President Donald Trump brings in high-powered legal firepower for his impeachment trial. The team include a prosecutor who helped to impeach President Bill Clinton more than twenty years ago - and a celebrity defence lawyer. Also: The Canadian prime minister, Justin Trudeau, demands Iran pay compensation for the shooting down of a plane with many Canadians on board, and why Apple's Lightning cable could soon be outlawed in the European Union.
Malta's police chief resigns after heavy criticism over journalist murder investigation
No one has yet been convicted of the murder in 2017 of Daphne Caruana Galizia. She'd been investigating corruption among Malta's political and business elite. Also: Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has led Friday prayers for the first time in eight years, appealing for national unity while criticising the US, and a horse becomes a surprise passenger on a bus in Wales.
Senators sworn in for Trump impeachment trial
The articles of impeachment were read aloud on the Senate floor. Also: "alarming" one in five deaths worldwide due to sepsis, and an English bookshop has been inundated with orders after tweeting it hadn't sold a single book last Tuesday.
Russian parliament elects new prime minister
New PM is Mikhail Mishustin, a little- known former head of the federal tax service, also Hong Kong's freedoms could last beyond 2047 and a turn of fortune for a Paris dustman
Trump impeachment case heads to Senate
Donald Trump will become only the third US president to face trial in the US upper chamber. Also: last decade confirmed as warmest on record, and Neanderthals 'dived in the ocean' for shellfish.