The Essential Five

  1. Brexit: what each party and group inside Parliament wants

  2. Hillsborough trial hears of ‘scene of chaos’ in pens at Leppings Lane where 96 Liverpool fans died

  3. UK weather forecast: snow and ice warnings to continue

  4. World’s oldest periodic table found in storage cupboard of St Andrews University

  5. 'I'm a care worker and I can't work a night shift for just £40'

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn gives speech in Hastings (Photo: Peter Nicholls/Reuters)

Senior Labour MPs and Jeremy Corbyn clash over Brexit and Theresa May

Nigel Farage told Brexit supporters to prepare for another vote at a Leave Means Leave event (Photo: Getty Images)

Farage tells Brexit supporters: ‘No more Mr Nice Guy’

Nicole Kidman as Erin Bell in Karyn Kusama's Destroyer. Photo: Lionsgate

Nicole Kidman: ‘I existed in limbo for a period of time'

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Demonstrators carry banners as they participate in a People's Vote March. (Photo: Niklas Halle'n / AFP/Getty Images)

Ministers told a second referendum could take a year to arrange

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The shark had similar markings to Deep Blue, reputed to be the biggest shark in the world. (Photo: @JuanSharks/@OceanRamsey/Juan Oliphant/oneoceandiving.com via Reuters)

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Family's desperate plea to find a heart for their three-week old baby

Ant McPartlin's return to work has been confirmed (Photo: Matt Crossick/PA Wire)

Ant McPartlin's return to Britain's Got Talent confirmed

Demonstrators hold placards as they take part in a march calling for a People's Vote on the final Brexit deal, in central London in October (Getty Images)

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After gruelling cancer treatment, Alison has now been told she can't have reconstruction surgery (Photo: Alison Goulding)

Mum denied breast reconstruction on the NHS due to lack of funds

Sales at sex toy and lingerie retailer Lovehoney have risen by more than 20 per cent (Photo: Getty Images)

Sex toy sales rocket amid Brexit gloom, figures show

Tuffel was born with ultra-short bowel syndrome, a rare condition which means he has almost none of his small intestines where most of the absorption of food takes place (Photo: Thomas Westenholz)

Father says NHS battle over sick son's care is endangering his life

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England squad analysis: Captaincy, caps and a scrum-half's big chance

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Both the UK and the EU have issued guidance on their preparations for a no deal scenario (AFP/Getty)

This is what happens if the UK leaves the EU without a deal

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  • Nigel Farage told Brexit supporters to prepare for another vote at a Leave Means Leave event (Photo: Getty Images)

    Nigel Farage tells Brexit campaigners to prepare for second referendum

  • Sales at sex toy and lingerie retailer Lovehoney have risen by more than 20 per cent (Photo: Getty Images)

    Sex toy sales rocket amid Brexit gloom, figures show

  • Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn gives speech in Hastings (Photo: Peter Nicholls/Reuters)

    Senior Labour MPs and leader Corbyn clash over Brexit strategy

  • Brexit: what each party and group inside Parliament wants

  • Brexit: The Uncivil War aired on UK televisions earlier this month. (Photo: Joss Barratt/Channel 4/PA)

    French television channel buys rights to Channel 4 Brexit drama

  • David Duckenfield (left) and Graham Mackrell. (Photo: PA)

    Hillsborough trial hears of ‘scene of chaos’ in pens at Leppings Lane where 96 Liverpool fans died

  • Demonstrators carry banners as they participate in a People's Vote March. (Photo: Niklas Halle'n / AFP/Getty Images)

    Ministers told a second referendum could take a year to arrange

  • Thousands of workers went on strike last October over delays to the equal pay claims (Photo: Getty)

    Thousands of women set for payouts as Glasgow equal pay dispute ends

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  • Tuffel was born with ultra-short bowel syndrome, a rare condition which means he has almost none of his small intestines where most of the absorption of food takes place (Photo: Thomas Westenholz)

    Father says NHS battle over sick son's care is endangering his life

  • Hospital's Simon Neequaye, Aidan Kehoe, Fran McNicol, Vincent Hart, Jayapal Ramesh, John Brennan and Caoimhé McNally (Photo: Ryan McNamara / Getty)

    The 6 NHS trusts in Liverpool appearing on BBC series Hospital

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Christmas appeal: Grant for holiday cottage gave me the break I needed

Adam Gabsi was diagnosed with MS aged just 21. (Photo: Adam Gabsi)

'Charity grant means MS won't stop me pursuing my passion for music'

The panel (BBC)

Question Time Brexit expert schools fellow panellists on no deal

Demonstrators hold placards as they take part in a march calling for a People's Vote on the final Brexit deal, in central London in October (Getty Images)

