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"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

 

World News From BBC

Brown vows to 'lock in' Scots powers  Sat, 20 Sep 2014 11:49:54 GMT
Gordon Brown says his promise of further powers for Scotland will be delivered to the timetable set out ahead of the independence referendum. 
Turkish hostages in Iraq released  Sat, 20 Sep 2014 10:36:35 GMT
Dozens of Turkish hostages seized by militants in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul in June are freed and brought back to Turkey. 
Paratroops mark Arnhem WW2 battle  Sat, 20 Sep 2014 10:59:43 GMT
Paratroops from Europe and the US are staging parachute jumps in the Netherlands to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Arnhem. 
Ukraine deal with eastern rebels  Sat, 20 Sep 2014 10:50:41 GMT
The Ukrainian government and pro-Russian rebels agree a memorandum on a peace plan for the conflict in the east of the country, at talks in Minsk. 
French farmers torch tax office  Sat, 20 Sep 2014 11:49:30 GMT
Angry French vegetable farmers protesting against falling living standards burn down tax and insurance offices in a Brittany town. 
NZ governing party wins elections  Sat, 20 Sep 2014 11:56:25 GMT
New Zealand's governing National Party, led by Prime Minister John Key, wins an emphatic election victory, near-complete results show. 
Russian jets intercepted off Alaska  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:40:33 GMT
Six Russian fighter jets are intercepted by American and Canadian planes off the coast of Alaska on Wednesday, US defence officials confirm. 
Tipsy Australian 'repels' crocodile  Sat, 20 Sep 2014 09:08:55 GMT
An Australian hunter says he fought off a crocodile by poking the reptile in the eye, admitting he was tipsy during the attack. 
Imams in hostage video appeal to IS  Sat, 20 Sep 2014 00:48:34 GMT
Two high-profile imams in the UK make a direct appeal to Islamic State militants to free Alan Henning, a UK hostage threatened with death. 
Intruder sparks White House alert  Sat, 20 Sep 2014 04:28:29 GMT
Secret Service agents briefly evacuate part of the White House after an intruder was spotted running through the grounds. 
UK couple missing after hurricane  Sat, 20 Sep 2014 02:10:08 GMT
A British couple are reported missing off the Mexican coast after Hurricane Odile hit the country last weekend. 
PM wants Home Rule leader honoured  Sat, 20 Sep 2014 08:59:41 GMT
The Irish prime minister has given his support to calls for a new memorial to honour of the leader of the Irish Home Rule movement, John Redmond. 
VIDEO: Apple fans queue for new iPhone 6  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:30:53 GMT
Apple's new gadget the iPhone 6 has gone on sale around the world - but many customers have been queuing for days to get their hands on the new device 
VIDEO: River dwellers fear for their future  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:01:05 GMT
A government immigration census in Cambodia has members of the ethnic Vietnamese community living on the Tonlé Sap river fearing for their future. 
VIDEO: Metal ballet meets Games of Thrones  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:01:02 GMT
Brutal Ballet performed a Games of Thrones inspired piece at TitanCon, a science fiction and fantasy convention in Belfast.