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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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    Rishi Sunak calls UK election

    Rishi Sunak calls UK election

    The British Prime Minister sets July 4th as voting day. Also, reaction from Palestinians and Israelis to the decision of Spain, Ireland and Norway to recognise Palestine as a state; and Colombia bids farewell to its most famous Vallenato musician.

    • 29 min
    Ireland, Spain and Norway to recognise Palestinian state, Israel condemns move

    Ireland, Spain and Norway to recognise Palestinian state, Israel condemns move

    Israel recalls envoys as Spain, Ireland and Norway commit to recognise Palestinian state. Also, Russia says it's captured another village in the Donetsk region of Ukraine. The German far-right party, the AFD, has banned its lead candidate from electioneering after a series of controversial statements. And we have a special report from Myanmar where insurgents fighting to overthrow the military junta in Myanmar have told the BBC they're confident of victory, after a series
    of advances.

    • 34 min
    Passenger dies after severe turbulence on long haul flight

    Passenger dies after severe turbulence on long haul flight

    Seven people were seriously injured during the incident on Singapore Airlines flight from London. Also: Sixteen of the world’s largest AI firms have agreed on new safety guidelines, and schools are closed in northern India as the authorities deal with an intense heatwave.

    • 29 min
    Greek court throws out shipwreck trial

    Greek court throws out shipwreck trial

    A court in Greece has abandoned the trial of nine Egyptian men accused of causing the worst migrant shipwreck in the Mediterranean for a decade. Judges ruled they did not have jurisdiction to hear the case because the vessel sank in international waters. Also: OpenAI earns the wrath of Scarlett Johansson -- and one of Japan's most popular photo spots is blocked to obscure views of Mount Fuji.

    • 31 min
    Netanyahu angrily rejects bid to arrest him over Gaza war

    Netanyahu angrily rejects bid to arrest him over Gaza war

    The International Criminal Court seeks an arrest warrant for the Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu and his Defence Minister Yoav Gallant for alleged war crimes in Gaza. The ICC is also seeking a warrant for three Hamas leaders in Gaza. We hear from Israel and a legal expert on whether arrest warrants will be issued. Also: Here in the UK, an inquiry has concluded that there was a chilling cover up of Britain's biggest health disaster, in which 30-thousand people were infected with contaminated blood products over decades, and, in New Caledonia, the airport is closed and blockades continue after violence spread in the French overseas territory following a law to expand voting rights, and we'll hear what could possibly be the sound of summer.

    • 31 min
    Iran confirms death of President Raisi in helicopter crash

    Iran confirms death of President Raisi in helicopter crash

    Tehran announces five days of national mourning. Also: hours after the inauguration of Taiwan's new president, China warns the self-governing island that independence is a dead end; and the UN human rights chief says he's deeply alarmed by the destruction of one of the main towns in Myanmar's Rakhine State and the expulsion of its Rohingya population.

    • 30 min

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