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UK and Australia agree broad terms of trade deal 15 Jun 2021, 3:16 am

Broad terms of UK-Australia trade deal agreed, BBC understands, with formal announcement expected on Tuesday

India's vaccine drive: Stories from the best and worst districts 15 Jun 2021, 2:56 am

Vaccination rates are vastly different depending on which district you live in.

Pangolin: How do you save the 'world’s most trafficked mammal'? 15 Jun 2021, 2:47 am

Thai has dedicated his life to educating the Vietnamese public about pangolin conservation.

Secrets of tiny diving mammals revealed 15 Jun 2021, 2:44 am

Biologists have uncovered the genetic secrets of water shrews, the world's smallest diving mammals.

Ethiopia's election 2021: A quick guide 15 Jun 2021, 2:42 am

Prime Minister and Nobel laureate Abiy Ahmed faces his first electoral test since taking office.

Gigafactories: Europe tools up against US and Asia as a car battery force 15 Jun 2021, 2:38 am

As demand for electric cars grows, giant battery factories are being built across Europe.

Nato and climate change: How big is the problem? 15 Jun 2021, 2:32 am

Allied members have agreed to "significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from military activities".

Spain 0-0 Sweden: Should Spain be worried by Euro 2020 opening draw? 15 Jun 2021, 2:29 am

Are Spain in a spot of trouble after their Euro 2020 goalless draw with Sweden - or will they come good?

Nato: Cyber attacks 'as serious as any other attacks' to allies 15 Jun 2021, 2:16 am

Jens Stoltenberg told the BBC that Nato could launch military assaults in respond to cyber attacks.

Messi scores stunner in Argentina draw as Copa America pays spectacular Maradona tribute 15 Jun 2021, 2:07 am

Lionel Messi scores a stunning free kick as Argentina draw with Chile after the Copa America pays a spectacular tribute to Diego Maradona.

Nato warns of military challenge posed by China 15 Jun 2021, 2:03 am

A summit of alliance leaders in Brussels describes China's behaviour as a "systemic challenge".

Christiane Amanpour: CNN star says she has ovarian cancer 15 Jun 2021, 1:43 am

The award-winning journalist urged women to get regular screenings and take symptoms seriously.

Philippines drugs war: ICC prosecutor seeks full investigation 15 Jun 2021, 1:42 am

Fatou Bensouda says there is reasonable basis to believe thousands of civilians were unlawfully killed.

US model Chrissy Teigen apologises for online 'trolling' 15 Jun 2021, 1:11 am

It comes a month after Teigen apologised to TV personality Courtney Stodden for online bullying.

Covid: Lockdown easing in England delayed to 19 July 15 Jun 2021, 12:40 am

Most remaining curbs on social contact will continue - but the cap on wedding guests will be lifted.

Spain 0-0 Sweden: Wasteful Spain frustrated by stubborn Swedes in Seville 15 Jun 2021, 12:13 am

Spain endure a frustrating opening game in Euro 2020 as they fail to make their near total dominance pay against a rigid and stubborn Sweden in Seville.

China Taishan plant: 'Performance issue' reported at nuclear facility 14 Jun 2021, 11:43 pm

Plant owners say there was no leak at the Taishan facility - but gases were released on purpose.

Biden on Putin: he is a 'worthy adversary' 14 Jun 2021, 11:32 pm

Joe Biden says he hopes to find areas where cooperation is in the interests of both the US and Russia.

Reality Winner: US ex-NSA contractor and leaker released from prison 14 Jun 2021, 11:26 pm

Reality Winner leaked a classified report on Russian hacking to the media and was jailed in 2018.

Joshua 'probably thinks' Fury fight will not happen - Hearn 14 Jun 2021, 11:06 pm

Anthony Joshua "probably thinks" a fight against British heavyweight rival Tyson Fury "will never happen", according to his promoter, Eddie Hearn.

Wimbledon: Capacity crowds for men's and women's finals 14 Jun 2021, 10:23 pm

Wimbledon's men's and women's finals will be played in front of full capacity crowds - the first UK outdoor sporting events to do so since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.

Poland 1-2 Slovakia: Milan Skriniar scores winning goal in Euro 2020 Group E opener 14 Jun 2021, 9:07 pm

Slovakia gain a shock victory over Poland in their European Championship Group E opener in St Petersburg.

Belarus parades detained journalist Protasevich at media event 14 Jun 2021, 8:42 pm

Roman Protasevich, who was taken off a Ryanair flight, is made to appear at an official briefing.

Euro 2020: Scotland 0-2 Czech Republic - 'Painfully familiar, as Scots suffer again' 14 Jun 2021, 8:32 pm

How Scotland's historic day of vibrant pageantry and football fever turned nightmarish at Hampden.

Euro 2020: Was Patrik Schick's goal for Czechs against Scotland greatest at finals? 14 Jun 2021, 7:44 pm

BBC Scotland looks at how Czech Republic's Patrik Schick's half-way line wonder goal capped off a sublime performance to silence Hampden.

