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Tourist-unfriendly' India dim England's 'Bazball' aura
India have remained test cricket's most tourist-unfriendly destination for over a decade and even England's gung-ho 'Bazball' approach could not change that reality. 
© 2024 RadioNZ 5:15am 

Young Kiwi driver chasing his dream in the USA
Teenager Liam Sceats is the latest in an ever growing list of New Zealand drivers making their name on the world stage. 
© 2024 RadioNZ 4:55am 

-Mistral AI releases new model to rival GPT-4 and its own chat assistant

Tributes paid to Once Upon a Time star Gauthier
The actor "always gave it his all when the camera was rolling", a colleague says. 
© 2024 BBCWorld 3:25am 

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-Sunak Tries to Contain Tory Islamophobia Row After MP Suspended
-UK intelligence says Russia will continue to weaponise energy
-A French journalist has been detained in Ethiopia, his publisher says
-Israeli army says many dead as military operation in Gaza continues
-Navalny was to be swapped on eve of his death – Navalny's associates
-Polish farmers keep blocking border: Over 2,000 lorries are in queues
-Russian shelling of Zaporizhzhia Oblast village injures 2
-Navalny was on the verge of being freed in a high-stakes deal with Putin when he suddenly died, his staffers claim

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-A longtime Russia ally suspended participation in Putin's NATO rival after calling it ineffective

Mary Poppins film age rating raised over language
The classic film is changed from a U to a PG rating because it features "discriminatory language". 
© 2024 BBCWorld 3:05am 

Sutton's FA Cup predictions v Kaiser Chiefs bassist Rix
BBC Sport football expert Chris Sutton takes on Kaiser Chiefs bassist & Leeds fan Simon Rix to make predictions for this week's FA Cup fifth-round ties. 
© 2024 BBCWorld 2:25am 

India hold off England fightback to win series
England threaten to pull off a famous victory only for India to seal the series with a five-wicket win on the fourth day of the fourth Test in Ranchi. 
© 2024 BBCWorld 2:25am 

Everton punishment reduced to six points
Everton's punishment for breaching Premier League financial rules is reduced from 10 points to six after an appeal. 
© 2024 BBCWorld 2:25am 

Incident Room
Smitha Mundasad explores why there is a measles outbreak across the UK. 
© 2024 BBCWorld 2:25am 

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Everton punishment reduced to six points
Everton have had their points deduction for a breach of the Premier League's profitability and sustainability rules reduced to six points from 10 after an appeal. 
© 2024 RadioNZ 5:15am 

-Intuitive Machines shares descend fast after the CEO says the moon lander is on its side
-KKR Nears $4 Billion Deal for Broadcom Unit
-Google aims to relaunch Gemini AI image tool in a few weeks
-Sideways moon landing cuts mission short, private US lunar lander will cease operations Tuesday

Charlotte Church defends using pro-Palestinian chant
The Welsh singer addresses backlash over From the River to the Sea rendition at a fundraiser gig. 
© 2024 BBCWorld 3:16am 

-Commander-in-Chief Syrskyi discusses enhanced defence measures against drones and guided bombs on the frontline – video
-Polish hauliers plan to resume protests on border with Ukraine later this week
-Media: Polish carriers plan to rejoin protests at Ukraine's border on March 1
-Spiegel: Germany in talks to persuade India to sell aid to Ukraine
-Lula Pulls Off Rare Trick Twice, Wooing Wall Street and the Poor
-Russia wants to imprison the co-chair of Nobel-winning rights group over criticism of war in Ukraine
-Fire at German asylum-seeker accommodation extinguished
-Russians bring troops to Kupiansk, Ukraine's Armed Forces occupy powerful fortifications – military spokesman
-UK leader Sunak criticizes lawmaker’s attack on London’s mayor and denies his party is anti-Muslim
-German Climate Minister Habeck wants sub-seabed storage of CO2
-Germany's Scholz says Putin's regime killed Navalny
-Greece approves military participation in EU Red Sea mission
-Child may have caused fire at German asylum-seeker accommodation
-UN Human Rights Council meets in times of 'seismic global shocks'
-Uzbek court sentences 23 over contaminated cough syrup deaths
-Nigeria’s ‘hardship’ economy in four charts

'A welcome weekend of smiles for the game of golf'
Amid the rubble of a dollar-laden but fractured sport, we can still unearth storylines that remind us why golf is special to so many, writes Iain Carter. 
© 2024 BBCWorld 2:25am 

'To be told at 18 you've got cancer was very scary'
As non-league Maidstone United's FA Cup heroes prepare to face Coventry City, midfielder Sam Bone opens up on being diagnosed with testicular cancer at the age of 18. 
© 2024 BBCWorld 2:25am 

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No suspicious circumstances in burning body death
The man was found on a football pitch in Lanarkshire on Saturday morning. 
© 2024 BBCWorld 2:25am 

Jarlath Burns against further GAA Casement funding
The new GAA president says the UK government should provide the rest of the money for the stadium. 
© 2024 BBCWorld 2:25am 

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