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31/01/2016

Emma Barnett presents 5 live's rundown of the top 40 news, politics, sport and showbiz stories of the week that are making the biggest impact across social media and online.

Emma Barnett presents 5 live's rundown of the top 40 news, politics, sport and showbiz stories of the week that are making the biggest impact across social media and online. Emma's guests are journalist Susie Boniface (aka The Fleet Street Fox), and Jim White - sports columnist at the Telegraph.

This week's chart:

40 Rita Ora poses topless for a French magazine

39 Singer- songwriter Colin Vearncombe famous for " Wonderful Life" dies at 53

38 Finally - the real winner of the lottery jackpot claims their prize

37 Victory in the courts for opponents of the so-called bedroom tax

36 Iran seals deals worth 15 billion euros with France

35 The X Files is back on TV tomorrow, and the CIA reveals some real life close encounters

34 Catherine Zeta Jones promotes the new Dad's Army film

33 Channel 4's Jon Snow revisits the Sri Lankan civil war

32 Henry Worsley, the explorer dies after narrowly missing his goal of crossing the Antarctic

31 BBC Question Time sparks a debate on men behaving badly in Birmingham

30 Australia day provokes mass protests

29 The death of a baby boy highlights ignorance about Sepsis

28 The cheapest way to Essex from Sheffield? - fly via Berlin

27 One beautiful photo of New York shrouded in snow

26 Facebook comes up with new ways to like content

25 Donald Trump boycotts a TV debate

24 An Italian town celebrates the birth of its first baby in 28 years

23 Chelsea - two new signings and the bombshell that John terry is leaving

22 An Austrian tourist falls 30 feet down a well taking a selfie

21 A paraglider under the Northern Lights produces an amazing picture

20 The Barbie doll develops some curves

19 Migration - nearly forty migrants die this week trying to reach Greece

18 Liverpool are held to a goalless draw by West Ham

17 Lego breaks the mould with a new toy figure in a wheelchair

16 Jo Brand battles through wind and rain in a charity walk, and raises tens of thousands of pounds for Sport Relief

15 A man is arrested near Disneyland with two guns and the Koran in his bag

14 The battle to wipe out the Zika virus

13 Yemen - more questions are asked about British arms sales to Saudi Arabia and possible Saudi airstrikes on civilians

12 Burns Night - celebrating Scotland's greatest poet

11 Rihanna's new album goes platinum in record time

10 Holocaust Memorial Day remembers the dead and honours the survivors

9 The Superbowl - it's the build up to next weekend's final

8 Kanye West waves the white flag in a Twitter tiff and teases the greatest album ever - his own naturally

7 A new king is crowned in wrestling's royal rumble

6 Omari Hutchinson - the 11 year old Arsenal wonderkid shows off his skills on You Tube

5 Storm Gertrude wrecks havoc

4 Manchester United get a win in the FA cup

3 Zayn Malik releases his first solo single after leaving One Direction

2 Celebrity Big Brother- and the Irish model with the tattooed neck gets the boot

1 The Australian Open - five times unlucky for Andy Murray in the final against Novak Djokovic.

2 hours, 30 minutes

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Sun 31 Jan 2016 19:30

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