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The day’s top stories from BBC News. Delivered twice a day on weekdays, daily at weekends

    Trump leaves White House and pledges 'We will be back in some form'

    Trump leaves White House and pledges 'We will be back in some form'

    Donald Trump has departed White House for last time as President. His successor Joe Biden will be inaugurated amid heavy security. Also, we look at Trump's legacy as President, and key challenges facing Biden's administration on the international stage.

    • 30 min
    Donald Trump bids US presidential farewell

    Donald Trump bids US presidential farewell

    He said he was proud of what he'd achieved and asked Americans to pray for the incoming Biden administration. Also: The Italian Senate backs PM in confidence vote, the smart watches being used in the early detection of coronavirus and a new German exhibition about female concentration camp guards.

    • 31 min
    Trump's last day in office

    Trump's last day in office

    We look back at Donald Trump’s four very eventful years as US President. Also: We get an update on the Chinese miners trapped underground for nine days, and Oxford university researchers start tackling antibiotic resistance due to overuse thanks to a multimillion dollar donation.

    • 29 min
    WHO warns of 'catastrophic moral failure'

    WHO warns of 'catastrophic moral failure'

    Unequal Covid vaccine policies are blamed. Also: dozens of the Russian opposition leader, Alexei Navalny's supporters are arrested for demanding his release from prison, tens of thousands of people respond to a social media campaign in France designed to shed light on sexual abuse within families, and what is the perfect background for video-conferencing?

    • 27 min
    Alexei Navalny jailed in Russia

    Alexei Navalny jailed in Russia

    Russia's most prominent opposition figure has been jailed for 30 days after returning to Moscow,. Also: WHO chief warns of "catastrophic moral failure" over vaccine rollouts. And the unusual bat discovered in West Africa.

    • 26 min
    Poisoned Kremlin critic Navalny detained in Russia

    Poisoned Kremlin critic Navalny detained in Russia

    The activist returned to Moscow from Germany months after a nerve agent nearly killed him. Also: the music producer and convicted murderer, Phil Spector, has died, and climbing a Hong Kong skyscraper in a wheelchair.

    • 28 min

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