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

Latest Episodes

Canadian criticism for UK decision to strip former IS fighter of citizenship

Jack Letts was both a British and Canadian citizen when he joined IS, also 1.7 million protest in Hong Kong and the Chilean school run by a folk band

26 MIN7 hours ago
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Canadian criticism for UK decision to strip former IS fighter of citizenship

Bomber strikes wedding in Kabul

A suicide bomber targets guests at a Shia marriage in the Afghan capital. Initial reports say many of the victims were women and children. Also: a landmark deal between Sudan’s military and the civilian opposition, and why a woman may be the next person to walk on the Moon

30 MIN1 days ago
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Bomber strikes wedding in Kabul

US Congresswoman refuses delayed Israeli offer to visit her grandmother

Conditional Israeli offer- to allow US politician to make personal visit to the occupied West Bank; Brother of the leader of the Afghan Taliban is killed in a mosque in Pakistan; And a judge in Germany rules against a girl who wanted to sing in an all-boys choir

27 MIN2 days ago
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US Congresswoman refuses delayed Israeli offer to visit her grandmother

Hong Kong's richest man calls for calm

Li Ka-shing's appeal came as the Chinese military gathered at the Hong Kong border. The territory has seen political unrest for 10 weeks, and more protests are due this weekend. Also: Greenland says it's not for sale, after reports that Donald Trump wants the US to buy it, and a 9 year old girl sues an all male choir which won't let her join.

28 MIN2 days ago
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Hong Kong's richest man calls for calm

Israel bars two members of US Congress

The US president had said Israel should stop Rashia Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from visiting. Also: Gibraltar releases Iranian oil tanker, and thousands sign a petition to rename 5th Avenue outside Trump Tower in New York after Barack Obama.

30 MIN3 days ago
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Israel bars two members of US Congress

Indian PM says the scrapping of Kashmir's special status is a 'major achievement'

The Indian prime minister Narendra Modi has said his decision to strip Indian-administered Kashmir of its special status will restore the region to its "past glory". Also: the remarkable escape of passengers and crew on a Russian airliner that made an emergency landing, and the secret search for a huge dinosaur hoard.

28 MIN3 days ago
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Indian PM says the scrapping of Kashmir's special status is a 'major achievement'

Trudeau 'broke rules in SNC-Lavalin affair'

The Canadian PM Justin Trudeau says he accepts the ethics commissioner report, but disagrees with some of its conclusions. Also: stock markets tumble in US as recession fears grow, and 'human-sized penguin' lived in New Zealand.

30 MIN4 days ago
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Trudeau 'broke rules in SNC-Lavalin affair'

Hong Kong protestors warned they could be jailed for life

After days of disruptions, the Airport Authority in Hong Kong said it had obtained a temporary injunction banning protesters from entering certain areas. Also: the latest on the ASAP Rocky case in Sweden, and the advert for cheese that's been banned for sexism.

23 MIN4 days ago
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Hong Kong protestors warned they could be jailed for life

Chaotic scenes at Hong Kong airport

Squads of riot police arrived after thousands of demonstrators flooded the terminal buildings. Also: Trump delays some tariffs on Chinese imports, and a British university has banned beef to help climate change.

26 MIN5 days ago
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Chaotic scenes at Hong Kong airport

Hong Kong protests disrupt airport for second day

Our correspondent there says what has been a peaceful awareness exercise on previous days has become an active attempt to shut down business. The sister of the jailed Saudi women's rights activist, Loujain al-Hathloul, says she's been offered her freedom if she says she hasn't been tortured.The sixteen year-old Swedish climate activist - Greta Thunberg - prepares to set sail to the US on a zero-carbon yacht.

26 MIN5 days ago
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Hong Kong protests disrupt airport for second day

Latest Episodes

Canadian criticism for UK decision to strip former IS fighter of citizenship

Jack Letts was both a British and Canadian citizen when he joined IS, also 1.7 million protest in Hong Kong and the Chilean school run by a folk band

26 MIN7 hours ago
Comments
Canadian criticism for UK decision to strip former IS fighter of citizenship

Bomber strikes wedding in Kabul

A suicide bomber targets guests at a Shia marriage in the Afghan capital. Initial reports say many of the victims were women and children. Also: a landmark deal between Sudan’s military and the civilian opposition, and why a woman may be the next person to walk on the Moon

30 MIN1 days ago
Comments
Bomber strikes wedding in Kabul

US Congresswoman refuses delayed Israeli offer to visit her grandmother

Conditional Israeli offer- to allow US politician to make personal visit to the occupied West Bank; Brother of the leader of the Afghan Taliban is killed in a mosque in Pakistan; And a judge in Germany rules against a girl who wanted to sing in an all-boys choir

27 MIN2 days ago
Comments
US Congresswoman refuses delayed Israeli offer to visit her grandmother

Hong Kong's richest man calls for calm

Li Ka-shing's appeal came as the Chinese military gathered at the Hong Kong border. The territory has seen political unrest for 10 weeks, and more protests are due this weekend. Also: Greenland says it's not for sale, after reports that Donald Trump wants the US to buy it, and a 9 year old girl sues an all male choir which won't let her join.

28 MIN2 days ago
Comments
Hong Kong's richest man calls for calm

Israel bars two members of US Congress

The US president had said Israel should stop Rashia Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from visiting. Also: Gibraltar releases Iranian oil tanker, and thousands sign a petition to rename 5th Avenue outside Trump Tower in New York after Barack Obama.

30 MIN3 days ago
Comments
Israel bars two members of US Congress

Indian PM says the scrapping of Kashmir's special status is a 'major achievement'

The Indian prime minister Narendra Modi has said his decision to strip Indian-administered Kashmir of its special status will restore the region to its "past glory". Also: the remarkable escape of passengers and crew on a Russian airliner that made an emergency landing, and the secret search for a huge dinosaur hoard.

28 MIN3 days ago
Comments
Indian PM says the scrapping of Kashmir's special status is a 'major achievement'

Trudeau 'broke rules in SNC-Lavalin affair'

The Canadian PM Justin Trudeau says he accepts the ethics commissioner report, but disagrees with some of its conclusions. Also: stock markets tumble in US as recession fears grow, and 'human-sized penguin' lived in New Zealand.

30 MIN4 days ago
Comments
Trudeau 'broke rules in SNC-Lavalin affair'

Hong Kong protestors warned they could be jailed for life

After days of disruptions, the Airport Authority in Hong Kong said it had obtained a temporary injunction banning protesters from entering certain areas. Also: the latest on the ASAP Rocky case in Sweden, and the advert for cheese that's been banned for sexism.

23 MIN4 days ago
Comments
Hong Kong protestors warned they could be jailed for life

Chaotic scenes at Hong Kong airport

Squads of riot police arrived after thousands of demonstrators flooded the terminal buildings. Also: Trump delays some tariffs on Chinese imports, and a British university has banned beef to help climate change.

26 MIN5 days ago
Comments
Chaotic scenes at Hong Kong airport

Hong Kong protests disrupt airport for second day

Our correspondent there says what has been a peaceful awareness exercise on previous days has become an active attempt to shut down business. The sister of the jailed Saudi women's rights activist, Loujain al-Hathloul, says she's been offered her freedom if she says she hasn't been tortured.The sixteen year-old Swedish climate activist - Greta Thunberg - prepares to set sail to the US on a zero-carbon yacht.

26 MIN5 days ago
Comments
Hong Kong protests disrupt airport for second day

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