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

    Minneapolis: State of emergency declared

    Minneapolis: State of emergency declared

    The Mayors of Minneapolis and St Paul also impose an overnight curfew in the twin US cities, after unrest that followed the police shooting of a young black man. Also, fears for the health of Russia's opposition leader, Alexei Navalny after 15 kilo weight loss since being sent to prison camp, and W-H-O warns complacency is prolonging the pandemic.

    • 27 min
    Unrest as police shoot a black man near Minneapolis

    Unrest as police shoot a black man near Minneapolis

    Tear gas was fired and an overnight curfew imposed amid anger at the fatal shooting. Also: Iran vows 'to avenge Israeli attack' on its nuclear site, and remembering Yuri Gagarin - the first man in space.

    • 27 min
    Iran says incident at nuclear facility was 'terrorist act'

    Iran says incident at nuclear facility was 'terrorist act'

    Teheran said the plant had been hit by what it called a terrorist act. There’s been no official Israeli comment. Also, the US Secretary of State says he has real concerns about Russia's military build-up on its border with Ukraine, and an iconic Moscow food hall shuts up shop.

    • 29 min
    Prince Philip: Private funeral to be held next week

    Prince Philip: Private funeral to be held next week

    In his first public statement since the Duke of Edinburgh’s death, Prince Charles says his father gave “the most remarkable, devoted service” to his family, to Britain, and to the Commonwealth. Also, thousands of people flee their homes after a volcanic eruption on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent. And a United Nations official warns that Myanmar could be headed toward civil war after February’s military coup.

    • 28 min
    Prince Philip: Tributes after Duke of Edinburgh dies aged 99

    Prince Philip: Tributes after Duke of Edinburgh dies aged 99

    Prince Philip was the longest serving consort in British history, having been married to Queen Elizabeth for seventy- three years. The Palace said he died peacefully at Windsor Castle on Friday morning. It's been confirmed that his funeral will not be a state occasion -- in line with his wishes. Also: A volcanic eruption has blanketed the Caribbean island of St Vincent in ash and, a landmark effort by Amazon workers to form a union chapter at their warehouse in the US state of Alabama appears to have been defeated.

    • 30 min
    The life of HRH Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh

    The life of HRH Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh

    In this special edition, we mark the death of Prince Philip - the Duke of Edinburgh. Jackie Leonard looks back at the life of Queen Elizabeth's husband, his place in British history and his contribution to the monarchy.

    • 24 min

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