"There are men that will make you books, and turn them loose into the world, with as much dispatch as they would do a dish of fritters."
—Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616) Spanish writer
- Warning over hospital superbug rise Fri, 07 Mar 2014 03:26:05 GMT
- Sixteen patients have died in Manchester over the past four years while infected with a highly resistant superbug, figures show.
- Immune upgrade gives 'HIV shielding' Thu, 06 Mar 2014 11:55:06 GMT
- Doctors have upgraded the immune system of 12 patients with HIV to help shield it from the virus's onslaught.
- Injured Wilshere out for six weeks Thu, 06 Mar 2014 16:02:25 GMT
- Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere suffers a hairline fracture in his left foot and will be sidelined for at least six weeks.
- How to move a town two miles east Thu, 06 Mar 2014 01:26:46 GMT
- A 20-year project to move a town in Lapland two miles from its current location in the Arctic Circle is about to begin.
- When does a lost dog become the finder's property? Thu, 06 Mar 2014 11:41:10 GMT
- A family in California spent a week looking for their lost dog, only to find it had been adopted by someone else. What legal rights do US dog owners have?
- Pistorius Trial: Day Five begins Fri, 07 Mar 2014 08:27:46 GMT
- Oscar Pistorius is back in court for the fifth day of his trial for the alleged murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
- Birmingham City owner Yeung jailed Fri, 07 Mar 2014 08:11:32 GMT
- Birmingham City owner Carson Yeung is jailed for six years by a Hong Kong court for money laundering.
- Sarkozy couple seek tape injunction Thu, 06 Mar 2014 12:46:00 GMT
- Nicolas Sarkozy and his wife Carla Bruni are to launch legal action after secret recordings of them made by a former aide are leaked online.
- Cuba agrees to open talks with EU Thu, 06 Mar 2014 18:31:53 GMT
- Cuba accepts an EU invitation to launch negotiations aimed at restoring full bilateral relations with the European bloc.
- Niger extradites Gaddafi's son Thu, 06 Mar 2014 11:30:42 GMT
- The Libyan government says former leader Col Muammar Gaddafi's son, Saadi, has been extradited from Niger and is now in custody in Tripoli.
- US state bans Peeping Tom photos Fri, 07 Mar 2014 03:41:02 GMT
- Massachusetts passes a bill against taking indecent images of people in public, after a man who snapped photos up women's skirts goes scot-free.
- Neville Lawrence voices inquiry fear Fri, 07 Mar 2014 05:12:30 GMT
- The father of Stephen Lawrence expresses his fears that the truth will not emerge from a public inquiry into undercover policing.
- Apology over level crossing deaths Fri, 07 Mar 2014 07:38:28 GMT
- Network Rail offers a "full and unreserved apology" to families bereaved by level crossing accidents, as MPs criticise its handling of deaths in the past.
- Lawyers staging second cuts walk-out Fri, 07 Mar 2014 07:51:06 GMT
- Thousands of lawyers opposed to legal aid cuts in England and Wales are to walk out for a second time this year.
- Tree storm damage 'worst since 1987' Fri, 07 Mar 2014 05:27:48 GMT
- The winter storms that battered the UK caused the greatest loss of trees since the Great Storm of 1987 in some areas, the National Trust says.