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BBC - World (37 minutes ago)

Police say there is no wider threat to the community after two bodies were found at a house.

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Follow live updates as Wolves host Arsenal in the Premier League.

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Follow live BBC One coverage as Man City face Chelsea in the first FA Cup semi-final at Wembley Stadium.

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The long-awaited vote comes as Ukrainian troops face a weapons shortage in the war against Russia.

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Policing minister Chris Philp is set to meet the commissioner after an officer described a campaigner as "openly Jewish".

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The Guardian - World (38 minutes ago)

Mike Johnson effectively de-coupled vote on Ukraine from funding for Israel, amid fierce resistance within his own Republican partyAfter months of stalling, the US House of Representatives finally approved more than $61bn worth of military assistance to help Ukraine in its desperate defense against Russia.The bipartisan vote saw 210 Democrats and...

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Biden administration to rethink counter-terrorism strategy after breakdown of pact allowing US forces on soil to fight jihadistsThe US will withdraw more than 1,000 military personnel from Niger in a move that will force the Biden administration to rethink its counter-terrorism strategy and amounts to a strategic victory for Russia.The decision...

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BBC - World (2 hours ago)

Burnley give their Premier League survival hopes a huge boost with a vital victory to push bottom side Sheffield United further towards relegation.

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Watch live coverage and follow text updates as Italy host Scotland at the Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi in the Women's Six Nations.

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Follow live text updates from the EFL, as Leicester go top of the Championship, while Southampton's promotion hopes are hit by defeat.

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We asked some GPs what they thought of other professionals taking on their responsibility for sick notes.

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Protesters demand curbs on tourists numbers and uncontrolled development in the Spanish archipelago.

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Follow live commentary & text updates of Saturday's Premier League action.

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BBC - World (3 hours ago)

Dr Hilary Cass says adults who deliberately spread false information are putting young people at risk.

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The Guardian - World (3 hours ago)

Navigation buoy sails 4,000 miles across Atlantic, joining storied history of wrecks upon shores of tiny Scottish island of EriskayFrom Bonnie Prince Charlie's ill-fated 1745 landing, to the shipwreck of a whisky-laden cargo freighter two centuries later that inspired a bestselling novel and blockbuster movie, the tiny Scottish island of Eriskay...

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The Guardian - World (3 hours ago)

The IDF is embroiled in simultaneous conflicts with Hamas, Hezbollah and Iran and in the West Bank – but hadn't reckoned on the social and political divisions this would causeYoav Gallant, Israel's defence minister, described the conflict Israel was engaged in as a "multi-front war” earlier this month.Israeli forces were fighting Hamas inside...

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The Guardian - World (3 hours ago)

Grim milestone comes as G7 leaders urge Netanyahu not to press ahead with Rafah invasionThe death toll from Israel's war on Gaza climbed to more than 34,000 on Saturday, with the majority of victims women and children, including at least six killed by an overnight airstrike on a house in Rafah.The latest grim milestone comes as hope of a ceasefire...

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The Guardian - World (3 hours ago)

'The United States has not conducted air strikes in Iraq today,' the US military's Central Command said Paul Scruton, Lucy Swan, Iona Serrapica and Alex Olorenshaw have created a visual guide to Friday's events in Iran via graphics, video and satellite images.You can take a look at it here: Continue reading...

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The Guardian - World (3 hours ago)

Organisers say 50,000 turn out to call for limit on tourist numbers, saying model makes life unaffordable and puts strain on resourcesTens of thousands of people are protesting across the Canary Islands to call for an urgent rethink of the Spanish archipelago's tourism strategy and a freeze on visitor numbers, arguing that the decades-old model has...

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Prize for best national participation goes to Archie Moore, who becomes first Australian artist to win itThe artist Archie Moore has won the prestigious Golden Lion for best national participation at the 2024 Venice Biennale – the first time an Australian artwork has won the prize.With this year's theme of "Stranieri Ovunque – Foreigners...

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BBC - World (3 hours ago)

Parents in Northern Ireland do not get any free childcare, unlike those in other parts of the UK.

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Watch live BBC Two coverage and follow radio and text commentary as England host Ireland at Twickenham in the Women's Six Nations.

