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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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    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
    Fate of Iran's President unclear after helicopter crash

    Fate of Iran's President unclear after helicopter crash

    A major search operation is continuing for Ebrahim Raisi and his foreign minister after their aircraft went missing in bad weather. Also: Argentina's President Javier Milei insults the Spanish PM's wife, and the how the battle to be the English Premier League champions went down to the wire.

    • 27 min
    Israel minister threatens to quit over Gaza post-war plan

    Israel minister threatens to quit over Gaza post-war plan

    Benny Gantz has set a three-week deadline for the Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, to agree to a plan that includes the establishment of a multinational civilian administration for Gaza. Also: Georgia's president vetoes "foreign agent" law, and a napkin linked to the footballer Lionel Messi sells at auction for nearly $1m.

    • 31 min
    The Happy Pod: Punching a crocodile to save her sister

    The Happy Pod: Punching a crocodile to save her sister

    We hear from Georgia Laurie on the 'superhero move' to save her twin sister from a crocodile that's earned her a bravery award from King Charles. Her sister Melissa tells us how Georgia's singing helped her fight for her life.
    Also: Bringing the joy of Irish dancing to a global stage -- the Gardiner Brothers, Michael and Matthew, talk about their rise to social media fame.
    We go to Thailand to find out what happens if you let children take control of their school.
    Sven the heartbroken reindeer finds new love after generous donors helped pay for a new stable mate.
    Why Stevie Wonder wanted to become a citizen of Ghana.
    And the girls football team who went from losing every game to winning their local cup -- beating a boys team five divisions above them.
    Our weekly collection of the happiest stories in the world.

    • 27 min
    Israel's army says the bodies of three hostages have been recovered from Gaza

    Israel's army says the bodies of three hostages have been recovered from Gaza

    The three had been killed in the Hamas attack on Israel on the 7th of October and their bodies taken to Gaza. Also: Putin claims Russia is not seeking the capture of Kharkiv, and Indian spices face heat over global safety concerns.

    • 30 min

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