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Trump issues swathe of pardons in final hours, including for ex-aide Steve Bannon

6 hours 45 min ago
Donald Trump issues pardons and commutations for more than 140 people in his final hours as president.

Prada drops Chinese actress over alleged surrogacy row

6 hours 55 min ago
The actress has been accused of abandoning children she had through a surrogate.

Inflation jumps despite Covid Christmas curbs

7 hours 8 min ago
The UK inflation rate surges to 0.6% in December from 0.3% in November despite the closure of non-essential shops.

Biden inauguration: Democrat to be sworn in as Trump leaves office

7 hours 45 min ago
The new president will take the oath of office in a Washington DC fortified against any civil unrest.

Covid: Student fears she will be 'left with nothing' if no exams

8 hours 3 min ago
Private candidates are worried that if exams are cancelled they will not get a grade.

Don't scrap £20 benefits increase, urges Dame Louise Casey

8 hours 18 min ago
The ex-government adviser said the Tories would be seen as the "nasty party" by ending the top-up.

England 'strong and ready to compete' against All Stars

8 hours 22 min ago
Defender Fran Williams says England Netball will emerge from the coronavirus pandemic "really strong and ready to compete".

£80m for treatment services in drug crackdown

8 hours 54 min ago
The package will also see police target dealers and health services help people with addictions.

Covid: MPs criticise HMRC over gaps in support schemes

10 hours 58 min ago
Out-of-date tax systems mean people are falling through the cracks for help, MPs say.

Trapped Chinese miners say thanks for medicine, call for sausages

11 hours 4 min ago
Communication with 11 men trapped in Chinese gold mine sparks hope of rescue, but 11 are missing.

Musicians 'failed by government' over EU touring, stars say

11 hours 46 min ago
Some of the UK's biggest music stars sign an open letter demanding action over post-Brexit touring.

NHS child gender clinic rated 'inadequate' by inspectors

12 hours 15 min ago
Services and waiting times must improve at the NHS's child gender-identity service, inspectors say.

Natural wonder: Wing 'clap' solves mystery of butterfly flight

12 hours 27 min ago
The cupped clap of a butterfly's wings may be the key to their flying abilities and their survival.

Biden Inauguration: What will Joe Biden do first?

12 hours 44 min ago
The President-elect has a laundry list of priorities for his first 100 days in the White House.

Covid smear-test delays prompt calls for home HPV tests

12 hours 55 min ago
Delays to smear tests in lockdown prompt cervical cancer charities to call for home-testing kits.

£23m support fund for struggling fishing firms

13 hours 41 min ago
It comes as industry workers warn their livelihoods are at risk due to Brexit border problems.

Baby Done: Comedy film explores woman's reluctance at impending motherhood

13 hours 50 min ago
The film explores feeling mixed about being pregnant and social media pressure on expectant mums.

Biden inauguration: Americans' hopes and fears for next president

14 hours 2 min ago
Members of our voter panel all wish Joe Biden well, but they're divided over his chances of success.

Kamala Harris and a 1986 snapshot of that Howard generation

14 hours 4 min ago
They are all laughing at the camera, but what are the stories of the women next to Kamala Harris?

The cartoonists making mental health their muse

14 hours 7 min ago
Meet the artists shaping graphic medicine - a genre of comics focused on the experience of living with mental illness.

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