Iraqi Kurdistan Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:59:56 GMT
- Expressions of hope through art in Iraq