"A book is like a garden carried in the pocket."
- VIDEO: David Beckham's emotional farewell Sun, 19 May 2013 02:42:55 GMT
- Emotional David Beckham plays last home match at Paris Saint-Germain.
- VIDEO: City lit up after 20 years in dark Fri, 17 May 2013 19:38:51 GMT
- After years of conflict, it can be difficult to imagine the people of Mogadishu enjoying a nightlife.
- VIDEO: One-minute World News Sun, 19 May 2013 03:38:45 GMT
- Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.
- VIDEO: Chile coast littered with dead animals Fri, 17 May 2013 23:18:55 GMT
- Hundreds of birds and marine animals wash up on the Chilean coast, raising fears fishermen might be flouting a ban on blast fishing.
- VIDEO: Denmark triumphs at Eurovision Sat, 18 May 2013 23:23:02 GMT
- Denmark's Emmelie de Forest has won the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest, held in Malmo in Sweden, with her song Only Teardrops.
- VIDEO: Need to Know: Iran's leadership Sat, 18 May 2013 00:28:50 GMT
- BBC Persian's Rana Rahimpour explains how Iran's leadership structure works and what could happen in the upcoming presidential elections.
- Thousands rally to oppose Italy cuts Sat, 18 May 2013 17:40:17 GMT
- Tens of thousands of protesters, led by trade unionists, rally in the Italian capital Rome against the policies of the new coalition government.
- Europe car sales break losing streak Fri, 17 May 2013 09:46:43 GMT
- Car sales across Europe rose in April for the first time in 18 months, helped by strong demand in the UK and by the early Easter break.
- US questions Google on Glass privacy Fri, 17 May 2013 11:47:36 GMT
- US politicians are seeking reassurances from Google that its smart spectacles will respect personal privacy.
- EA stops making games for Wii U Fri, 17 May 2013 09:48:35 GMT
- Games giant EA has revealed that it currently has no games in development for Nintendo's Wii U console.
- Jewel theft at Cannes film festival Sat, 18 May 2013 02:30:19 GMT
- More than $1m (£650,000) worth of Chopard jewels, to be worn by stars for the Cannes film festival, are stolen from a hotel room in the city.
- George Michael injured in M1 crash Fri, 17 May 2013 14:34:41 GMT
- Singer George Michael is airlifted to hospital with a head injury following a crash on the M1.
- Deep sea 'gold rush' moves closer Sat, 18 May 2013 01:27:03 GMT
- The prospect of a deep sea "gold rush" opening a controversial new frontier for mining on the ocean floor has moved a step closer.
- Expert issues UK tree threat warning Fri, 17 May 2013 15:41:59 GMT
- A tree expert says the biggest threat facing UK trees is likely to come from a disease currently unknown to science.
- Time-lapse imaging 'improves IVF' Fri, 17 May 2013 01:49:29 GMT
- Time-lapse imaging which takes thousands of pictures of developing embryos can boost the success rate of IVF, according to British research.