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News : BBC
Carillion survival 'undermined' by banks Carillion held rescue talks with the government since October in a bid to stave off collapse, says boss.
'Sites silent and virtually deserted'
Apprentices given notice
Carillion's problems not unique
Drivers stranded in snow on motorway Mountain rescue teams have been sent to check on drivers stuck in wintry conditions on the M74.
Trump's 'cognitive ability is normal' The US president, 71, displays no abnormal signs following a cognitive exam, his doctor says.
MP 'sorry' for vasectomies blog post In 2012 Ben Bradley's blog post criticised what he called a "vast sea of unemployed wasters".
Big Ben among terror targets, court hears A British man who was "fascinated" by so-called Islamic State targeted UK landmarks, court hears.
Video'US sports doctor abused me hundreds of times' A court hears how former sports doctor Larry Nassar subjected one gymnast to a decade of abuse.
VideoExplosion warning as volcano spews lava Volcanologists say a "hazardous explosion" could be imminent, as thousands flee the area around Mount Mayon in the Philippines.
Shackled California siblings 'tortured' The mother was "perplexed" when officers came to rescue the malnourished children, say police.
Move to ban anti-abortion protesters Council cabinet members vote in favour of banning protesters from gathering outside a Marie Stopes clinic.
Minister for loneliness appointed The government creates a new ministerial role, which continues the work of the late MP Jo Cox.
US holds back $65m aid to Palestinians The money represents more than half of a first instalment due to the UN's Palestinian relief agency.
Family of H&M model moves for security The mother of a child model caught up in an H&M racism row says her family has had to move house.
Margaret Atwood faces feminist backlash The Handmaid's Tale author said she was depicted as "a rape-enabling Bad Feminist" after her column.
Sir Andy Flurry: Gritters are online hit Video
VideoDoes MP nod off during Ken Clarke speech?
VideoOslo residents ski their way to work

News : USA Today
Montecito struggles with emotional toll of mudslides
Hawaii’s false missile alert: Minute-by-minute look at how it happened
Here's the biggest news you missed this weekend
Washington Secret Service depletes funds to pay agents due to Trump travel
News Trump condos worth $250 million pose potential conflict
World Hydrogen bomb vs. atomic bomb: What's the difference?
Nation Now Teachers who sexually abuse students still find classroom jobs
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Nation USA TODAY social media posts
Passages 2017: Those we’ve lost through the year
A peek inside the vice presidential residence of Karen and Mike Pence
Year to remember: Best photos of 2017
Men bathing in ice-cold water seek purification in Japan
NationHawaii worker who pushed button reassigned after bungled missile alert
WashingtonPresident Trump: 'I am not a racist'
NationFire, chaos and death on a Florida casino boat

: Telegraph

2017 sporting year in review –Formula One: Lewis Hamilton tearing it up at Spa and Ferrari team-mates going wheel-to-wheel in Singapore Premium
Formula One’s 'outdated' use of grid girls under 'strong review' 
Michael Schumacher 'still fighting', says former Ferrari CEO  
Nico Rosberg 'definitely interested' in becoming latest F1 big name to get involved with Formula E Galleries
Gallery: SPOTY 2017: The best pictures as the stars of sport celebrate in Liverpool
Rescued Polish sailor claims he was adrift in shark-infested waters (with his cat) for nearly seven months
Sir Ben Ainslie won over by Team New Zealand's 75ft foiling monohull
2017 sporting year in review - athletics: Usain Bolt's farewell and Asha Philip's glory Premium

News : Huffington Post
5 Things Revealed By Donald Trump's Medical Exam
Steve Bannon Ordered To Testify In US Election Russian Meddling Probe
John Worboys Release: Government Shouldn't Interfere, Says Parole Board Chair
Can Lobsters Feel Pain? Switzerland Bans The Cooking Of Live Lobsters
Jeremy Corbyn Says Carillion Bosses Should Hand Back Bonuses
Tory MP Ben Bradley Suggests Unemployed People Should Have Vasectomies
Tory 'Mutineer' Paul Masterton: 'Happy Clappy' Pro-Brexit Tories Won't Stop Me Standing Up To The Government
Dying Migrants Too Scared To See A Doctor For Fear Of Deportation, MPs Are Warned
Matt Damon Expresses Regret Over Harassment Comments: 'I Should Close My Mouth For A While'
Dolores O'Riordan's Death Not Suspicious, Say Police

News : London Evening Standard
Warnings issued as heavy snow, hail and strong winds to hit UK
Pregnant Kate and Prince William to visit Sweden and Norway
Johnson claims Brexit campaign's £350m figure was 'underestimated'
Poppi Worthington was sexually abused before she died, coroner rules
Trump not coming to the UK because 'he's scared he won't be loved'
Steven Seagal denies fresh sex assault claim by James Bond actress
Police find 13 siblings 'held captive by parents in foul conditions'
Woman dragged into cemetery and gang-raped in broad daylight
Ben Stokes charged with affray following fight outside nightclub
Evening Standard campaign launched to rid London of plastic straws
The Evening Standard political cartoon by Christian Adams

