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

    Brexit: EU starts legal action against UK

    Brexit: EU starts legal action against UK

    Legal proceedings begin after UK refuses to ditch plans to override Brexit divorce deal. Also: Kremlin critic Navalny blames Putin for poisoning, and scientists say people who have a certain gene inherited from Neanderthals are more at risk from Covid-19.

    • 29 min
    Nagorno-Karabakh: Turkey denies sending Syrian mercenaries to fight

    Nagorno-Karabakh: Turkey denies sending Syrian mercenaries to fight

    The battle in Nagorno-Karabakh, between Azerbaijan and Armenian separatists, is just the latest in a decades-long struggle for control of the region. Also, China and Russia react to the chaotic US presidential debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden. And, from pop concerts to professional wrestling, fans are being asked to keep their mouths shut, to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

    • 28 min
    Presidential debate: Trump and Biden in chaotic encounter

    Presidential debate: Trump and Biden in chaotic encounter

    President Trump and Joe Biden have held a bitter and angry White House debate. They argued fiercely over Coronavirus, the economy, healthcare and far-Right extremism. Also, senior figures in India's governing BJP found not guilty of inciting Hindu extremists to demolish mosque, and why some experts think the world needs to drastically change its diet.

    • 27 min
    US presidential debate

    US presidential debate

    Donald Trump and Joe Biden clash in a chaotic and combative debate. We hear from Cleveland, Ohio, where this first election debate is taking place and have analysis from our reality check correspondent. Also: the young people born and raised in Italy who are fighting for their right to citizenship, and could keeping exotic pets lead to their extinction?

    • 29 min
    UN holds emergency meeting about Azerbaijan and Armenia

    UN holds emergency meeting about Azerbaijan and Armenia

    Dozens have been killed as the violence between the countries escalates. Also: a horrific rape case in India has once again raised questions about women's rights and the caste system, and more people are keeping exotic reptiles as pets than previously thought...but could it lead to their extinction?

    • 28 min
    Global coronavirus deaths pass one million

    Global coronavirus deaths pass one million

    The US, Brazil and India account for nearly half the total. Experts say the true figure is probably much higher. Also: Amnesty International says it has been forced to stop work in India, could emergency teams soon be using jetpacks to get to patients, and how the fashion world is adapting designs for the Covid era.

    • 27 min

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