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

    Trump pleads the 5th in tax fraud case

    Trump pleads the 5th in tax fraud case

    The former US President declines answering questions as part of a New York investigation. Also: A nationwide curfew is imposed in Sierra Leone following deadly clashes between police and protesters, and, from the brink of extinction -- why the only giant flightless parrot in the world is making a comeback in New Zealand.

    • 30 min
    Ukraine's president vows to fight until Crimea is regained

    Ukraine's president vows to fight until Crimea is regained

    Volodymyr Zelensky says the peninsula will never be given up. Also: The BBC uncovers organized torture in Russia's prison system, and the illustrator Raymond Briggs has died at the age of 88.

    • 25 min
    Mississippi jury declines to charge Emmett Till accuser

    Mississippi jury declines to charge Emmett Till accuser

    Carolyn Bryant Donham had faced potential charges of kidnapping and manslaughter of the black teenager in 1955. Also: blasts rock Russian airbase in annexed Crimea, and Serena Williams suggests retirement from tennis after US Open.

    • 32 min
    Donald Trump says FBI agents have broken into a safe during a raid on his Florida home

    Donald Trump says FBI agents have broken into a safe during a raid on his Florida home

    He described the raid as an attempt by opponents to prevent him running for president again. Also: The UN accuses the army in Myanmar of committing crimes against humanity following last year's coup, and the Japanese fashion designer Issey Miyake dies, aged 84.

    • 28 min
    US announces $1bn of military aid for Ukraine

    US announces $1bn of military aid for Ukraine

    The US package to Ukraine will include rockets, ammunition and more precision missiles. Also: Fire at Cuba oil facility spreads; the actress and singer Olivia Newton-John dies aged 73.

    • 25 min
    Gaza's only power plant re-starts generating electricity

    Gaza's only power plant re-starts generating electricity

    Much needed aid and fuel begin arriving after a ceasefire ends three days of conflict. Also: a report says Russia is struggling to replenish its stocks of weapons because they contain high-tech components only made in the West, and retiring at the age of 103 - the British actress bowing out from the world's longest running soap opera.

    • 30 min

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