- 1. Legal challenge to UK single market exit
- 2. Fillon wins French presidential primary
- 3. Trump makes baseless claim he won popular vote
- 4. Aleppo: Civilians flee government forces
- 5. Paul Nuttall takes over Ukip
- 6. Coach at centre of football abuse scandal in hospital
- 7. Coach removed from Lewisham sinkhole
- 8. Ed Balls voted off Strictly Come Dancing
- 9. Japan: Outcry over fish frozen in ice
- 10. Briefing: Iceland (the country) sues Iceland (the supermarket)
1. Legal challenge to UK single market exit
British Influence, a pro-single market think-tank, is writing to Brexit Secretary David Davis to tell him it is making a legal challenge to Britain's exit from the single market. The group is seeking a judicial review to back its claim that the UK will not automatically leave the European Economic Area when it withdraws from the EU.
2. Fillon wins French presidential primary
Francois Fillon last night won the French Republican party's presidential primary and will be its candidate in the 2017 election, when he is expected to face far-right candidate Marine Le Pen. Fillon, who has a Welsh wife, is further to the right politically than most of his rivals for the candidacy, who included Nicolas Sarkozy.
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3. Trump makes baseless claim he won popular vote
Donald Trump claims he won the US popular vote "if you deduct the millions of people who voted illegally", although he offered no evidence to back this up. In reality, Democrat Hillary Clinton won two million more votes than the Republican businessman, who became president-elect through the electoral college system.
4. Aleppo: Civilians flee government forces
Thousands of civilians have fled from rebel-held areas of eastern Aleppo as the Syrian army continues its offensive. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says around 10,000 people have escaped to government-run western areas and the Kurdish-controlled north. There are said to still be 250,000 civilians in eastern Aleppo.
5. Paul Nuttall takes over Ukip
Paul Nuttall, the MEP for north-west England, has been elected as the new leader of Ukip, taking over from Nigel Farage. Nuttall won 9,622 votes, 62.6 per cent of those cast, defeating former deputy chairwoman Suzanne Evans, who gained 2,973 votes (19.3 per cent), and ex-soldier John Rees-Evans, with 2,775 votes (18.1 per cent).
6. Coach at centre of football abuse scandal in hospital
Barry Bennell, the convicted paedophile at the centre of football's sex abuse scandal, is in hospital after being found unconscious at a hotel in Stevenage. The former Crewe Alexandra coach has been named by a number of former players, who have spoken out about their ordeals. Four police forces are investigating claims of historical abuse.
7. Coach removed from Lewisham sinkhole
A French tourist coach which dropped into a sinkhole on Lee High Street in Lewisham, south-east London, on Saturday has been pulled free. The hole opened up when a water main burst, flooding the road. Around 90 people were removed from the coach, which had to be removed by a crane.
8. Ed Balls voted off Strictly Come Dancing
Former shadow chancellor Ed Balls has been voted off the BBC's Strictly Come Dancing after a dance-off with TV judge Robert Rinder. His unlikely run on the show was characterised by his intense commitment to learning the dance routines. He said he had had a "wonderful time".
9. Japan: Outcry over fish frozen in ice
An amusement park in Japan has closed its ice rink following protests over a display of dead fish frozen in the ice. The fish were arranged as if swimming, leading skaters to think they had been frozen alive. However, they been bought dead from a local wholesaler.
10. Briefing: Iceland (the country) sues Iceland (the supermarket)
Iceland is suing Iceland over its "exceptionally broad and ambiguous" Europe-wide trademark registration. Confused? Well, the government of the North Atlantic island nation is taking legal action against the UK supermarket chain of the same name, claiming its businesses are not being allowed to describe themselves using the word "Iceland".
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