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Elon Musk: Twitter boss reclaims title of world's richest person 1 Jun 2023, 9:15 pm

It comes after shares in his electric car company Tesla have almost doubled since the start of the year.

US President Joe Biden trips and falls at Colorado event 1 Jun 2023, 9:03 pm

A White House official said Mr Biden, 80, had tripped over a sandbag on stage but is feeling "fine".

Itamar Ben-Gvir: Israel minister jeered as thousands attend Jerusalem Pride march 1 Jun 2023, 7:19 pm

The Jerusalem event was the first since the election of a hardline government with homophobic ministers.

France influencers: Jail threat for those found flouting new ad laws 1 Jun 2023, 7:16 pm

France's new rules ban or restrict certain commercial practices by online personalities.

Nova Scotia battles its largest wildfire on record 1 Jun 2023, 7:02 pm

The Canadian fires have had a wide impact, with air quality warnings issued in the US northeast.

England v Ireland: Stuart Broad takes five as hosts dominate at Lord's 1 Jun 2023, 6:06 pm

Stuart Broad presses his case for inclusion in the first Ashes Test by taking five wickets as England dominate Ireland on the first of the four-day Test at Lord's.

French Open: Jessica Pegula column on getting food poisoning in Paris & travelling around Europe 1 Jun 2023, 5:56 pm

American Jessica Pegula, seeded third in the French Open singles, is the latest leading WTA Tour player to feature in a BBC Sport column.

Sudan conflict: Rockets hit Khartoum market as talks collapse 1 Jun 2023, 5:07 pm

It caused the most civilian casualties in a single incident in the capital since the war began.

Watch: BBC puts rape and exploitation claims to Andrew Tate 1 Jun 2023, 4:15 pm

The social media influencer is pressed on his controversial views in a combative BBC interview.

Andrew Tate BBC interview: Influencer challenged on misogyny and rape allegations 1 Jun 2023, 4:02 pm

This is the influencer's first TV interview with a major broadcaster while under house arrest.

Belgorod: Russia blames Ukraine for shelling inside border 1 Jun 2023, 3:41 pm

The defence ministry claims it has also thwarted attempts by Kyiv to "invade" the Belgorod region.

FA Cup final predictions Chris Sutton v Noel Gallagher and Tom Grennan 1 Jun 2023, 1:55 pm

BBC Sport football expert Chris Sutton takes on Manchester City fan Noel Gallagher and Manchester United supporter Tom Grennan for Saturday's all-Manchester FA Cup final.

Taylor Swift fans report 'amnesia' following Eras show 1 Jun 2023, 1:54 pm

Psychologists say emotions and time may be behind the perfectly normal phenomenon.

Ange Postecoglou: Celtic boss says Spurs' interest 'doesn't register' 1 Jun 2023, 1:39 pm

Celtic manager Ange Postecoglou says reported interest from Tottenham "doesn't register" with him as he prepares for the Scottish Cup final.

Lionel Messi: PSG manager Christophe Galtier confirms forward's departure 1 Jun 2023, 12:50 pm

Paris St-Germain manager Christophe Galtier says forward Lionel Messi will play his final game for the club against Clermont on Saturday.

Jasmine Hartin: Socialite spared jail after killing Belize police chief 1 Jun 2023, 12:17 pm

Jasmine Hartin pleaded guilty in April to manslaughter of a police chief in Belize with his own gun.

Kosovo: Nato ready to send more troops after unrest 1 Jun 2023, 12:16 pm

Pristina and Belgrade trade blame after ethnic Albanian mayors were elected in ethnic Serb areas.

Emma Raducanu: Former US Open Champion splits with fifth coach in less than two years 1 Jun 2023, 11:32 am

Former US Open champion Emma Raducanu splits with coach Sebastian Sachs, her fifth coach in less than two years.

Kim Cattrall to appear in And Just Like That series finale 1 Jun 2023, 11:05 am

Samantha Jones was noticeably absent from the first series of the hit drama's spin-off show.

US actor Danny Masterson found guilty on two rape counts 1 Jun 2023, 11:05 am

Three women said the actor sexually assaulted them at his Hollywood home between 2001-03.

Madeleine McCann: German police say objects analysed after Portugal search 1 Jun 2023, 10:24 am

Officials say it is not clear if items found at a reservoir in Portugal are linked to the missing Briton.

Ben Roberts-Smith: Top Australian soldier loses war crimes defamation case 1 Jun 2023, 10:08 am

Ben Roberts-Smith had sued newspapers over allegations he killed unarmed prisoners in Afghanistan.