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Watch live BBC One Scotland coverage, listen to Sportsound commentary and follow live text updates as Scottish Cup holders Celtic meet Aberdeen in the semi-finals.

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Squatters say they have come to an agreement with the owners of the York and Albany near Regent's Park in north London.

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Celtic eventually prevail after penalties in a six-goal Hampden classic as the holders progress to their 60th Scottish Cup final and leave Aberdeen heartbroken.

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BBC - World (3 hours ago)

Fighting continues in Gaza, where a humanitarian crisis is overshadowed by the wider regional conflict.

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The Guardian - World (5 hours ago)

Man identified by police as Max Azzarello, from Florida, declared dead after incident outside lower Manhattan courthouseA man has died after setting himself on fire outside the New York courthouse where Donald Trump's hush-money trial is taking place.The New York City police department said on Saturday the man had been declared dead by staff at an...

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BBC - World (5 hours ago)

Transport Secretary Ken Skates says speed limit policy must be "corrected" after a public backlash.

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Chelsea produce a stunning performance to win away to Barcelona in the first leg of their Women's Champions League semi-final.

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Songwriter Bill Martin's Puppet on a String, performed by Sandie Shaw, won Eurovision in 1967.

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Listen to live commentary as Barcelona host Chelsea in the semi-finals of the Women's Champions League.

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BBC - World (5 hours ago)

It means the US will lose its primary base where it monitors regional Islamist activity.

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The car they were travelling in broke through a fence at a retail park and hit a footbridge.

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The House of Representatives debates a long-stalled package that could reshape Kyiv's war effort.

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BBC - World (6 hours ago)

Follow live text updates & commentary as Bristol City face Liverpool in the Women's Super League.

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BBC - World (6 hours ago)

The majority of handguns used in Canadian crimes come from the US, where gun laws are much more lax.

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BBC - World (8 hours ago)

The militia blamed an attack, while Iraq's military said it did not detect drones or jets in the area.

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BBC - World (9 hours ago)

Tributes will be paid to Kelvin Kiptum, a world record could be set and famous faces take to the start line - here's everything you need to know about this year's London Marathon.

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The Guardian - World (9 hours ago)

In her first statement since a judge dismissed Lehrmann's defamation action, Higgins also takes swipe at Seven's Spotlight programGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastBrittany Higgins says she hopes Justice Michael Lee's judgment in Bruce Lehrmann's failed defamation case will set a new precedent for how courts...

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BBC - World (9 hours ago)

Max Verstappen is in imperious form as he takes pole position for the Chinese Grand Prix, leading Sergio Perez to a Red Bull one-two.

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BBC - World (9 hours ago)

World leaders have been repeating calls for de-escalation, after a reported Israeli strike on Iran.

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The Guardian - World (11 hours ago)

Judgment in Bruce Lehrmann defamation case has prompted calls for anti-corruption commission to investigate the payout, but one expert says it's 'nonsense'Get our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastOn Monday, Justice Michael Lee handed down his decision in the explosive defamation case brought by Bruce Lehrmann against...

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BBC - World (11 hours ago)

A community is fundraising for the family of "Bristol's best friend", James Kirby, killed in Gaza.

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BBC - World (11 hours ago)

Since Covid, some say a lack of toilets mean they are staying home or putting their health at risk.

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Follow live text and BBC Radio 5 Sports Extra commentary of the sprint race and qualifying at the Chinese Grand Prix.

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BBC - World (11 hours ago)

The Attorney General's Office says it has received a referral arguing the sentences were too lenient.

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US calls for calm between Israel and Iran

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Record-chasing Nelly Korda is one shot off the lead after the second round of the Chevron Championship.

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BBC - World (11 hours ago)

Maxwell Azzarello doused himself in liquid before throwing conspiracy-theory pamphlets, police said.

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BBC - World (11 hours ago)

The 29-year-old chess master plays for 58 consecutive hours and counting on New York's Times Square.

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The Guardian - World (12 hours ago)

Three people have now been charged over alleged involvement in incidents outside Christ the Good Shepherd church in WakeleyGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastA third person has been charged with rioting outside a Sydney church after the stabbing of bishop Mar Mari Emmanuel on Monday.An estimated 2,000 people...

