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

    Israel-Gaza: US blocks UN statement for third time in a week

    Israel-Gaza: US blocks UN statement for third time in a week

    The Security Council statement would have called for an end to the violence. Also: most Britons are officially allowed to hug - as Covid rules are eased, and longevity tips from Australia's oldest man - who's 111.

    • 27 min
    The US calls for Israel and the Palestinians in Gaza to avoid civilian casualties, as the hostilities continue

    The US calls for Israel and the Palestinians in Gaza to avoid civilian casualties, as the hostilities continue

    The US secretary of state, Antony Blinken, urged Israel and the Palestinians to protect civilians, especially children. Also: no evidence of fraud in Myanmar vote, and India's Covid crisis hits the vaccine-sharing Covax scheme.

    • 29 min
    Netanyahu says Gaza strikes to continue 'at force'

    Netanyahu says Gaza strikes to continue 'at force'

    The Israeli PM's comments came as the UN Security Council met to try to broker a ceasefire. Also: the US climate envoy puts his faith in technologies that 'don't yet exist', and the take away musicians - delivered to your home to play live.

    • 27 min
    Israeli airstrike destroys Gaza media tower block

    Israeli airstrike destroys Gaza media tower block

    Israel claims Hamas operated there; the block housed the AP news agency which says it can't verify the Israeli statement. Also: Covid - on Everest, and at the Eurovision Song Contest, and the plague of mice in Australia.

    • 24 min
    Bloodshed in West Bank as conflict broadens

    Bloodshed in West Bank as conflict broadens

    Palestinians and Israeli forces clash in the West Bank as Israel vows to continue military operations in Gaza. Also: the WHO warns the second year of the pandemic is likely to be deadlier than the first, and Prince Harry speaks of the pain and suffering of his upbringing.

    • 27 min
    Gaza: Israeli warplanes and gunboats support artillery assault

    Gaza: Israeli warplanes and gunboats support artillery assault

    Israel launches heaviest bombardment of Gaza so far as fighting continues. And US and Egyptian mediators arrive in Israel to broker talks to try and end conflict. Also, Turkish company that provides a quarter of Lebanon's electricity has halted supplies, and a work by Picasso is sold for more than one hundred million dollars.

    • 30 min

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