Global News Podcast

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The day’s top stories from BBC News. Delivered twice a day on weekdays, daily at weekends

President Biden delivers his first address to a joint session of the US Congress. He outlined massive spending packages to create green jobs and ensure all children had access to a good education. Also: hospitals in India are overwhelmed as Covid-19 pandemic continues, and the Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins dies aged 90.

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