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MoD 'confidence' in Trident after test 'malfunction'
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 00:53:38 GMT

The MoD backs the UK's nuclear weapons system, after an unarmed missile went off course during a test.

Theresa May to meet Donald Trump on Friday - White House
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 22:59:18 GMT

Prime Minister Theresa May is to be the first foreign leader to meet new US President Donald Trump.

Donald Trump protests attract millions across US and world
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 22:48:30 GMT

They joined many other demonstrators who turned out for more than 600 rallies around the globe.

Women's March: UK protesters join anti-Donald Trump marches
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 19:23:20 GMT

Rallies take place as part of global protests on the first full day of Donald Trump's presidency.

Ex-President Yahya Jammeh leaves The Gambia after losing election
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 00:06:49 GMT

Yahya Jammeh quits after trying to cling to power, paving the way for his elected successor to return.

Rooney breaks Man Utd goal record
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 18:18:27 GMT

Wayne Rooney becomes Manchester United's all-time leading goalscorer with a sensational stoppage-time free-kick that rescues a point at Stoke.

British family spans six generations
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 11:27:10 GMT

A family from Yorkshire is thought to be the only one with six generations alive at the same time. Grandmother Sue Godward and her daughter Niki Mellor spoke to 5 Live.

Amsterdam diamond theft: Seven arrested
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 16:50:36 GMT

Jewellery worth €75m was stolen in 2005 in one of the world's biggest diamond robberies.

UKIP leader Paul Nuttall to stand in Stoke Central by-election
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 12:21:44 GMT

The UKIP leader will seek to become its second MP by standing in current Labour seat next month.

Chapecoense: Brazilian team play their first game since plane crash
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 21:01:35 GMT

Chapecoense play their first game since the majority of the team were killed in a plane crash on 29 November.

Marine Le Pen hails patriotism as the policy of the future
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 14:25:06 GMT

The French politician tells fellow far-right leaders 2017 will see a nationalist rebirth across Europe.

Isle of Man 'must update abortion law'
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 01:34:01 GMT

Women in the Isle of Man should have the same abortion rights as those in England, Scotland and Wales, a Manx politician says.

Australia shark attack: Man suffers 'eight-hour' ordeal
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 19:39:39 GMT

Bad weather hampers the rescue of a scuba diver attacked by a shark in a remote area off Queensland.

Anti-Trump protesters fill Trafalgar Square
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 14:32:27 GMT

Thousands of protesters in London fill Trafalgar Square as part of a Women's March on the first full day of Donald Trump's presidency.

Donald Trump protests: 'Why I've decided to march'
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 18:33:39 GMT

As women globally take to the streets as part of a day of protests, Hannah tells us why she decided to march.

Donald Trump says CIA will get 'so much' backing despite his earlier criticism
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 23:29:00 GMT

The new US President Donald Trump tells the CIA that it has his full support despite feuding with it.

Friends' 30-year-search for Celtic treasure trove pays off
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 10:36:56 GMT

Two metal detector enthusiasts found a huge hoard of Celtic treasure, reports Robert Hall.

770 babies baptised in Georgian ceremony
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 00:19:40 GMT

The BBC's Rayhan Demytrie reports from a mass baptism ceremony in Tbilisi, Georgia.

T2 Trainspotting: What would you choose?
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 00:22:17 GMT

T2 Trainspotting comes out in cinemas on 27 January.

Italy avalanche: Four more rescued from Rigopiano hotel
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 16:19:54 GMT

Four more people were rescued overnight from a hotel in Italy destroyed by an avalanche three days ago.

Greenwich mum makes Jamaican Patois-speaking doll
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 13:03:13 GMT

A mother from London has created a Jamaican Patois-speaking doll for her daughter to reflect her heritage.

BBC News Channel
Wed, 16 Mar 2016 12:34:37 GMT

BBC coverage of latest developments as suspect in Berlin market attack is shot dead in Milan.

Andrew Walker: A UK-EU trade deal is another WTO issue
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 00:54:25 GMT

If the UK and the EU are going to have a trade agreement, it is best to get as many sectors covered as possible to reduce the chances of a WTO challenge.

Damien McGuinness: Berlin unimpressed by Brexit message
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 20:44:00 GMT

An appeal over a post-Brexit trade deal was met with sniggers in Berlin, Damien McGuinness writes.

Roger Harrabin: World v Trump on climate deal?
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 00:50:24 GMT

As the new president settles in, much of the world reaffirms its commitment to the Paris agreement.

