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

    'Catastrophic' storm surge as hurricane pounds Florida

    'Catastrophic' storm surge as hurricane pounds Florida

    Ian struck the Gulf coast, bringing powerful winds, severe flooding and power outages. Also; the US says it will rally global opposition to Russia's attempts to annex Ukrainian territory, and, a breakthrough in the treatment of Alzeimher's.

    • 31 min
    EU reacts to what it calls sabotage on two key gas pipelines

    EU reacts to what it calls sabotage on two key gas pipelines

    The EU and NATO stress the need to protect critical infrastructure after what they called acts of sabotage on two key gas pipelines. Also: Hurricane Ian strengthens into a Category Four storm as it approaches the Florida coast, and the lyrics for David Bowie's song 'Starman' are auctioned for more than two hundred thousand dollars.

    • 26 min
    Suspected sabotage of Russian-controlled pipeline

    Suspected sabotage of Russian-controlled pipeline

    Baltic states say gas leaks appear to have been caused deliberately, and were probably linked to the war in Ukraine. Also; far-right militia leaders are going on trial in the United States, accused of plotting to block the peaceful transfer of power, and the Colombian popstar, Shakira, is ordered to go on trial for allegedly not paying millions in taxes.

    • 30 min
    Japan remembers Shinzo Abe

    Japan remembers Shinzo Abe

    A state funeral is held for Japan's longest-serving prime minister. Also, it’s the final day of voting in widely discredited referendums in Russian-occupied areas of Ukraine, and the UN says the situation in Haiti is a humanitarian catastrophe.

    • 29 min
    White House warns Russia about annexing more Ukrainian territory

    White House warns Russia about annexing more Ukrainian territory

    The US says it will impose further economic sanctions if Moscow annexes more territory in Ukraine. Also: Britain's central bank has said it's willing to hike interest rates to control inflation, and a direct hit as Nasa smashes spacecraft into an asteroid.

    • 30 min
    Deadly gun attack at Russian school

    Deadly gun attack at Russian school

    Pupils were among at least 13 people killed after a gunman opened fire at a school in Izhevsk. The gunman killed himself at the scene and was a former student. Also: Italy's far-right leader claims victory in elections, and why a lottery winner in India is miserable.

    • 32 min

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