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1 May rejects 'partial' EU membership in Brexit speech

May rejects 'partial' EU membership in Brexit speech

Theresa May will use her Brexit speech to say the UK "will not hold on to bits of EU membership".
2 Istanbul Reina nightclub attack suspect captured

Istanbul Reina nightclub attack suspect captured

Abdulkadir Masharipov is the prime suspect in the massacre of 39 people on New Year's Eve.
3 Victoria Cherry: Body found in missing Fulwood woman murder probe

Victoria Cherry: Body found in missing Fulwood woman murder probe

Police investigating the suspected murder of a Lancashire woman missing for 15 months find a body.
4 Tunisia attack: British lives could have been saved

Tunisia attack: British lives could have been saved

A gunman who shot 30 British tourists on a Tunisian beach could have been stopped sooner, an inquest hears.
5 John Lewis tells Americans on MLK day: 'You must never hate'

John Lewis tells Americans on MLK day: 'You must never hate'

Civil rights icon John Lewis makes a Martin Luther King Day address after a row with Donald Trump.
6 Gene Cernan, last man to walk on Moon, dies aged 82

Gene Cernan, last man to walk on Moon, dies aged 82

US astronaut Gene Cernan, commander of Apollo 17, has died, his family and Nasa announce.
7 Ice crack to put UK Antarctic base in shut-down

Ice crack to put UK Antarctic base in shut-down

The British Antarctic Survey is pulling all staff out of the space-age Halley base in March because of a big crack in nearby ice.
8 Elections to be held in Northern Ireland on 2 March

Elections to be held in Northern Ireland on 2 March

Northern Ireland will go to the polls after Assembly collapsed over botched green energy scheme.
9 Drone footage captures Manchester house blast aftermath

Drone footage captures Manchester house blast aftermath

Drone footage has captured the aftermath of a suspected gas explosion at a house in Manchester that left five people injured.
10 Cameron 'should not be Nato leader'

Cameron 'should not be Nato leader'

The former PM's "talents do not include wisely-judging strategic issues", a senior Tory warns.
11 Taxi's CCTV shows thrown stone fracturing woman's skull

Taxi's CCTV shows thrown stone fracturing woman's skull

A woman suffers a fractured skull when a teenager throws a stone at the cab she is travelling in.
12 George Michael's cousin Andros Georgiou links death to drugs

George Michael's cousin Andros Georgiou links death to drugs

George Michael's cousin says hard drugs had returned to the singer's life before his death last month.
13 Australian Open 2017: Johanna Konta beats Kirsten Flipkens

Australian Open 2017: Johanna Konta beats Kirsten Flipkens

Britain's Johanna Konta starts her Australian Open campaign with a straight-set win over Kirsten Flipkens in Melbourne.
14 Kyrgyzstan plane crash: It crashed 'on top of the village'

Kyrgyzstan plane crash: It crashed 'on top of the village'

A Turkish cargo plane flying from Hong Kong has crashed in Kyrgyzstan, killing at least 37 people, most of them on the ground, say officials.
15 Police inquiry over fox 'killing' footage in Warwickshire

Police inquiry over fox 'killing' footage in Warwickshire

A hunt saboteurs group has released footage it claims shows them trying to save a fox from hounds, though it died soon after.
16 NHS patient caught selling his drugs in undercover film

NHS patient caught selling his drugs in undercover film

We went undercover to confront him.
17 Katie Rough murder case: Balloon release marks birthday

Katie Rough murder case: Balloon release marks birthday

Hundreds of people release balloons to mark what would have been the eighth birthday of Katie Rough, killed in York on 9 January.
18 'I know it's there, but I can't use it'

'I know it's there, but I can't use it'

Some women with terminal cancer, who were expecting to be able to take a life-extending drug to give them an extra six months of life, have been told they will no longer get it.
19 Dashcam shows US truck near miss

Dashcam shows US truck near miss

Dashcam footage captures a Kansas State Trooper's near miss with an oncoming truck.
20 Tunisia inquest shown police map of killer's spree

Tunisia inquest shown police map of killer's spree

A court has watched a police recreation of the hour-long killing spree at a Tunisian beach resort in June 2015, which left 38 people - including 30 British tourists - dead.
21 Iconic Piccadilly lights turned off for site renovations

Iconic Piccadilly lights turned off for site renovations

The iconic billboard lights are switched off for renovations and will stay off until autumn.
22 BBC News Channel

BBC News Channel

BBC coverage of latest developments as suspect in Berlin market attack is shot dead in Milan.
23 Baby born on back seat of police car

Baby born on back seat of police car

A baby was born on the back seat of a police car after her parents' car broke down in snow.
24 Giant alligator caught on film in Florida

Giant alligator caught on film in Florida

"Humpback" is caught on camera going for a stroll in Florida.
25 Gordon Corera: Why was the Zimmerman Telegram so important?

