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

    Ukraine marks 2 years since Russia's full-scale invasion

    Ukraine marks 2 years since Russia's full-scale invasion

    Visiting Western leaders have pledged their solidarity, but Kyiv say more weapons are what's really needed. The body of the Kremlin critic, Alexei Navalny, is handed to his mother after a battle with Russian authorities, and the video of a professional female golfer being mansplained to by a stranger about how to improve her swing that's gone viral.

    • 32 min
    The Happy Pod: Hurtling into History

    The Happy Pod: Hurtling into History

    This week, we hear from Africa's first bobsleigh champion. Also: the Spanish football club doing its bit to make the beautiful game greener. And how foxes are providing therapy in the Florida Keys.

    • 27 min
    Russia threatens to bury Navalny in arctic prison

    Russia threatens to bury Navalny in arctic prison

    A spokesperson for Alexei Navalny's mother says she was given an ultimatum on whether to choose this or accept a secret funeral without mourners. Also: The EU unblocks $150 billion of funding for Poland, originally frozen over a rule-of-law dispute with the former conservative government, and the discovery in China of a 'dragon like' fossil that predates dinosaurs.

    • 30 min
    Ukraine Two Years On – Your Questions Answered

    Ukraine Two Years On – Your Questions Answered

    For two years, the Russian president Vladimir Putin has been waging a brutal conflict in Ukraine - the bloodiest in Europe since the Second World War. But after tens of thousands of deaths on both sides who has the upper hand? What is life like in Ukraine, and Russia, today? And when will the killing end? The Global News Podcast and Ukrainecast have come together to answer your questions.

    • 29 min
    US announces new sanctions on Russia over death of Navalny

    US announces new sanctions on Russia over death of Navalny

    The measures include export restrictions on firms and individuals. Also, firefighters in Spain work to gain access to a burned out apartment building to search for people still missing and, the funeral of the athlete Kelvin Kiptum takes place in Kenya.

    • 31 min
    Alexei Navalny's mother is shown body

    Alexei Navalny's mother is shown body

    Mrs Navalnaya finally saw his remains on Wednesday after investigators secretly took her to a morgue outside the remote prison in Russia where he collapsed and died. Also: Firefighters in the Spanish city of Valencia have been trying to rescue people from a 14-storey building that's gone up in flames, and scientists finally work out the mystery surrounding why some of the largest whales in the ocean produce their haunting and complex songs.

    • 29 min

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