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

    Brexit: Three years on

    Brexit: Three years on

    The UK formally left the European Union on the 31 January 2020. We look at what Brexit means for Britain's place in the world today. Has it unleashed the UK's global potential? Or has it been the disaster that many opponents predicted? BBC World Service presenter Oliver Conway, political correspondent Rob Watson, Global Trade correspondent Dharshini David, and Europe editor Katya Adler answer questions from Global News Podcast listeners.

    • 36 min
    British PM sacks Zahawi for 'serious breach' over tax

    British PM sacks Zahawi for 'serious breach' over tax

    Nadhim Zahawi is sacked as Conservative party chairman after an inquiry finds he failed to disclose an investigation into his tax affairs. Also: Israel to speed up gun applications after attacks, and the guitarist Tom Verlaine dies aged 73.

    • 28 min
    Netanyahu warns of 'swift' response to Palestinian attacks

    Netanyahu warns of 'swift' response to Palestinian attacks

    The Israeli Prime Minister was speaking as he convened his security cabinet. Also: The former NATO general and strong EU supporter, Petr Pavel, has been elected president in the Czech Republic following a bruising campaign, and can AI replace journalists?

    • 32 min
    Seven killed in Jerusalem synagogue attack

    Seven killed in Jerusalem synagogue attack

    Israeli police killed the suspect as he tried to escape. It comes amid escalating violence in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories. Also: The video is released of police officers in the US city of Memphis savagely beating a black motorist, Tyre Nichols - who later died, and as the world marked Holocaust Memorial Day we hear about the growing numbers of people who think the holocaust was a myth.

    • 32 min
    Fears mount of fresh Israel-Palestinian violence

    Fears mount of fresh Israel-Palestinian violence

    Israeli air raids and Palestinian rocket fire raise tensions. The violence follows a deadly Israeli army raid on the occupied West Bank. Also: Shares slump in one of India's biggest companies after allegations of financial misconduct -- and the mystery of the miraculously growing Vladimir Putin.

    • 33 min
    Five police officers charged over Tyre Nichols' death in Memphis

    Five police officers charged over Tyre Nichols' death in Memphis

    The 29-year-old was stopped on 7 January for reckless driving, and died three days later. Also: fear of flare-up after deadly Israeli raid in Jenin, and why do some men wear shorts in cold weather?

    • 27 min

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