BBC News - Home 27 February 2018

Syria war: Shelling and strikes despite Eastern Ghouta 'pause'

It is unclear whether any civilians left during the first daily five-hour truce in the Eastern Ghouta.

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Sridevi Kapoor: 'Case closed' in Bollywood star's death

Dubai police release the body of Sridevi Kapoor to her family, saying investigations are over.

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UK weather: Heavy snow causes UK-wide disruption

Police warn of hazardous road conditions as officers deal with a number of serious crashes.

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Florida school shooting: Officer Scot Peterson defends actions

Scot Peterson was branded a coward by President Trump for not confronting a school gunman.

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Chancellor Merkel enters 'Germans only' food bank furore

The German leader criticises a charity's decision to bar foreigners from handouts.

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German village decides to keep 'Hitler bell' as a memorial

The controversial bell, embossed with a swastika and Adolf Hitler's name, will be kept as a memorial.

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Simon Thomas to son: 'I'm afraid mummy’s died'

Sky Sports anchor Simon Thomas says telling his son about his wife’s death was "horrendous".

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Facebook Live murder: North Carolina man arrested

Prentis Robinson had just left a police station when he was fatally shot on Facebook Live.

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Diesel ban approved for German cities to cut pollution

German cities will be able to ban older, more polluting vehicles from some areas in a landmark ruling.

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Huawei: US scared we are too competitive

Huawei says the US wants to keep the Chinese firm out of the country because it is "too strong".

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Top Australian police officer quits over 'racist' comments

One of Australia's top police officers resigns after reportedly posting racist comments online.

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Papua New Guinea earthquake: At least 14 killed amid landslides

A 7.5-magnitude quake destroys buildings and causes mudslides in a remote region of Papua New Guinea.

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Trudeau's youngest son stole the show in India

You know when you're a kid and your parents keep making you pose for holiday photos? Well that's what Hadrien Trudeau's been having to do all week.

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Melania Trump mocked for 'positive social media' speech

US First Lady Melania Trump has been mocked online for her speech about 'positive' social media habits

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China Anbang crackdown: Who might be next?

After Beijing moved on the insurance and financial giant, others are likely to be worried.

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Dario Gradi: Ex-employee claims Crewe asked him to wipe pornography from then-manager's computer

A former Crewe Alexandra employee claims he was asked by a senior club official to wipe pornography off the computer of then-manager Dario Gradi in 2001, the BBC has learned.

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Neymar: Paris St-Germain's injured forward could still face Real Madrid

Paris St-Germain forward Neymar has a "small chance" of playing in next Tuesday's Champions League last-16 second-leg tie against Real Madrid.

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New Zealand v England: Mark Wood trains before second ODI

England's Mark Wood trains before the second one-day international against New Zealand after missing the first ODI with an ankle injury.

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Soccer Aid: Usain Bolt joins celeb football match at Old Trafford

The Olympic sprinter will take on Robbie Williams's England team in the Soccer Aid charity match in June.

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European Tour: GolfSixes to have men's, women's and mixed teams for first time

Thomas Bjorn and Catriona Matthew will play in a mixed team in the European Tour's GolfSixes in May, which will also include all-female sides.

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