Shamima Begum: IS teen's return to UK 'could be prevented'
>A British woman who fled to Syria as a schoolgirl to join the Islamic State group could be prevented from returning to the UK, the home secretary has said.
>"My message is clear," Sajid Javid told the Times: "If you have supported terrorist organisations abroad I will not hesitate to prevent your return."
>He added that if Shamima Begum, 19, did come home she could be prosecuted.
Brexit: UK-US agree to preserve trading arrangements
>The UK has struck a deal with the US to preserve £12.8bn of trade after Brexit.
>The mutual recognition agreement replicates the current deal between the EU and US on technical standards for exported goods.
>US President Donald Trump said the "very good trading relationship" between the countries had been "strengthened further".
UK retail sales bounce back in January
>Retail sales bounced back sharply in January, rising by 1% on the previous month, official figures showed.
>The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said the amount of goods sold rose by 1%, after falling by 0.7% in December, with discounts in clothing helping to boost sales.
>Compared with a year ago, retail sales were 4.2% higher in January.