RT News - January 2, 2019 (17:00 MSK)

The death toll from the collapsed tower block in the Russian city of Magnitogorsk - rises to 21 with around 20 others still missing. British Prime Minister Theresa May appeals for support for her Brexit plans, in her New Year speech - urging MPs to vote her way. Tens of thousands of Indian women take part in a human chain to support gender equality - after a court's decision to lift a centuries-old ban on entering a Hindu temple.