National Dictionary Day was created to celebrate American lexicographer Noah Webster who was born on October 16 1758.
School district in Mississippi bans Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning classic after complaints about its language.
The week's best photojournalism, from Las Vegas mass shooting and Catalonia independence referendum to Theresa May's Conservative Party Conference speech and a jaguar catching an anaconda.
Campaigners have lashed out at pesto sauce brands who they say are not doing enough to reduce the level of salt in their brand.
North Korea's Mansudae studio is "probably the largest art production centre in the world", covering nearly 30 acres and employing about 1,000 artists.
The winners of the 2017 Nikon Small World Competition have been revealed.Combining art and science, the contest recognises the best photos taken under a microscope.
Upmarket supermarket chain Waitrose's new half bottles of wines are aimed at people who want to drink less alcohol during the week.
Dan Brown's fifth novel to feature globe-trotting Harvard professor Robert Langdon in a race to find an earth-shattering secret.
The bun-less fried chicken sandwich has gained a cult-following around the world
Tate Modern's new Turbine Hall installation should attract huge crowds keen to lie on the floor again, just as Olafur Eliasson's Weather Project did back in 2003.
The RPS has named four award winners in its 160th International Photography Exhibition, the world's longest running photographic exhibition.
Deborah de Robertis has been dubbed the "Serial Flasher".
The 2018 Sony World Photography Awards, one of the world's leading photography competitions, are now open for entries.
Over a 40-year career, Martin Parr has used humorous details to highlight a sense of hopelessness in British society.
Spectacular space images from the winners of the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2017 competition.
After the popular and critical success of his first book, Soviet Bus Stops, Herwig has returned to the former Soviet Union to hunt for more.
A Twitter Q&A didn't go so well for the British institution.
The stock includes a variety of period costumes such as doublets, cloaks, helmets, uniforms, codpieces and bum rolls.
It's Roald Dahl Day 2017: "A little nonsense now and then, is cherished by the wisest men."
A snarling tiger cub, playful brown bears and a tiny seahorse clinging to a cotton bud are among the beautiful photos on this year's shortlist.