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The truth behind the rise in sex crimes

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 07:48
The truth behind the rise in sex crimes

VIDEO: Dhaka victims wait for compensation

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 07:41
Many survivors of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Dhaka are still waiting for compensation after the tragedy in 2013 that killed 1,129 workers.

Pupil school rape 'never happened'

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 07:37
A boy accused of raping a fellow pupil at a north Wales primary school tells a jury the alleged attack never happened.

AUDIO: Ending Rev is 'sad but attractive'

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 07:30
Rev star Tom Hollander said it was "sad" but "attractive" to end the show after three series.

Russia extends Navalny house arrest

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 07:26
A Moscow court extends the house arrest of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny by another six months for violating its conditions.

VIDEO: Tattoo woman 'treated like criminal'

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 07:25
A British tourist arrested in Sri Lanka because she had a Buddha tattoo on her arm says she was treated "like a criminal" when she was held by the authorities.

Firefighters to stage fresh strikes

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 07:24
Firefighters in England and Wales are to stage strikes on 2, 3 and 4 May over a long-running pensions row, the Fire Brigades Union says.

VIDEO: Pilot on swimmers' SOS rescue

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 07:22
An Australian helicopter pilot describes the moment he rescued five people stranded off the coast of Queensland who had scrawled a giant SOS message in the sand.

Home nations in Euro 2020 scrap - SFA

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 07:02
Scotland will need to beat their closest neighbours if Glasgow is to be a Euro 2020 host city, says SFA chief Stewart Regan.

Woods hopeful of summer return

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 06:57
Tiger Woods hopes to return to competition this summer but is more concerned with his long-term fitness, his agent says.

Seven injured in silo explosion

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 06:57
Seven people - including firefighters - are injured after a fire and explosion at an industrial estate in Moray.

Israel to suspend Palestinian talks

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 06:48
Israel has suspended peace talks with the Palestinians in response to a unity deal between the rival Hamas and Fatah factions.

Astrotourism skyrockets in Chile

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 06:46
Why tourists are flocking to Chile's observatories

Kellogg's job losses almost halved

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 06:09
Job cuts at cereal maker Kellogg's Wrexham factory have been almost halved after a consultation, says the union Usdaw.

Buddha tattoo woman offered holiday

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 06:09
A British tourist arrested in Sri Lanka because she had a Buddha tattoo says she has been given a free holiday as "an apology".

Police make Syria plea to UK women

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 06:08
British counter-terrorism police chiefs make an unprecedented appeal to Muslim women to persuade their relatives against travelling to Syria to fight in the civil war.

Blood 'is not from headless king'

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 06:07
An elaborately decorated gourd thought to contain the blood of French King Louis XVI may not be authentic, scientists say.

In pictures: Assault on Sloviansk

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 06:07
Operation against pro-Russian separatists

Cyber gang leader jailed for scam

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 06:04
The leader of a gang which stole £1.25m from two of Britain's major banks in a "sophisticated and organised" cyber attack, is jailed for five-and-a-half years.

Thursday's gossip column

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 06:04
Olic rejects Stoke, Man Utd want Shaw and Cavani, Moyes in shock Spurs link, Barcelona revive Luiz interest, and Wenger to sign new deal.
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