Brussels, My Love?
State Of The Union
Good Morning Europe
The Global Conversation
Top News Stories Today
Hacker Hunter Next Level
Soul Of The South
Women Beyond Borders
Farm To Fork
Green In The City
Low Impact Living
Cry Like A Boy
Meet The Locals
Melting Pot Culture
The Star Ingredient
Depth Of Field
Here We Grow: Spain
The New Uzbekistan
A Greener Future
Digital Garden City Nation
Under The Hood
World Cup 2022 in Qatar
Football World Cup
More about this topic
Which European country has the best young readers?
WORLD CUP 2022 IN QATAR
FOOTBALL WORLD CUP
More about this topic
Paddington author Michael Bond dies
Bond, who created the beloved bear with a hard stare, died following a short illness.
Meet the Baghdad man who turned his van into a mobile bookshop
Ali al-Moussawi is a bookworm from Baghdad in Iraq who has turned his love of reading into a career.
Dutch shop apologizes over Hitler colouring book
A Dutch retailer has been forced to apologise after it unwittingly sold copies of a colouring book featuring Adolf Hitler.
A dash of magic on the fields of Staffordshire
The British Quidditch Cup took place in Staffordshire, central England this weekend.
10 ways you can make a difference
Nowadays comics and cartoons are often more powerful and convey more messages than a simple photo
What bookstore employees do behind your back
With noise at a premium in libraries and bookshops, much of any fun to be had there needs to be visual.
Philip Pullman fans rejoice! 'The Book of Dust' is coming...
British fantasy writer Philip Pullman, whose 'His Dark Materials' catapulted him to global stardom, returns to the fantasy world with a new trilogy.
White House's 'Alternative facts' boosts sales of Orwell's 1984
A link has been established between skyrocketing sales of George Orwell's _1984_ and the propogation of 'alternative facts' from Trump's press secretary
'Exorcist' author William Peter Blatty dies
The novelist and filmmaker who wrote “The Exorcist”, William Peter Blatty, has died at the age of 89 in Maryland.
Rising Mein Kampf sales in Germany shock publisher
Mein Kampf, Adolf Hitler's semi-autobiographical foundation of Nazi ideological thought, has experienced a surprising resurgence, says its publisher
"Watership Down" author Richard Adams dies
Renowned children's author and creator of "Watership Down" Richard Adams has died aged 96.
'The Sellout' by Paul Beatty wins Man Booker prize
An American has won the prestigious Man Booker fiction prize for the first time.
JK Rowling thanks Harry Potter fans as 'Cursed Child' script released
Harry Potter fans have been waiting nine years for this moment and it seems they were as keen as ever to snap up the next installment in the wizarding saga.
'To Kill A Mockingbird' author Harper Lee dies aged 89
The American author Harper Lee, who wrote one of the country’s best known literary classics “To Kill A Mockingbird”, has died aged 89. Her death was
Writing your way out of a Romanian prison
Prosecutors in Romania are trying to establish if some prisoners jailed for corruption and fraud are claiming authorship of books to get their
Pope Francis uses new book to call for more compassion within the Church
Pope Francis has called for Roman Catholic leaders to be “compassionate shepherds to a wounded humanity”. The message comes in the publication of a
Mein Kampf returns: read-between-the-lines version
Hitler’s opus ‘Mein Kampf’ is back in stores in Germany now for the first time since 1945, one of history’s most notorious works, republished with a
Egyptian novelist Gamal Al Ghitani dies
Renowned Egyptian novelist and journalist Gamal Al Ghitani died on Sunday at a hospital in Cairo where he had been in a coma for more than three
Iran boycotts Frankfurt Book Fair over Salman Rushdie appearance
Iran is boycotting this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair because of an appearance by British Indian author Salman Rushdie. He was the subject of an
The Swedish crime writer Henning Mankell creator of Inspector Kurt Wallander has died
The Swedish crime writer Henning Mankell has died of cancer at the age of 67. The author revealed he had the illness in a newspaper column last year
#Piggate: Lurid claims about David Cameron capture imagination of British press
A colourful biography of Britain’s prime minister written by a former friend who was once the biggest donor to David Cameron’s Conservative party
Nigeria: girl, 9, writes book on terrorism after meeting displaced children
Splendour Joe Abisoye is no ordinary nine year old. A trip to a camp for displaced civilians in her country’s north made such an impression on the
Oldest fragments of the Koran found in Birmingham, UK
A British university says fragments of a Koran manuscript found in its library were from one of the oldest surviving copies of the Islamic text in
How young translators are helping knit European culture together
Europe’s babel-like patchwork of languages has, on the face of it, made communication and understanding a constant issue. To deal with it the EU has
HarperCollins wipes Israel off the map
HarperCollins has come under fire after it published an atlas that omits the state of Israel from the Middle East. The map was printed showing
Book claims to definitively prove identity of Jack the Ripper
The identity of Jack the Ripper, one of the of the greatest murder mysteries for more than 100 years, has been solved beyond doubt, according to a