"Happy the people whose annals are blank in the history books!"
—Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881) British historian, essayist
- Call for further cut in sugar intake Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:36:50 GMT
- The target to reduce sugar consumption should be much more ambitious, health experts say.
- Peterson suspended by Vikings Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:21:54 GMT
- Minnesota Vikings suspend Adrian Peterson from all team activities while facing charges of allegedly hitting his child.
- Liverpool 'have a lot to learn' Tue, 16 Sep 2014 23:28:51 GMT
- Steven Gerrard admits Liverpool must improve to progress in the Champions League after his late penalty saw off Ludogorets.
- VIDEO: Mexico's earthquake 'moles' Tue, 16 Sep 2014 23:21:36 GMT
- The aftermath of the 1985 Mexico City earthquake saw the founding of the elite rescue group Los Topos or 'The Moles'
- The church described as a 'symbol of evil' Mon, 15 Sep 2014 23:15:00 GMT
- Plans to rebuild a church that is linked to Hitler have divided Germany and sparked a row about how the country deals with its past.
- South Sudan bans foreign workers Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:07:54 GMT
- South Sudan government issues an order to non-governmental organisations and private firms to fire foreign workers by mid-October amid an aid crisis.
- China trial for Uighur academic Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:43:48 GMT
- Prominent Uighur academic Ilham Tohti goes on trial for separatism in China's far western region of Xinjiang.
- Referendums 'torpedo EU' - Spain PM Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:27:51 GMT
- Independence referendums in Scotland or Spain's Catalonia region are like a torpedo to European integration, Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy warns.
- Odile storm moves towards Arizona Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:16:04 GMT
- Tropical storm Odile is moving up Mexico's Baja California peninsula, bringing heavy rains and the threat of mudslides and flash floods.
- UN brokers Gaza reconstruction deal Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:36:19 GMT
- A deal has been agreed by Israeli and Palestinian officials to allow building materials into Gaza for reconstruction, a top UN official says.
- US man tried to 'swim to N Korea' Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:29:33 GMT
- South Korean authorities say they have detained an American man they believe was trying to swim to North Korea.
- Driest start to September since 1960 Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:18:20 GMT
- The first half of September has been exceptionally dry across much of the UK, according to provisional statistics from the Met Office.
- UK jobless rate falls to 2008 low Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:59:13 GMT
- The UK rate fell to 6.2% in the three months to the end of July, while the number claiming Jobseeker's Allowance has dipped below one million.
- Officer 'must resign' over PC death Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:52:50 GMT
- A Greater Manchester Police officer is forced to step down over the fatal shooting of an unarmed officer during a training exercise.
- Ebola trial volunteer immunised Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:00:12 GMT
- A trial of an experimental vaccine against the Ebola virus has begun in Oxford.