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1 Ministers won't fight serial rapist release

Ministers won't fight serial rapist release

Victims will legally fight the decision to release rapist John Worboys but the government will not.
2 Las Vegas shooting: Police say gunman's girlfriend won't face charges

Las Vegas shooting: Police say gunman's girlfriend won't face charges

Police say they still do not know the motive for October's mass shooting that caused 58 deaths.
3 Theresa May to meet Donald Trump in Davos

Theresa May to meet Donald Trump in Davos

The meeting comes after the US president cancelled plans for a trip to London in February.
4 Nassar case: Gold medallists Raisman and Wieber face abuser

Nassar case: Gold medallists Raisman and Wieber face abuser

Aly Raisman and Jordyn Wieber confront former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar in court.
5 Church of England warns future of Down's 'under question'

Church of England warns future of Down's 'under question'

The Church of England fears new pre-natal tests could lead to a rise in abortions of babies with Down's.
6 Dolores O'Riordan: Funeral arranged for next week

Dolores O'Riordan: Funeral arranged for next week

A private Requiem Mass will be celebrated for The Cranberries singer in County Limerick on Tuesday.
7 US shutdown: Senate bill on verge of collapse amid rancour

US shutdown: Senate bill on verge of collapse amid rancour

President Trump holds last-ditch talks with the Democratic Senate leader at the White House.
8 Jewish leaders call on Inner North London coroner to quit

Jewish leaders call on Inner North London coroner to quit

Senior coroner Mary Hassell says her office will not prioritise inquests "because of religion".
9 Coca-Cola pledges to recycle all packaging by 2030

Coca-Cola pledges to recycle all packaging by 2030

The drinks giant is pledging to reclaim a used can or bottle for every one sold.
10 The man risking his life to save pink dolphins

The man risking his life to save pink dolphins

Fernando Trujillo works in dangerous areas of the Amazon to save the rare species.
11 Ministers back down in legal battle over disability benefits

Ministers back down in legal battle over disability benefits

Campaigners welcome government decision not to appeal High Court ruling on mental health eligibility.
12 Kim and Kanye name third baby

Kim and Kanye name third baby

The reality TV star says she felt an instant connection with Chicago, who was delivered by surrogate.
13 Wolverhampton Poundland worker sprayed with bleach

Wolverhampton Poundland worker sprayed with bleach

The staff member was attacked by a customer she asked not to queue-jump, police say.
14 Rape trial collapse and Worboys fury

Rape trial collapse and Worboys fury

The Times warns recently collapsed rape trials could undermine confidence in sex crime prosecutions.
15 When did you feel like an adult?

When did you feel like an adult?

Adolescence now lasts until 24, say some scientists, with people delaying marriage and parenthood.
16 Smiling Macron and May pose for selfie

Smiling Macron and May pose for selfie

UK PM tweets a photo of her and the French President with guests at the V&A after an Anglo-French summit.
17 Pope sends gift to woman thrown from horse

Pope sends gift to woman thrown from horse

The police woman, whose horse was startled during Pope Francis' visit to Chile, is recovering in hospital.
18 Russian social media defends air cadets dancing in underwear

Russian social media defends air cadets dancing in underwear

Would-be pilots saved from expulsion after social media steps in to defend their 'fooling around'.
19 Hijab shampoo advert: L'Oreal model on 'game-changing' ad

Hijab shampoo advert: L'Oreal model on 'game-changing' ad

Beauty blogger Amena Khan hopes to empower young women by wearing a hijab in a new hair advert.
20 Carillion worker: 'I've got a fiver to my name'

Carillion worker: 'I've got a fiver to my name'

Philip Ellis lost his labouring job when the construction giant collapsed.
21 Meghan Markle: Why people love Prince Harry's fiancee

Meghan Markle: Why people love Prince Harry's fiancee

Fans of Meghan Markle describe what they like so much about the future wife of Prince Harry.
22 7 days quiz: Who is up for the most Brit Awards?

7 days quiz: Who is up for the most Brit Awards?

