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

    Turkey supports Finland and Sweden Nato bid

    Turkey supports Finland and Sweden Nato bid

    Russia strongly opposes the two states joining the military alliance, and had used its possible enlargement as a pretext for the invasion of Ukraine. Also: Ghislaine Maxwell sentenced to 20 years over sex trafficking, and who was the famous singer who played a couple's wedding song in a pub?

    • 31 min
    G7 vows to drive up costs for Russia over Ukraine war

    G7 vows to drive up costs for Russia over Ukraine war

    Leaders promise to tackle global hunger and a price cap for Russian oil. Also: forty-six migrants have been found dead in an abandoned truck in the US state of Texas, and the oldest Nazi criminal ever to stand trial in Germany.

    • 31 min
    Many killed in crowded Ukraine shopping centre hit by Russian strike

    Many killed in crowded Ukraine shopping centre hit by Russian strike

    Ukraine's president says more than one thousand people were inside the complex in the city of Kremenchuk. Also: Jordan reports fatalities in toxic gas leak in Aqaba, and the artwork of a London man goes viral after his death.

    • 23 min
    G7 to stand with Ukraine 'for as long as it takes'

    G7 to stand with Ukraine 'for as long as it takes'

    The G7 nations promised to tighten the squeeze on Russia's finances with new sanctions. Also: a BBC investigation exposes a human trafficking network smuggling disabled children from Tanzania to Kenya, and schools in Beijing re-open two months nearly two months after closing because of Covid.

    • 30 min
    G7 leaders pledge billions in investment for developing countries

    G7 leaders pledge billions in investment for developing countries

    US $600 billion dollars is promised for infrastructure projects. Also: how the Red Cross is reconnecting families divided by conflict, and why scientists are concerned about a possible one metre tsunami in the Mediterranean Sea.

    • 28 min
    Russian forces occupy Severodonetsk after weeks of fighting

    Russian forces occupy Severodonetsk after weeks of fighting

    The eastern Ukrainian city falls after Kyiv withdraws its remaining troops to neighbouring Lysychansk. Also: Norwegian police are treating Friday's attacks on bars and nightclubs in Oslo as Islamist terrorism; and how a new bridge in Bangladesh is connecting millions across the country.

    • 28 min

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