A hotelier who opened a string of children's homes in north Wales created a "sexualised atmosphere alongside a culture of fear" as he abused 20 children in his care, a jury has heard.
Former radio DJ Ray Teret raped a 15-year-old girl "acting together" with the late TV presenter Jimmy Savile, a court in Manchester hears.
Islamic State militants extend attacks in the Syria-Turkey border town of Kobane, as US-led air strikes try to aid its Syrian Kurd defenders.
The BBC's Tulip Mazumdar, who has been reporting from Ebola-stricken Sierra Leone, explains how the BBC is covering the crisis safely.
A Franciscan friar and about 20 parishioners have been abducted by jihadist rebels in north-western Syria, the Custody of the Holy Land says.
Andy Murray recovers from a second-set blip against Teymuraz Gabashvili to reach the second round of the Shanghai Masters.
The International Monetary Fund calls for reforms to government bond markets, in part to reduce the risk of repeats of the legal problems that have affected Argentina.
The BBC defends its recent rape storyline after 278 complaints are made following Monday's episode.
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Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen says he stands by his allegations of bullying in the team's dressing-room "100%".
Online retailer Amazon is to face a formal investigation into its European corporate tax practices, the European Commission announces.
Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg tells the BBC he offered to intervene to help secure the release of British hostage Alan Henning.
Notorious convicted killer Carlos the Jackal, who carried out attacks in the 1970s and 1980s, is to go on trial again in France for two murders.
The BBC is adapting John le Carre's The Night Manager for a new six-part series.
Researchers have shown off a prototype gaming system that turns rooms into an interactive, augmented reality displays.
The captain of the South Korean ferry that sank in April says he was very "confused" during the incident, as he gives evidence in his trial.
Somalia's first-ever cash withdrawal machine is installed in a hotel in the capital, Mogadishu, allowing people to withdraw money in US dollars.
Kurdish protesters have broken into the European Parliament in the Netherlands. It follows an earlier demonstration at the Dutch Parliament in the Hague on Monday night.
The BBC asks the public to submit entries for the UK's entry to next year's Eurovision Song Contest for the first time since 2008.
Former captain Michael Vaughan says the England bowlers' "cabal" is a problem and backs Kevin Pietersen's claims.