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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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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says Trump impeachment will go ahead

Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the House of Representatives will file impeachment charges against US President Donald Trump for alleged abuse of power. Also: The World Health Organisation says the cases of measles are rising at dangerous levels, and six rowers are planning to make a trip from Cape Horn in South America to Antarctica.

31 MIN13 h ago
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says Trump impeachment will go ahead

Workers in France stage a nationwide strike against pension reforms

Transport workers, teachers and other public sector workers join demonstrations. Also; an Indian woman who was raped has been attacked and set on fire on her way to court, and scientists have developed a pioneering new vaccine against typhoid.

31 MIN21 h ago
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Workers in France stage a nationwide strike against pension reforms

Trump impeachment: Law experts give legal opinion for and against impeachment

As the investigation entered a new phase, law experts testified to the House Judiciary Committee which began hearings aimed at drawing up articles of impeachment. Also: Greenpeace accuses the Japanese government of covering up hotspots near the starting point of the 2020 Olympic torch relay in Fukushima, and New York launches a test-run for cargo bikes to replace delivery trucks and vans.

40 MIN1 d ago
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Trump impeachment: Law experts give legal opinion for and against impeachment

NATO leaders signal unity at meeting amid rows

Despite a joint condemnation of Russian aggression, the French president Emmanuel Macron repeated his belief that NATO should not be structured around treating Russia and China as enemies. Also: Germany expels Russia diplomats over Berlin murder, and researchers suggest that people should check their cholesterol from the age of twenty-five.

32 MIN1 d ago
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NATO leaders signal unity at meeting amid rows

Trump impeachment evidence 'overwhelming'

The impeachment inquiry report says evidence suggests Donald Trump abused his powers. Also: Scientists develop artificial neurons to fight disease, and Utopia, North Korean-style.

27 MIN2 d ago
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Trump impeachment evidence 'overwhelming'

Nato: Trump blasts Macron 'brain dead' comments as 'nasty'

He also said he could see France 'breaking off' from Nato, but did not explain why. The Syrian currency has slumped to a record low. Which European country is outperforming all others when it comes to education?

29 MIN2 d ago
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Nato: Trump blasts Macron 'brain dead' comments as 'nasty'

Prince Andrew's accuser calls for public support

A US woman who says she was brought to Britain aged 17 to have sex with Prince Andrew has implored the British public to "stand beside her". Prince Andrew has denied any such relationship. Also: Scientists have identified parts of the brain that appear to be linked to an increased chance of suicide, potentially offering a way to identify those at risk, and why the fashion rental industry is now bigger than ever.

26 MIN3 d ago
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Prince Andrew's accuser calls for public support

Climate change: COP25 Madrid gets underway

World leaders have been urged to take rapid action to tackle the climate emergency. Vigils are held in England to pay tribute to the victims of last week's London Bridge terror attack. Continuing protests in India after the alleged gang-rape and murder of a 27-year-old woman.

30 MIN3 d ago
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Climate change: COP25 Madrid gets underway

Malta prime minister Joseph Muscat to resign in new year

Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat has announced on national television that he will step down in the new year, amid a crisis over a murdered journalist. The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres declares efforts to tackle climate change “utterly inadequate”. And at least seventy people have been killed in Syria in two days of fighting between government forces and militias in the last major rebel-held region of Idlib.

27 MIN4 d ago
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Malta prime minister Joseph Muscat to resign in new year

Maltese businessman charged over journalist murder

Yorgen Fenech is charged in connection with the 2017 murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia. The investigation has rocked the island's government and Prime Minister Joseph Muscat is under pressure to resign. Also: Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro blames the Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio for the recent Amazon fires, and why the city of Bethlehem will have more reason to celebrate Christmas this year.

27 MIN5 d ago
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Maltese businessman charged over journalist murder

Latest Episodes

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says Trump impeachment will go ahead

Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the House of Representatives will file impeachment charges against US President Donald Trump for alleged abuse of power. Also: The World Health Organisation says the cases of measles are rising at dangerous levels, and six rowers are planning to make a trip from Cape Horn in South America to Antarctica.

31 MIN13 h ago
Comments
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says Trump impeachment will go ahead

Workers in France stage a nationwide strike against pension reforms

Transport workers, teachers and other public sector workers join demonstrations. Also; an Indian woman who was raped has been attacked and set on fire on her way to court, and scientists have developed a pioneering new vaccine against typhoid.

31 MIN21 h ago
Comments
Workers in France stage a nationwide strike against pension reforms

Trump impeachment: Law experts give legal opinion for and against impeachment

As the investigation entered a new phase, law experts testified to the House Judiciary Committee which began hearings aimed at drawing up articles of impeachment. Also: Greenpeace accuses the Japanese government of covering up hotspots near the starting point of the 2020 Olympic torch relay in Fukushima, and New York launches a test-run for cargo bikes to replace delivery trucks and vans.

40 MIN1 d ago
Comments
Trump impeachment: Law experts give legal opinion for and against impeachment

NATO leaders signal unity at meeting amid rows

Despite a joint condemnation of Russian aggression, the French president Emmanuel Macron repeated his belief that NATO should not be structured around treating Russia and China as enemies. Also: Germany expels Russia diplomats over Berlin murder, and researchers suggest that people should check their cholesterol from the age of twenty-five.

32 MIN1 d ago
Comments
NATO leaders signal unity at meeting amid rows

Trump impeachment evidence 'overwhelming'

The impeachment inquiry report says evidence suggests Donald Trump abused his powers. Also: Scientists develop artificial neurons to fight disease, and Utopia, North Korean-style.

27 MIN2 d ago
Comments
Trump impeachment evidence 'overwhelming'

Nato: Trump blasts Macron 'brain dead' comments as 'nasty'

He also said he could see France 'breaking off' from Nato, but did not explain why. The Syrian currency has slumped to a record low. Which European country is outperforming all others when it comes to education?

29 MIN2 d ago
Comments
Nato: Trump blasts Macron 'brain dead' comments as 'nasty'

Prince Andrew's accuser calls for public support

A US woman who says she was brought to Britain aged 17 to have sex with Prince Andrew has implored the British public to "stand beside her". Prince Andrew has denied any such relationship. Also: Scientists have identified parts of the brain that appear to be linked to an increased chance of suicide, potentially offering a way to identify those at risk, and why the fashion rental industry is now bigger than ever.

26 MIN3 d ago
Comments
Prince Andrew's accuser calls for public support

Climate change: COP25 Madrid gets underway

World leaders have been urged to take rapid action to tackle the climate emergency. Vigils are held in England to pay tribute to the victims of last week's London Bridge terror attack. Continuing protests in India after the alleged gang-rape and murder of a 27-year-old woman.

30 MIN3 d ago
Comments
Climate change: COP25 Madrid gets underway

Malta prime minister Joseph Muscat to resign in new year

Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat has announced on national television that he will step down in the new year, amid a crisis over a murdered journalist. The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres declares efforts to tackle climate change “utterly inadequate”. And at least seventy people have been killed in Syria in two days of fighting between government forces and militias in the last major rebel-held region of Idlib.

27 MIN4 d ago
Comments
Malta prime minister Joseph Muscat to resign in new year

Maltese businessman charged over journalist murder

Yorgen Fenech is charged in connection with the 2017 murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia. The investigation has rocked the island's government and Prime Minister Joseph Muscat is under pressure to resign. Also: Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro blames the Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio for the recent Amazon fires, and why the city of Bethlehem will have more reason to celebrate Christmas this year.

27 MIN5 d ago
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Maltese businessman charged over journalist murder
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