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The BBC's Fergal Keane assesses the current arguments among child protection experts on preventing abuse and reintegrating sex offenders back into society.
Walt Disney credits the success of toys based on its hit film Frozen and an increase in visitors to its theme parks for an "incredibly strong quarter".
Simon Woodroffe, a former Labour supporter and the founder of restaurant chain Yo! Sushi, tells Newsnight the Labour Party's approach to business "scares" him.
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Embattled Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott faces a growing backbench rebellion, with three MPs calling for a vote on his leadership.
Three people test negative for bird flu following an outbreak at a farm in Hampshire, Public Health England (PHE) says.
Premier League Sunderland come from behind to beat Championship side Fulham and avoid an FA Cup upset.
Manchester United will travel to Preston in the FA Cup fifth round after beating League Two Cambridge United.
Greece's leaders receive a guarded welcome to their proposals for a debt deal, ahead of crunch talks with EU creditors and leaders.
A missing rowing coach may have fallen in the River Thames in south-west London, the port authority says.
Jordan's King Abdullah has cut short a trip to the US following the killing of pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh by Islamic State.
Fulham goalkeeper Marcus Bettinelli parries the ball into his own goal to equalise for Sunderland and make it 1-1 in the FA Cup 4th round replay.
Psychiatrists are warning of a craze for posting "skinny selfies" on social media websites, particularly by teenage girls.
Australia coach Darren Lehmann says he is "sick" of speculation about Michael Clarke and backs the batsman as captain.
The big five energy comparison sites have admitted they earn up to £30 in commission every time a customer switches provider.
Comedian Al Murray, who is standing for parliament in his guise as The Pub Landlord, goes on the campaign trail in Kent.
The US electronic spying agency will no longer be allowed to keep indefinitely data collected from foreigners with no intelligence purpose.
MLAs at Stormont vote to extend the National Crime Agency's powers to Northern Ireland after the SDLP changed its position and supported the move.
Tesco's former chief executive and finance director will together share a £2.2m payout after the supermarket chain said it was "contractually committed" to make the payments.
A leading rights group in the Democratic Republic of Congo calls on the government to annul a controversial general's appointment to lead the fight against rebels.