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Nuns' behaviour 'almost psychotic'

Tue, 2014-01-28 07:12
Nuns' treatment of children at a residential care home was "bordering on the psychotic", Northern Ireland's Historical Abuse Inquiry is told.

Travis: Radio 1 assault claim 'lies'

Tue, 2014-01-28 07:07
Former DJ Dave Lee Travis tells a court that allegations he assaulted a teenager in a Radio 1 studio are "out and out lies".

School snow days 'no learning lost'

Tue, 2014-01-28 07:00
Closing schools on occasional days because of bad weather does not damage learning, according to a Harvard study.

New F1 car noses worry top designer

Tue, 2014-01-28 06:30
The controversial nose designs of the new Formula 1 cars could be a safety risk, says the sport's leading designer.

82 Lloyds Banking Group jobs to go

Tue, 2014-01-28 05:57
Eighty-two jobs are to go in Wales with another 12 relocated as part of restructuring plans by the Lloyds banking group cutting more than 1,000 jobs.

Day in pictures: 28 January 2014

Tue, 2014-01-28 05:56
24 hours of news photos: 28 January

VIDEO: Dave Lee Travis: Allegations 'nonsense'

Tue, 2014-01-28 05:55
The former DJ Dave Lee Travis denies forcing himself on women, saying the allegations against him are "nonsense".

VIDEO: Tory MP 'mischief' about Labour adviser

Tue, 2014-01-28 05:54
Shadow Treasury spokesman Chris Leslie says claims about Labour adviser Arnie Graf are a "bit of mischief".

Ukraine annuls anti-protest law

Tue, 2014-01-28 05:49
The Ukrainian parliament votes by a large majority to abolish a controversial law restricting the right to protest, as demonstrations continue.

GCHQ 'spied on Facebook and YouTube'

Tue, 2014-01-28 05:46
Leaks suggest GCHQ carried out an operation called Squeaky Dolphin to monitor Facebook "likes", YouTube video views and use of Google Blogger.

UN court defines Peru-Chile border

Tue, 2014-01-28 05:46
The United Nations' highest court has defined the Peru-Chile maritime border after an acrimonious dispute between the two neighbours.

Nigerians 'slaughtered' in church

Tue, 2014-01-28 05:46
A senior cleric tells the BBC how suspected Islamist militants "slaughtered" at least 30 churchgoers in north-eastern Nigeria on Sunday.

Odemwingie & Jones swap deal completed

Tue, 2014-01-28 05:39
Cardiff's Peter Odemwingie joins Stoke in a swap deal that takes Potters striker Kenwyne Jones the other way.

Mental Health Act detentions up 12%

Tue, 2014-01-28 05:27
The number of people in England being detained under the Mental Health Act has risen by 12% in the past five years, according to the NHS regulator.

VIDEO: Can dogs really tell the time?

Tue, 2014-01-28 05:24
A BBC documentary team monitors the habits of Jazz, a Hungarian Viszla, to find out whether he really can tell the time.

VIDEO: Ex-president on trial in glass case

Tue, 2014-01-28 05:17
A new trial of the former Egyptian president, Mohammed Morsi, has begun.

VIDEO: Migrant workers paid £40 a day

Tue, 2014-01-28 05:14
A BBC investigation has exposed migrant workers being paid well below the minimum wage.

AUDIO: Academic: Phonics is 'almost abuse'

Tue, 2014-01-28 05:09
Teaching children to read using phonics has been described by an academic as "almost a form of abuse".

Winter weather claims 'reach £426m'

Tue, 2014-01-28 05:06
Insurance claims following storms and flooding over Christmas and New Year have hit £426m with more expected, an insurers' group says.

Why Wales will win the Six Nations - Guscott

Tue, 2014-01-28 04:51
Stability and style will outweigh domestic strife but it won't be a Grand Slam, argues BBC Sport's rugby expert

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