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

    '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
    President Biden warns Covid-19 death toll will soon exceed 500,000

    President Biden warns Covid-19 death toll will soon exceed 500,000

    The US President has promised 100 million vaccinations within his first 100 days in office. Also: China calls for a renewal of cooperation with the United States, and the Mexican government welcomes a new bill sent to the US Congress.

    • 27 min
    US top infectious disease expert Dr Anthony Fauci addresses the WHO

    US top infectious disease expert Dr Anthony Fauci addresses the WHO

    The top US infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci addresses the WHO as the US administration under Biden prioritises its fight against Covid and joins the global vaccine plan. Also: we hear from Central American migrants as they attempt to reach the United States, and we look back at the 1980s HIV Aids pandemic in Britain.

    • 31 min
    Joe Biden sworn in as 46th US president

    Joe Biden sworn in as 46th US president

    He promises to work to heal the bitter political divisions of recent years. Also in this podcast which is entirely devoted to the inauguration, we look at the challenges facing the new administration, how Kamala Harris has made history by becoming the first female, first black, first Asian-American vice-president, how the news of the inauguration is being received around the world, and we ask what next for Donald Trump and his supporters?

    • 29 min

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