7 days quiz: It's the weekly news quiz - have you been paying attention to what's been going on in the world over the past seven days?
23 My dad lost nearly £500,000 to blackmailers

My dad lost nearly £500,000 to blackmailers

Malcolm's Dad told him he'd been through the worst year of his life, but died before he could explain.
24 London is lit up by Lumiere festival

London is lit up by Lumiere festival

The four-night festival is illuminating landmarks across the city.
25 'The infection which took my nose and legs'

'The infection which took my nose and legs'

Oxford professor Liz Frood was fit and healthy until she was struck by what she thought was a stomach bug.
26 Newspaper headlines: Bridge over Channel and Prince William's haircut

Newspaper headlines: Bridge over Channel and Prince William's haircut

Friday's papers feature calls for a bridge from the UK to France and photos of Prince William's hair.
27 North Korean skiers dream of Paralympics

North Korean skiers dream of Paralympics

Ma You-chul and Kim Jung-hyun are set to be the first from their country to compete in the Winter Paralympics.
28 BBC News Channel

BBC News Channel

BBC coverage of latest developments
29 I begged social services to take my children away

I begged social services to take my children away

Sam spent more than 20 years as an addict before overcoming a cycle of trauma and abusive relationships.
30 A year in the life of the president's hotel

A year in the life of the president's hotel

What happened to worries about President Trump's potential conflicts of interest?
31 The Bollywood film breaking the taboo around periods

The Bollywood film breaking the taboo around periods

The story of one man's quest to make cheap sanitary pads has been made into a comedy.
32 Call to curb disruption caused by holiday lets like Airbnb

Call to curb disruption caused by holiday lets like Airbnb

Short-term lets, like Airbnb, are big business in the UK - but neighbours are increasingly fed up.
33 Carillion: Six charts that explain what happened

Carillion: Six charts that explain what happened

A series of charts and maps that tell the story of the construction giant's demise.
34 How Liverpool prison became UK's 'worst jail'

How Liverpool prison became UK's 'worst jail'

Liverpool Prison has a list of failures stretching back years.
35 How to survive in Moscow without sunshine

How to survive in Moscow without sunshine

Moscow endured a December without sunshine - Oleg Boldyrev describes a hundred shades of grey.
36 Why are some flu outbreaks so much worse than others?

Why are some flu outbreaks so much worse than others?

Flu comes along every year - but just how bad it will be is hard to predict.
37 Will we ever be able to trust driverless cars?

Will we ever be able to trust driverless cars?

As cars become more automated, some experts worry that we are becoming complacent drivers.
38 Bayeux Tapestry: The story in six scenes

Bayeux Tapestry: The story in six scenes

A battle over the throne is the climax of the story of the Norman Conquest of England.
39 Masters 2018: John Higgins beats Ryan Day to reach semi-finals

Masters 2018: John Higgins beats Ryan Day to reach semi-finals

Two-time Masters winner John Higgins moves into the semi-finals of the 2018 event with a 6-1 victory over Ryan Day.
40 Sir Stirling Moss to retire from public life after illness

Sir Stirling Moss to retire from public life after illness

Motor racing legend Sir Stirling Moss decides to retire from public life following a long illness.
41 Alexis Sanchez: Gossip column extra on a possible move to Manchester United from to Arsenal

Alexis Sanchez: Gossip column extra on a possible move to Manchester United from to Arsenal

BBC Sport's David Ornstein and Simon Stone discuss the details of the imminent transfer of Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal to Manchester United.
42 Larry Nassar case: Olympic champ Jordyn Wieber reveals abuse

Larry Nassar case: Olympic champ Jordyn Wieber reveals abuse

Jordyn Wieber and teammate Aly Raisman tell the child abuser: "The tables have turned, Larry."
43 Premier League predictions: Lawro v Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz

Premier League predictions: Lawro v Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz

Mark Lawrenson takes on Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz in the latest round of Premier League predictions.
44 Australia v England: Tourists hold nerve to take 2-0 series lead

Australia v England: Tourists hold nerve to take 2-0 series lead

England hold their nerve to take a 2-0 lead in the one-day international series with a four-wicket victory over Australia at Brisbane.
45 Manchester United: Michael Carrick to 'become first-team coach at club'

Manchester United: Michael Carrick to 'become first-team coach at club'

Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick will become a first-team coach at the end of the season, says manager Jose Mourinho.
46 England netball secrets: Wing attack, winning and wedgies

England netball secrets: Wing attack, winning and wedgies

Wing attack, a winning mentality and wedgies: The secrets of the England netball team.
47 'Why I'm quitting as an NHS nurse'

'Why I'm quitting as an NHS nurse'

Matt writes an open letter to patients explaining why he's leaving his job as an NHS nurse.
48 Still Friends? The trouble with old sitcoms

Still Friends? The trouble with old sitcoms

As 90s sitcom Friends faces a backlash for alleged homophobia and sexism, we ask, was it ever thus?
49 I advertised for a man to get me pregnant - then I fell in love

I advertised for a man to get me pregnant - then I fell in love

Thirty-something Jessica was eager to get pregnant, but her relationships kept failing. It was time for a totally new approach.
50 Cambridge rogue trader used gaffer tape to fix roof

Cambridge rogue trader used gaffer tape to fix roof

Jobie Newland charges a woman £6,000 for a botched repair to a flat roof.