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

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

    Women form ‘solidarity chains’ in Belarus protests

    Women form ‘solidarity chains’ in Belarus protests

    Many dressed in white as they called for an end to police brutality. Several strikes have also been reported at state-owned factories in protest against President Lukashenko. Also: the Chinese president launches a clean plate campaign to reduce food waste, and why Donald Trump is demanding more powerful showers.

    • 28 min
    Harris joins Biden at first event as running mate

    Harris joins Biden at first event as running mate

    Joe Biden has formally introduced Kamala Harris as his vice-presidential pick at a rally in Delaware. Senator Harris said four years of Donald Trump's presidency had left America 'in tatters'. Also in this edition: Beirut’s broken hospitals – and the day Margaret Thatcher came face-to-face with the BBC’s African Service.

    • 30 min
    Belarus: police clash with demonstrators for third night

    Belarus: police clash with demonstrators for third night

    Violence reported in Minsk and several other cities. A BBC crew has been attacked by police, who've been accused of brutality. Also, UK slides into recession due to impact of pandemic, and how prehistoric humans worked together to find food and share it.

    • 30 min
    Biden picks Kamala Harris as running mate

    Biden picks Kamala Harris as running mate

    The former California attorney-general had long been considered the front runner for the role. Also: opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya fled Belarus "for sake of her children", and Mauritius fears a stranded ship that is leaking oil may "break in two".

    • 28 min
    Global Covid-19 cases top 20 million

    Global Covid-19 cases top 20 million

    Russia approves its own vaccine for use, but international experts are sceptical. Also: The main opposition candidate flees Belarus for 'sake of her children', and Benin restores statues to slave traders.

    • 27 min
    Lebanon cabinet resigns as anger over blast mounts

    Lebanon cabinet resigns as anger over blast mounts

    The Lebanese prime minister announced the move in a TV address as clashes continued in Beirut for a third day. Also: Trump says someone shot near White House, and the website that creates the sounds of the office for those working from home.

    • 31 min

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Good news update

This is the podcast that l really enjoyed as l get the latest update what going on around the world and they end up with always something positive to cheer me up 👍, keep up the good work !

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Absolutely necessary!!

Great podcast
The only news I listen to.

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Great podcast, but why are you not saying something about the segregation against Hazara minorities in Afghanistan, everyday there kills hundreds of Hazara people.

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