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The Guardian - World (12 hours ago)

Younger women and men are discovering the former fashion faux pas is a great alternative to lugging heavy bagsYou might associate shopping trolleys with older people toiling to get home with their groceries.But now they are being embraced by shoppers of all ages thanks to a fashion makeover that chimes with the current vogue for "nanna glamour”....

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The Guardian - World (12 hours ago)

Far-right group Lehava and several individuals accused of violence targeted in dual announcementsMiddle East crisis – live updatesThe EU and the US have imposed tough new sanctions against key figures alleged to be behind extremist violence by Israeli settlers against Palestinians in the West Bank.The sanctions – announced within hours of each...

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The Guardian - World (12 hours ago)

Plan for 42-turbine Wooroora project withdrawn after minister signals refusal because of threat to spectacled flying-fox habitatGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastA proposed windfarm next to the wet tropics world heritage area in north Queensland will not go ahead after the federal government signalled it would...

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BBC - World (13 hours ago)

One of the schools has just 13 pupils – the minimum needed for a rural primary school is 105.

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Dave Lock is running his 25th London Marathon for the Samaritans this year, a cause that has taken on further significance for him after the death of his brother, Steven, in 2023.

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BBC - World (13 hours ago)

Former Wales international and manager John Toshack says Leighton James was "one of the very best wingers British football has ever seen."

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The Guardian - World (13 hours ago)

More than 11,000 people told to leave their homes after Mount Ruang erupted at least three times since Friday afternoonMore than 2,100 people living near an erupting volcano on Indonesia's Sulawesi island were evacuated on Friday due to the dangers of ash, falling rocks, hot volcanic clouds and the possibility of a tsunami.Indonesia's volcanology...

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BBC - World (14 hours ago)

Rio's iconic Christ the Redeemer statue has been turned green in celebration of indigenous peoples' day.

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BBC - World (14 hours ago)

Colorado Rockies hitting coach Hensley Meulens posted a video of himself on a flight from Denver to Toronto.

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BBC - World (14 hours ago)

A selection of striking images from around the world, taken over the past seven days.

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BBC - World (14 hours ago)

The residents of the Atlantic Canadian province chased the same good deal online without prior planning.

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BBC - World (14 hours ago)

Experts say tech outages do seem to be happening more often.

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The Guardian - World (15 hours ago)

Full results are expected in coming days to determine whether Manasseh Sogavare's Our party can form the next governmentSolomon Islands' incumbent prime minister, Manasseh Sogavare, has retained his parliamentary seat, results showed on Saturday, but it will be days before vote counting determines whether his Our party can form the next...

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BBC - World (15 hours ago)

Max Verstappen fights past Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso to win the Chinese Grand Prix sprint race.

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BBC - World (15 hours ago)

The BBC's Nada Tawfik was outside the New York court where Donald Trump's trial is taking place.

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BBC - World (15 hours ago)

Runners taking part in the London Marathon have had to brave training in their fancy dress.

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BBC - World (15 hours ago)

The five women and seven men make up a highly educated group who will deliberate on the case.

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The Guardian - World (16 hours ago)

Officials report casualties with some citing air strike on former anti-Isis unit known as Hashed al-Shaabi, which is now part of Iraq's regular militaryAn explosion has hit an Iraqi military base housing pro-Iranian paramilitaries, according to security sources.The explosion on Friday night was at the Calso base, where former pro-Iranian...

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The Guardian - World (16 hours ago)

Company says it complied with directive over posts about stabbing of Sydney bishop but will challenge 'unlawful and dangerous approach' in courtGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastElon Musk and his social media company X have accused Australia's eSafety commissioner of censorship and say they will challenge in...

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The Guardian - World (16 hours ago)

Police attempted to stop the vehicle but a short time later it hit the bus on the Mitchell HighwayGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastA man has died and multiple people have been injured in a crash between a car and bus near Dubbo in the central west of New South Wales.Police said they had launched a critical...

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BBC - World (16 hours ago)

The latest round in the longstanding, dangerous rivalry between Israel and Iran seems over for now, Lyse Doucet writes.

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BBC - World (17 hours ago)

Ghanaian artist Ibrahim Mahama gives a well-loved London landmark a bold pink makeover.

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BBC - World (18 hours ago)

Police said the man, who was in a critical condition after the incident, had pamphlets on a "conspiracy theory".

