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    • 4.3 • 246 Ratings

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

    Israeli Attorney General scathing of planned legal reforms

    Israeli Attorney General scathing of planned legal reforms

    Gali Baharav-Miara said the proposals would gravely damage the country's system of checks and balances and give the government unlimited power. Also: The Republican held House Of Representatives votes to oust the high profile Democratic representative Ilhan Omar from the foreign affairs committee, and the discovery of Yiddish songs not heard since World War II.

    • 32 min
    US secures deal to boost military presence in Philippines

    US secures deal to boost military presence in Philippines

    The agreement gives the Americans access to four new bases not far from Taiwan, where there are growing fears of a Chinese invasion. Also, a senior former Russian army officer says he witnessed soldiers torturing Ukrainian prisoners, and scientists in the UK say they've found evidence of the bird flu virus infecting some mammals.

    • 30 min
    Tyre Nichols' family demand policing reform bill at funeral

    Tyre Nichols' family demand policing reform bill at funeral

    The mother of the man who died after being beaten by police in Memphis gave a tearful address at his funeral. Also: Switzerland holds its annual sirens day, and do you know how much caffeine there is in your daily cup of coffee?

    • 31 min
    Ukraine: Police raid oligarch's home

    Ukraine: Police raid oligarch's home

    A series of anti-corruption raids have been carried out in Ukraine targeting prominent figures including a billionaire backer of President Vlodymyr Zelensky.
    Opposition activists in Myanmar take part in a 'silent strike ' to mark two years since the military junta overthrew the democratically-elected government, a once in a fifty thousand year chance to see 'the green comet', and we look at the alarming world of deep fakes.

    • 32 min
    Top US diplomat says Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank hinders peace prospects

    Top US diplomat says Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank hinders peace prospects

    The US Secretary of state Antony Blinken met the Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah. Also: the Hollywood actor Alec Baldwin is charged with involuntary manslaughter over shooting on Rust film set, and the dangers of taking your pet parrot to the local park.

    • 30 min
    Ukraine accused of using land-mines to fight Russia's invasion

    Ukraine accused of using land-mines to fight Russia's invasion

    Human Rights Watch says the mines were scattered in and around the city of Izyum while it was occupied by Russia. Also: Strikes and demonstrations in France to protest against raising the retirement age to 64, and the bed made for British monarchs that was lost for decades.

    • 31 min

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4.3 out of 5
246 Ratings

246 Ratings

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