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    • 3.8 • 42 Ratings

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

    US Supreme Court overturns Roe v Wade

    US Supreme Court overturns Roe v Wade

    Millions of women lose their constitutional right to abortion. Also: Prince Charles speaks of his personal sorrow at the suffering caused by the slave trade; and Instagram tests new age verification tools.

    • 26 min
    Ukrainian troops withdraw from Severodonetsk

    Ukrainian troops withdraw from Severodonetsk

    Ukraine on the verge of losing one of its final strongholds in eastern Luhansk region. Also: About two thousand migrants attempt to storm the Spanish enclave Melilla in Morocco, scientists find a giant bacterium in Guadeloupe and in New Zealand, Māori New Year is celebrated.

    • 24 min
    Gun rights expanded by America's top court

    Gun rights expanded by America's top court

    US Supreme Court overturns century-old restrictions in New York. Also: The Taliban call off the search for survivors of Afghanistan's earthquake, and the Alexa feature that mimics the voices of your dead relatives.

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    • 35 min
    Afghan earthquake: Poor weather and infrastructure hamper rescue efforts

    Afghan earthquake: Poor weather and infrastructure hamper rescue efforts

    Unknown numbers were buried in the rubble of ruined, often mud-built homes. Also: EU leaders to back Ukraine as candidate at Brussels summit, and Myanmar authorities move Aung San Suu Kyi to solitary confinement.

    • 28 min
    Taliban appeal for international aid after deadly earthquake in Afghanistan

    Taliban appeal for international aid after deadly earthquake in Afghanistan

    More than 1,000 people have died after a devastating 6.1 magnitude earthquake. Also: the Ukrainian government says the eastern city of Lysychansk could soon be cut off by invading forces, and Europe is told to prepare for Russia turning off gas this coming winter.

    • 30 min
    Powerful earthquake kills 1,000 in Afghanistan

    Powerful earthquake kills 1,000 in Afghanistan

    The Taliban appeals for international help. Also: the Saudi crown prince visits Turkey for the first time since the murder of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul, and festivalgoers are back at the first Glastonbury in three years.

    • 30 min

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