"Nothing more rapidly inclines a person to go into a monastery than reading a book on etiquette. There are so many trivial ways in which it is possible to commit some social sin."
—Quentin Crisp (b. 1908) British author
- Hundreds feared dead in Med sinking Sun, 19 Apr 2015 15:44:26 GMT
- Hundreds of people are feared to have drowned after a boat carrying up to 700 migrants capsized in the Mediterranean Sea, the Italian coastguard says.
- Hundreds held over S Africa violence Sun, 19 Apr 2015 14:46:10 GMT
- More than 300 people have been arrested in South Africa in connection with the wave of violence against immigrants, the home affairs minister says.
- Turin Shroud goes back on display Sun, 19 Apr 2015 14:35:14 GMT
- The Turin Shroud, which some believe to be the burial cloth of Jesus Christ, returns to public display in Italy after a break of five years.
- IS releases new 'killing' video Sun, 19 Apr 2015 13:34:11 GMT
- Islamic State militants release a video purportedly showing the killing of up to 30 Ethiopian Christians seized in Libya.
- Pesticides 'behind 18 Nigeria deaths' Sun, 19 Apr 2015 12:40:59 GMT
- Pesticide is the probable cause of 18 mysterious deaths in south-western Nigeria, the World Health Organisation says.
- Cuban dissidents stand in local vote Sun, 19 Apr 2015 00:03:20 GMT
- For the first time in Cuba, at least two government opponents will be standing on Sunday in municipal elections in Havana.
- White goods dominate e-waste items Sun, 19 Apr 2015 02:35:55 GMT
- Old kitchen, bathroom and laundry equipment made up 60% of the 41.8 million tonnes of electronic waste thrown away in 2014, suggests a report.
- Finland votes amid economic slump Sun, 19 Apr 2015 06:09:04 GMT
- Finnish voters go to the polls amid hopes that a new government will pull the country out of its three-year economic slump.
- Affleck wanted slaver ancestor hidden Sun, 19 Apr 2015 12:25:22 GMT
- After a TV programme discovered Ben Affleck had a slave-owning ancestor, the actor asked for the details not to be broadcast.
- Clarkson describes cancer scare Sun, 19 Apr 2015 04:31:23 GMT
- Former Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson reveals doctors told him a lump on his tongue was "probably cancer" two days before he hit a BBC producer.
- VIDEO: 'Migrants cross vast stretch of sea' Sun, 19 Apr 2015 15:26:59 GMT
- Richard Bilton, on a boat south of the Italian island of Lampedusa, explains the scale of the journey that migrants face as they attempt to cross the Mediterranean.
- VIDEO: End of road for Rio eviction families? Sun, 19 Apr 2015 07:31:30 GMT
- A small community in the Brazilian city of Rio has been fighting eviction to make way for the Olympics - but now Rio's city hall says they must go.
- VIDEO: Fanfare as replica frigate sails to US Sun, 19 Apr 2015 07:38:00 GMT
- A replica of an 18th century French warship has set sail from France for the United States.
- VIDEO: Prince Harry visits Australian outback Sun, 19 Apr 2015 07:40:36 GMT
- Prince Harry trains in bush survival and plays wheelchair AFL as part of his time with the Australian Army.
- VIDEO: Can Zuma end South Africa violence? Sun, 19 Apr 2015 00:54:15 GMT
- The South African president Jacob Zuma has cancelled a trip to Indonesia in order to deal with the attacks taking place against foreigners in his country.