Car unexpectedly disappears into disused well in Mumbai 14 Jun 2021, 7:32 pm

The moment a car fell through a layer of concrete into a disused well in Mumbai was caught on camera.

Canada truck-attack suspect charged with terrorism 14 Jun 2021, 7:26 pm

Police allege the attack that killed four members of a Muslim family in Ontario was "premeditated".

World War II: Hideki Tojo's ashes scattered by US, documents reveal 14 Jun 2021, 6:18 pm

Newly uncovered documents reveal US dropped Hideki Tojo's remains into the Pacific Ocean.

‘None of the options were good’ after Eriksen collapse – playing match was ‘least bad' 14 Jun 2021, 5:04 pm

Denmark forward Martin Braithwaite says the decision to resume Denmark's Euro 2020 opener against Finland following Christian Eriksen's cardiac arrest was the "least bad one".

The gay men who can donate blood in the UK for the first time 14 Jun 2021, 4:26 pm

Gay couple Oscar and Xavier donate blood for the first time after rules change across most of the UK.

Christian Eriksen: 'Heat of moment' decision to play should not have been made - Kasper Schmeichel 14 Jun 2021, 3:13 pm

Goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel says the decision to resume the game between Denmark and Finland at Euro 2020 should not have been made so soon after Christian Eriksen's collapse.

Murray 'not offending anyone' by continuing to play despite injury problems 14 Jun 2021, 2:29 pm

Andy Murray says he is "not offending anyone" by continuing to play despite injury problems and says seeing Roger Federer still playing motivates him.

Coronavirus G7: Could a billion more vaccines for poorer countries make a difference? 14 Jun 2021, 12:30 pm

How much difference could the G7 offer of a billion vaccines make to tackling the pandemic?

Ziona Chana: Head of 'world's largest family' dies in India's Mizoram state 14 Jun 2021, 8:58 am

Ziona Chana, the head of a religious sect that practised polygamy, had 38 wives and 89 children.

What Putin really wants from Biden 14 Jun 2021, 4:40 am

The Geneva summit on 16 June between the Russian and US presidents will not be a friendly encounter.

India coronavirus: ‘My little girls don’t know their mum died of Covid’ 14 Jun 2021, 2:13 am

One man's ordeal in India as the second wave of coronavirus devastates his family.

Ethiopian migrants face robbery, extortion and starvation 14 Jun 2021, 2:06 am

Every year thousands of migrants risk it all on the perilous journey from Ethiopia to Saudi Arabia.

‘Really, really rare’ seahorse spotted off UK coast 14 Jun 2021, 2:04 am

A marine biologist says it’s the first time he’s ever seen a long-snouted seahorse in the wild.

ASMR: Former farmer, 84, is accidental YouTube star 14 Jun 2021, 2:02 am

John Butler's videos have been watched by millions after he became popular with the ASMR community.

The buzzwords reflecting the frustration of China's young generation 14 Jun 2021, 2:02 am

Millions in China are expressing their desire to break free of a standard definition of success.

E3 2021: Microsoft shows off Halo Infinite, Starfield and Forza Horizon 5 13 Jun 2021, 11:26 pm

A release date for Halo, a new Forza racer, and the unveil of Starfield were all at Microsoft's E3.

Netanyahu: A shrewd leader who reshaped Israel 13 Jun 2021, 9:21 pm

Loved and loathed, Israel's ousted long-term PM made his mark on the country at home and abroad.

G7: Macron responds to criticism over 'offensive' NI comments 13 Jun 2021, 7:36 pm

French President Macron responds to the furore around his reported comments on Northern Ireland.

Christian Eriksen collapse: Denmark coach regrets restart v Finland 13 Jun 2021, 6:16 pm

The Euro 2020 match against Finland should not have restarted after midfielder Christian Eriksen collapsed, says Denmark coach Kasper Hjulmand.

Christian Eriksen: Denmark midfielder suffered cardiac arrest, says team doctor 13 Jun 2021, 5:33 pm

Christian Eriksen suffered a cardiac arrest when he collapsed in Denmark's Euro 2020 match against Finland, says Danish team doctor Morten Boesen.

'The 80s song that brought my lost memory back after 10 years' 13 Jun 2021, 2:17 am

A car crash erased Thomas's memory - 10 years later, a 1980s pop song triggered six flashbacks.

'Huntington's disease won't stop me having a baby' 11 Jun 2021, 3:35 am

Heather and her husband are going to have a baby, even though Heather's time with the child will be limited.

Myanmar: The mysterious deaths of the NLD party officials 8 Jun 2021, 4:18 am

The deaths of officials from Aung San Suu Kyi's party have raised scrutiny of the military's actions.

Freddie Figgers: The millionaire tech inventor who was 'thrown away' as a baby 6 Jun 2021, 2:33 am

Entrepreneur Freddie Figgers says life has taught him that the important thing is people, not profits.

Valentina Petrillo: 'Better to be a slow happy woman than a fast unhappy man' 4 Jun 2021, 2:18 am

If Valentina Petrillo is selected for Italy's squad in Tokyo this year, she will be the first trans woman Paralympian.

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