News : Sky

Carillion collapse: Minister claims 'no chaos'
Iceland vows to ditch plastic in five years
No plans to prosecute dad of abused Poppi
RAF scrambles jets to intercept Russian planes
Murder hunt over newborn found dead in bushes
England's Ben Stokes charged with affray
Hatton Garden heist gang 'benefitted from £13.6m'
Tuesday's national newspaper front pages
Arctic winds, hail and snow set to sweep UK
WW2 dog given medal for stopping enemy gunfire
Branson backtracks on Virgin's Daily Mail ban
Monday's national newspaper front pages
Sky News Quiz: Apologies, no-shows and the crown
'I never want to see that again'
Train station evacuated after fire
PC loses chunk of hair in assault

: Telegraph

Thermometer in world’s coldest village breaks as temperatures plunge to -62C
Three arrested on suspicion of murdering elderly neighbours in Buckinghamshire village almost 18 months apart
Emily Maitlis reveals how marriage has suffered due to harassment campaign Subscribe to Telegraph Premium today and receive a Fitbit, worth up to 299
Hope for Poppi Worthington justice as Coroner asks CPS to reconsider case
Student leaders to be taken to Auschwitz in bid to combat campus anti-Semitism 
Suffering from writer's block? A simple cup of tea gets the creative juices going, scientists say

News : Guardian
Brexit May faces tougher transition stance from EU amid Norway pressure
Labour Keir Starmer plays down chances of second EU referendum
Brexit No-deal would cost EU economy £100bn, report claims
Bank of England Brexit is hampering UK productivity
Labour Keir Starmer plays down chances of second EU referendum
Brexit No-deal would cost EU economy £100bn, report claims
Bank of England Brexit is hampering UK productivity
May faces tougher transition stance from EU amid Norway pressure
Exclusive Leave campaign's £350m claim was too low, says Boris Johnson
Boris Johnson 'Let's have a grown-up conversation with the US'
Leave campaign's £350m claim was too low, says Boris Johnson

Internet : Wired News
Will Your Baby Like Cilantro? These Genetic Tests Say They Can Tell
6 Tips for Snagging Epic Snowsports Action Cam Footage
Britain's Next Megaproject: A Coast-to-Coast Forest
Feargus O'Sullivan
Boeing's Experimental Cargo Drone Is a Heavy Lifter
Don’t Blame Twitter for Celeb Politicians. Blame Everyone.
Flashy Headlights Use a Million Pixels to Talk to the World
cultureKylo's Shirtless Look Is a Problem for Star Wars CosplayersAuthor: Graeme McMillanGraeme McMillan
scienceWhy an Old Theory of Everything Is Gaining New LifeAuthor: Sabine HossenfelderSabine Hossenfelder
cultureThe Strange History of One of the Internet's First Viral VideosAuthor: Joe VeixJoe Veix
scienceHow Dirt Could Save Us From Antibiotic-Resistant SuperbugsAuthor: Peter Andrey SmithPeter Andrey Smith
transportationTexas Instruments' New Headlights Dazzle With a Million PixelsAuthor: Eric AdamsEric Adams
gearHow Gore-Tex Went From Accident to Outdoor EssentialAuthor: Jonathan KeatsJonathan Keats
transportationBoeing's Skunk Works Cargo Drone Is a Heavy LifterAuthor: Alex DaviesAlex Davies
businessFacebook's Adam Mosseri on Why You'll See Less Video, More From FriendsAuthor: Fred VogelsteinFred Vogelstein
GeneticsWill Your Baby Like Cilantro? These Genetic Tests Say They Can TellAuthor: Megan MolteniMegan Molteni

Misc. : Vice
Watch the First Episode of the New Series of 'Hate Thy Neighbour'
For free, right here, right now.
terrorismWe Might Live in an 'Age of Terror', But No One's Actually TerrifiedInvestigating how acts of terror really affect us.Simon Doherty11 hours ago
beardsMy Stupid, Sad Quest to Grow a BeardI cannot grow out my facial hair. But I tried like hell. Sam Weiner16 hours ago
MunchiesI Tried to Eat Myself Happy for Blue MondayOn the most depressing day of the year, could celery, banana skin tea, and a Happy Meal cheer me up?
sex workWhat Happens When Sex Workers Put Women of Colour FirstWe asked escort Amber Ashton about industry racism and the WOC-elevating hashtag she started.Allison Tierney16 hours ago
i-D10 new female rappers you need to listen to right nowFrom City Girls to Cupcakke, here are the women of rhyme you need to know for 2018.
sexualitéHere's the Porn That Women Watched in 2017It turns out women really turn women on.Justine de l'Église17 hours ago
entertainmentHollywood Has Failed Male Victims of Sexual HarassmentBoth in real life and on screen, the issue has been handled poorly.Candice Frederick4 days ago

