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Man 'raped by priest 65 years ago' 
  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 09:33:01 GMT 
    A 72-year-old man says he was raped by a priest in a Bedfordshire boys' home 65 years ago.


Day in pictures: 23 October 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:36:21 GMT 
    24 hours of news images: 23 October


Your pictures: Steps 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:11:23 GMT 
    Readers' photos on the theme of "steps"


In pictures: Feline focus 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:05:39 GMT 
    An online exhibition of cats


In pictures: Ottawa shootings 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:03:13 GMT 
    Images from outside the Canadian parliament


In pictures: India celebrates Diwali 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:27:42 GMT 
    Indians celebrate Diwali, the biggest Hindu festival


Day in pictures: 21 October 
  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:38:53 GMT 
    24 hours of news images: 21 October


What the floods did to Kashmir's grand heritage 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:56:22 GMT 
    What floods did to Kashmir's most treasured historic sites


In pictures: Derry in 1969 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 05:36:19 GMT 
    Battle of the Bogside in 1969 by Gilles Caron


The hardship posting to end all hardship postings 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:05:33 GMT 
    The hardship posting which may have inspired an English idiom


Have Jedis created a new 'religion'? 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:04:02 GMT 
    Have Jedis created a new 'religion'?


Picasso Museum sees grand reopening 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:21:56 GMT 
    Picasso Museum in Paris reopens after a five-year renovation


Brazil elections: Last-ditch push in 'Mini-Brazil' state 
  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 07:04:57 GMT 
    Who will prevail in Brazil's battleground state?


Week in pictures: 18-24 October 2014 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:02:34 GMT 
    A selection of the top news photographs from around the world


India's iconic football club facing closure 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:19:24 GMT 
    How an iconic Indian football club fell on hard times
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