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

    Trump article of impeachment delivered to US Senate

    Trump article of impeachment delivered to US Senate

    US Democrats have delivered an impeachment charge to the Senate - accusing Donald Trump of inciting insurrection - and triggering the process of putting him on trial. Also: Covid-19 has cost global workers $3.7tn in lost earnings, and baby tyrannosaurs - the size of Border Collie dogs.

    • 28 min
    Boeing 737 Max: 'new safety concerns'

    Boeing 737 Max: 'new safety concerns'

    A whistle-blower has raised fresh concerns about the safety of Boeing's 737 Max aircraft. Also: President Putin condemns protesters demanding the release of the jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny, and the international appeal of Scotland's National Bard.

    • 28 min
    US passes 25m Covid-19 cases

    US passes 25m Covid-19 cases

    President Biden has implored Americans to wear masks, warning that the death toll could get worse. Also: clashes erupt during Dutch Covid curfew demo, and SpaceX sets a world record for the number of satellites launched.

    • 27 min
    'Thousands detained' at Navalny protests in Russia

    'Thousands detained' at Navalny protests in Russia

    Tens of thousands joined some of the largest rallies against President Vladimir Putin in recent years. Also: Italian PM brands Covid-19 vaccine delay "unacceptable", and the veteran talk show host Larry King dies aged eighty-seven.

    • 26 min
    Trump impeachment trial to begin in February

    Trump impeachment trial to begin in February

    The US House of Representatives will send an impeachment article, or charge, to the Senate on Monday. Also: UK Covid-19 variant "may be more deadly", and SpaceX is to repurpose oil platforms as launch pads.

    • 29 min
    Coronavirus: Delivery delays halt Pfizer jabs in parts of Europe

    Coronavirus: Delivery delays halt Pfizer jabs in parts of Europe

    Cut in delivery of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine slows down inoculations in several countries. The European Commission has asked for clarification from Pfizer about delays. Also, Japan's government denies claims that it's considering cancelling Tokyo Olympic Games, and how Donald Trump was prank-called by someone impersonating Piers Morgan.

    • 30 min

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