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The Guardian - World (18 hours ago)

Tit-for-tat attacks have breached taboo of direct strikes on each other's territory but Tehran has no 'immediate' plans to retaliateWorld leaders urged calm on Friday after Israel conducted a pre-dawn drone sortie over Iran following a cycle of tit-for-tat attacks that crossed an important red line that has for decades held the Middle East back...

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The Guardian - World (18 hours ago)

Upper house member had been suspended from the party room after allegedly sending messages with 'heated words' to former girlfriendGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastThe New South Wales Liberal party has expelled state MP Taylor Martin as a result of an investigation into text messages he sent to a woman with...

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BBC - World (18 hours ago)

Mr Barton says he has been visited by officers "four times in three days".

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BBC - World (18 hours ago)

The newspapers join the world in watching and wondering how Israel and Iran will respond to each other's attacks.

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BBC - World (18 hours ago)

The stabbing rampage at a busy Sydney shopping centre has left many - particularly women - fearful.

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BBC - World (20 hours ago)

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says Cole Palmer was asking to leave the club for two years before he eventually joined Chelsea.

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BBC - World (20 hours ago)

Ella Janneh has brought a civil claim against Michael Lousada after he faced no criminal charges.

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Four squatters left the pub on Friday after a court order was made to allow the owners to retake it.

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BBC - World (20 hours ago)

There are competing claims about the scale of Friday's attack on the Isfahan region.

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The Guardian - World (20 hours ago)

Actor and wife Katherine Schwarzenegger dismantle 1950 Zimmerman house designed by architect Craig EllwoodChris Pratt has drawn ire from architecture aficionados after news broke that the actor and his wife, Katherine Schwarzenegger, had razed a historic, mid-century modern home to make way for a sprawling 15,000-sq-ft mansion.Last year, the couple...

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The Guardian - World (20 hours ago)

Nick Bostrom's Future of Humanity Institute closed this week in what Swedish-born philosopher says was 'death by bureaucracy'Oxford University this week shut down an academic institute run by one of Elon Musk's favorite philosophers. The Future of Humanity Institute, dedicated to the long-termism movement and other Silicon Valley-endorsed ideas...

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BBC - World (21 hours ago)

The Public Prosecution Service has been investigating fifteen former soldiers and an alleged former member of the IRA.

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BBC - World (21 hours ago)

Here's all you need to know on Scottish Cup semi-final weekend and how to follow on the BBC.

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BBC - World (21 hours ago)

Whatever the eventual verdict in the hush-money case, this trial will have a big impact on the 2024 election.

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The Guardian - World (22 hours ago)

Protesters into seventh day of hunger strike in support of Palestinians and in effort to demand university divestmentA group of students at Yale University were on Friday into the seventh day of a hunger strike in support of Palestinians in Gaza and in a protest to pressure the university to divest from any weapons manufacturing companies...

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BBC - World (22 hours ago)

St Helens make up for their Challenge Cup quarter-final exit as they run away with a Super League win against Hull FC.

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BBC - World (22 hours ago)

Mary Mandefield said a group of men were racist and misogynistic to passengers in south London.

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BBC - World (22 hours ago)

Blasts are heard in central Isfahan province, though it was not immediately clear what was hit.

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BBC - World (23 hours ago)

Leighton James, the former Burnley Swansea, Derby County and Wales winger, dies at the age of 71.

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BBC - World (23 hours ago)

Kyiv has long been pressing for hi-tech Patriot systems to defend against deadly Russian attacks.

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BBC - World (23 hours ago)

Police say the man threw "conspiracy based" pamphlets into the air, before dousing himself in an accelerant.

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BBC - World (24 hours ago)

Britain's Emma Raducanu falls to world number one and defending champion Iga Swiatek in the quarter-finals of the Stuttgart Open.

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BBC - World (24 hours ago)

Manchester City striker Erling Haaland is a doubt for his side's FA Cup semi-final against Chelsea on Saturday.

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Follow live text and listen to BBC Radio Sussex commentary as Brighton face Everton in the Women's Super League.

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BBC - World (24 hours ago)

Some in Israel had been calling for a stronger move than this apparently limited strike, writes James Landale.

