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Czech Republic: Powerful tornado sweeps through villages · Friday 25th June at 01:02
As many as 150 people are reportedly injured, with the worst-hit areas looking like a war zone.

Miami building collapse leaves 99 people unaccounted for · Friday 25th June at 00:46
Rescuers search for survivors with 99 unaccounted for after the collapse of the 12-storey complex.

Nicaragua's fragile leader and his ruthless crackdown on rivals · Friday 25th June at 00:33
Critics say the arrests of presidential hopefuls in Nicaragua reflect President Ortega's insecurity.

India's opinionated feminist and her viral wedding ad · Friday 25th June at 00:31
The BBC speaks to those behind an Indian matrimonial ad seeking a "non-farting, non-burping, rich man".

UK's departing spy tech chief: We're at serious risk if we lose edge · Friday 25th June at 00:29
Science is transforming espionage and many countries are taking advantage, says Prof Finkelstein.

Africa's week in pictures: 18-24 June 2021 · Friday 25th June at 00:27
A selection of the week's best photos of Africans from across the continent and elsewhere.

BBC appeals to UN over Iran's harassment of Persian service staff · Friday 25th June at 00:24
Iran has previously denied intimidating staff at the Persian service, an outlet it has banned.

The valuable car part gone in 60 seconds · Friday 25th June at 00:12
Why international criminal networks are behind a jump in the theft of catalytic converters.

Why New York Pride parade has barred uniformed police officers · Friday 25th June at 00:09
Pride organisers have barred uniformed police officers from participating until 2025.

Canadian report slams 'reckless' Iran for downing of flight PS752 · Friday 25th June at 00:04
Canada found no evidence the tragedy was premeditated but called out Iran's "recklessness".

Child labour in Uganda: The hidden costs of Covid · Friday 25th June at 00:00
When all Uganda's schools closed due to the pandemic, nine-year-old Teddy joined her mother mining for gold.

Tour champion Tadej Pogacar supporting cycling's next generation · Friday 25th June at 00:00
Tadej Pogacar was the youngest winner of the Tour de France since 1904 when he won last year's race aged 21.

Biden backs bumper economic stimulus bill - with big caveat · Thursday 24th June at 23:46
The president says he will only sign it if Democrats can pass a separate, far bigger budget bill.

Rudy Giuliani has New York law licence suspended · Thursday 24th June at 20:54
The former New York mayor and lawyer to Donald Trump is reprimanded over US election allegations.

New type of ancient human discovered in Israel · Thursday 24th June at 20:19
Researchers working in Israel have identified a previously unknown type of ancient human.

Sea lion opens gate to crash fisherman's interview about a 'plague of sea lions' · Thursday 24th June at 20:18
A sea lion was caught on camera crashing an interview with a fisherman about a "plague of sea lions".

Canada: 751 unmarked graves found at residential school · Thursday 24th June at 19:55
It is the most significant such discovery to date, a First Nation group in Saskatchewan says.

Dutch PM Rutte: No place in EU for Hungary with anti-LGBT law · Thursday 24th June at 18:39
Mark Rutte's comments came at the start of an EU summit as several leaders criticised Hungary's law.

Fortnite: UK band Easy Life to play virtual gig · Thursday 24th June at 17:58
The group from Leicester will perform in a virtual recreation of the O2 arena.

Covid-19: Europe braces for surge in Delta variant · Thursday 24th June at 17:37
Germany says Europe is "on thin ice" amid warnings Delta could make up 90% of cases by late August.

Microsoft unveils Windows 11 operating system · Thursday 24th June at 16:50
The updated operating system has a new look and will let Android apps run on the Windows desktop.

Mobile roaming charges in Europe: What you need to know · Thursday 24th June at 15:26
Will Britons have to pay more to use their mobiles in Europe, now the UK has left the EU?

'It's the craziest thing I ever heard in my life' · Thursday 24th June at 13:15
This video was sent by one of the first eyewitnesses on the scene of the Miami building collapse.

EE to reintroduce Europe roaming charges in January · Thursday 24th June at 13:07
The mobile operator EE is to charge new UK customers to use their phones in Europe.

Apple claims 'sideloading' apps is 'serious' security risk · Thursday 24th June at 12:25
The tech giant claims that allowing users to avoid the App Store would lead to widespread abuse.

