"To my daughter Leonora without whose never failing sympathy and encouragement this book would have been completed in half the time."
—P. G. Wodehouse
- 'Birth tourism' hotels raided in US Tue, 03 Mar 2015 19:40:05 GMT
- US agents raid more than a dozen hotels that cater to pregnant foreigners who want their children to be born US citizens.
- Russians bid farewell to Nemtsov Tue, 03 Mar 2015 15:54:44 GMT
- Thousands of Russians bid farewell to murdered Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov during his funeral in the capital Moscow.
- Brazil judge suspended over Porsche Wed, 04 Mar 2015 01:54:18 GMT
- A judge in Brazil is suspended from an insider trading case against tycoon Eike Batista, after he is seen driving the billionaire's Porsche.
- Fierce clashes around Iraq's Tikrit Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:25:03 GMT
- Fierce clashes are taking place in and around the Iraqi city of Tikrit, as soldiers and militiamen attack Islamic State positions, officials say.
- Target to cut several thousand jobs Wed, 04 Mar 2015 01:45:55 GMT
- US retail giant Target plans to cut several thousand jobs as it tries to slash $2bn (£1.3bn) in costs over the next two years.
- Incomes 'back to pre-crisis level' Wed, 04 Mar 2015 08:04:41 GMT
- Average household incomes are back to pre-crisis levels, but still more than 2% below their 2009-10 peak, according to research by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS).
- Man held over teen cyclist murder Wed, 04 Mar 2015 07:40:56 GMT
- A man is arrested on suspicion of the murder of a 15-year-old who was stabbed to death while riding a bicycle with his friends.
- UK government sells Eurostar stake Wed, 04 Mar 2015 00:07:46 GMT
- The UK government says it is selling its 40% stake in the cross-Channel train operator Eurostar to an Anglo-Canadian consortium for £757.1m.
- Becky murder suspects still quizzed Wed, 04 Mar 2015 06:54:56 GMT
- Police have until this afternoon to question two people suspected of murdering Bristol teenager Becky Watts.
- In pictures: Dealing with addiction Tue, 03 Mar 2015 10:01:08 GMT
- David Stewart's pictures of people coping with addiction
- Day in pictures: 3 March 2015 Tue, 03 Mar 2015 12:53:08 GMT
- Images from around the world: 3 March
- Geneva Motor Show: What to look out for Tue, 03 Mar 2015 00:00:17 GMT
- Models to keep an eye out for at Geneva Motor Show
- Leonard 'Spock' Nimoy: Life in pictures Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:08:51 GMT
- Leonard 'Spock' Nimoy has died
- Day in pictures: 2 March 2015 Mon, 02 Mar 2015 14:33:44 GMT
- Images from around the world: 2 March
- Week in pictures: 21-27 February 2015 Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:56:41 GMT
- News photos from around the world