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18:42 World
Chapecoense: Brazilian team prepare for first game since plane crash

Journalist Silva was on a plane that went down in the Andes on 29 November. He was one of 71 people who died along with almost the entire Chapecoense football team.

18:27 World
World landmarks recreated with Lego

The models were put together by professional Lego builder Warren Elsmore and feature a new exhibition at The Harley Gallery in Nottinghamshire.

18:04 World
Churchill bust returns to Oval Office as Donald Trump settles in

Likeness of former UK prime minister returns after having reportedly been removed by Obama in favour of sculpture of Martin Luther King Jr.

17:49 World
Nigel Farage to become commentator on Rupert Murdoch's Fox News

Former Ukip leader’s love affair with Donald Trump’s America grows as he lands political analyst role on US news channel.

17:25 World
Suicide bombers blow themselves up in Saudi Arabia

Security forces engaged 'terrorists' in a firefight with suspects who later detonated explosives in the city of Jeddah.

17:00 World
Nissan to review U.K. investment stance once Brexit terms clear

Nissan said in October it was going ahead with plans to build the next X-Trail and Qashqai SUVs at its plant in Sunderland, northeast England, after obtaining written government assurances that Brexit would not be allowed to harm the site's export competitiveness.

16:38 World
Thousands protest Trump as ‘sister marches’ begin in Australia and New Zealand

In Sydney, Australia’s biggest city, about 3,000 people - men and women gathered for a rally in Hyde Park before marching on the U.S. consulate downtown, while organisers said 5,000 people rallied in Melbourne.

16:19 World
Terrorism threat level 'elevated' in Texas

The report was issued Friday by the Texas Department of Public Safety. DPS officials said they drew their conclusions after analyzing data and the perspective of several law enforcement and security agencies.

15:47 World
Bergdahl lawyers: Trump's criticism prevents fair trial

In a motion filed shortly after Trump was sworn in, defense lawyers asked a military judge to dismiss the charges against Bergdahl and argued the Republican violated his due process rights and military law against unlawful command influence.

15:22 World
Australia: 4 dead as car deliberately plows into crowd in Melbourne

Photos from the scene showed wreckage of a baby's pram atop the car's bonnet, as emergency workers attended to injured people nearby on the ground.

15:03 World
Viral selfie app under fire for sneaky data collection

But now the app has now found itself in hot water. It's collecting information about you for advertising purposes.

14:44 World
Mexico seeks stronger U.S. ties despite Trump campaign barbs

President Enrique Pena Nieto, pilloried at home for meeting Trump in August after the New York businessman called Mexican migrants rapists and murderers, said on Twitter he would defend the interests of Mexico and its people in a "respectful" dialogue.

14:28 World
Militants blow themselves up after gunfight with Saudi forces: media

Saudi security forces surrounded a house in Jeddah and exchanged fire with the men, who blew themselves up,, a website affiliated with the monarchy's interior ministry, said.
Source: Reuters

13:47 World
Morocco fight back to beat Togo and keep Africa Cup of Nations hopes alive

Beaten by Democratic Republic of Congo in their opening match, the former champions could ill afford another slip up.

13:29 World
Out of the blue: 'Trump' skywriting appears above Sydney protest

Skywriting Australia says it did the job at a cost of $4,000, and the clients wanted it to coincide with the Women’s March.

12:25 World
The Gambia crisis: Yahya Jammeh says he will step down

The statement followed hours of talks between Mr Jammeh and West African mediators. He gave no details of what deal might have been struck.

12:02 World
Rigopiano avalanche: Ten found alive in Italy hotel after two days

Workers say they will continue efforts to free the others, and to find about 20 people still missing.

11:43 World
Fresh turmoil in South Korea as minister arrested over 'arts blacklist'

Cho Yoon-sun accused of helping target artists, writers and entertainers critical of President Park Geun-hye, who has since been impeached.

11:15 World
Nigel Farage to become commentator on Rupert Murdoch's Fox News

Former Ukip leader’s love affair with Donald Trump’s America grows as he lands political analyst role on US news channel.

10:53 World
Philip Hammond blames Tony Blair for Brexit vote

Chancellor tells Davos audience ex-PM’s failure to control flow of eastern European workers fuelled anti-immigration views.

