"In the dark colony of night, when I consider man's magnificent capacity for malice, madness, folly, envy, rage, and destructiveness, and I wonder whether we shall not end up as breakfast for newts and polyps, I seem to hear the muffled cries of all the words in all the books with covers closed."
—Leo C. Rosten
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- Emotional tributes are paid to the victims of last month's Germanwings crash at a memorial service at Cologne cathedral.
- Dead fish clog Rio Olympic venue Fri, 17 Apr 2015 00:30:51 GMT
- Brazilian workers remove more than 33 tonnes of dead fish from a lagoon in Rio where Olympic rowing and canoeing events are due to take place in 2016.
- Syria attack video moves UN to tears Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:53:51 GMT
- A video showing desperate attempts by doctors to save three children after an apparent chlorine gas attack in Syria moves UN Security Council members to tears.
- CBC sackings after Ghomeshi inquiry Fri, 17 Apr 2015 16:38:17 GMT
- The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation lets go two executives after an independent report found that management condoned the actions of former radio host Jian Ghomeshi.
- Labour plans exploitation crackdown Fri, 17 Apr 2015 23:18:51 GMT
- Labour leader Ed Miliband is to announce plans for a new task force to crack down on the illegal exploitation of workers in a speech on immigration.
- UK sailors face Canada sex charge Fri, 17 Apr 2015 20:49:17 GMT
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- Farage to face BBC audience questions Fri, 17 Apr 2015 21:34:57 GMT
- UKIP's Nigel Farage will be among leaders to face audience questions in BBC regional election special broadcasts.
- Boy, 13, detained for woman's murder Fri, 17 Apr 2015 17:05:06 GMT
- A 13-year-old boy is given a life sentence for murdering a woman he punched and then stamped on.
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