"Wisdom is perishable. Unlike information or knowledge, it cannot be stored in a computer or recorded in a book. It expires with each passing generation."
- Europe 'will fail to protect climate' Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:05:35 GMT
- IPCC expert says EU's plan consigns future leaders to “extraordinary and unprecedented” CO2 cuts.
- Nigeria declared free of Ebola Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:48:44 GMT
- The World Health Organization declares Nigeria officially free of Ebola - hailing it a "spectacular success story" - after six weeks with no new cases.
- Sugary drinks warning posters 'work' Thu, 16 Oct 2014 23:07:04 GMT
- Signs warning shoppers how much exercise they need to do to burn off the sugar in fizzy drinks could be a useful tool in the fight against obesity, research suggests.
- West Bromwich Albion 2-2 Manchester United Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:53:38 GMT
- Daley Blind's late goal for Manchester United earns a point at West Brom as the visitors twice come from behind.
- Kobayashi's Caterham safety 'scare' Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:58:23 GMT
- Kamui Kobayashi admitted to being "seriously troubled" by the prospect of driving his Caterham during the Russian GP weekend.
- The element that causes arguments Sat, 18 Oct 2014 23:59:19 GMT
- Uranium is the most divisive of elements. It's been used in nuclear bombs and power stations - both of which fray tempers.
- The forgotten women of the 'war in the East' Sat, 18 Oct 2014 23:54:38 GMT
- It's well known how badly Japanese soldiers treated POWs in WW2, but women and children interned in South-East Asia are often forgotten.
- Zambia's Sata goes for health check Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:38:22 GMT
- Zambia's President Michael Sata, 77, flies abroad for a medical check-up amid persistent speculation that he is seriously ill.
- Sri Lanka calls early elections Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:15:30 GMT
- Sri Lanka will hold early presidential elections in January, a government minister says, with President Mahinda Rajapaksa expected to seek a third term.
- Brits my boss, not Barroso, says PM Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:17:16 GMT
- David Cameron promises to set out plans by Christmas to further curb the rights of EU migrants after European Commission head Jose Manuel Barroso warns of risks
- Federal police sent to Mexico towns Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:42:58 GMT
- Mexican federal police are put in charge of security in towns surrounding Iguala, the city where 43 students went missing more than three weeks ago.
- Iraq approves Australia anti-IS unit Sun, 19 Oct 2014 18:11:06 GMT
- Australia closes a deal to allow 200 special forces into Iraq to train local troops to fight against Islamic State, after a month-long legal row.
- Bodies of seven women found in US Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:19:43 GMT
- A man in the US state of Indiana confessed to a motel murder and directed police where to find more bodies - and six more were found.
- Flights axed due to weather warning Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:46:16 GMT
- Heathrow cancels around 10% of flights with the 20 biggest carriers into and out of the London airport as the remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo are set to hit the UK.
- Peers back revenge porn 'offence' Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:37:24 GMT
- The House of Lords agrees unanimously to make "revenge porn" a criminal offence in England and Wales.