Gordon Corera: Why was the Zimmerman Telegram so important?

Marking the 100th anniversary of one of the greatest of all feats of code-breaking
26 James Reynolds: Who was the second-longest serving US president?

James Reynolds: Who was the second-longest serving US president?

After extensive research the BBC's James Reynolds reveals the answer you have all been waiting for.
27 John Sweeney: Why does the Kremlin favour Trump?

John Sweeney: Why does the Kremlin favour Trump?

Advisers to Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin are promoting a stronger relationship between the two.
28 Tim Harford: The hidden strength of unloved concrete

Tim Harford: The hidden strength of unloved concrete

Concrete has a pretty poor reputation, yet this ubiquitous material has largely overlooked benefits.
29 Theresa May's Brexit plans: What we know so far

Theresa May's Brexit plans: What we know so far

Ahead of Theresa May's Brexit speech, here's what we know about the government's plans.
30 Reality Check: Can there be a quick UK-USA trade deal?

Reality Check: Can there be a quick UK-USA trade deal?

Donald Trump has said he would like a quick trade deal with the UK. Is that possible?
31 Why is the pound so twitchy about Brexit?

Why is the pound so twitchy about Brexit?

The government's messages about Brexit have been consistent, if thin on detail - so why is the pound so jumpy?
32 Reality Check: Will one-third of NHS beds in England be cut?

Reality Check: Will one-third of NHS beds in England be cut?

Is it true that the government plans to cut one-third of NHS beds in England?
33 Donald Trump and brands: An uneasy relationship

Donald Trump and brands: An uneasy relationship

Donald Trump tweets support or disdain for certain companies: but what effect do his comments have?
34 Newspaper headlines: May's Brexit speech previewed in press

Newspaper headlines: May's Brexit speech previewed in press

Theresa May's speech on Brexit, in which she is expected to say the UK will make a "clean break" from the EU, is anticipated on the front pages of the newspapers.
35 Week in pictures: 7-13 January 2017

Week in pictures: 7-13 January 2017

A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
36 Africa's top shots: 7 - 13 January 2017

Africa's top shots: 7 - 13 January 2017

A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
37 Keeping the slopes open

Keeping the slopes open

Photographer John Vink captures the work behind the scenes keeping the ski slopes open at Saint Sorlin d'Arves in France.
38 City Airport at 30

City Airport at 30

Images of London City Airport, which is celebrating its 30th birthday this year.
39 Louis van Gaal: Ex-Man Utd, Barcelona and Netherlands manager retires

Louis van Gaal: Ex-Man Utd, Barcelona and Netherlands manager retires

Ex-Manchester United and Netherlands boss Louis van Gaal says he has retired from coaching after a 26-year career.
40 Sale Sharks: Players reported over 'team leaks' before Bristol match

Sale Sharks: Players reported over 'team leaks' before Bristol match

Sale complain to the RFU that one of their players passed team information to Bristol before their Premiership match on 1 January.
41 Rory McIlroy: Injured rib forces withdrawal from Abu Dhabi Championship

Rory McIlroy: Injured rib forces withdrawal from Abu Dhabi Championship

World number two Rory McIlroy pulls out of the Abu Dhabi Championship because of a stress fracture to his rib.
42 Dedicated donor

Dedicated donor

Tracey Jolliffe has already donated a kidney, 16 eggs and 80 pints of blood. She is now considering donating part of her liver too.
43 Embryo rules

Embryo rules

Should scientists be allowed to experiment on embryos beyond 14 days of development?
44 German shivers

German shivers

German politicians are desperately trying to build and forge ties with US President-elect Donald Trump.
45 Green-eyed girl

Green-eyed girl

The Afghan woman made famous by a 1985 magazine cover tells the BBC of her hope for a new beginning.
46 Girl power

Girl power

Could a club for “girly girls” really help improve female equality in the workplace?
47 Voice doctor

Voice doctor

Our voices can activate gadgets and authenticate ourselves to banks. But can they tell if we're ill?
48 'Modern toys are ugly'

'Modern toys are ugly'

Kristin Baybars has made and sold toys from her shop for 40 years - and modern toys don't impress her.
49 Fashion icon

Fashion icon

Maria Grazia Chiuri is the first female creative head at Christian Dior. Sidney Toledano, the boss of the fashion house, tells the BBC why it's time for a change.
50 Daddy day care

Daddy day care

How do working fathers manage the work-life balance? You have been telling us how you cope.
51 Enjoying the ride

Enjoying the ride

Some creative commuters are occupying their travelling hours with a productive pastime. Here is a look at some of their efforts.
52 Fatal attraction

Fatal attraction

How one woman's rare disorder means a kiss from her husband could end up killing her.
53 BlaBla billions

BlaBla billions

How BlaBlaCar created a global transport network with empty car seats.