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"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 to Alps crash dead  Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:17:42 GMT
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
Four members of the Royal Navy have been charged with sexual assault after an alleged incident in Nova Scotia, Canada's military police says. 
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. 
Week in pictures: 11-17 April 2015  Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:07:39 GMT
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week. 
Street fashion: Tokyo Camera Style  Wed, 15 Apr 2015 20:53:31 GMT
Film cameras spotted on the streets of Tokyo 
Election 2015 in pictures: 16 April  Thu, 16 Apr 2015 15:02:29 GMT
Images from the campaign trail: 16 April 
Bedrooms of the remembered  Mon, 13 Apr 2015 19:58:00 GMT
The untouched bedrooms of the child victims of Sewol ferry disaster 
Election 2015 in pictures: 15 April  Wed, 15 Apr 2015 15:07:53 GMT
Images from the campaign trail: 15 April 
The forgotten mosques of Delhi  Mon, 13 Apr 2015 02:09:22 GMT
Hashim Ahmad Hakeem documents the forgotten mosques of Delhi 
Election 2015 in pictures: 14 April  Tue, 14 Apr 2015 16:47:01 GMT
Images from the campaign trail: 14 April 
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