"Let us welcome controversial books and controversial authors."
—John Fitzgerald Kennedy (1917-63) 35th US President, Democrat, politician
- Finn given 54,000-euro speeding fine Tue, 03 Mar 2015 12:09:39 GMT
- Millionaire fined 54,000 euros under Finland's earnings-linked speeding penalty system.
- Lawyer assassinated in Mozambique Tue, 03 Mar 2015 12:50:40 GMT
- A prominent lawyer at the centre of a debate over Mozambique's constitution dies after being shot outside a cafe in the capital, Maputo.
- Singapore 'world's priciest city' Mon, 02 Mar 2015 22:07:17 GMT
- For the second year running, Singapore tops the list as the world's most expensive city to live in, says the Economist Intelligence Unit.
- 'Monitoring deal' on Ukraine truce Tue, 03 Mar 2015 11:30:29 GMT
- Ukrainian, Russian, French and German leaders agree to send observers to areas of Ukraine where truce violations are reported, Kiev says.
- US told to cut 80 Caracas diplomats Tue, 03 Mar 2015 01:06:48 GMT
- Venezuela orders the United States to cut more than 80 staff from its diplomatic mission in the next two weeks.
- Libya names Haftar as army chief Mon, 02 Mar 2015 18:15:06 GMT
- Libya's internationally recognised government in Tobruk names former controversial anti-Islamist Khalifa Haftar as the new head of the national army.
- 'Cloudy' drug halts US execution Tue, 03 Mar 2015 06:42:06 GMT
- The execution of the first woman in Georgia in 70 years is postponed because the drug that was to be used appeared "cloudy", US officials say.
- Body parts found in Becky search Tue, 03 Mar 2015 13:32:05 GMT
- The family of missing teenager Becky Watts say they are "devastated" as police reveal body parts are discovered at a house in Bristol.
- Sex gangs targeted hundreds of girls Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:51:03 GMT
- As many as 373 children may have been targeted for sex by gangs of men in Oxfordshire in the last 16 years, a serious case review finds.
- 'Lethal failures' led to baby deaths Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:22:54 GMT
- A "lethal mix" of failures at a Cumbrian hospital led to the unnecessary deaths of 11 babies and one mother, an inquiry rules.
- Phone hacking 'rife' at Mirror papers Tue, 03 Mar 2015 13:41:45 GMT
- Phone hacking was "rife" at the Daily Mirror, Sunday Mirror and Sunday People from 1999 to 2006, a court hears.
- In pictures: Dealing with addiction Tue, 03 Mar 2015 10:01:08 GMT
- David Stewart's pictures of people coping with addiction
- Geneva Motor Show: What to look out for Tue, 03 Mar 2015 00:00:17 GMT
- Models to keep an eye out for at Geneva Motor Show
- Leonard 'Spock' Nimoy: Life in pictures Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:08:51 GMT
- Leonard 'Spock' Nimoy has died
- Day in pictures: 2 March 2015 Mon, 02 Mar 2015 14:33:44 GMT
- Images from around the world: 2 March