"We have talked long enough in this country about equal rights. ... It is time now to write the next chapter-and to write it in the books of law."
—Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908-73) 36th US President, Democrat
- US 'faith healers killed own baby' Thu, 23 May 2013 01:10:05 GMT
- A US couple who reject medicine in favour of faith healing are charged with murder over their infant son's death, four years after another son died.
- Community nursing service under fire Thu, 23 May 2013 01:09:40 GMT
- Health unions say the state of NHS services for people who can't get to a GP in many parts of England is "lamentable".
- GPs 'will not shore up unsafe NHS' Thu, 23 May 2013 01:31:30 GMT
- Family doctors are not prepared to shore up an emergency health care system left unsafe by "political meddling", a GP leader is to warn in a speech.
- Edward VIII was bugged, files show Thu, 23 May 2013 03:28:01 GMT
- King Edward VIII was bugged by the government at the height of the 1936 abdication crisis, files released by the National Archives show.
- Chimney dismantled to rescue boy, 14 Thu, 23 May 2013 04:17:21 GMT
- Firefighters in South Lanarkshire dismantle a 20ft chimney stack, brick by brick, to rescue a boy, 14, who got wedged inside.
- Day in pictures: 22 May 2013 Wed, 22 May 2013 11:18:56 GMT
- Twenty-four hours of news photoss: 22 May
- In pictures: Keeping cool in India's heat wave Wed, 22 May 2013 12:29:46 GMT
- In the grip of a scorching heat wave
- Day in pictures: 21 May 2013 Tue, 21 May 2013 11:54:23 GMT
- Twenty-four hours of news photos: 21 May
- In pictures: India's fading trams Mon, 20 May 2013 23:19:20 GMT
- India's last remaining tramcars
- In pictures: Monster tornado hits Oklahoma Wed, 22 May 2013 08:16:58 GMT
- Gigantic tornado rips through Oklahoma City
- Eurovision Song Contest in pictures Sat, 18 May 2013 23:31:10 GMT
- 58th Eurovision Song Contest in Malmo
- Day in pictures: 20 May 2013 Mon, 20 May 2013 11:45:58 GMT
- Twenty-four hours of news photos: 20 May
- In pictures: English ritual year Sat, 18 May 2013 08:29:31 GMT
- Idiosyncratic English rituals on camera
- Are people drinking too much coffee? Thu, 23 May 2013 00:58:11 GMT
- Has the world's caffeine habit spun out of control?
- In pictures: Kabul kids on wheels Thu, 23 May 2013 01:02:39 GMT
- Why Afghan children are learning the art of skateboarding