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Deacon who abused schoolboys jailed

Thu, 2014-08-28 06:22
A deacon convicted of sexually abusing pupils at a school in Greater Manchester is jailed for nine years.

Sacking over child protection claims

Thu, 2014-08-28 06:21
A senior councillor is sacked from Wrexham council's executive board after making allegations about a child protection team.

VIDEO: Punched woman talks of grope outrage

Thu, 2014-08-28 05:44
A student who was punched in the face at the Notting Hill Carnival for telling a man not to grope her says she would do the same again.

Man jailed for bottle attack on girl

Thu, 2014-08-28 05:42
A man who threw a glass bottle while drunk, shattering a car windscreen and badly injuring a nine-year-old girl, is jailed.

VIDEO: HMS Illustrious retires

Thu, 2014-08-28 05:24
The aircraft carrier, HMS Illustrious, was formally taken out of service on Thursday in a ceremony at Portsmouth Naval Base.

Teenagers guilty of mugging killing

Thu, 2014-08-28 05:23
Four teenagers are found guilty of killing a man with a mental age of nine who was stabbed during a mugging in west London.

Stats show UK becoming more European

Thu, 2014-08-28 05:18
UK is becoming more European, statistics show

VIDEO: UK still a 'deeply elitist' country

Thu, 2014-08-28 05:17
The UK is still a "deeply elitist" country, according to a new report from the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission.

Pitt and Jolie wedding announced

Thu, 2014-08-28 05:14
Actors Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are now married, according to a spokesman for the Hollywood couple.

Bake Off contestant 'stitched up'

Thu, 2014-08-28 05:13
The Great British Bake Off contestant blamed by some for another's exit claims to have been "stitched up" by the way the BBC One programme was edited.

India launches bank accounts for all

Thu, 2014-08-28 04:48
Indian PM Narendra Modi launches a plan to provide a bank account for every household, in a landmark initiative to help the poor.

EU widens aid to dairy exporters

Thu, 2014-08-28 04:46
The EU announces emergency help for dairy producers hit by the Russian ban on food imports from the EU.

Peake: Actresses can play male roles

Thu, 2014-08-28 04:43
Maxine Peake says she hopes playing Hamlet will make it easier for women to fill male roles because Shakespeare's female roles are "quite problematic".

Hamilton & Rosberg not a team - Webber

Thu, 2014-08-28 04:37
Former F1 driver Mark Webber questions whether Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg can stay at Mercedes together next year.

Pro-independence firms hit back

Thu, 2014-08-28 04:36
An open letter signed by more than 200 business figures says the case for independence “has been made”.

VIDEO: Close shave for Shaun the sheep

Thu, 2014-08-28 04:31
A sheep called Shaun has been shorn for the first time in his life and his fleece has weighed in at a huge 23 kilograms.

Independence - business leaders come out in support

Thu, 2014-08-28 04:24
Business takes up debate over Scottish independence

Rooney named new England captain

Thu, 2014-08-28 04:18
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney is named the new England captain by manager Roy Hodgson.

VIDEO: Keaton's comeback at Venice festival

Thu, 2014-08-28 04:06
The 71st Venice Film Festival opened on Wednesday with the world premiere of Birdman starring Michael Keaton, Emma Stone and Edward Norton.

Ebola spreads to Nigeria oil hub

Thu, 2014-08-28 04:02
Nigeria confirms its first Ebola death outside Lagos, a Port Harcourt doctor, as the WHO says the total number of cases could eventually pass 20,000.
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