Why a second referendum is highly unlikely to happen – and would be disastrous

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Why vegan and vegetarian dishes cost nearly as much as meat ones

Earnings and occupational pensions may be behind the growing retirement gender pay gap, researchers suggest (Photo: Getty Images)

The DWP quietly announced benefits cuts for some low-income couples – here’s why it will make a big difference

  • Nigel Farage told Brexit supporters to prepare for another vote at a Leave Means Leave event (Photo: Getty Images)

    Nigel Farage tells Brexit campaigners to prepare for second referendum

  • Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn gives speech in Hastings (Photo: Peter Nicholls/Reuters)

    Senior Labour MPs and leader Corbyn clash over Brexit strategy

  • Brexit: what each party and group inside Parliament wants

  • Brexit: The Uncivil War aired on UK televisions earlier this month. (Photo: Joss Barratt/Channel 4/PA)

    French television channel buys rights to Channel 4 Brexit drama

  • Demonstrators carry banners as they participate in a People's Vote March. (Photo: Niklas Halle'n / AFP/Getty Images)

    Ministers told a second referendum could take a year to arrange

  • Thousands of workers went on strike last October over delays to the equal pay claims (Photo: Getty)

    Thousands of women set for payouts as Glasgow equal pay dispute ends

  • UK nationals in the EU have been concerned for their rights in the event of a no deal (Getty Images)

    What will happen to UK citizens and companies in France in a no deal?

  • SNP says Theresa May talks are 'pointless' after referendum ruled out

  • Caroline Lucas is the Green Party's co-leader and sole member of parliament (Photo: Getty)

    Caroline Lucas says Theresa May is still trapped by 'red lines'

  • Jacob Rees-Mogg was challenged over no deal Brexit by Andrew Neil (Image: BBC)

    Andrew Neil challenges Jacob Rees-Mogg for advocating for no deal

  • Both the UK and the EU have issued guidance on their preparations for a no deal scenario (AFP/Getty)

    This is what happens if the UK leaves the EU without a deal

  • Alex Salmond denies the sexual harassment allegations (Photo: Getty)

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'I earn £17,000 a year from dog walking'

Nigel Farage told Brexit supporters to prepare for another vote at a Leave Means Leave event (Photo: Getty Images)

Nigel Farage tells Brexit campaigners to prepare for second referendum

Sales at sex toy and lingerie retailer Lovehoney have risen by more than 20 per cent (Photo: Getty Images)

Sex toy sales rocket amid Brexit gloom, figures show

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn gives speech in Hastings (Photo: Peter Nicholls/Reuters)

Senior Labour MPs and leader Corbyn clash over Brexit strategy

Brexit: what each party and group inside Parliament wants

Holocaust Last Survivors warn of anti-Semitism rise in BBC film

The panel (BBC)

Question Time Brexit expert schools fellow panellists on no deal

Brexit: The Uncivil War aired on UK televisions earlier this month. (Photo: Joss Barratt/Channel 4/PA)

French television channel buys rights to Channel 4 Brexit drama

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Tuffel was born with ultra-short bowel syndrome, a rare condition which means he has almost none of his small intestines where most of the absorption of food takes place (Photo: Thomas Westenholz)

Father says NHS battle over sick son's care is endangering his life

Sarah and Chris Cookson have made a desperate plea for a heart donation (Photo: The Cooksons)

Family's desperate plea to find a heart for their three-week old baby

After gruelling cancer treatment, Alison has now been told she can't have reconstruction surgery (Photo: Alison Goulding)

Mum denied breast reconstruction on the NHS due to lack of funds

Kate McIlvenny says her GP sent her away with antidepressants after she complained of leg cramps and breathlessness (Photo: Kate McIlvenny)

Woman, 25, nearly died from blood clots after taking acne pill

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The new female-only courses are being run by the National Cyber Security Centre, part of GCHQ (Photo: GCHQ/PA)

GCHQ cyber security centre to launch girl-only cyber classes

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A "No Drones" sign alerting members of the public that the use of drones or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) is prohibited, is pictured outside Manchester United's Carrington Training complex in Manchester, north west England on December 20, 2018. - London Gatwick Airport was forced to suspend all flights Thursday due to drones flying over the airfield, causing misery for tens of thousands of stuck passengers just days before Christmas. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP) (Photo credit should read OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images)

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Jasmin Paris

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Holocaust Last Survivors warn of anti-Semitism rise in BBC film

Nicole Kidman as Erin Bell in Karyn Kusama's Destroyer. Photo: Lionsgate

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The 6 NHS trusts in Liverpool appearing on BBC series Hospital

Householders make £15 million a year renting out driveways

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