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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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    Trump special: Calls for unity following attack

    Trump special: Calls for unity following attack

    Donald Trump urges Americans to unite in the face of wickedness after he survives an assassination attempt at a campaign rally in Pennsylvania. We consider the implications for the election campaign and ask how the gunman was able to get so close.

    • 23 min
    Trump special: Shots fired at former president

    Trump special: Shots fired at former president

    Donald Trump was speaking at a campaign rally in Pennsylvania. US secret service agents rushed on to the stage to protect him. He appeared to have blood on his ear and was taken away by car. A spokesman for Mr Trump's campaign team said he was fine and undergoing medical checks.

    • 16 min
    The Happy Pod: Inspiring my daughter to donate a kidney

    The Happy Pod: Inspiring my daughter to donate a kidney

    When listener Sophia decided to donate a kidney to a stranger through a domino transplant scheme, her teenage daughter Katie objected. But years later, Katie decided to do the same - inspired by the chain of goodness her mother started, and the joy of meeting organ recipients at the transplant games.
    Also: Big Ocean - the first K-pop band whose members all have hearing impairments. As the Paris Olympics approach, we look back at the amazing story of two athletes who chose to share gold in Tokyo. Wild horses return to Kazakhstan for the first time in over two hundred years, thanks to a zoo breeding programme. The innovative system helping grow crops in arid regions with less water. And the children who got to perform at London's famous Royal Opera House.
    Our weekly collection of happy stories and positive news from around the world.

    • 26 min
    'I am running and we're going to win' - Biden vows at Detroit campaign rally

    'I am running and we're going to win' - Biden vows at Detroit campaign rally

    President Joe Biden's re-election campaign is under intense scrutiny amid questions over his age. Also: children killed in Nigeria school collapse, and the first British post box with the King Charles III cypher.

    • 29 min
    President Biden defiant despite more gaffes

    President Biden defiant despite more gaffes

    There's more concern in the US, but mirth in Moscow. Also: the head of Japan's navy resigns over a series of scandals including the mishandling of classified documents by staff, and scientists return to the wreck of the Titanic for the first time since the Titan submersible disaster - but this time it will be robots making the dive.

    • 29 min
    Biden faces media as re-election bid hangs in balance

    Biden faces media as re-election bid hangs in balance

    The US President, Joe Biden, who is under intense scrutiny amid concerns over his age, held a high-stakes news conference in Washington. Also: the Israeli defence minister has called for a state inquiry into what led to the Hamas attacks of October the seventh last year, and are you an early bird or a night owl?

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

3.7 out of 5
94 Ratings

94 Ratings

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Highly recommended

Provides for a good listen. All the days news in a nicely organized format. I highly recommend

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