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BBC news

2017-06-30

BBC News with David Austin.

The Crown Prosecution Service in Britain has announced it has enough evidence to charge six people in connection with the Hillsborough disaster of 1989, including charges of manslaughter by gross negligence against the police match commander. 96 people died during the crush at the FA Cup match between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest in Sheffield.

The Venezuelan military has been placed on alert after the Supreme Court was attacked with guns and grenades from a helicopter. President Nicolas Maduro, appeared on state TV, denouncing it as an act of terrorism and promising to capture those responsible. However, a number of Mr. Maduro's opponents have accused him of masterminding a hoax.

A painless skin patch that delivers the flu vaccine has passed important safety tests for humans. The patch contains a hundred hairlike needles which penetrate the skin and then dissolve. Researchers in the United States who conducted the trial described the micro-needle patch as a game-changer.

Talks to find a solution for the divided island of Cyprus are underway in Switzerland, with the U.N.'s Special Adviser, Espen Barth Eide, acknowledging that some people think it would be the last chance. The main sticking point is the continued presence of Turkish troops.

The Japanese tech corporation, Toshiba, has announced it's filing a one-billion-dollar lawsuit against its joint venture partner, Western Digital Corporation. It accuses the company of interference in its efforts to sell its memory chip division.

For a second day, companies and institutions have been reporting computer system infections by a cyber attack that's been spreading around the world. France's biggest bank, BNP Paribas, said that its real estate subsidiary had been hit.

And a metro service in a southern Indian city of Cochin has stepped in to provide accommodation for 23 transgender women that it employed.

Those are the latest stories from BBC News.




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