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Ukraine's counter-offensive against Russia under way
Fri, 09 Jun 2023 16:24:56 GMT
It's been talked of for months, now it looks like Ukraine is finally launching its plan to recapture land.
France stabbing: Toddlers stable after Annecy attack, Macron says
Fri, 09 Jun 2023 15:22:45 GMT
The French president has visited Annecy, where four children were wounded in a knife attack.
France knife attack: 'Backpack hero' praised for facing attacker
Fri, 09 Jun 2023 15:57:04 GMT
Catholic pilgrim Henri said he simply followed his instincts when confronting the Annecy attacker.
Legendary Mozambican ruby sells for record price
Fri, 09 Jun 2023 12:16:22 GMT
The world's largest ruby, described it as a "once-in-a-lifetime" jewel, fetches $34.8m at auction.
Canada wildfires: Smog spreads south as cities see relief
Fri, 09 Jun 2023 16:35:46 GMT
The smog in Toronto, New York and Washington lifts a little, but the US South may now see more haze.
Tiny 12,000-year-old bird bone flutes found in Israel
Fri, 09 Jun 2023 09:43:11 GMT
The wing bones with holes bored in them could have been used to imitate bird sounds, experts say.
Ros Atkins on... LIV, PGA and how Saudi Arabia bought into golf
Fri, 09 Jun 2023 08:51:59 GMT
BBC analysis editor Ros Atkins explains why a surprise deal between golf’s two main tours and Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund has sent shockwaves through men’s professional golf.
Zomato takes down controversial ad depicting Dalit character
Fri, 09 Jun 2023 05:12:24 GMT
Zomato takes down an advert that faced backlash for its depiction of a Dalit character.
Myall Creek: Newspaper makes historic apology for Aboriginal massacre reports
Fri, 09 Jun 2023 06:37:27 GMT
The Sydney Morning Herald says it spread racist views in a campaign for the killers' freedom in the 1830s.
Ukraine war: Oleg Orlov faces jail time for criticising Putin's war
Fri, 09 Jun 2023 05:18:34 GMT
Kremlin critics like Oleg Orlov are facing jail terms for criticising Russia's war in Ukraine.