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    • 3.8 • 43 Ratings

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

    Russian diplomat resigns, slams Putin’s invasion

    Russian diplomat resigns, slams Putin’s invasion

    The Geneva-based envoy, Boris Bondarev, expressed his shame and revulsion at the attack on Ukraine. Also: pictures emerge of the British prime minister raising his glass at a leaving do during a Covid lockdown; tributes to the Parisian street artist known as Miss Tic; and we ask how good are apps at helping us learn new languages.

    • 37 min
    First Ukraine war crimes trial verdict

    First Ukraine war crimes trial verdict

    Russian tank commander jailed for life for killing a civilian. Also: US warns China over Taiwan, explosive Tonga volcano 'surprisingly intact' and plant powering your computer.

    • 31 min
    Baby formula shortage: help arrives in the US

    Baby formula shortage: help arrives in the US

    A plane carrying 35,000 kilos of infant formula to ease critical shortage has landed. Also: a colonel in Iran's Revolutionary Guard has been assassinated, and Kurt Cobain's iconic Fender Mustang guitar sells for $4.5m.

    • 31 min
    Australia elects new prime minister

    Australia elects new prime minister

    Anthony Albanese becomes first Labor premier in a decade. Also: fierce fighting is reported around parts of eastern Ukraine, and President Biden visits South Korea.

    • 32 min
    Russia declares victory at Mariupol steelworks

    Russia declares victory at Mariupol steelworks

    Ukraine says the last defenders at the besieged site in Mariupol have been given permission to leave. Also: US warns Northern Ireland row threatens Western unity, and is Sprout - a robotic vegetable picker - safe from cyber attacks?

    • 32 min
    Ukraine: Russian forces intensify attacks in Donbas region

    Ukraine: Russian forces intensify attacks in Donbas region

    President Zelensky says the situation there is "hell". Also: a court in Argentina finds the state guilty of the massacre of indigenous people nearly a century ago, and eight UK towns are made cities for Queen Elizabeth's Platinum Jubilee.

    • 29 min

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