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10
JAN
10am

Iran plane crash: Tehran rebuffs claims it shot down jet

Victims of the crash included 82 Iranians, 63 Canadians and 11 Ukrainians as well as nationals from Sweden, the UK, Afghanistan and Germany. The Duchess of Sussex has returned to Canada to join her son amid discussions within the Royal Family. Also how fat is your tongue? How losing weight there could help with sleep.
09
JAN
7pm

Iran plane crash: ‘Evidence’ jet downed by missile

The leaders of Canada and the UK are calling for a full and thorough investigation into the crash, which killed all 176 people on board. Also: Queen Elizabeth is said to be working with Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan as they step back from royal duties, and how satellites in the night sky are causing problems for astronomers.
09
JAN
7pm

Iran plane crash: ‘Evidence’ jet downed by missile

The leaders of Canada and the UK are calling for a full and thorough investigation into the crash, which killed all 176 people on board. Also: Queen Elizabeth is said to be working with Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan as they step back from royal duties, and how satellites in the night sky are causing problems for astronomers.
08
JAN
7pm

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle step back from royal duties

The announcement is said to have been made without consultation with senior royals. Also: President Trump has said the military confrontation with Iran has de-escalated, and the Japanese Justice Minister rejects criticism of the country's legal system made by the fugitive Renault Nissan boss, Carlos Ghosn.
08
JAN
7pm

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle step back from royal duties

The announcement is said to have been made without consultation with senior royals. Also: President Trump has said the military confrontation with Iran has de-escalated, and the Japanese Justice Minister rejects criticism of the country's legal system made by the fugitive Renault Nissan boss, Carlos Ghosn.
08
JAN
10am

Iran attack: Missiles fired at US forces in Iraq

President Donald Trump responded on twitter saying ‘all is well’. Also: A Ukrainian International Airways plane crashes near Tehran airport killing everyone on board, and a man on trial in Japan for killing nineteen mentally disabled residents of a care home admits the killings - but denies murder.
08
JAN
10am

Iran attack: Missiles fired at US forces in Iraq

President Donald Trump responded on twitter saying ‘all is well’. Also: A Ukrainian International Airways plane crashes near Tehran airport killing everyone on board, and a man on trial in Japan for killing nineteen mentally disabled residents of a care home admits the killings - but denies murder.
07
JAN
10am

Ampede kills dozens at burial in Iran

Calls for retaliation over the US killing of the top General continue. A British teenager, found guilty of lying about being gang-raped by Irsraeli men in Cyprus, has been given a four-month suspended sentence. Plus Facebook is to ban 'deepfakes'.
06
JAN
10am

Milions pack Tehran for commander's funeral

The vast event was part of three days of nationwide ceremonies. Britain's 'most prolific rapist' is jailed for life. Plus we look at what's behind violent disturbances at one of India's top universities.
02
JAN
7pm

Turkish troops to be deployed in Libya

Turkey's parliament approves troop deployment to support UN-backed government in Libya; Australian Prime Minister heckled for his handling of the devastating bushfires; Why tourists are unwittingly helping poachers in South Africa's biggest wildlife reserve:
02
JAN
10am

Thousands of people flee bushfires in Australia

The evacuation of communities is underway in Victoria and New South Wales. Interpol issues a request for the arrest of the fugitive ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn, and Turkey's parliament debates a bill which would allow troops to be sent to Libya.
01
JAN
7pm

Netanyahu requests immunity from prosecution

The Israeli prime minister’s move could delay the start of his trial on corruption charges. Also in this edition: a German zoo mourns the loss of its collection of endangered apes and monkeys, Hong Kong sees in the New Year as it saw out the old – with another big pro-democracy demonstration, and the footballers taking the long view of life after the beautiful game.

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