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Man 'raped by priest 65 years ago'

BBC News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 09:33
A 72-year-old man says he was raped by a priest in a Bedfordshire boys' home 65 years ago.
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Students fined over sexist chants

BBC News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 09:31
A number of students are fined following an investigation after footage emerged of a group chanting about violence and necrophilia.
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AUDIO: Is technology killing old loved books?

BBC News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 09:07
Josh Spero, author of Second Hand Stories and editor of Spear's Magazine, and the author Erica Wagner, a former literary editor of the Times mull the question of high tech and old books.
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AUDIO: Ebola health worker's audio diary fears

BBC News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 09:06
Dr Geraldine O'Hara, an infectious diseases specialist from Huddersfield, has recorded a series of audio diaries while she is in Sierra Leone.
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Women 'need clear coaching pathway'

BBC News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 09:05
Women need a clear pathway into coaching if they are to succeed in a male-dominated environment, say industry experts.
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VIDEO: Learning how to leap around a city

BBC News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 08:56
The UK's first specialised Parkour, or freerunning, academies have opened to encourage people to learn how to do it in a safe environment.
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One killed in US school shooting

BBC News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 08:52
One student is shot dead and four wounded in a school by a classmate who then took his own life, police in the US state of Washington say.
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England edge Samoa in thriller

BBC News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 08:36
England narrowly hold on for victory against Samoa in a pulsating Four Nations encounter in Brisbane.
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McKay murder anniversary appeal

BBC News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 08:29
On the second anniversary of a murder in Newtownabbey, County Antrim, police have renewed an appeal for information.
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Benefit claims wait 'unacceptable'

BBC News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 07:27
A charity calls for the rollout of a new benefit payment to be halted until a backlog is cleared.
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Royals edge ahead in World Series

BBC News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 07:04
Kansas City Royals beat San Francisco Giants 3-2 in Game Three to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven World Series.
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VIDEO: Record skydive from edge of space

BBC News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 06:36
Google executive Alan Eustace has broken the world altitude record for a parachute jump by leaping from 135,890 feet (41,419 metres) beating Felix Baumgartner's record.
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New York axe attack 'terrorist act'

BBC News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 05:40
Police in New York say an axe attack on two officers was a terrorist act carried out by a radicalised Muslim convert.
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'Edging toward the EU exit?'

BBC News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 05:08
Saturday's newspapers focus mainly on the row over the European Union's demand for an additional £1.7bn from the UK. There is also the tale of the woman who is allergic to Simon Cowell.
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US judge sentences Farc commander

BBC News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 04:38
A US judge has sentenced an ex-Colombian rebel to 27 years in prison for his role in the kidnapping of three American citizens in 2003.
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Two US Ebola nurses free of virus

BBC News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 04:10
Two nurses infected with Ebola while treating a patient in Dallas are declared free of the deadly virus, a day after the first infection in New York.
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'Many exposed' to Mali Ebola girl

BBC News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 04:04
The authorities in Mali confirm the death of the country's first Ebola patient, a two-year-old girl, and say many people were exposed to her.
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Malaysia envoy appears in NZ court

BBC News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 03:47
A Malaysian diplomat appears briefly in court on charges of attempted rape in the New Zealand city of Wellington after being extradited.
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VIDEO: Russia 'helped Yanukovych to flee'

BBC News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 03:43
Russia helped ousted Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych to flee from violent protests in February, Russian leader Vladimir Putin has said.
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VIDEO: Flash floods in Athens

BBC News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 03:42
People in the Greek capital, Athens, are clearing up after flash floods caused major disruption in parts of the city.
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