"A book is a story for the mind. A song is a story for the soul."
—Eric Pio American poet
- Sensors to prevent pain for amputees Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:41:59 GMT
- Researchers have developed a new type of pressure sensor - dubbed a "second skin" - which they say could prevent dangerous sores.
- Glaxo 'paid Polish doctors bribes' Sun, 13 Apr 2014 23:04:46 GMT
- UK drug company GlaxoSmithKline is facing a criminal investigation in Poland for allegedly bribing doctors, BBC Panorama discovers.
- Palace loss should not stand - Cardiff Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:46:39 GMT
- The BBC obtains a letter sent by Cardiff City that says the defeat by Crystal Palace in early April should not stand.
- The spooky world of the 'numbers stations' Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:27:32 GMT
- This is the era of hyper-tech espionage, encrypted emails and mindboggling cryptography. But you can hear a very old-fashioned form of espionage on shortwave radio.
- Uplifting letters of hope sent to children of Syria Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:10:37 GMT
- Somali children living in the world's largest refugee camp in Kenya have sent letters of encouragement to Syrian refugee children who have also had to flee their homeland.
- Parents seek Nigeria kidnap girls Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:59:51 GMT
- The parents of some of the girls abducted from their school in north-east Nigeria head into the forests in a dangerous search for their daughters.
- India votes on biggest polling day Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:37:02 GMT
- Indians are voting in the biggest day of the general election, pitting the ruling Congress party against the main opposition BJP.
- Anglo Irish bank pair found guilty Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:33:09 GMT
- Two former Anglo Irish bank chiefs have been found guilty of making loans designed to illegally prop up the bank's share price.
- Brazil troops guard strike-hit Bahia Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:31:01 GMT
- Brazil sends thousands of federal troops to maintain order in the north-eastern state of Bahia after police there went on strike over pay.
- Algeria votes on Bouteflika's future Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:08:32 GMT
- Algerians are voting in elections in which incumbent President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who suffered a stroke last year, is seeking a fourth term.
- Portland to empty city reservoir Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:15:32 GMT
- The city of Portland, Oregon, is dumping 38m gallons (143m litres) of reservoir water after a teenager was caught urinating into the water supply.
- Co-op Group reports £2.5bn loss Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:01:32 GMT
- The Co-operative Group reports losses of £2.5bn, the worst results in its 150-year history, after what its chief executive calls a "disastrous" year.
- Man guilty of beheading girlfriend Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:59:34 GMT
- A man who beheaded his teenage girlfriend with a kitchen knife at his flat in Sheffield is found guilty of her murder.
- Lorry driver held over M26 crash Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:59:00 GMT
- A lorry driver is arrested following a five-vehicle pile up on the M26 in Kent in which two people died and seven others were injured.
- Tube staff plan five days of strikes Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:07:51 GMT
- RMT workers on the London Underground are to take five days of strike action according to the union.