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Trump impeachment trial to begin in February
The US House of Representatives will send an impeachment article, or charge, to the Senate on Monday. Also: UK Covid-19 variant "may be more deadly", and SpaceX is to repurpose oil platforms as launch pads.
Coronavirus: Delivery delays halt Pfizer jabs in parts of Europe
Cut in delivery of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine slows down inoculations in several countries. The European Commission has asked for clarification from Pfizer about delays. Also, Japan's government denies claims that it's considering cancelling Tokyo Olympic Games, and how Donald Trump was prank-called by someone impersonating Piers Morgan.
President Biden warns Covid-19 death toll will soon exceed 500,000
The US President has promised 100 million vaccinations within his first 100 days in office. Also: China calls for a renewal of cooperation with the United States, and the Mexican government welcomes a new bill sent to the US Congress.
US top infectious disease expert Dr Anthony Fauci addresses the WHO
The top US infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci addresses the WHO as the US administration under Biden prioritises its fight against Covid and joins the global vaccine plan. Also: we hear from Central American migrants as they attempt to reach the United States, and we look back at the 1980s HIV Aids pandemic in Britain.
Joe Biden sworn in as 46th US president
He promises to work to heal the bitter political divisions of recent years. Also in this podcast which is entirely devoted to the inauguration, we look at the challenges facing the new administration, how Kamala Harris has made history by becoming the first female, first black, first Asian-American vice-president, how the news of the inauguration is being received around the world, and we ask what next for Donald Trump and his supporters?
Trump leaves White House and pledges 'We will be back in some form'
Donald Trump has departed White House for last time as President. His successor Joe Biden will be inaugurated amid heavy security. Also, we look at Trump's legacy as President, and key challenges facing Biden's administration on the international stage.
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Absolutely great. Love them!
The person who wrote about BBC journalists being followed should have a look at the videos of the day that can be found online. Very convincing! :)
Helps my listening skills tremendously :)
Your episode today.
I can’t prove if your report on Russia is true or wrong. But To report government followed you around just on that day is suspicious. Makes it too obvious it’s trying to make travelers paranoid. Russia is completely safe. Everyone is welcome. I doubt they’ll have enough agents to follow everyone.