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Serial abuser raped pregnant women

16 January 2015 - 5:39pm
A man is convicted of subjecting two women and seven children to horrific sexual and physical abuse.

Africa eyes anti-Boko Haram force

16 January 2015 - 5:36pm
Ghana's President John Mahama says he and other African leaders will discuss plans next week to "deal permanently" with Boko Haram militants.

Allen beats Perry to reach semis

16 January 2015 - 5:34pm
Mark Allen scraps to victory over Joe Perry to reach the semi-finals of the Masters at Alexandra Palace.

VIDEO: Google Glass - what next? In 45 secs

16 January 2015 - 5:33pm
Google Glass has died a death, but what else does the tech giant have up its sleeve?

Weekendish: The best of the week's reads

16 January 2015 - 5:21pm
A collection of some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week.

More bad news from A&E

16 January 2015 - 5:16pm
What's the true state of A&E across the UK?

Why do people dislike hearing foreign languages in the street?

16 January 2015 - 5:06pm
Why do some dislike hearing foreign languages in the street?

10 things we didn't know last week

16 January 2015 - 5:06pm
The three countries where women are more likely to be boss than men, and other nuggets.

Rifle from 1882 found leaning on tree

16 January 2015 - 5:00pm
Archaeologists have found a 132-year-old rifle propped against a tree in Nevada's Great Basin National Park.

Israel-Palestinian 'war crime' probe

16 January 2015 - 4:47pm
The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court begins examining whether to investigate alleged war crimes in the Palestinian territories.

Go Figure: The week in numbers

16 January 2015 - 4:39pm
The week in numbers with our Go Figure images.

3,500 fines for Cardiff bus lane use

16 January 2015 - 4:38pm
Cardiff council issues more than 3,500 penalty charge notices in a single month for drivers using city bus lanes.

Schools' 'overly complex admissions'

16 January 2015 - 4:29pm
A schools watchdog says too many schools in England appear to be selecting pupils by the back door.

Londoners seek Charlie Hebdo copies

16 January 2015 - 4:25pm
Londoners queue from dawn to get a Charlie Hebdo

Journalists cleared in Sun trial

16 January 2015 - 4:23pm
Three journalists are cleared of plotting to pay officials while working at the Sun newspaper.

BBC 'does not trust' Top Gear

16 January 2015 - 4:11pm
The executive producer of Top Gear says the BBC has 'lost trust' in the show after 2014 proved to be the programme's "annus horribilis".

What's involved in cyber war games?

16 January 2015 - 4:01pm
The UK and US are to stage a series of cyber war games to defend against online attacks. What form will they take?

Man accused of sex abuse found dead

16 January 2015 - 4:00pm
An ex-children's home manager who was due to face trial for sex abuse charges is found dead at his home.

Police 'concern' for Jewish community

16 January 2015 - 3:59pm
There is "heightened concern" about the risk to Jewish communities in the UK following the terror attacks in France, police warn.

Assault trial told of 'Batman punch'

16 January 2015 - 3:56pm
An assault trial hears how a Scotland rugby international was dressed as Batman when he allegedly attacked an amateur player in Glasgow.