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The Guardian - World (24 hours ago)

Tit-for-tat attacks present Sunni monarchies with complicated choices over region's futureIran's missile and drone attack on Israel had, by the end of this week, become one of the most interpreted events in recent modern history. Then, in the early hours of Friday, came reports of Israel's riposte. As in June 1914, when Archduke Franz Ferdinand and...

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The Guardian - World (24 hours ago)

Country's leaders took time to weigh response to Iran's strike under gaze of allies urging restraintMiddle East crisis: live updatesJust before dawn on Friday the explosions of air defence systems woke Iranians across the historic city of Isfahan. The breaking news alerts that followed roused people around the world, to worry that the region had...

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The Guardian - World (24 hours ago)

International moves target two high-profile individuals with connections to senior figures in far-right politicsThe latest US and EU sanctions against individuals implicated in pro-settler violence in the occupied Palestinian territories represent a significant escalation in international moves against key far-right extremists in Israel.While...

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The Guardian - World (A day ago)

Israeli prime minister's main concern is his political survival but a multi-front war is still a strong possibilityMiddle East crisis – live updatesIn the aftermath of Iran's unprecedented salvo of missiles and drones fired directly at Israel at the weekend, Benny Gantz, a centrist member of the Israeli war cabinet, said the country would respond...

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The Guardian - World (A day ago)

Idea Angela Rawlings had a decade ago for Snæfellsjökull has snowballed into a full-blown campaign with a team of 50 peopleStanding in the shadow of Iceland's Snæfellsjökull, – a 700,000-year-old glacier perched on a volcano and visible to half the country's population on any given day – in 2010, Angela Rawlings was struck by an...

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The Guardian - World (A day ago)

President's suggestion that his 'Uncle Bosie' was eaten by cannibals harms US efforts to build Pacific ties, say local expertsJoe Biden's suggestion that his uncle may have been eaten by cannibals in Papua New Guinea during world war two has been met with a mixture of bemusement and criticism in the country.Biden spoke about his uncle, 2nd Lt...

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BBC - World (A day ago)

Footage shows Gideon Falter being told his presence is "antagonising" near a pro-Palestine march.

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BBC - World (A day ago)

Footage showing explosions in the sky over Iran has been analysed by BBC Verify.

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BBC - World (A day ago)

World record holder Sebastian Steudtner rides a wave measured at 28.57m in Nazare, Portugal - an unofficial new world record awaiting confirmation.

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The Guardian - World (A day ago)

30 Rock star and children's book author Maulik Pancholy had been due to speak against bullying at Pennsylvania schoolA Pennsylvania school board's cancellation of an upcoming appearance by the actor and children's book author Maulik Pancholy was ill-advised and sends a hurtful message, especially to the LGBTQ+ community, education officials said.A...

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The Guardian - World (A day ago)

Ministers warn an offensive would be catastrophic for people in Gaza's southernmost cityMiddle East crisis – live updatesForeign ministers from the G7 countries have said they remain opposed to a full-scale military operation in Rafah by Israel on the grounds that it would have catastrophic consequences on the civilian population there.Ministers...

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Response raises hopes that Tehran may have shelved reprisal threats and that escalation can be avoidedMiddle East crisis: live updatesIsrael has mounted airstrikes on Iran, US confirmsWhat's in Isfahan? The city home to Iranian nuclear facilitiesTehran has played down the impact of Israeli airstrikes carried out against Iran, raising hopes that a...

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Report says man carrying knife at time of arrest after attack left two women seriously injuredSwedish police have shot and arrested a man who allegedly injured three women with a sharp object in Vasteras, a town in central Sweden.The women, aged between 65 and 80, were taken to hospital, police said on their website. Continue reading...

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Gabriel Attal says state needs 'real surge of authority' in speech in Viry-Châtillon, where 15-year-old killedThe French prime minister, Gabriel Attal, is facing criticism for his proposed crackdown on teenage violence in and around schools, after he said some teenagers in France were "addicted to violence”, just as the government seeks to...

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BBC - World (A day ago)

World Athletics' decision to award prize money at the Paris Olympics "undermines the values of Olympism", a group of sport federations say.

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The Guardian - World (A day ago)

Matthew Haydon, 48, had once asked to throw a grenade on the children's TV show Jim'll Fix It, court hearsA man whose obsession with weaponry once led him to ask to throw a grenade on the children's television programme Jim'll Fix It has been found guilty of causing an explosion in his home.Matthew Haydon, 48, sustained wounds to his chest and...

