Apple has caused outrage by announcing the death of the headphone jack, but are frustrating innovations necessary for overall technological progress?
How British newspapers have responded to the attack on the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo on their front pages.
Former Tory MP believes strongly that "his" work should be celebrated.
Reports have 12 killed at Paris offices by men with automatic rifles.
The German Chancellor is poised to support UK plans for cutting benefits to migrants.
South Africa’s ruling party appears to be forging ever-closer ties with the Chinese government.
Patience with austerity has run out, and Irish people are pushing back against the Irish Water debacle.
Government records made public by the 30 year rule reveal Margaret Thatcher's diplomatic struggle with apartheid South Africa - arguing against sanctions, but in favour of the release of Nelson Mandela - during a year of bloodshed and dialogue for the region.
The Hellenic Parliament has failed to elect a successor to outgoing president Karolos Papoulias on its third attempt, leading to snap elections and uncertainly in the Eurozone for early 2015.
Air traffic control has lost contact with a passenger plane flying from Indonesia to Singapore with 162 people on board.
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