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

    President Trump releases his Middle East peace plan.

    President Trump releases his Middle East peace plan.

    It's been applauded by Israel, but condemned by the Palestinians. President Xi Jinping says China is sure to beat the new coronavirus; and, #Girldad - inspired by Kobe Bryant.

    • 31 min
    Coronavirus: Hong Kong to slash border travel

    Coronavirus: Hong Kong to slash border travel

    Japan and Germany have both reported their first cases of the new coronavirus in individuals who did not travel to China. Huawei is allowed a limited role in UK 5G networks. Jeffrey Epstein accusers outraged by Prince Andrew's 'lack of co-operation'.

    • 28 min
    Remembering Auschwitz

    Remembering Auschwitz

    Survivors return to the Nazi death camp 75 years after it was liberated. Also: a revolutionary approach to removing cancerous lungs, the danger posed by shipping to whale sharks off Australia and the perils of competitive eating.

    • 30 min
    Coronavirus: Death toll rises to 81 as China extends holiday

    Coronavirus: Death toll rises to 81 as China extends holiday

    China’s People’s Daily reports one wing of the new specialist hospital in Wuhan has already been constructed, in just 16 hours. Mystery surrounds a plane crash in Taliban territory in Afghanistan. Billie Eilish is the big winner at the Grammys.

    • 27 min
    Kobe Bryant: Basketball legend dies in helicopter crash

    Kobe Bryant: Basketball legend dies in helicopter crash

    The five-time NBA champion was widely considered one of the greatest players in the game's history. Also: China is extending its Lunar New Year holiday to help control the coronavirus outbreak, and the sheep that only eat seaweed foraged from beaches and are apparently more environmentally friendly because of it.

    • 29 min
    Democrats trying to undo election, say Trump lawyers

    Democrats trying to undo election, say Trump lawyers

    President Trump's lawyers have begun defending him at his impeachment trial, accusing Democrats of seeking to overturn the result of the 2016 election. Also: Chinese President Xi Jinping has warned that the spread of a deadly new coronavirus is accelerating, and Brazil marks the first anniversary of the Brumadinho dam collapse.

    • 28 min

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