"A book is a friend; a good book is a good friend. It will talk to you when you want it to talk, and it will keep still when you want it to keep still; and there are not many friends who know enough to do that."
—B. A. Billingsly
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- Nick Clegg warns against attempts to "hijack" proposals to legalise same-sex marriage in England and Wales amid opposition from some MPs.
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- A 47-year-old British man living in France has been arrested on suspicion of killing his two children, aged five and 10.
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- Refugee's story of seven months held in the Sinai desert