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The day’s top stories from BBC News. Delivered twice a day on weekdays, daily at weekends

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The day’s top stories from BBC News. Delivered twice a day on weekdays, daily at weekends

    Coronavirus: Outbreak at 'decisive point'

    Coronavirus: Outbreak at 'decisive point'

    The WHO says new cases outside China are now 'the greatest concern', as more than forty countries struggle to contain the infection. Also: an airstrike in Idlib province in northern Syria kills Turkish soldiers, and why you'll never see a baddie in the movies with an iPhone.

    • 25 min
    Coronavirus: Japan to close all schools to halt spread of disease

    Coronavirus: Japan to close all schools to halt spread of disease

    Japan's Prime Minister says government will ask all schools to close from Monday. And governments worldwide take tougher measures to try and halt the outbreak. Also, the realities of life - and death - inside Syria's last rebel-held enclave, and why a new perfume's been launched in Russia to commemorate a dark episode in history.

    • 28 min
    Brazil confirms first coronavirus case in Latin America

    Brazil confirms first coronavirus case in Latin America

    World Health Organization says Covid-19 is not yet a pandemic. Also: Genetic study shows the red panda is actually two separate species, and Maria Sharapova retires from tennis.

    • 27 min
    Covid19 now spreading faster outside China than inside

    Covid19 now spreading faster outside China than inside

    In Europe the virus has spread to new areas, with Greece reporting its first case. Delhi remains tense after Hindu-Muslim clashes leave 23 dead. Democratic rivals intensify attacks on Bernie Sanders at the South Carolina debate.

    • 29 min
    Fears as Coronavirus outbreak worsens

    Fears as Coronavirus outbreak worsens

    World Health Organization says sudden increase in cases outside China is "deeply concerning"; European Union sets negotiating goals for post-Brexit UK trade deal; Israeli government to build thousands of new homes in occupied West Bank.

    • 27 min
    Hosni Mubarak, Egyptian president ousted during Arab spring, dies at 91

    Hosni Mubarak, Egyptian president ousted during Arab spring, dies at 91

    The country was stable during his time in power, but many Egyptians saw him as a dictator who governed with an iron grip. Iran's deputy health minister tests positive as the coronavirus outbreak worsens. Plácido Domingo apologises to women who accused him of sexual harassment.

    • 27 min

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