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Child migrant 'abused in Australia'

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 12:29
A 70-year-old former child migrant from a Catholic-run home in Londonderry says he was sexually abused after being shipped to Australia.

Kidnappers broke bones with hammers

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 12:24
Six men are jailed for up to 17 years after a man is kidnapped, stripped naked, beaten with hammers and stabbed.

Afghan militants 'may join IS'

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 12:15
Fighters from a militant Islamic group in Afghanistan, allied to the Taliban, tell the BBC they are considering joining forces with Islamic State.

Fifth day of search for missing boy

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 12:07
The search for a missing 12-year-old boy swept into the sea while playing on Anglesey enters its fifth day.

Man Utd identity is broken - Phelan

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 12:06
Former Manchester United coach Mike Phelan fears the club's identity is broken with the departure of Danny Welbeck to Arsenal.

AUDIO: Is conflict good or bad for insurers?

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 11:57
Bronek Masojada, chief executive of the insurance company Hiscox, analyses the effect of recent conflicts on the insurance market

VIDEO: David Mitchell on The Bone Clocks

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 11:51
Cloud Atlas author David Mitchell discusses his new novel The Bone Clocks on BBC Breakfast.

A cloud of uncertainty

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 11:40
How were leaked celebrity photos obtained?

UK construction growth surges

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 11:36
The construction sector expanded at its fastest pace for seven months in August, despite supply shortages holding back growth, a survey suggests.

Clacton by-election set for October

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 11:26
The Clacton by-election, triggered by Douglas Carswell's defection to UKIP, is to be held on 9 October, the Conservative Party says.

VIDEO: Volcano continues fiery lava eruption

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 11:25
A dramatic lava eruption that began early on Sunday near Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano has continued into Monday.

VIDEO: Owners reunited with cliff rescue dog

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 11:25
The owners of Sprig the springer spaniel, who went missing more than a week ago and was found on a cliff ledge, have now been reunited with him.

Ecuador volcano increases activity

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 11:23
A massive ash cloud is rising from the Tungurahua volcano in Ecuador as it shows increased activity with a series of explosions on Monday.

Does limiting the power of appliances save energy?

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 11:20
Would banning high-power appliances actually save energy?

Thieving monkey hands out money

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 11:20
A monkey in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh steals money from a home and rains down banknotes on people, reports say.

Coahuila approves same-sex marriage

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 10:42
Congress in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila legalises same-sex marriage and adoption by gay couples, despite opposition by conservatives.

Glasgow bus gate fines top £800,000

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 10:34
A controversial new restriction on cars in Glasgow earns the city council at least £800,000 in just two months.

Have some football clubs overpaid for players?

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 10:31
Have some football clubs overpaid for their new players?

Bronson time-added for prison attack

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 10:29
Charles Bronson has a further two year jail term added to his life sentence for holding a prison governor in a headlock and punching him several times.

Russia 'to alter military doctrine'

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 10:13
Russia is to adjust its military doctrine as a result of the Ukraine crisis and Nato's increasing presence in eastern Europe, a top Russian official says.

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