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"Who knows why we live, and struggle, and die?... Wise men write many books, in words too hard to understand. But this, the purpose of our lives, the end of all our struggle, is beyond all human wisdom."

—Alan Stewart Paton (1903-88) South African writer, noted for novels Cry, the Beloved Country

 

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Fresh appeal over Edinburgh murder  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:23:10 GMT
Police are making a fresh appeal for information a week after Robbie Morrison was murdered in Edinburgh. 
Day in pictures: 28 August 2014  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:13:22 GMT
News images from around the world: 28 August 
New Documentary Photography from Scotland & Wales  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 07:17:12 GMT
Photographers' images of Scotland and Wales 
Day in pictures: 27 August 2014  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:19:24 GMT
News images from around the world: 27 August 
Richard Attenborough career in pictures  Sun, 24 Aug 2014 22:36:55 GMT
British actor and director's illustrious career 
In pictures: India's 'untouchable' scavengers  Mon, 25 Aug 2014 05:37:59 GMT
Calls to end India's low-caste manual scavenging 
Day in pictures: 26 August 2014  Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:11:10 GMT
News images from around the world: 26 August 
In pictures: Emmy Awards 2014  Tue, 26 Aug 2014 07:28:08 GMT
Images from the 2014 awards in Los Angeles 
In pictures: The Maliki years  Tue, 12 Aug 2014 15:08:59 GMT
Career of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki 
The millionaires who rescue people at sea  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:51:10 GMT
The millionaires who rescue people at sea 
VIDEO: California's new gold rush  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:02:13 GMT
Recession drives new wave of prospectors into the wild 
Has the humble password had its day?  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:33:44 GMT
What new techs can reliably establish our identities? 
Visiting a Kurdish capital in the US  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:13:44 GMT
Middle Eastern haven in the American south 
Day in pictures: 29 August 2014  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:20:50 GMT
Images shot around the world over the past 24 hours 
Obama's 'no strategy' gaffe on IS  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:02:15 GMT
Obama's opponents seize on his perceived gaffe