"There is a difference between a book of two hundred pages from the very beginning, and a book of two hundred pages which is the result of an original eight hundred pages. The six hundred are there. Only you don't see them."
—Elie(zer) Wiesel (b. 1928) Romanian-born writer, lecturer, survivor Nazi camps, Nobel
- Wilko Johnson is 'cancer free' Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:45:28 GMT
- Former Dr Feelgood guitarist Wilko Johnson says he has been "cured" of the terminal pancreatic cancer with which he was diagnosed in 2012.
- Chimps filmed in 'daring' food raids Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:33:27 GMT
- Wild chimps carry out night-time crop raids, footage reveals, suggesting the animals are being pushed into risky foraging behaviour.
- Slumbering lions win top photo prize Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:24:49 GMT
- A black and white image of lions resting on a rock outcrop in the Serengeti has won the 2014 Wildlife Photographer of the Year award.
- WHO crisis team holds Ebola talks Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:36:32 GMT
- The World Health Organization's emergency committee holds talks on travel restrictions and screening measures on the Ebola outbreak.
- 'Nine million have TB' - WHO report Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:17:01 GMT
- The World Health Organization revises its estimate as to how many people have tuberculosis up by 500,000, in its latest report into the killer disease.
- Balotelli shirt swap angers Rodgers Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:29:29 GMT
- Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is unhappy Mario Balotelli swapped shirts with Real Madrid's Pepe at half-time.
- Kansas City level World Series Thu, 23 Oct 2014 06:56:41 GMT
- Kansas City Royals beat San Francisco Giants 7-2 in Game Two to level the best-of-seven World Series.
- Remembering Ben Bradlee Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:26:06 GMT
- Today presenter James Naughtie remembers his friend, the legendary Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee who's died aged 93.
- Tales from the India Office Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:04:32 GMT
- Millions of documents recording Britain's 350-year presence in the sub-continent reveal some exotic stories.
- Kissing ban riles Zimbabwe students Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:29:47 GMT
- A ban on students kissing in public, imposed by the University of Zimbabwe, is "nonsensical", a student representative tells the BBC.
- Police 'worked to stop Batty killer' Thu, 23 Oct 2014 05:10:45 GMT
- Police were "working hard" to arrest an "aggressive" and "smart" abusive father who later beat his young son to death, an inquiry hears.
- Sweden could use force in sub hunt Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:39:27 GMT
- Sweden could use weapons in the search for a suspected foreign submarine near the capital Stockholm, a senior naval official tells the BBC.
- Cuba leads way on Ebola effort Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:01:11 GMT
- Cuba sends a second group of medical staff to West Africa to help fight the Ebola outbreak, becoming the biggest single provider of healthcare workers.
- Syria air force 'steps up strikes' Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:41:31 GMT
- The Syrian military has stepped up its air strikes on rebel-held areas dramatically, carrying out more than 200 in recent days, activists say.
- Four guilty of Blackwater killings Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:16:30 GMT
- A US federal jury finds four Blackwater security guards guilty of killing 14 Iraqis in a square in Baghdad in 2007.