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"I suggest that the only books that influence us are those for which we are ready, and which have gone a little farther down our particular path than we have yet gone ourselves."

—Edward Morgan Forster (1879-1970) British writer, A Room with a View

 

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'Many exposed' to Mali Ebola girl 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 21:41:59 GMT 
    Health officials fear many people have been exposed to Mali's first Ebola victim, a girl who showed symptoms while travelling and has since died.


One killed in US school shooting 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 20:47:45 GMT 
    One person was shot dead and four students wounded by a student who also died at a school in the US state of Washington, police say.


Google boss sets new skydive record 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 22:35:51 GMT 
    Google executive Alan Eustace breaks the world altitude record for a parachute jump set two years ago by Felix Baumgartner.


Egypt: 29 killed in Sinai attacks 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:32:11 GMT 
    At least 29 Egyptian soldiers are killed in a suspected jihadist car bomb attack and a shooting, Egyptian officials say.


Russia 'helped Yanukovych to flee' 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 21:01:04 GMT 
    Vladimir Putin says for the first time that Russia helped Ukraine's ex-President Viktor Yanukovych to flee after he was ousted in February.


PM: I won't meet £1.7bn EU demand 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:39:41 GMT 
    David Cameron insists the UK will not pay £1.7bn demanded by the EU - but Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso says the bill should not have come as a surprise.


Detained Myanmar reporter shot dead 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:12:51 GMT 
    A Burmese journalist taken into detention while covering clashes near the Thai border is shot dead while trying to escape, the army says.


Tunis 'militant hideout' stormed 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:00:15 GMT 
    Tunisian security forces storm a house in a Tunis suburb to end a stand-off with armed militants, killing six people, officials say.


Canada attack 'not linked to IS' 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:27:37 GMT 
    Canada's foreign minister tells the BBC there is no evidence so far that the man behind gun attacks in Ottawa was linked to Middle Eastern jihadists.


Rwanda bans BBC over genocide film 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:29:57 GMT 
    Rwanda suspends BBC broadcasts in the Kinyarwanda language with immediate effect because of a controversial documentary about the 1994 genocide.


Puffer fish poisons 11 in Brazil 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:32:26 GMT 
    Eleven people fell seriously ill in Brazil after eating a deadly puffer fish for lunch, it was reported.


First transplant of 'dead' heart 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:00:25 GMT 
    Surgeons in Australia say they have performed the first heart transplant using a "dead heart".


VIDEO: Brazil's 'tightest' presidential vote 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:21:16 GMT 
    Sunday's presidential run-off vote in Brazil is too close to call and the election battle has centred on the pivotal home state of both candidates, Minas Gerais.


VIDEO: Security for polio workers in Pakistan 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 01:27:22 GMT 
    The number of cases of polio in Pakistan has topped 200 for the first time in nearly 15 years.


VIDEO: Sargy Mann: Painting with inner vision 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:38:20 GMT 
    Artist Sargy Mann has been registered blind for 25 years. His paintings are highly acclaimed and sought-after.
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