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Brexit: EU leaders set to move talks on to next stage
Theresa May was applauded by European counterparts at a dinner on Thursday, ahead of the EU decision.
Australia child abuse inquiry finds 'serious failings'
Society's major institutions "seriously failed" to protect children, a landmark inquiry finds.
Russia a 'risk' to undersea cables, defence chief warns
Chief of the defence staff Sir Stuart Peach warns disruption to undersea cables could be "catastrophic".
Church apology over Bishop George Bell abuse inquiry
Former Bishop of Chichester George Bell was accused of sexual abuse decades after his death in 1958.
The choir that can never sing together
The Christmas song recorded by singers at risk of serious infection if they meet face-to-face.
Parents giving children alcohol too young, researchers say
Giving youngsters too many takeaways is also criticised as a health risk by the researchers.
US woman used bitcoin to move cash to Islamic State, police say
She is accused of taking out fraudulent bank loans and buying bitcoin to funnel cash to IS.
UK must tackle loneliness, says Jo Cox Commission report
Commission set up by murdered MP Jo Cox says nine million adults in the UK are affected.
Britain First's Paul Golding and Jayda Fransen charged
Paul Golding and Jayda Fransen are charged by the PSNI over separate incidents in Belfast.
HS2 redundancy pay 'shocking waste' of taxpayer cash
Overpayments totalling £1.76m were made to 94 people, a committee of MPs says.
Star system has record eight exoplanets
Nasa finds a distant star circled by eight planets, equal to the complement in our own Solar System.
'Youthquake' declared word of the year by Oxford Dictionaries
Oxford Dictionaries says the word, coined in the 1960s, sums up millennials driving political change.
Newspaper headlines: Disney deal and 'deadly' festive flu
A £49bn deal with 21st Century Fox features on Friday's front pages, as well as a winter flu warning.
What Question Time made of Brexit vote defeat
The last Question Time of 2017 was dominated by exchanges over Brexit - so what happened£
Booze calculator: What's your drinking nationality£
How does your drinking measure up to the average from countries around the world£
Behind the scenes of Brighton Rock
Images of lead actors Richard Attenborough and Carol Marsh taking time out during filming.
7 days quiz: Who did George Clooney give $14m to£
7 days quiz: Who did George Clooney give $14m to£
Girl says cycle helmets should be compulsory
Doctors say that when Maisie was run over, a cycle helmet saved her life.
How Greenland would look without its ice sheet
Scientists stitch together decades of survey data to reveal a hidden world of mountains and canyons.
Grenfell memorial: Key moments
Survivors of the tower fire which claimed 71 lives attend a memorial service at St Paul's Cathedral.
Airbus A380 draws giant Christmas tree over Germany
An Airbus pilot has festive fun flying in the shape of a Christmas tree on a test flight over Germany.
Chinese visitors left furious by 'fake' butterfly exhibition
A visitor said he had travelled 100km to see the exhibit, but felt he had been "cheated".
The pig farmer taking on Tesco
Richard Baugh addresses concerns about supermarkets using "fake farm" brands
Is it game over for Brexit£
The government lost a key vote, and it's a big deal.
Lambeth Palace: The home of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Take a tour of the home of the Archbishop of Canterbury.
How net neutrality affects you
An Obama-era law that protects "net neutrality" is repealed by a US regulator, so what does it mean£
'Flat-chested' K-pop star responds to 'cruel' body comments
Online critics said she didn't look right for K-pop, but Amber Liu from girl group f(x) is fighting back.
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My father fought the CIA's secret war in Laos
A journalist looks for the truth of his father's role in one of the largest clandestine missions in US history.
Migrants in Germany: Should they be paid to go home£
Berlin is offering asylum seekers thousands of euros to retrace their steps - but is it ethical£
China's Class of 1977: I took an exam that changed China
China's 1977 college entrance exams brought in a generation that would change the country forever.
Hollywood's perfectly pitched film franchise
The Pitch Perfect movies may have been successful, but they also remain unique in the film industry.
Lock out: The Austrian hotel that was hacked four times
The internet of things poses new threats to our security, so how should we be fighting back£
The mystery of the baby in the box
Robin was abandoned as a baby 74 years ago. Now thanks to DNA and his daughter's detective work he finally knows where he came from.
Brexit: Can Leavers and Remainers call a Christmas truce£
We asked Brexiteers to name one good thing about the EU - and Remainers to do the same about Brexit.
Yemen's capital more divided than ever
Nawal al-Maghafi finds the clashes between former allies in the civil war have destroyed parts of Sanaa.
Acting on Australia's landmark abuse inquiry
Few countries have confronted child abuse as comprehensively, but practical questions remain.
Roger Federer wins 2017 BBC Overseas Sports Personality award for record fourth time
Tennis star Roger Federer wins the BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year for a record fourth time after a public vote.
Chris Froome case handling is a scandal - Tony Martin
The handling of Chris Froome's adverse drugs test is a "scandal" and suggests double standards, says four-time world time trial champion Tony Martin.
Jose Mourinho: Man Utd boss asked to clarify comments about Man City
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is asked to clarify the comments he made before Sunday's derby defeat by Manchester City.
Olympia Horse Show: Brilliant Laura Renwick wins Puissance
Britain's Laura Renwick and her horse Top Dollar VI win the Puissance event at the Olympia Horse Show in London after clearing 2.20m.
Scottish Open: John Higgins to face Ronnie O'Sullivan in quarter-finals
John Higgins faces Ronnie O'Sullivan for a last-four place in Glasgow, and fellow Scot Stephen Maguire also reaches last eight.
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