The final years of John McAfee's controversial life · Thursday 24th June at 11:52
Anti-virus entrepreneur John McAfee has been found dead in Spain.

Benigno Aquino III: The quiet son of Philippine democracy icons · Thursday 24th June at 09:35
The former Philippine president known as "Noynoy" and scion of the Aquino family has died aged 61.

'Goodbye Apple Daily': Tears in Hong Kong paper's final hour · Thursday 24th June at 07:36
Hundreds of supporters chanted slogans and cried as the Hong Kong tabloid prepared its last run.

Britney Spears: Singer's conservatorship case explained · Thursday 24th June at 01:18
The ongoing arrangement has sparked a public backlash from fans who support the #FreeBritney movement.

What is the Great Reset - and how did it get hijacked by conspiracy theories? · Thursday 24th June at 00:41
A global Covid recovery plan by the World Economic Forum has inspired false rumours about the creation of a tyrannical world government.

Gold miners stalk Amazon as officials look away · Thursday 24th June at 00:35
Indigenous villages say they are under attack, as illegal mining and armed violence in the jungle rise.

Ros Atkins looks at the closure of Hong Kong's pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily · Thursday 24th June at 00:01
Ros Atkins looks at the events that led to the closure of Hong Kong's pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily.

Why has the Hoover Dam hit an historically low water level? · Thursday 24th June at 00:01
The largest US reservoir fell to its lowest level in history, threatening water and power supplies.

Nigeria child abduction: Kidnappers demand millions for a child's life · Thursday 24th June at 00:00
Kidnappers have seized more than 1,000 students and staff in raids on schools in northern Nigeria since December.

Russian jets and ships shadow British warship · Wednesday 23rd June at 22:09
BBC defence correspondent Jonathan Beale reports from the deck of HMS Defender in the Black Sea as it was harassed by Russia's military.

Rembrandt's The Night Watch painting restored by AI · Wednesday 23rd June at 19:02
The canvas was trimmed in 1715 to fit between two doors in Amsterdam’s city hall.

DeepMind uses AI to tackle neglected deadly diseases · Wednesday 23rd June at 14:51
The company’s technology maps out the shape of proteins, an otherwise costly and time-consuming process.

Online Safety Bill 'catastrophic for free speech' · Wednesday 23rd June at 14:39
A new campaign claims it outsources internet policing to Silicon Valley.

US government blocks Iran-affiliated news websites · Wednesday 23rd June at 11:38
The justice department says 36 websites linked to the Iranian government have been seized.

Smart devices for babies and parents tested · Wednesday 23rd June at 10:11
Lara Lewington looks at some of the latest gadgets and asks if they can reduce parents' stress.

Covid-19 air 'purifier' ad banned by watchdog · Wednesday 23rd June at 04:40
An advert which claimed an air purifier could kill off Covid cells is banned as misleading.

CEO Secrets: 'My billion-pound company has no office' · Wednesday 23rd June at 00:08
How Britain's youngest billionaire works differently - setting his firm up to thrive in lockdown.

GP data sharing: What is it and can I opt out? · Tuesday 22nd June at 16:56
A scheme to centralise GP patient records in England has been delayed after concerns about a lack of publicity.

How farmers and scientists are engineering your food · Tuesday 22nd June at 00:14
By manipulating genes scientists say they can create better-tasting produce, but is it necessary?

‘Virtual beauty tests used to be gimmicky but now they are useful’ · Monday 21st June at 00:22
With stores closed the beauty industry has embraced augmented reality testing apps.

HarmonyOS: Hands-on with Huawei's rival to Android · Friday 18th June at 12:56
BBC Click's Chris Fox explores what Huawei's new operating system can do.

The relatives frozen in time on Google Street View · Thursday 17th June at 13:59
People are sharing ways in which the mapping tool has accidentally connected them with dead relatives.

Flight of the Sky Lion: 'Like VR but without the headset' · Thursday 17th June at 11:39
The new experience is a wonderful and complex mix of creativity and technology, BBC's LJ Rich says.

Why cyber gangs won't worry about US-Russia talks · Wednesday 16th June at 21:53
Plans to tackle ransomware hackers starts on shaky ground with a disagreement over who is responsible.

Today at E3: Halo returns and Starfield first look · Monday 14th June at 05:56
Today at E3: Halo returns and Starfield first look

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