What are stretch marks and can you prevent them?
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 16:35:04 GMT

We explore exactly what stretch marks are after model Chrissy Teigen shows hers off on Twitter.

Who will succeed Sinn Féin's Martin McGuinness?
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 23:17:06 GMT

As Martin McGuinness steps down, who will take over as Sinn Féin's leader in Northern Ireland?

All you need to know about secondary school league tables
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 09:08:50 GMT

As new-style secondary school league tables for England are published, we go through the changes.

Virus lottery: What could be next epidemic?
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:05:18 GMT

Scientists have shortlisted three little-known diseases that they think could become the next global health emergency.

Newspaper headlines: Papers await May-Trump meeting
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 23:17:46 GMT

The UK-US relationship is in focus as Theresa May prepares to meet Donald Trump in Washington this week.

Lords of the ruins
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:09:10 GMT

Photographs taken by BBC Middle East editor Jeremy Bowen as he takes a journey through eastern Aleppo's largely deserted streets.

Africa's top shots
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:29:58 GMT

A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.

In pictures: Prize pigeons
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:25:32 GMT

Photographs from inside a Turkish pigeon auction in Sanliurfa.

Week in pictures: 7-13 January 2017
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:35:24 GMT

A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

Wayne Rooney: Record-breaking striker 'a true great' says Sir Bobby Charlton
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 18:27:32 GMT

Sir Bobby Charlton says Wayne Rooney is "a true great" after the striker broke his Manchester United all-time goalscoring record.

Manchester City 2-2 Tottenham Hotspur
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 20:03:58 GMT

Tottenham recover from two goals down to snatch a point from Manchester City, as Gabriel Jesus is denied a goal on his debut.

Australian Open: Johanna Konta praises support from her family and friends
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 13:41:11 GMT

Great Britain's Johanna Konta says her family and coaches were crucial to her progress after the Lawn Tennis Association cut her funding.

DNA detectives
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 00:44:58 GMT

A team of experts is using DNA technology to identify victims of the Bosnian war of the 1990s.

Saving strays
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 00:17:10 GMT

The vet who left behind her home in England to care for Sri Lanka’s street dogs.

Dapper dressers
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 00:50:27 GMT

A group of young men hopes to put Iraqi Kurdistan on the fashion map - and effect social change.

'Be brave and naive'
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 01:25:30 GMT

CEO Secrets asks four founders what it's like to turn a small company into a huge one.

Week in pictures
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 01:26:05 GMT

A look at some of the events in the world of entertainment and arts over the past week, including the launch of Britain's Got Talent and Shakira meeting Gordon Brown.

Women's March
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 18:54:40 GMT

Thousands of men, women and children took part in the Women's March in London.

Undercover officers
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 11:02:31 GMT

When Islamic State seized control of his hometown and began killing his police colleagues, Iraqi officer Abu Alawi resorted to unconventional measures to stay alive.

Bulls and bullying
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 12:54:10 GMT

Animal rights activists caught in social media cross-fire regarding banned bull-taming tradition.

A message of hope at Washington march
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 23:06:10 GMT

More than half a million people demand to be heard a day after Donald Trump is elected.

Women's March: Anti-Trump marchers take to the streets
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 16:36:03 GMT

Rallies take place as part of global protests on the first full day of Donald Trump's presidency.

Eight ways Trump presidency makes history
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 10:29:03 GMT

From his bank balance to his lack of pets - here's how Donald Trump is making presidential history.

Barack Obama's last day as 44th president
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 23:15:20 GMT

From leaving a note for his successor on the Oval Office desk to giving a final speech.

Was there a Trump Twitter glitch?
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 11:40:29 GMT

Twitter says it's resolving "complications" with the @Potus switchover, as some users claim they're following Trump against their will.

Empathy and education in the age of Trump
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 21:54:30 GMT

A Davos cocktail party may not, at first, seem like the ideal place to teach people to understand those with whom they disagree, but that's what some academics are doing.

Compare 2009 and 2017
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 20:19:21 GMT

It's been eight years since a new president took the oath of office at the US Capitol. Here's some side by side comparisons of Barack Obama's inauguration in 2009 and Donald Trump's in 2017,

Theresa May congratulates Trump on taking office
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 05:27:33 GMT

Theresa May says she looks forward to meeting the new US president and expects "very frank" talks.

Obama crowd picture gaffe
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 20:10:14 GMT

Donald Trump's account is rapidly evolving after using an image of Barack Obama's 2013 inauguration

Violent protests on streets
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 16:03:53 GMT

Windows were smashed during protests in Washington DC as President-elect Donald Trump was due to be sworn in.

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