BBC News - Home 23 February 2018

Florida school shooting: Armed officer 'did not confront killer'

An armed deputy stood outside the building as the Florida shooting took place, officials say.

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Armed teacher's fear? 'Missing and hitting a student'

Karl Donnelson from Colorado is armed and says he's ready to fire if an incident occurs in his school.

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US to impose 'largest' N Korea sanctions

Donald Trump says the US will impose the "largest ever" set of new sanctions against North Korea.

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Syria war: Ghouta pounded as UN tussles over ceasefire

France warns failure could sound the UN's death knell, as a rebel enclave continues to be bombarded.

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Kylie Jenner 'sooo over' Snapchat - and shares tumble

Shares in Snapchat's owner sink after the reality TV star tweets her criticism of the messaging app.

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Barnaby Joyce: Australia's Scandal-hit deputy PM to resign

The political row that engulfed Barnaby Joyce began with an affair with a former staffer.

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Barbara Alston: Singer with 1960s girl group The Crystals dies at 74

She recorded hits like Da Doo Ron Ron and He Hit Me with Phil Spector in the 1960s.

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Trump says violent video games 'shape' young minds

The president said violence in video games had a big influence on how youths view the world

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Zurich shooting: Two people shot dead near UBS branch in Swiss city

Two people are shot dead outside a branch of the UBS bank in the Swiss city of Zurich, police say.

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Jonathan Udall dies after Grand Canyon helicopter crash

Jonathan Udall had been in hospital since the crash in the Grand Canyon while on his honeymoon.

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Stephen Fry recovering from prostate cancer surgery

The presenter had surgery for prostate cancer and says "it all seemed to go pretty well".

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One French woman in eight has been raped, study says

Four million women have been raped once in their lives, a major survey of abuse in France suggests.

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Brexit: EU leaders clash over financial impact of UK's departure

Germany and France warn of impact on efforts to tackle terrorism as nations clash over funding.

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Stolen Degas painting Les Choristes found on a bus

The pastel artwork was taken more than eight years ago from the Musée Cantini in Marseille.

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Mixed-race Joan of Arc draws abuse from French far-right

The Orléans public prosecutor is investigating racist tweets about a teenager set to play the heroine.

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Children 'forced to watch rape' in South Sudan

UN investigators say they have evidence that 40 senior officials could be responsible for war crimes.

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Barnaby's battles: Australia's political showman

From Johnny Depp's dogs to dual citizenship, the Australian politician has seen his fair share of battles.

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Kenya elephants: Operation to move big beasts begins

Wildlife officials in Kenya are relocating the beasts to get them away from a farming region.

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Trudeau in India: The Canadian PM meets Modi after diplomatic dance

Narendra Modi meets his Canadian counterpart nearly a week after arriving in India.

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'Stoned in the street' - life of Afghan women footballers

Afghanistan women's coach Kelly Lindsey tells the BBC about the "unique" nature of a job which means all matches and training camps are held overseas.

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The trouble knowing how much screen time is 'too much'

Concerns about time spent online are widespread, but knowing how much is 'healthy' is difficult.

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The low-cost mini satellites bringing mobile to the world

Billions of people still have no access to mobile services, but nano-satellites could change this.

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Europa League: Arsenal to play AC Milan in last 16

Arsenal will play seven-time European champions AC Milan of Italy in the Europa League last 16.

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Winter Olympics: Great Britain's women curlers lose 10-5 to Sweden in semi-finals

Great Britain's women curlers lose to Sweden in the Winter Olympic semi-finals and will play for Japan a bronze medal on Saturday.

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Mohamed Salah: Liverpool Premier League title win is my dream

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah talks to Football Focus about title ambitions, inspiring a nation and why there is more to come from him.

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McLaren: New colour and engine for 2018 F1 season

McLaren reveal the car they hope will return them to at least relative competitiveness in the 2018 season.

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Canada denied curling medal for first time

Canada miss out on a men's curling medal at the Winter Olympics for the first time as they lose the bronze-medal match to Switzerland.

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Skater, 15, wins Russia's first gold

Alina Zagitova wins Olympic athletes from Russia's first gold medal of the 2018 Winter Olympics in the women's single figure skating.

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Winter Olympics 2018: Ivanka Trump arrives for closing ceremony

The first daughter is leading a US delegation to the closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics.

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Winter Olympics: Second Russian athlete tests positive for doping

A second Russian athlete competing at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang tests positive for a banned substance.

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Kim Yong-chol: North Korea's controversial Olympics delegate

General Kim Yong-chol was accused of masterminding deadly attacks on the South.

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