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The best stories, interviews and on the spot reporting from around the world including highlights from News hour, The World Today and World Briefing. Up to 30 minutes compiled twice a day from the 24 hour News coverage from the BBC World Service.

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27
MAY
8pm

Texas police admit shooting response was 'wrong'

Police officers delayed storming a school classroom in Uvalde, believing it was no longer an "active shooter" situation. Also: Iran seizes two Greek tankers amid rising tension in the Gulf, and a court fight looms in the UK after the assistance cat Chloe is banned from a supermarket.
27
MAY
10am

Ukrainian forces under pressure as Russia makes gains

Ukraine's president warns parts of his country could be left uninhabitable. Also: Spain approves new sexual consent laws, violence in West Africa drives 36,000 refugees to Niger, and inside Thailand's new Parliament building complete with a ballroom and spa.
25
MAY
8pm

Gunman posted just before Texas school shooting

The killer of 19 children and two teachers wrote on social media that he'd carry out the attack. Also: the British prime minister, Boris Johnson says he won't resign over "bitter and painful" judgement of a report into parties held in Downing Street during Covid restrictions, and scientists in the United States have developed a remote-controlled robot smaller in size than a flea.
24
MAY
8pm

School shooting in Texas - at least 15 killed

14 of the dead were pupils - aged between 7 and 10 years. Also: the British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, is under further pressure over parties held at his official residence during Covid lockdowns, and a new digital radio station opens for the indigenous peoples of Panama.
24
MAY
10am

Amps revealed in data leak

Thousands of police files show harsh treatment of minorities in Xinjiang. Also: Russia's opposition leader condemns Putin, Airbnb announces it will leave China over its zero-covid policy, and smuggled kangaroos turn up in India.
23
MAY
7pm

Ams Putin’s invasion

The Geneva-based envoy, Boris Bondarev, expressed his shame and revulsion at the attack on Ukraine. Also: pictures emerge of the British prime minister raising his glass at a leaving do during a Covid lockdown; tributes to the Parisian street artist known as Miss Tic; and we ask how good are apps at helping us learn new languages.
22
MAY
7pm

Baby formula shortage: help arrives in the US

A plane carrying 35,000 kilos of infant formula to ease critical shortage has landed. Also: a colonel in Iran's Revolutionary Guard has been assassinated, and Kurt Cobain's iconic Fender Mustang guitar sells for $4.5m.

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