The UN Security Council calls for the fast deployment of troops to Mali after the capture of a key strategic position by Islamist militants; Some surprising research on the impact of China's one child policy. And, as President Obama's nominee for Treasury Secretary is ridiculed for his signature, we look at what our signatures say about us.

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Fri 11 Jan 2013 10:05 GMT

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The Weekly Feature

The Weekly Feature

Dan leaves the World Update studio to explore the best stories from London and beyond

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