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New York explosion at Manhattan bus terminal  
A man is being held after an explosion that wounded four people at Port Authority bus terminal.  

Golden Globes: Christopher Plummer nominated for Kevin Spacey role  
Other nominees for the Golden Globe awards include Helen Mirren and Judi Dench.  

Lukasz Teodorczyk: Anderlecht player headbutts dressing room door  
Anderlecht's Lukasz Teodorczyk headbutts a dressing room door after receiving a second yellow card for diving in his side's fiery 3-1 defeat by Charleroi.  

Keith Chegwin: Television presenter dies aged 60  
The veteran TV presenter has died aged 60 after a long illness, his family says.  

UK snow: Bad weather hits air, rail and sea travel  
Heathrow cancels a quarter of flights and the Port of Calais is shut as freezing conditions continue.  

Three children killed in Salford house fire  
A murder investigation is under way after three children were killed in a house fire in Salford.  

How to take the perfect snow snap  
Gideon Knight, Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016, gives us some advice.  

European Champions Cup: Saracens v Clermont Auvergne moved to Monday  
Saracens' European Champions Cup match with Clermont Auvergne at Allianz Park will now be open to fans after it was postponed on Sunday.  

Oxford teacher investigated for 'misgendering' to sue school  
Joshua Sutcliffe was investigated for referring to a pupil who identifies as a boy as a girl.  

Grenfell Tower fire: Inquiry 'could bring measure of closure'  
Hearing the voices of the bereaved and survivors is "of great importance", the lead counsel says.  

Saudi Arabia to allow cinemas to reopen from early 2018  
The measure is part of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's Vision 2030 reform programme.  

Huntington’s breakthrough may stop disease  
Scientists say it could be the biggest breakthrough in neurodegenerative diseases for 50 years.  

Major NHS trust put in special measures  
Health regulator NHS Improvement announces the step after trust chairman, Lord Kerslake, resigns.  

Manchester derby: Jose Mourinho has water & milk thrown at him in row, Mikel Arteta cut  
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has water and milk thrown at him and Manchester City coach Mikel Arteta suffers a cut head in a post-match row.  

I'm A Celebrity 2017 winner revealed  
The winner of the ITV show was crowned by Ant and Dec on Sunday evening.  

Brexit deal is a 'gentleman's agreement' says EU  
The Northern Ireland border plan is not yet legally binding - but the two sides have "shaken" on it.  

Champions League draw: Chelsea face Barcelona, Tottenham to play Juventus  
Chelsea draw Barcelona in the last 16 of the Champions League, while Tottenham will face Italian champions Juventus.  

Why does snow close so many schools?  
Hundreds of schools have closed across England and Wales because of snow. How are such decisions made?  

Justin Bieber among celebs supporting bullied Keaton Jones  
Chris Evans, Justin Bieber, Hailee Steinfeld and Millie Bobby Brown are among the stars who have shared his story online.  

Bitcoin: What's behind the gold rush?  
The digital currency Bitcoin is going through the roof - but what is it, and why has it shot up in price?  

Man City: Premier League title race is over, leaders will not be caught - Alan Shearer  
Manchester City's win over Manchester United showed why the Premier League leaders will not be caught, says Alan Shearer.  

Bambi on ice: Deer rescued from frozen lake in Oregon  
Firefighters came to the aid of a deer which became stranded after the water froze over at an Oregon golf course.  

Sheffield exhibition aims to break baby loss taboo  
It is hoped the exhibition will help break the silence around stillbirth and miscarriage.  

Harry Kane: BBC Sports Personality 2017 contender  
Golden Boot winner starred for Spurs and England - profile of Sports Personality nominee.  

Star Wars: The blockbuster made in Borehamwood  
The British film artists and technicians who brought a galaxy far, far away to life.  

Britain on the verge: Life along the A1  
Photographer Peter Dench takes a trip along Britain's longest road recording the places and faces encountered on the way.  

Young women on sexual harassment in the workplace  
Young women tell the BBC about their experiences of sexual harassment in our biggest ever survey.  

Who are the poor Americans?  
Millions of jobs have been created in the US economy, but many people still live in poverty.  

Stefano Tresca: 'Fight your battles on a single front'  
CEO Secrets: Tech start-ups should concentrate on their core business and fight on one front at a time, says Stefano Tresca  

'How a 3am epiphany changed my life'  
Kristina Karlsson set up her stationary business following a eureka moment, and it has since gone global.  

The 'A-Team' that hunts missing planes  
More than 250 crashed planes are still missing in the US - but a team of volunteer detectives is on the case.  

What not to say to men who can’t have kids  
Opening up about male infertility.  

Modern slavery: 'I had to eat the dog's food to survive'  
Filipina housemaids have faced slave-like conditions working for rich families in Brazil.  

