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More than 30 dead in Delhi factory fire

More than 30 people killed in fire at factory in Indian capital Delhi This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the page for the fullest version. You can receive Breaking News on a smartphone or tab…

Vienna opera house stages first opera by woman

Image copyrightWiener Staatsoper/Michael PöhnImage caption Kate Lindsey will play the title role of Orlando For the first time in its 150-year history, the Vienna State Opera is staging an opera by a woman. Austrian composer Olga Neuwirth has written a ne…

Parties in final campaign push as election nears

The main political party leaders are continuing to push their election pledges to voters, as the campaign enters its final few days. Conservative leader Boris Johnson says in a open letter that Thursday’s poll is “historic” and a choice to “move forwards” af…

House report builds case for Trump impeachment

Media captionHow US law professors teach impeachment House Democrats have laid out the constitutional grounds for their case to impeach President Donald Trump, as the process gathers pace. A report by the judiciary committee setting out the legal and histor…

Africa-focused evangelist Reinhard Bonnke dies

Image copyrightAFP/Getty ImagesImage caption Reinhard Bonnke was best known for his missionary work across Africa German evangelist Reinhard Bonnke, who drew huge crowds in Africa over decades of preaching, has died aged 79. “He passed away peacefully, su…