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Almost 100 civilians have been killed in Sudan and hundreds more injured as clashes between rival military groups entered a third day. The conflict, which began in the capital Khartoum, is rooted in a power struggle between the country’s military leader General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan and his deputy Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo. Elon Musk’s SpaceX is due to launch the most powerful rocket ever developed. The unmanned, 400-ft-tall Starship spacecraft is scheduled to blast off from Texas at around 1pm and complete an almost-full orbit of the Earth, before performing a controlled descent into the Pacific. Watch it here. The Brecon Beacons are being renamed because the word “beacon” is considered out of step with the fight against climate change. The national park will now be known by its original Welsh name, Bannau Brycheiniog (pronounced “ban-aye bruch-ay-nee-og”).