"I think a good novel would be where a bunch of men on a ship are looking for a whale. They look and look, but you know what? They never find him. And you know why they never find him? It doesn't say. The book leaves it up to you, the reader, to decide. Then, at the very end, there's a page you can lick and it tastes like Kool-Aid."
—Jack Handey [Deep Thoughts], Recurring Saturday Night Live comedy bit
- Deadly Vietnam scaffold collapse Thu, 26 Mar 2015 06:04:04 GMT
- At least 14 workers are killed and about 30 are injured when scaffolding collapses at a building site in Vietnam's Ha Tinh province.
- Four dead as Ukraine bus hits mine Wed, 25 Mar 2015 22:54:59 GMT
- At least four people are killed after a passenger bus hit a landmine near a government-held town in eastern Ukraine, local officials say.
- Flooding hits Chile desert region Thu, 26 Mar 2015 05:49:27 GMT
- Flash floods in one of the driest regions in the world - Chile's Atacama desert - leave two people dead and 24 missing, officials say.
- Hamas rocket attacks 'war crimes' Thu, 26 Mar 2015 01:11:49 GMT
- Rocket and mortar attacks by Palestinian militant groups during last summer's conflict in Gaza amounted to war crimes, Amnesty International says.
- Oklahoma race chant student ‘sorry’ Thu, 26 Mar 2015 17:01:54 GMT
- A university student in Oklahoma who led a videotaped racist chant that caused a national uproar has apologised.
- Leaders grilled in election special Thu, 26 Mar 2015 22:09:34 GMT
- Wealth creation is "incredibly important", Labour leader Ed Miliband says as he sets out his election pitch in front of a live studio audience.
- 23 people in hospital after bus crash Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:36:29 GMT
- Twenty-three people are in hospital after a coach carrying dozens of passengers overturns on the A83 at the Rest and Be Thankful in Argyll.
- Bid to change Speaker rules defeated Thu, 26 Mar 2015 20:48:58 GMT
- A government bid to change the rules on electing Commons speakers - seen by Labour as an attempt to oust John Bercow - is defeated.
- Royal succession law takes effect Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:30:36 GMT
- New rules on royal succession come into force, removing male bias and discrimination against royals married to Roman Catholics.
- Day in pictures: 26 March 2015 Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:35:09 GMT
- Images from around the world: 26 March
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- Denise Felkin's MA project
- Photos give insight into 1960s life Mon, 23 Mar 2015 09:52:44 GMT
- A collection of 18,000 negatives of Wales
- In pictures: Alps plane search operation resumes Wed, 25 Mar 2015 10:40:50 GMT
- A search and recovery operation resumes in the southern French Alps
- In pictures: Indian soldiers during World War One Mon, 23 Mar 2015 06:48:01 GMT
- Rare photographs chronicling the lives of Indian soldiers
- Day in pictures: 25 March 2015 Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:44:47 GMT
- Images from around the world: 25 March