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Vatican Arrests Defrocked Archbishop On Sex Charges

NPR News - Wed, 2014-09-24 09:01

Former Archbishop Jozef Wesolowski, who was defrocked earlier this year, has been accused of paying for sex with children while he was papal ambassador to the Dominican Republic.

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VIDEO: Is the iPhone 6 prone to bending?

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 08:57
Marc Cieslak of BBC Click puts the iPhone 6 through some stress tests, in an unscientific test.

Golf 'now my girlfriend' - McIlroy

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 08:48
Rory McIlroy rules out a relationship for the foreseeable future four months after his split with Caroline Wozniacki.

When Cigarettes Cost More, People Drink Less. Except For Wine

NPR News - Wed, 2014-09-24 08:46

If you raised the price of Don Draper's cigarettes, would he have cut back on the whiskey? Probably not, but it works on most beer and spirits drinkers, a study finds. Wine drinkers, not so much.

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Will Miliband's deficit slip haunt him?

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 08:38
Will Miliband's deficit slip haunt him?

Cameron in talks with Iran's Rouhani

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 08:31
The UK's prime minister meets Iran's president for the first time since the country's revolution in 1979.

Jones attacks devolution response

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 08:28
First Minister Carwyn Jones fears the break up of the UK within 10 years because of the UK Government's response to fall-out of the Scottish "No" vote.

Miliband insists deficit 'priority'

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 08:27
The Labour leader admits leaving out a part of his conference speech about the deficit but insists he covered his plans for economy.

Kidnapped Mexican congressman killed

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 08:25
The authorities in Mexico say a body found in a burned out car in central Zacatecas state is that of federal lawmaker Gabriel Gomez Michel.

Conductor Christopher Hogwood dies

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 08:16
British conductor Christopher Hogwood dies aged 73 following an illness.

VIDEO: Is it a plane, is it a scooter?

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 08:10
Japan's Air Self Defence Force has marked the 60th anniversary of its founding with a display using plane-shaped scooters.

VIDEO: Tears at 91-year-old's NHS plea

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 08:02
A 91-year-old gives a passionate plea for the NHS as he recalls harsh times growing up and the death of his sister.

Mickelson has dig at Europe pair

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 07:47
Phil Mickelson playfully suggests Europe's spirit might be affected by the court case involving Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell.

Why do politicians give noteless speeches?

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 07:30
Why politicians are keen on delivering speeches without notes

Fire still rages in steely Watson

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 07:20
Fire still rages in steely Tom Watson

Nato sees Russia pullback in Ukraine

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 07:08
Nato says it has observed a "significant" withdrawal of Russian troops from eastern Ukraine, but adds that some forces still remain there.

Your pictures: Lighting

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 06:58
Readers' photos on the theme of "lighting"

Ex-pilot 'blindfolded boy with sock'

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 06:50
The trial of a former British Airways pilot accused of 25 sex offences hears that he blindfolded a boy with a sock before assaulting him.

Wiggins wins world time trial title

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 06:34
Great Britain's Sir Bradley Wiggins clinches his first road world title with a thrilling time trial victory at the World Championships in Spain.

Trinity Mirror in phone-hack payout

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 06:23
Trinity Mirror admits for the first time that some of its journalists were involved in phone hacking as it agrees to pay compensation to four people.

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