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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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    Texas police admit shooting response was 'wrong'

    Texas police admit shooting response was 'wrong'

    Police officers delayed storming a school classroom in Uvalde, believing it was no longer an "active shooter" situation. Also: Iran seizes two Greek tankers amid rising tension in the Gulf, and a court fight looms in the UK after the assistance cat Chloe is banned from a supermarket.

    • 31 min
    Ukrainian forces under pressure as Russia makes gains

    Ukrainian forces under pressure as Russia makes gains

    Ukraine's president warns parts of his country could be left uninhabitable. Also: Spain approves new sexual consent laws, violence in West Africa drives 36,000 refugees to Niger, and inside Thailand's new Parliament building complete with a ballroom and spa.

    • 32 min
    Ukraine says fighting in Donbas region is at maximum intensity

    Ukraine says fighting in Donbas region is at maximum intensity

    Ukrainian foreign minister makes a fresh plea for heavy weapons to fight against Russia. Also: husband of a teacher killed in Texas mass shooting dies "of grief", and high temperatures could affect the mango harvests in India and Pakistan.

    • 29 min
    German Chancellor wades into Ukraine war

    German Chancellor wades into Ukraine war

    Scholz says Russia must not be allowed to dictate peace terms with Ukraine. Also: Britain announces a windfall tax on oil and gas companies and Singapore turns urine into beer.

    • 30 min
    Gunman posted just before Texas school shooting

    Gunman posted just before Texas school shooting

    The killer of 19 children and two teachers wrote on social media that he'd carry out the attack. Also: the British prime minister, Boris Johnson says he won't resign over "bitter and painful" judgement of a report into parties held in Downing Street during Covid restrictions, and scientists in the United States have developed a remote-controlled robot smaller in size than a flea.

    • 30 min
    US President calls for new gun controls after Texas school shooting

    US President calls for new gun controls after Texas school shooting

    A teenage gunman killed nineteen primary school children and two teachers in Uvalde. Also: a report on lockdown parties in Britain's government buildings criticises leadership failures and the US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer will not sell drugs for profit in poor nations.

    • 30 min

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