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Putin spokesman denies US election hack

President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman denies any Russian government involvement in hacking to influence the 2017 US election result.

Trump's views are '100% different' to Putin's, says Alexey Navalny

Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny says Mr Trump's attitude towards Mr Putin is "strange".

Emily Thornberry calls on the PM to stand up to incoming US President

Emily Thornberry calls on the PM to stand up to incoming US President

Labour: Trump shouldn't 'cosy up to Putin'

Emily Thornberry calls on the PM to stand up to incoming US President

Emily Thornberry calls on the PM to stand up to incoming US President Speaking to the Westminster Hour's Carole Walker, the shadow foreign secretary said: "Theresa May should be in a position to be able to say 'No, Mr President, it's wrong, you shouldn't be trampling on the Iranian nuclear deal, you shouldn't be tearing up the Paris climate agreement, you shouldn't be moving the American embassy to Jerusalem [...] and you shouldn't be cosying up to Putin'". The Labour MP for Islington South and Finsbury added: "At a moment like this we have to bear down on our principles because at a time of insecurity that's all we have."

Harsh words for Donald Trump as Peers discuss the state of the UK's defences

Harsh words for President Elect Trump as Peers discuss the state of the UK's defences

A former head of NATO has harsh words for the next President of the United States Donald Trump. Lord Roberston also said the UK risked "sleepwalking to a potential calamity" at a time of increased threats and growing tensions with Russia. The Labour former Defence Secretary was speaking during a debate on the state of the UK's defences. You can hear more from Sean Curran on this and other top stories on BBC Radio 4's Today in Parliament.