"A closed mind is like a closed book; just a block of wood."
- Oil prices plunge after Opec meeting Thu, 27 Nov 2014 17:19:25 GMT
- Crude oil prices slump in reaction to the decision by the Opec oil producers' cartel not to cut output.
- Mexican president to overhaul police Thu, 27 Nov 2014 19:55:02 GMT
- Mexico's president announces plans for a massive overhaul of police, in the wake of the disappearance of 43 students in September.
- Sporting world rallies around Abbott Thu, 27 Nov 2014 18:06:19 GMT
- The cricketing world rallies around bowler Sean Abbott amid fears he may never play again after batsman Phillip Hughes's death.
- European MPs want Google break-up Thu, 27 Nov 2014 12:15:51 GMT
- A landmark vote at the European Parliament has called for Google's search business to be separated from its other businesses.
- Crime author PD James dies aged 94 Thu, 27 Nov 2014 16:36:54 GMT
- Best-selling novelist PD James, who created crime-fighting sleuth Adam Dalgliesh, dies at the age of 94.
- Explosion in Nigeria 'kills dozens' Thu, 27 Nov 2014 20:08:01 GMT
- At least 35 people are killed in an explosion in north-eastern Nigeria, close to the Cameroonian border, reports say.
- Indian girls 'killed themselves' Thu, 27 Nov 2014 12:49:13 GMT
- Two Indian teenagers found hanged in May took their own lives, federal investigators say, contradicting reports they were gang-raped and murdered.
- Israel 'foils Jerusalem attacks' Thu, 27 Nov 2014 13:47:19 GMT
- Israel says it has uncovered a Hamas cell in the West Bank that was planning to carry out a series of attacks in Jerusalem, including one on a stadium.
- Yemen raid missed Western hostages Thu, 27 Nov 2014 12:41:39 GMT
- US and Yemeni troops who freed eight people held by al-Qaeda in a raid in eastern Yemen this week were looking for Western hostages who had been moved.
- Libya cafe bombed over graphic video Thu, 27 Nov 2014 15:11:32 GMT
- A fast-food restaurant in the capital Tripoli is bombed overnight after a video showing a worker defiling food in its kitchen.
- Mitchell called PCs plebs, judge says Thu, 27 Nov 2014 18:53:06 GMT
- A judge says he is satisfied former chief whip Andrew Mitchell called police officers "plebs" as he rules against the MP in a High Court libel action.
- Brazil legend Pele in hospital Thu, 27 Nov 2014 17:33:18 GMT
- Brazil legend Pele is transferred to a special care unit in Sao Paulo following treatment for a urinary infection.
- VIDEO: Parrots find home in Caracas Thu, 27 Nov 2014 03:21:20 GMT
- Caracas, the Venezuelan capital, is notorious for its crime and pollution, but it also, somewhat strangely for a city, has a thriving population of macaws.
- VIDEO: Hail storm causes chaos in Brisbane Thu, 27 Nov 2014 17:15:18 GMT
- A powerful storm cut power to tens of thousands of homes and businesses in Brisbane, Australia, bringing "golf ball-sized" hailstones with it.
- VIDEO: Football club pay for woman's home Thu, 27 Nov 2014 04:39:07 GMT
- Rayo Vallecano football club in Spain say they will help an evicted woman get a new home.