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A former resident of a Catholic orphanage says he is still haunted by the "nightmare" abuse he suffered at the hands of a priest.
Rising living costs and stagnating wages are creating a "double squeeze" on the lowest paid, a senior churchman says as he promotes the Living Wage.
Police in New York say they seized about 3,000 birds during their biggest ever operation against illegal cockfighting.
Toyota plans to end its car and engine production in Australia by the end of 2017, affecting thousands of jobs.
The leader of Nepal's largest political party, Sushil Koirala, is elected prime minister, nearly three months after elections to the new Constituent Assembly.
Police appeal for witnesses to a double shooting at a housing estate in Bangor, County Down.
Manchester United boss David Moyes says conceding an injury-time equaliser to Fulham is "as bad as it gets".
Greater Manchester Police launches an investigation into an alleged fraud of up to £10,000 at its sports and social club.
Lord Smith discusses the stand-in floods minister Eric Pickles' recent criticism of the Environment Agency.
Tickets for a service to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster are released.
Network Rail chooses an alternative railway route to the storm-stricken Dawlish line, BBC News can reveal.
The gas supply to Pakistan's most populous province is mostly cut off after militants in the south-west blow up three pipelines, officials say.
Mexican vigilante groups parade through Apatzingan after apparently seizing it from the powerful Knights Templar drug cartel at the weekend.
Government-backed pro-nuclear candidate Yoichi Masuzoe wins the election for Tokyo governor, beating two anti-nuclear candidates.
A £20m a year plan to boost up to 40 underperforming schools in Wales is being launched, after similar schemes in London and Manchester.
At least 15 people drown and 16 others are missing after a boat capsizes in a river in India's eastern Orissa state, officials say.
Who makes BBC expert Jonathan Davies's Team of the Week after the second round of the Six Nations?
Hundreds of stray dogs in Sochi have been saved after a Russian billionaire helped fund a shelter.
Comedian Les Dawson wrote a romantic mystery novel under the name Maria Brett-Cooper, it has been revealed.
Inside Out goes undercover to expose the criminals touting illegal pay-for-view TV packages at knock-down prices.