"A room without books is like a body without a soul."
—Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 BC) Roman statesman, orator, philosopher
- Russia and Argentina in energy deals Thu, 23 Apr 2015 22:39:56 GMT
- Argentina and Russia sign a series of framework agreements on economic and energy co-operation following talks in Moscow.
- Saudis say 'killer' was IS agent Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:31:01 GMT
- Saudi Arabia says a young man arrested for the murders of two police officers has confessed to acting on orders from the Islamic State jihadist group.
- Canada's Senate speaker Nolin dies Fri, 24 Apr 2015 17:47:33 GMT
- Pierre Claude Nolin, the speaker of the Canadian Senate, dies at the age of 64 after a long battle with cancer.
- Clegg: No SNP 'life support' deal Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:10:51 GMT
- Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg says he would not join a government dependent on "life support" from the SNP after the general election.
- Farage reveals hospital treatment Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:03:04 GMT
- UKIP leader Nigel Farage admits to being "in a great deal of pain" at the start of the general election campaign.
- Man charged over 1974 Army shooting Fri, 24 Apr 2015 22:43:43 GMT
- A 73-year-old man, understood to be a former soldier, is charged with the attempted murder of a man who was shot dead by the Army in Northern Ireland more than 40 years ago.
- 'Concern' over Yarl's Wood incident Sat, 25 Apr 2015 02:23:23 GMT
- A recent incident at the Yarl's Wood detention centre has given HM Inspectorate of Prisons "considerable concern", the BBC learns.
- Week in pictures: 18-24 April 2015 Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:24:44 GMT
- A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
- In pictures: Sony World Photography Awards 2015 Fri, 24 Apr 2015 07:00:33 GMT
- Ebola, Molotov cocktails and prom night feature in winning images
- Election 2015 in pictures: 24 April Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:49:25 GMT
- Images from the campaign trail: 24 April
- In pictures: Calbuco volcano eruption Thu, 23 Apr 2015 09:07:02 GMT
- Red alert as Calbuco volcano erupts in Chile
- In pictures: 25 years of Hubble Thu, 23 Apr 2015 02:12:46 GMT
- Ten amazing pictures of our Universe, taken by the Hubble space telescope.
- In pictures: Stairway to Heaven Tue, 21 Apr 2015 20:51:33 GMT
- Finding a final resting places in a crowded city
- In pictures: Earth's beauty Wed, 22 Apr 2015 12:57:30 GMT
- To celebrate Earth Day, Nasa releases some of its best pictures
- Election 2015 in pictures: 23 April Thu, 23 Apr 2015 15:27:21 GMT
- Images from the campaign trail: 23 April