NBA Finals 2023: Denver Nuggets v Miami Heat - five things to look for as history beckons 1 Jun 2023, 6:51 am

History beckons for Nikola Jokic and Jimmy Butler as the Denver Nuggets and Miami Heat prepare to meet for the 2023 NBA title.

Aras Amiri highlights jailed Iran environmentalists' plight 1 Jun 2023, 3:59 am

A former prisoner held for years in the same jail as the group tells the BBC of their plight.

Five revelations from Nasa's public UFO meeting 1 Jun 2023, 3:06 am

Some sightings turn out to be wayward Bart Simpson balloons. Others remain a mystery.

Nigeria's fuel subsidy: How the new president has shocked the nation 1 Jun 2023, 12:12 am

Bola Tinubu has picked his first big fight with trade unions by deciding to scrap fuel subsidies.

The untold tale of America's first spelling bee victor 1 Jun 2023, 12:09 am

Marie Bolden, a black teenager, won the first US spelling bee in 1908. Her win was eclipsed by racism.

US carpenter helps rebuild Notre Dame Cathedral 1 Jun 2023, 12:02 am

Peter Henrikson uses medieval techniques to create the new roof for the fire-ravaged structure.

Warhammer: Royal Mail issues stamps to mark game's 40th anniversary 31 May 2023, 11:32 pm

Warhammer is a fantasy theme game, described as "a British institution and a global success".

FA Cup: The girl in the Gang - being Wimbledon's physio at 1988 final 31 May 2023, 11:01 pm

Caroline Brouwer spent more than a decade at the heart of one of the most celebrated and notorious dressing rooms in English football, after unknowingly signing up to Wimbledon's 'Crazy Gang'.

AI: War crimes evidence erased by social media platforms 31 May 2023, 11:01 pm

Footage of potential human rights abuses may be lost after platforms delete it, the BBC has found.

Wrestlers' protest: The fake smiles of India's detained sporting stars 31 May 2023, 9:12 pm

Indian wrestlers protesting against sexual harassment have been targeted by an artificially generated image.

Every Canadian cigarette will soon carry a health warning 31 May 2023, 7:18 pm

Canada will be the first country to have warning labels on the tipping paper of individual cigarettes.

Bodycam footage shows car launching off tow truck's ramp on Georgia highway 31 May 2023, 3:53 pm

The driver launched the car through the air before crash landing onto another car on the road.

Ukraine war: Dashcam captures moment missile debris falls onto Kyiv road 31 May 2023, 1:31 pm

The incident happened on 29 May during a rare daytime attack on the city, no one was injured.

What do we know about drone attacks in Russia? 31 May 2023, 12:25 pm

Russia says Ukraine has launched a series of drone strikes on its territory, including on Moscow this week.

North Korean satellite wakes up and worries Seoul 31 May 2023, 9:11 am

It comes as North Korea attempted to launch a satellite, but a fault caused it to crash into the sea.

Shetland castle on sale for £30,000 but needs £12m upgrade 31 May 2023, 6:43 am

There is an appeal for a "philanthropic entrepreneur" to take on Brough Lodge in Shetland.

Ukraine war: The mothers going to get their children back from Russia 31 May 2023, 3:59 am

Russia is taking Ukrainian children. Their mothers are travelling into enemy territory to save them.

Manhattanhenge: New Yorkers gather for city spectacle 31 May 2023, 3:01 am

The phenomenon drew locals and tourists alike to capture the perfect photo on Monday and Tuesday evening.

Navigating the two sides of Somalia's capital Mogadishu 31 May 2023, 12:22 am

Journalist Soraya Ali travels to Somalia to see if it really is how her mother remembers it.

Chinese fighter jet buzzed US military plane, says Pentagon 30 May 2023, 11:20 pm

A Chinese fighter jet performed an "aggressive manoeuvre" in front of a US Air Force plane, says the US.

Using pig fat as green jet fuel will hurt planet, experts warn 30 May 2023, 11:09 pm

Animal by-products being used for aviation fuel could increase demand for palm oil, experts fear.

Bear walks into bakery and eats 60 cupcakes 30 May 2023, 10:46 pm

Workers at Taste by Spellbound in Connecticut were shocked when they spotted the uninvited customer.

Myanmar coup: The soldiers refusing to fight 30 May 2023, 9:22 pm

Despite Russia's help, the Myanmar military is still failing to control the country and its soldiers are defecting.

Could a US debt default unleash global chaos? 19 May 2023, 4:12 pm

The BBC examines four ways you could be affected if the US fails to reach a deal on its debt.

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