10:00 World
A new large-scale installation of boats and tangled thread by artist Chiharu Shiota

Despite boats being a common theme in Shiota’s work, this installation will mark the first time she has used white yarn, previously creating installations with only black or red thread.

20:30 World
Philip Hammond blames Tony Blair for Brexit vote

Chancellor tells Davos audience ex-PM’s failure to control flow of eastern European workers fuelled anti-immigration views.

20:08 World
Congress moves to give away national lands, discounting billions in revenue

Though recreation on public lands creates $646bn in economic stimulus and 6.1m jobs, Republicans are setting in motion a giveaway of Americans’ birthright.

19:45 World
Blind man shot dead by five police officers in a shop

They then opened fire on the 47-year-old as he moved between two counters.

18:42 World
China city unveils parking spaces for toilet breaks

One local driver told China Daily that he was pleased to find a place where he could pause for a quick toilet break without having to pay.

17:31 World
Villagers knit jumpers for Indian elephants to protect the large mammals from near-freezing temperatures

Local women make colourful jumpers for formerly abused animals after staff at conservation centre warn of temperatures dipping close to freezing point.

16:19 World
Italy avalanche: Six people found alive in Hotel Rigopiano

Rescuers have called for helicopters to ferry the survivors from the remote hotel which is now almost completely buried.

15:47 World
Syria: IS destroys part of Palmyra amphitheatre

Syria's antiquities chief said the tetrapylon - a group of four pillared structures which were mainly modern replicas - have also been ruined.

15:25 World
Petrobras: Brazil judge Teori Zavascki dies in plane crash

Teori Zavascki, 68, was overseeing a massive corruption investigation at the state oil company, Petrobras.

14:44 World
Uber to pay $20m to 'misled' drivers

In truth, fewer than 10% of drivers in the city actually managed to bring in that amount, according to a lawsuit brought by the US Federal Trade Commission.

14:28 World
Sinn Fein's Martin McGuinness retires from politics

McGuinness, of the Sinn Fein party, last week stepped down as minister in protest of the handling of an energy program by the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP). That decision prompted a snap Northern Ireland Assembly election that is due to be held on March 2.

13:47 World
Toshiba making preparations for sale of stake in chip business: sources

The industrial conglomerate has distributed non-disclosure agreement forms to various funds including private equity firm Silver Lake, said one of the people.

13:29 World
Germany to insist that U.S. abides by trade accords: Schaeuble in Spiegel

In an interview published on Monday, Trump had criticized German car makers for failing to produce more cars on U.S. soil and warned that he would impose a border tax of 35 percent on vehicles imported to the U.S. market.

12:46 World
Everton lose interest in Ishak Belfodil as Ronald Koeman has reservations

The 24‑year‑old Standard Liège player was a target identified by the Everton director of football, Steve Walsh, the man who spotted Belfodil’s compatriot Riyad Mahrez for Leicester City.

12:25 World
China economy grows 6.7% in 2016

The figure is in line with Beijing's official growth target of between 6.5% and 7%.

12:02 World
Man killed by crocodile at Cahill's Crossing in Kakadu national park

A 47-year-old man was taken after trying to wade across the East Alligator river, Northern Territory police say.

11:15 World
Joaquín 'El Chapo' Guzmán, Mexican drug lord, has been extradited to the US

The convicted drug lord arrived in New York late on Thursday amid speculation that he was a peace offering from Mexico to Donald Trump.

10:47 World
More TV networks follow Netflix to binge-watching model

The move poses a direct challenge to Netflix and a way for more traditional networks to reach for younger, digital-savvy consumers who insist on watching on their own schedules.

20:30 World
U.S. Mid-Atlantic business activity highest in two years: Philly Fed

The regional central bank's business condition gauge rose to 23.6 last month, which was the highest since November 2014 when it was 34.8. The December reading was revised down to 19.7 from an earlier 21.5.
Source: Reuters

20:07 World
Wall St. opens flat a day before Trump takes office

U.S. stocks opened little changed on Thursday, with investors seemingly wary of taking on risk ahead of Donald Trump's swearing-in as U.S. president on Friday.

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