1. Silvio Berlusconi's death leaves 'huge void', allies say
- Silvio Berlusconi, the Italian former PM who bounced back from sex scandals and corruption cases, has died aged 86.
- He died at the San Raffaele hospital in Milan. In April, he was treated for a lung infection linked to leukaemia.
- Berlusconi's death leaves a "huge void", Italy's defence minister said. A flamboyant billionaire media tycoon, he first came to political office in 1994.
- He led four governments until 2011, becoming the longest-serving prime minister in post-war Italy.

2. Ukraine counter-offensive: Kyiv says it has liberated villages in Donetsk region
- Ukraine says it has liberated four villages in the south-east of the country in the first victories of its much-anticipated counter-offensive.
- Officials reported on Monday that "the national flag is once again waving" over Storozhove, in the Donetsk region.
- Reports and footage from the weekend show similar scenes in the neighbouring settlements of Blagodatne and Neskuchne, as well as nearby Makarivka.

3. Hunter Valley: Ten people killed in wedding bus crash in Australia
- At least 10 people have died and 15 others are in hospital after a wedding bus crashed in an Australian wine region north of Sydney.
- The passengers were returning from a wedding at a winery on Sunday night in the Hunter Valley when their coach overturned near the town of Greta.
- Police have charged the 58-year-old bus driver with 10 counts of dangerous driving which resulted in death.
1. Silvio Berlusconi's death leaves 'huge void', allies say
- Silvio Berlusconi, the Italian former PM who bounced back from sex scandals and corruption cases, has died aged 86.
- He died at the San Raffaele hospital in Milan. In April, he was treated for a lung infection linked to leukaemia.
- Berlusconi's death leaves a "huge void", Italy's defence minister said. A flamboyant billionaire media tycoon, he first came to political office in 1994.
- He led four governments until 2011, becoming the longest-serving prime minister in post-war Italy.

2. Ukraine counter-offensive: Kyiv says it has liberated villages in Donetsk region
- Ukraine says it has liberated four villages in the south-east of the country in the first victories of its much-anticipated counter-offensive.
- Officials reported on Monday that "the national flag is once again waving" over Storozhove, in the Donetsk region.
- Reports and footage from the weekend show similar scenes in the neighbouring settlements of Blagodatne and Neskuchne, as well as nearby Makarivka.

3. Hunter Valley: Ten people killed in wedding bus crash in Australia
- At least 10 people have died and 15 others are in hospital after a wedding bus crashed in an Australian wine region north of Sydney.
- The passengers were returning from a wedding at a winery on Sunday night in the Hunter Valley when their coach overturned near the town of Greta.
- Police have charged the 58-year-old bus driver with 10 counts of dangerous driving which resulted in death.

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