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The Papers: UK 'economy to shrink' and 'parents in limbo'

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An IMF report downgrading the UK's growth forecast this year leads many of Tuesday's papers.

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Laverne & Shirley actress Cindy Williams dies aged 75

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Cindy Williams was best known for her role as Shirley Feeney in the popular American 1970s sitcom.

Ukraine war: Joe Biden rules out sending F-16 fighter jets

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Kyiv says it needs further aid to help take control of the country's airspace from Russia.

UK economy only G7 nation to shrink in 2023 - IMF

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The IMF says the UK economy is forecast to shrink by 0.6% this year.

Kate's early years campaign is her 'life's work'

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The Princess of Wales's project to take early years more seriously will arrive in cinemas this week.

India budget 2023: What happened to last year's pledges?

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Progress has been made on broad economic indicators, but some social welfare schemes have lagged behind.

Blueprint to reverse nature's decline revealed

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Ministers set out plans for restoring nature amid growing criticism over pollution and wildlife decline.

'They call us garbage people': The Syrians surviving off US army waste

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The war in Syria has left millions destitute and forced some to resort to US army waste for food.

Green projects are boosting UK growth - CBI report

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Projects aimed at lowering carbon emissions are boosting growth in poorer parts of the country.

Namibia reports record level of rhino poaching

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Rhino poaching in Namibia nearly doubled last year, according to government data.

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Tyre Nichols death: Three Memphis fire department staff fired

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The fire department workers allegedly "failed to conduct an adequate patient assessment of Mr Nichols".

Children as young as nine exposed to pornography

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The consumption of pornography is widespread among children, the children's commissioner says.

Biden restores protections to Alaska's Tongass National Forest

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Logging and road building will be once again banned in much of Alaska's Tongass Forest.

Another whale mysteriously washes ashore on US East Coast

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An increase in beached whales across the US coastline has baffled researchers and environmentalists.

Was Scottish legal scandal a smokescreen for child abuse?

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Top lawyer Robert Henderson may have fanned the flames of the conspiracy theory to hide paedophile activity.

How to add 'sizzle' to meat-free products

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Firms are creating artificial animal fats that they promise will make meat-free products taste better.

London Marathon 2023: Mo Farah prepares for 'emotional goodbye' at home race

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Mo Farah will say an "emotional" London Marathon "goodbye" to his home support after confirming his participation in this year's race.

World Athletics: Eilish McColgan says more work needed on possible transgender women athlete advantages

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Eilish McColgan, one of Britain's leading long-distance runners, says "a lot more work needs to be done" around the possible advantages of transgender women competing in elite female athletics.

What impact has Brexit had on the UK economy?

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It is three years since the UK left the EU and time to start looking at the evidence.

Teacher strikes: 'Deciding to close our school has been horrible'

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Wales High School in Rotherham will be closing to most pupils when teachers strike over pay on Wednesday.

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Pakistan mosque blast: Police targeted in suicide attack that kills 59

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The mosque is within a tightly guarded area of police and intelligence buildings in Peshawar.

Pamela Anderson memoir lifts lid on fame and heartbreak

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The 55-year-old Baywatch star is releasing both a memoir and Netflix documentary this week.

New powers to curb strike disruption approved by MPs

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Under the bill some employees would have to work during strikes - and could be sacked if they refuse.

Monday, Jan 30

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LGBT people hunted by gangs and police in Egypt

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A BBC News investigation reveals how violent gangs are abusing LGBT community members they meet online.

Refs body accepts Fabinho should have had red card

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Referees' body PGMOL accepts Liverpool midfielder Fabinho should have been sent off for a tackle on Evan Ferguson in Sunday's FA Cup tie at Brighton.

Tottenham winger Gil rejoins Sevilla on loan

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Tottenham winger Bryan Gil rejoins former club Sevilla on loan until the end of the season.

Former Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro has applied for US visa

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The ex-president, currently staying in Florida, wants to "enjoy being a tourist", his lawyer says.

How Egyptian police hunt LGBT people on dating apps

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The BBC has seen evidence of how officers pose as dates online to seek out and arrest their targets.

FA Cup: Derby County 0-2 West Ham United - highlights

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Watch highlights as goals from Jarrod Bowen and Michail Antonio give West Ham a 2-0 victory over Derby to set up an FA Cup fifth round tie away at Manchester United.

Singapore inequality: How a tote bag sparked a debate about class

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A teenager's post about her first "luxury bag" has drawn tens of millions of views.