"Those who decide to use leisure as a means of mental development, who love good music, good books, good pictures, good plays, good company, good conversation -- what are they? They are the happiest people in the world."
—William Lyon Phelps
- British Ebola patient 'pretty well' Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:41:03 GMT
- The parents of the first British person to contract Ebola during the outbreak in West Africa say he is recovering well.
- Boris Island airport plan 'rejected' Mon, 01 Sep 2014 21:13:56 GMT
- A plan for an island airport in the Thames Estuary, dubbed "Boris Island", looks set to be shelved, the BBC understands.
- Abuse researcher 'faced hostility' Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:58:44 GMT
- A Home Office researcher who wrote a report on sexual exploitation of children in Rotherham in 2002 tells BBC Panorama she faced 'hostility' from the council.
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- Day in pictures: 27 August 2014 Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:19:24 GMT
- News images from around the world: 27 August
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- Calls to end India's low-caste manual scavenging
- Day in pictures: 26 August 2014 Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:11:10 GMT
- News images from around the world: 26 August
- In pictures: Emmy Awards 2014 Tue, 26 Aug 2014 07:28:08 GMT
- Images from the 2014 awards in Los Angeles
- In pictures: The Maliki years Tue, 12 Aug 2014 15:08:59 GMT
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- Day in pictures: 1 September 2014 Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:49:04 GMT
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- Islamic State: Who supports the jihadist group? Mon, 01 Sep 2014 04:45:08 GMT
- Where Islamic State finds support to become a formidable force