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Andy Leek, creator of Notes to Strangers, made the move after finding himself unable to afford rising rents in UK capitalAn artist who was made homeless after being evicted by his private landlord in London has started effectively commuting from Argentina where the rent is so much cheaper that it covers the cost of air fare.Andy Leek, 38, whose...

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Experts say Indian PM is hoping to be 'bigger than Gandhi' as he aims to win a third term in officeAs the distant rumble of a helicopter drew closer, cheers erupted from the gathered crowds in anticipation. By the time India's prime minister finally stepped on to the stage, bowing deeply while immaculately dressed in a white kurta and peach...

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Protests erupt outside Israel pavilion, official Israeli artist pulls out, and Ukraine team puts up posters showing maps of nearest bomb shelterBillionaires' yachts and protests; cocktail parties and culture wars; bellinis and boycotts. The Venice Biennale's opening preview days are always a place of odd clashes and juxtapositions, as artists,...

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Two Polish citizens detained earlier on suspicion of attacking Russian opposition figure Leonid Volkov in LithuaniaA Belarusian national has been detained in Poland on suspicion of ordering the attack on a top Russian opposition leader, Leonid Volkov, on Moscow's behalf, the Polish prime minister, Donald Tusk, has announced.Volkov, a close aide of...

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The Guardian - World (A day ago)

Exclusive: Minister says he has spoken out on Israel's military operations so others believe 'their concerns have somewhere … to be vented and aired'Get our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastEd Husic has conceded many Muslim and Arab Australians do not feel the Albanese government has listened to their concerns...

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Volt Typhoon hacking campaign is waiting 'for just the right moment to deal a devastating blow', says Christopher WrayChinese government-linked hackers have burrowed into US critical infrastructure and are waiting "for just the right moment to deal a devastating blow”, the director of the FBI, Christopher Wray, has warned.An ongoing Chinese...

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BBC - World (A day ago)

Head coach John Mitchell wants his England side to continue playing "on the edge" as they close in on a sixth successive Women's Six Nations title.

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BBC - World (A day ago)

Nottingham Forest's appeal against their Premier League points deduction will be heard on Wednesday.

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BBC - World (A day ago)

Taylor Swift has referenced the Scottish group on new song Guilty As Sin?

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The ditty is said to have been inspired by events at the site of the property almost 500 years ago.

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BBC - World (A day ago)

Robert Walker-McDaid, who rang a US terror hotline, is the first UK defendant in such a case.

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BBC - World (A day ago)

Rodric Williams, who still works for the company, was a Post Office lawyer as the Horizon scandal developed.

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BBC - World (A day ago)

The historic city, nicknamed "Nesf-e-Jahaan" or half the world, is also a centre for military industry.

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BBC - World (A day ago)

Antony Blinken says Washington was not involved in any offensive operation, as Iran downplays reports of attack.

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The Guardian - World (A day ago)

Superfund law requires industries responsible for PFOA and PFOS contamination in water or soil to pay for cleanupThe Environmental Protection Agency on Friday designated two forever chemicals that have been used in cookware, carpets and firefighting foams as hazardous substances, an action intended to ensure quicker cleanup of the toxic compounds...

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Case of the Iuventa became a symbol of what activists say are growing attempts to criminalise refugee aid workersEurope live – latest updatesJudges in Sicily have acquitted all crew members of an NGO rescue boat who had been accused of aiding and abetting illegal migration, in a case seen by activists as a symbol of the criminalisation of those...

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Gerhard Schindler says Russia has been 'ramping up' operations in west, as two men are accused of plotting sabotage at military sitesA former head of Germany's foreign intelligence service has warned that the discovery of two men suspected of plotting sabotage attacks on military facilities in the country could be just the "tip of the...

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The Guardian - World (A day ago)

This live blog is now closed, you can read more of our European news coverage here"Russia must be held accountable. Ukraine urgently requires more air defence support!” wrote the EU's ambassador in Kyiv, Katarina Mathernova.Volodymyr Zelenskiy, Ukraine's president, visited the Donetsk region today. Continue reading...

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Fiona Beal denies murder but admits the manslaughter of Nicholas Billingham.