In Your Face: China’s all-seeing state  
China has been building what it calls "the world's biggest camera surveillance network".  

Snow in UK: Your photos of the wintry scenes  
Snow has fallen across the UK, causing disruption for some and fun for others. Here are some of your photos.  

The shoes hidden in homes to ward off evil  
Why did people hide old shoes in their homes?  

Central African Republic: The country with no teachers  
Teachers have quietly disappeared amid the fighting in CAR so parents step in to learn to lead classes.  

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The world's youngest island  
Scientists think Hunga Tunga Hunga Ha'apai might hold clues on where to look for life on Mars.  

New York explosion at Manhattan bus terminal  
A man is being held after an explosion that wounded four people at Port Authority bus terminal.  

Josh Homme: Queens of the Stone Age frontman kicks female photographer  
The rock star says he is sorry for kicking the female photographer, who says he did it on purpose.  

Cat Person  
A short story about a young woman's sexual encounter with a cat owner has provoked an online discussion on modern dating  

Catalonia independence: Spain removes art work from Lleida  
Protests are held against the transfer of dozens of medieval items after a lengthy ownership battle.  

New York police respond to explosion  
New York City Police respond to an explosion at a bus terminal in Manhattan.  

Saudi Arabia to allow cinemas to reopen from early 2018  
The measure is part of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's Vision 2030 reform programme.  

Brexit deal is a 'gentleman's agreement' says EU  
The Northern Ireland border plan is not yet legally binding - but the two sides have "shaken" on it.  

Jerusalem: Netanyahu expects EU to follow US recognition  
But the EU says its stance is unchanged after the US recognised Jerusalem as Israel's capital.  

Snow in Europe triggers transport chaos  
Hundreds of flights have been cancelled in the Netherlands and Belgium.  

Stars rally  
Chris Evans, Justin Bieber, Hailee Steinfeld and Millie Bobby Brown are among the stars who have shared his story online.  

Tanzanian President Magufuli pardons child rapists  
Rights group condemns John Magufuli for pardoning musicians who raped 10 primary schoolgirls.  

Chinese rooftop climber dies in 62-storey fall  
Wu Yongning, who climbed tall buildings without safety gear, fell from a Changsha skyscraper.  

Russia's Putin visits Syria airbase and orders start of pullout  
Russia's president tells troops in Syria that he is ordering their partial withdrawal.  

Uruguay hosts world's biggest barbecue beating Argentina  
A city in Uruguay grills 16.5 tonnes of meat to beat the previous world record held by Argentina.  

The Israeli PM meets EU foreign ministers, but differences emerge immediately.  
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu meets EU foreign ministers, but differences emerge immediately.  

Bali jailbreak: US inmate escapes notorious Kerobokan prison  
Reports suggest the man and another inmate escaped by climbing over the prison wall.  

India outrage over brutal rape and murder of six-year-old  
The girl was allegedly abducted from her home while asleep before she was raped and tortured to death.  

Bambi on ice: Deer rescued from frozen lake in Oregon  
Firefighters came to the aid of a deer which became stranded after the water froze over at an Oregon golf course.  

Mascot quiz  
Can you work out the stories behind the six potential Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympic mascots?  

California's Thomas Fire scorches area larger than New York City  
The Thomas fire is the fifth largest blaze in recorded state history and has grown significantly.  

N Korea's nuke tremors  
What does it mean that the ground is still shaking after September's underground nuclear test?  

'Wake up, sort it'  
The BBC's Katy Watson reports from Barquisimeto as people vote in controversial mayoral elections.  

Below the line  
Millions of jobs have been created in the US economy, but many people still live in poverty.  

Swept away  
Nearly 100 are still missing a week after the powerful storm struck India's southern coast.  

Wing and a prayer  
More than 250 crashed planes are still missing in the US - but a team of volunteer detectives is on the case.  

The housemaid's tale  
Filipina housemaids have faced slave-like conditions working for rich families in Brazil.  

Reporter caught up in tear gas clashes  
Protests against US President Donald Trump's controversial decision turn ugly again in Beirut.  

Australian town driven batty by flying foxes  
Residents of an Australian town are being overwhelmed by thousands of flying foxes.  

Johnny Hallyday: Huge crowds gather to say farewell  
Hundreds of leather-clad bikers follow the French singer's coffin down the Champs-Elysees.  

Japan enforces new road rules for 'Mario Kart' drivers  
New traffic laws to cope with fancy dress go-kart tours in Tokyo.  

Turkey's whistled 'bird language' under threat from mobiles  
Unesco says mobile phones could wipe out the whistled language used by villagers in northern Turkey.  

Russian seven year old gets army call-up papers  
A clerical error meant that the seven-year old boy was summoned to begin his military service.  

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