Newspaper headlines: President Trump's 'message to the world'

The papers are dominated by coverage of the US presidential inauguration – with every front page featuring a picture of Donald Trump. Mr Trump, says the Times, unveiled a new era – but it notes that the imagery was unusually … Continue reading


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Australian Open 2017: Johanna Konta beats Caroline Wozniacki to reach last 16

Australian Open 2017 Venue: Melbourne Park, Melbourne Dates: 16-29 Jan Coverage: Daily live commentary on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra; live text on selected matches on the BBC Sport website; TV highlights on BBC Two and online from 21 … Continue reading


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Theresa May congratulates Trump on taking office

Theresa May has congratulated Donald Trump on taking office as US president – and says she looks forward to meeting him in Washington. The prime minister stressed her belief he was committed to advancing the “special relationship” with the UK. … Continue reading


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Donald Trump begins overhaul as first executive orders signed

Donald Trump has taken his first steps as president, signing an executive order which targets the signature health care reforms of his predecessor. His proclamation ordered agencies to ease the economic burden of the laws known as Obamacare. In Friday’s … Continue reading


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UK women set to march against Trump

Thousands of women are expected to join a march in London later as part of an international campaign on the first full day of Donald Trump’s presidency. The rally is among events in the UK and elsewhere planned in solidarity … Continue reading


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Trump, in Oval Office, signs first order on Obamacare

President Donald Trump is joined by the Congressional leadership and his family before formally signing his cabinet nominations into law, in the President’s Room of the Senate, at the Capitol in Washington, January 20, 2017. From left are Vice President … Continue reading


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The Gambia crisis: Yahya Jammeh says he will step down

The Gambia’s long-term leader Yahya Jammeh says he will step down, after refusing to accept defeat in elections. In an announcement on state TV, he said it was “not necessary that a single drop of blood be shed”. The statement … Continue reading


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Did ye get healed?

I have a special connection to an enigmatic Belfast man whose music crosses jazz, blues, folk and rock. In the late 1980s, I was held hostage in Beirut. Of my five years in captivity, four were spent with the Irish … Continue reading


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Chapecoense: Brazilian team prepare for first game since plane crash

Media playback is not supported on this device Sirli Freitas took one, final phone call from her husband Cleberson Silva before he had to switch off his phone. “There was so much background noise,” she said. “So much laughter and … Continue reading


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World v Trump on global climate deal?

As a pro-coal president strides into the White House, the rest of the world is rallying in defence of the climate. Donald Trump has called climate change “a hoax” and filled his cabinet with representatives of fossil fuel industries. One … Continue reading


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Reliving a tragedy

The 2004 Beslan school siege is remembered for the deaths of more than 330 people including 186 children, after a Russian school was seized by Chechen rebels. But the Belgian creators of a play, Us/Them, which relives the atrocity through … Continue reading


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Comedian Ed Byrne helps injured walker in Cairngorms

Comedian Ed Byrne has helped an injured hillwalker in the Cairngorms. Byrne was at the end of a two-day walking trip with adventure and outdoor writer Phoebe Smith when they came across Josh Bratchley on Tuesday. Mr Bratchley twisted a … Continue reading


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Picasso prints at Barnsley's Cooper Gallery

An exhibition of original prints by world-renowned artist Pablo Picasso are to go on show at a museum in Barnsley. The 17 linocut prints are on display from Saturday at a free exhibition at the town’s Cooper Gallery. The valuable … Continue reading


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World landmarks recreated with Lego

More than 70 famous world landmarks have been recreated with Lego. The models were put together by professional Lego builder Warren Elsmore and feature a new exhibition at The Harley Gallery in Nottinghamshire. Mr Elsmore said each creation could take … Continue reading


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Chelmsford Morris group's 'fit, mildly eccentric men' plea

A decades-old Morris dancing group says it desperately needs “fit, mildly eccentric men” to join in order to keep going. Chelmsford Morris was founded in 1972 and currently has about 30 members. However, the vast majority of members are now … Continue reading


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