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Eddie Hearn says snooker must "embrace" investment from different parts of the globe as the debate over whether the World Championship should leave its iconic Sheffield home continues.

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Reports say a witness saw a man entering the consulate carrying a grenade or explosive vest.

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Experts say Indian PM is hoping to be 'bigger than Gandhi' as he aims to win a third term in officeAs the distant rumble of a helicopter drew closer, cheers erupted from the gathered crowds in anticipation. By the time India's prime minister finally stepped on to the stage, bowing deeply while immaculately dressed in a white kurta and peach...

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Ilaria Salis, who was arrested in February 2023 after counter-demonstration at neo-Nazi rally, could be granted immunityAn Italian antifascist activist held in prison in Hungary has accepted a candidacy in the European elections that could see her granted immunity and released from jail.Ilaria Salis, 39, a teacher from Monza, near Milan, was...

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Iranian official indicates no 'immediate' plan for retaliation after explosions reported in sky over Isfahan and TabrizMiddle East crisis: live updatesWhat's in Isfahan? The city home to Iranian nuclear facilitiesUS officials have confirmed that Israel has carried out airstrikes against Iran, as explosions were reported in the sky over the cities...

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US secretary of state condemns airstrike in Iran; discussion 'leans more towards infiltration than attack' says anonymous Iranian officialIsrael has mounted strikes on Iran, US says, as Tehran plays down attackWhat we know so far about Israel's strike on IranWhat's in Isfahan? The city home to Iranian nuclear facilitiesIt's 7:24am in Tehran and...

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A young mother was lying on an unlit road at night when she was hit by a car and killed, an inquest hears.

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West Ham boss David Moyes was involved in a frosty exchange with a reporter as he was asked about his future at the club following their Europa League exit.

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BBC Sport football expert Chris Sutton takes on singer and Arsenal fan Sam Tompkins to make predictions for this weekend's FA Cup semi-final ties and Premier League games.

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Manchester United manager Erik Ten Hag says that Alejandro Garnacho has apologised for liking critical social media posts.

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The Football Association defends its decision to scrap FA Cup replays from 2024-25 and says "all parties accepted" they could not continue.

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Russia hits cities in central Ukraine, as Kyiv claims to have downed a strategic Russian warplane.

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Millions of Indians cast ballots in the first round of a general election that ends in June.

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The top three finishers of the Beijing half marathon are stripped of their medals after an investigation into the controversial result.

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Five years ago, Anya Culling took more than four and a half hours to complete the London Marathon - but in 2024 she will take her place among the elites.

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The long-running shadow war between the two countries has come into the open.

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Research into release of 'forever chemicals' raises concerns about contamination and human exposure along world's coastlinesOcean waves crashing on the world's shores emit more PFAS into the air than the world's industrial polluters, new research has found, raising concerns about environmental contamination and human exposure along coastlines.The...

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Nearly one billion people will go to the polls

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Video sent to the BBC shows flashes in the sky, while a large explosion can also be heard.

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They not be Bette Davis and Joan Crawford, but the X Factor judges' ding-dong over Simon Cowell is a joyAll weekend and on into Monday, the row between the TV presenter and erstwhile wife of Les Dennis, Amanda Holden, and the managerial powerhouse Sharon Osbourne has been quite something. In brief: on Celebrity Big Brother Sharon slagged off their...

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Commission to seek approval from leaders to start talks with UK on visa-free exchanges for 18- to 30-year-oldsThe European Commission has proposed opening negotiations with the UK to allow mobility enjoyed before Brexit to millions of 18- to 30-year-olds in a major concession.It said it would now seek approval from individual EU leaders to start...

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Lando Norris beats Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso to take pole position for the sprint race at the Chinese Grand Prix in a hectic wet session.

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Trying to understand it for the first time or need a refresher? This guide can help.

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Leonid Volkov was hospitalised and his arm broken in the attack outside his Lithuanian home in March.

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After decades of rivalry, the rival Middle East powers have both miscalculated, writes Jeremy Bowen.

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Reported Israeli drone strike on Isfahan may signal that this widening conflict has become more dynamicMiddle East crisis – live updatesWhat we know so far about Israel's strike on IranWhile the details remain vague, and Iranian denials strong, it seems very likely, given past history and strong comments from US officials, that a limited Israeli...

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