News Mail
Poster boy for eastern European immigration dies in horror crash: Romanian who was first to come to UK after 2014 EU visa deal and was greeted by Keith Vaz is killed in smash near his British home 
'It's a sign of the times that a soldier is left to die on our streets': Veterans blast support for ex-forces as a former soldier dies while sleeping rough in Edinburgh 
Iceland bans plastic: UK Supermarket chain becomes first store in the world to remove plastic packaging from ALL its own-label products
  Polar-oid: Arctic bear takes a cheeky selfie          
'We grossly underestimated the sum': Boris Johnson reignites row over his controversial claim that Brexit could mean £350m a week for NHS - as he insists it will actually be £88m HIGHER 
Just one in five say rail service is better over the past 12 months despite highest fare rises in five years and endless engineering works
So which soup has HALF your day’s fat and salt limit in just a bowl? Thought those ready-made varieties were a healthy choice? Think again...
Don't tell 'em Pike! RICHARD LITTLEJOHN says the 2021 census will be just another excuse by the Government to invade our privacy, fine and tax us more 
Now put him in the dock! Poppi Worthington's mother pleads for toddler's father to be prosecuted as coroner finds he DID sexually abuse their child before she suffocated in his bed 
Life in hiding for the dad unmasked as a monster: Poppi Worthington's father has been given witness protection to stop vigilante attacks
'It's a sign of the times that a soldier is left to die on our streets': Veterans blast support for ex-forces as a former soldier dies while sleeping rough in Edinburgh 

Computing : IT Week / VNU
BT introduces Ultrafast Fibre 2 offering home broadband speeds of up to 314Mbps
Blackberry unveils Jarvis for self-driving and connected car security
China could halt centralised trading of cryptocurrencies, says PBOC official
Google Project Zero claims new BitTorrent flaw could enable cyber crooks get into users' PCs
Fake website jumps on Spectre/Meltdown patch hype
Government puts skills, security and connectivity at heart of Digital Strategy
UPS tests drone delivery from driver vans
HMRC to let customers use their voice to prove identity
Learndirect expands outsourced IT deal with Trustmarque
BT introduces Ultrafast Fibre 2 offering home broadband speeds of up to 314Mbps
China could halt centralised trading of cryptocurrencies, says PBOC official


MP 'sorry' for vasectomies blog post
Momentum director wins Labour disputes role
Momentum founder voted on to Labour NEC
The local battles being fought within Labour
Video 1:33 Does MP nod off during Ken Clarke speech?
Minister for loneliness appointed
Tusk: UK can still change mind on Brexit
Carillion survival 'undermined' by banks
No new 'Jungle' camp in Calais - Macron
UK inflation rate drops back to 3%
EU 'tightens terms of Brexit transition'
£350m Brexit claim was 'too low' - Johnson
Big Ben among terror targets, court hears
MPs' 'grave concern' for Rohingya return
Video 2:51 Soubry: Surprised and disappointed in Boris
Video 2:44 Is public ownership back in fashion?
Video 0:37 'Our hearts are still open to you'
Video 1:22 Do nations really need a government?
Video 0:18 Bolton: Views not Marney's 'core beliefs'
Audio 9:11 Remembering suffragist Millicent Fawcett
'Watershed moment'

Misc. : Verge
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Forget the backlash — we need #MeToo now more than ever
We climbed into the new Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen
What kind of emoji do you need to talk about climate change?
Microsoft’s Cortana falls behind Alexa and Google Assistant at CES
The Enverge is a deadly looking electric car from a company you’ve never heard of
Amazon’s Electric Dreams is more optimistic about the future than Black Mirror
The Verge Awards at CES 2018: Hey Google
The best of CES 2018
Nest’s co-founder helped design this crazy concept smartwatch
The 2019 VW Jetta is an accessible car with accessible technology
Not even $197,000 of diamonds can save this Tag Heuer smartwatch from Android Wear
One man ruptured his throat by trying to hold back a sneeze
Infiniti’s Q Inspiration is a gorgeous futuristic sedan that should be electric
Apple’s CarPlay is finally coming to Toyota and Lexus vehicles

News : Independent
Corbyn 'too old to lead Labour into election', warn top figures
Runners and riders: Who is next in line?
'All out war': Left tightens grip on party as leader's ally wins control of key panel
'Confused' May ridiculed by EU for claiming credit for card charge ban
Steve Bannon 'called to testify before grand jury'
Labour in danger of 'echoing' Theresa May on Brexit, says Chuka Umunna
Theresa May to unveil new plans to tackle loneliness
'Like they'd never seen people before': 13 children rescued from squalid California home
Couple charged with torture after 13 children found chained to beds
Thirteen 'emaciated' children found imprisoned in squalid family home
'Our hearts are open': Both EU presidents tell UK Brexit can still be reversed
Majority would back second referendum without a Brexit deal, poll says
Johnson claims Brexit can deliver even more than £350m-a-week to NHS
Brexit live: EU Withdrawal Bill resumes as Brussels hardens stance
Starmer tells Labour MPs stop 'looking back in grief' at Brexit vote
The biggest dramas that have defined Trump's year on Capitol Hill
These Trump voters who love him even more. The reason lies underground
Donald Trump still doesn’t understand Iran after a year in power
This is how the US economy performed in Trump’s first year
Jeremy Corbyn calls on directors to give back their bonuses
NHS triggers emergency plans in 14 hospital with Carillion contracts
Carillion suppliers to get less than 1p for every £1 owed

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