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Global News Podcast

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

Latest Episodes

Lebanon cabinet resigns as anger over blast mounts

The Lebanese prime minister announced the move in a TV address as clashes continued in Beirut for a third day. Also: Trump says someone shot near White House, and the website that creates the sounds of the office for those working from home.

31 MINjust now
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Lebanon cabinet resigns as anger over blast mounts

Belarus opposition disputes leader's landslide win

President Lukashenko accuses foreign-inspired agitators of sparking violence. Also: HK tycoon arrested under security law, and the poem published 100 years late.

25 MIN10 h ago
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Belarus opposition disputes leader's landslide win

Clashes erupt after disputed Belarus election

A state TV exit poll showed avictory for President Alexander Lukashenko but the opposition cried foul. Also: more protests in Beirut as international donors pledge aid, and who owned the old pair of round rimmed spectacles that are now up for auction?

26 MIN1 d ago
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Clashes erupt after disputed Belarus election

Lebanese army retakes government buildings stormed by protestors

The demonstrators in Beirut had earlier entered government ministries venting their anger at politicians who they blame for Tuesday's devastating explosion. Also: President Trump signs executive orders extending Covid-19 economic relief, and an oil spill in Mauritius is threatening an ecological disaster.

32 MIN2 d ago
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Lebanese army retakes government buildings stormed by protestors

Air India jet breaks in two in Kerala

The Boeing 737 was repatriating Indians stranded overseas by the coronavirus crisis. Also: US imposes sanctions on Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam, and the British Foreign office cat Palmerston retires to the countryside.

24 MIN3 d ago
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Air India jet breaks in two in Kerala

Beirut explosion: many Lebanese blame government negligence

Rescue-workers search for dozens still reported missing after Tuesday's deadly blast. The UN has warned of a humanitarian crisis and is promising emergency supplies. Also, how Covid-19 has affected tourism in city that was at heart of Italian Renaissance, and why music festival is going ahead on Greek island - despite virus restrictions.

29 MIN3 d ago
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Beirut explosion: many Lebanese blame government negligence

New York sues America's powerful National Rifle Association

New York’s attorney general Letitia James alleges financial misconduct in the organisation. She accuses NRA leaders of using its funds for their personal benefit. Also: President Macron of France has promised to co-ordinate an international aid effort for Lebanon, and in the Channel Island of Guernsey police try a novel recruitment campaign.

23 MIN4 d ago
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New York sues America's powerful National Rifle Association

President Macron says political change is needed in Lebanon

The French President made the comments on a visit to an area devastated by the explosion. Also: tougher internal border restrictions are being introduced in Australia to curb the spread of Covid-19, and social media networks push back against President Trump after he says children are "almost immune" to the coronavirus.

28 MIN4 d ago
Comments
President Macron says political change is needed in Lebanon

Anger in Beirut at failure to prevent devastating explosion

The governing elite of Lebanon is coming under unprecedented attack after an explosion in the capital on Tuesday, which killed at least 135 people. Also: emergency departments in the US state of Mississippi are overflowing with Covid-19 patients, and the French Government pledges millions of dollars to save the country's wine industry.

32 MIN5 d ago
Comments
Anger in Beirut at failure to prevent devastating explosion

Rescue workers in Beirut search for missing bodies after explosion

The blast killed more than 100 people and injured thousands. Also: Indian prime minister lays the foundation stone for a Hindu temple on a long-disputed religious site, and why there are more emperor penguins in the Antarctic than we previously thought.

32 MIN5 d ago
Comments
Rescue workers in Beirut search for missing bodies after explosion

Latest Episodes

Lebanon cabinet resigns as anger over blast mounts

The Lebanese prime minister announced the move in a TV address as clashes continued in Beirut for a third day. Also: Trump says someone shot near White House, and the website that creates the sounds of the office for those working from home.

31 MINjust now
Comments
Lebanon cabinet resigns as anger over blast mounts

Belarus opposition disputes leader's landslide win

President Lukashenko accuses foreign-inspired agitators of sparking violence. Also: HK tycoon arrested under security law, and the poem published 100 years late.

25 MIN10 h ago
Comments
Belarus opposition disputes leader's landslide win

Clashes erupt after disputed Belarus election

A state TV exit poll showed avictory for President Alexander Lukashenko but the opposition cried foul. Also: more protests in Beirut as international donors pledge aid, and who owned the old pair of round rimmed spectacles that are now up for auction?

26 MIN1 d ago
Comments
Clashes erupt after disputed Belarus election

Lebanese army retakes government buildings stormed by protestors

The demonstrators in Beirut had earlier entered government ministries venting their anger at politicians who they blame for Tuesday's devastating explosion. Also: President Trump signs executive orders extending Covid-19 economic relief, and an oil spill in Mauritius is threatening an ecological disaster.

32 MIN2 d ago
Comments
Lebanese army retakes government buildings stormed by protestors

Air India jet breaks in two in Kerala

The Boeing 737 was repatriating Indians stranded overseas by the coronavirus crisis. Also: US imposes sanctions on Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam, and the British Foreign office cat Palmerston retires to the countryside.

24 MIN3 d ago
Comments
Air India jet breaks in two in Kerala

Beirut explosion: many Lebanese blame government negligence

Rescue-workers search for dozens still reported missing after Tuesday's deadly blast. The UN has warned of a humanitarian crisis and is promising emergency supplies. Also, how Covid-19 has affected tourism in city that was at heart of Italian Renaissance, and why music festival is going ahead on Greek island - despite virus restrictions.

29 MIN3 d ago
Comments
Beirut explosion: many Lebanese blame government negligence

New York sues America's powerful National Rifle Association

New York’s attorney general Letitia James alleges financial misconduct in the organisation. She accuses NRA leaders of using its funds for their personal benefit. Also: President Macron of France has promised to co-ordinate an international aid effort for Lebanon, and in the Channel Island of Guernsey police try a novel recruitment campaign.

23 MIN4 d ago
Comments
New York sues America's powerful National Rifle Association

President Macron says political change is needed in Lebanon

The French President made the comments on a visit to an area devastated by the explosion. Also: tougher internal border restrictions are being introduced in Australia to curb the spread of Covid-19, and social media networks push back against President Trump after he says children are "almost immune" to the coronavirus.

28 MIN4 d ago
Comments
President Macron says political change is needed in Lebanon

Anger in Beirut at failure to prevent devastating explosion

The governing elite of Lebanon is coming under unprecedented attack after an explosion in the capital on Tuesday, which killed at least 135 people. Also: emergency departments in the US state of Mississippi are overflowing with Covid-19 patients, and the French Government pledges millions of dollars to save the country's wine industry.

32 MIN5 d ago
Comments
Anger in Beirut at failure to prevent devastating explosion

Rescue workers in Beirut search for missing bodies after explosion

The blast killed more than 100 people and injured thousands. Also: Indian prime minister lays the foundation stone for a Hindu temple on a long-disputed religious site, and why there are more emperor penguins in the Antarctic than we previously thought.

32 MIN5 d ago
Comments
Rescue workers in Beirut search for missing bodies after explosion
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