100th Anniversary of the start of WWI: Diaries from British soldiers placed online. Source: UK National Archives

WW1 soldier diaries published online

WWI unit diary: The First Battalion South Wales Borderers went to France as part of the British Expeditionary Force in 1914

Evolution of the british middle class. Source: BBC News

The evolution of the middle class

Top line from left: Horse and carriage, boy listening to radio, Man and woman holding vacuum cleaner, rows of cars.

Council on Foreign Relations' Daily News Brief: read more here http://on.cfr.org/1f6vzQB  Source: Gleb Garanich/Courtesy Reuters

While thousands of people take part in anti-government protests in Kiev, a small group of radical fighters were at the core of the last days violent clashes.

Davos: The 44th World Economic Forum started today with leaders from around the world

Davos: The World Economic Forum started today with leaders from around the world

Davos dilemma: how to help, not harm, world's fragile recovery Source: Reuters/Ruben Sprich

Davos dilemma: how to help, not harm, world's fragile recovery

Davos dilemma: how to help, not harm, world's fragile recovery Source: Reuters/Ruben Sprich

A special forces policeman covers his rifle on the roof of the Congress Centre on the eve of the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, in Davos, Switzerland. Source: Laurent Gillieron/EPA

A special forces policeman covers his rifle on the roof of the Congress Centre on the eve of the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, in Davos, Switzerland.

The woman in red: Turkish prosecutors want a policeman to go to jail for three years for tear-gassing Ceyda Sungur who became known as the "woman in red", reports say. Source: BBC News/ Reuters

Jail sought in Turkey red dress case

A Turkish riot policeman sprays tear gas as people protest against the destruction of trees in a park brought about by a pedestrian project, in Taksim Square in central Istanbul, Turkey, on May (Reuters/Osman Orsal)

Plastic waste: The European Parliament voted a resolution today that will reduce plastic waste in the environment by 2020.  Source: BELGA/EASYFOTOSTOCK/T.OLSON

Plastic waste: The European Parliament voted a resolution today that will reduce plastic waste in the environment by Source: BELGA/EASYFOTOSTOCK/T.

Pope Francis named 16 new cardinals and three emeritus cardinals at the Vatican this weekend.  Source: Gregorio Borgia/Associated Press

Francis Looks to the Developing World in Appointing New Cardinals

Pope Francis reads the list of 19 new Cardinals during the Angelus prayer in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican on Sunday.

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