"'What is the use of a book,' thought Alice, 'without pictures or conversations?'"
—Lewis Carroll (1832-98) [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson] British mathematician, writer
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- Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.
- VIDEO: Singing the Western Sahara blues Sat, 20 Sep 2014 23:01:50 GMT
- Aziza Brahim, a singer from the disputed territory of Western Sahara, uses haunting melodies to draw attention to the plight of her people.
- VIDEO: Base jumpers leap from 370m bridge Sat, 20 Sep 2014 15:39:20 GMT
- Base jumpers from around the world have been competing in Anshun city in China's Guizhou province.
- VIDEO: Choirs sing for World Peace Day Sun, 21 Sep 2014 14:48:28 GMT
- A global initiative is launched to get people and choirs from around the world singing together for peace.
- VIDEO: Walliams joins SwimBritain relay Sun, 21 Sep 2014 07:26:07 GMT
- A series of swimming relays is taking place across Britain this summer, in an initiative to get more people enjoying the fun and fitness benefits of the sport.
- VIDEO: Obama: We must stop sexual assault Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:36:05 GMT
- US President Barack Obama launches the new 'It's on Us' campaign, which aims to prevent sexual assault at American universities.
- Jolie to direct ivory poaching film Sun, 21 Sep 2014 10:35:06 GMT
- Angelina Jolie signs up to direct Africa, a film about a conservationist's battles with ivory poachers.
- VIDEO: Cheetah cubs unveiled in San Diego Sat, 20 Sep 2014 23:00:27 GMT
- A pair of three-week-old cheetah cubs are unveiled at San Diego Zoo's Safari Park.
- US calls for EU to 'boost' economy Sun, 21 Sep 2014 14:23:03 GMT
- The US Treasury Secretary urges eurozone countries to "boost demand" in order to reduce unemployment and avoid deflation.
- Siemens acquires US firm for $7.6bn Mon, 22 Sep 2014 04:32:50 GMT
- Siemens of Germany makes a $7.6bn acquisition of a US firm to help boost its oil and gas business in North America.
- eBay flaw has existed for months Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:38:46 GMT
- A dangerous flaw that has exposed eBay customers to malicious websites has been affecting the site since at least February, the BBC has found.
- Google and Apple encrypt by default Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:55:04 GMT
- Google and Apple commit to encrypting users' data by default, to protect against hackers and the requests of law enforcement agencies.
- Cape Fear actress Bergen dies aged 84 Sun, 21 Sep 2014 08:47:53 GMT
- Polly Bergen, the actress whose fictional family was terrorised by Robert Mitchum in the 1962 film Cape Fear, dies aged 84.
- More celeb 'naked pictures' leaked Sun, 21 Sep 2014 10:06:39 GMT
- Kim Kardashian, Mary-Kate Olsen and Vanessa Hudgens seem to be some of the latest victims.
- China overtakes EU on 'per head' CO2 Sun, 21 Sep 2014 17:42:48 GMT
- New research shows China's rising emissions per head of population have overtaken the EU while the global total reaches a new high.