BBC News - Home 7 March 2018

US juice and peanut butter face new EU tax

More products are added to a list facing new EU import tariffs in a tit-for-tat row with the US.

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Trump economic adviser Gary Cohn to quit

Gary Cohn was said to be angered by Donald Trump's plans for tariffs on steel and aluminium imports.

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Coca-Cola to make its first alcoholic drink

The US giant's first alcoholic product in its 125-year history will be an alcopop-style drink in Japan.

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'More known' about Russia spy substance

Police appeal for help from the public, as Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia remain critically ill.

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S Korean envoys 'to take message from Kim to US'

Senior officials are to visit the US this week to discuss their meeting with N Korea's Kim Jong-un.

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Russian spies and enemies of the state

Ex-spy Sergei Skripal is one of a number of high profile Russians to have been targeted on foreign soil.

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Mississippi lawmakers approve earliest US abortion ban

Mississippi's state senate approves the earliest abortion ban in the US for pregnant women.

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Belgium sexism law: Man who insulted officer first to be convicted

A man who told a female police officer that her job did not suit women has been fined.

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Google tech used by Pentagon 'to analyse drone videos'

Search giant confirms its image recognition tech is being used, reportedly to analyse drone videos.

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Brexit means drifting apart but we don't want to build a wall - Tusk

Donald Tusk says the EU will be positive in talks with the UK, but Brexit means "drifting apart".

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Sri Lanka police and Buddhist rioters clash after emergency declared

The authorities are trying to stop violence by Buddhists targeting minority Muslims from spreading.

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Russia MP: 'I don't feel people up. Well, OK, just a little'

Farida Rustamova is the third journalist to accuse Duma deputy Leonid Slutsky of sexual harassment.

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PM to raise human rights concerns in Saudi crown prince visit

Theresa May will raise human rights concerns during trade talks with Mohammed bin Salman.

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Killed Salvadorean archbishop Romero to be made a saint

Archbishop Óscar Romero was shot dead while he celebrated Mass in El Salvador in 1980.

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Terminal illness led to Australia's first same-sex marriage

A dying woman and her partner were the first same-sex couple to legally marry, it is revealed.

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Japan volcano: Mount Shinmoedake spews ash

Spectacular explosions are recorded at a volcano which featured in a James Bond film.

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Jenson Button criticises claims that F1 too 'physical' for women

Jenson Button hits back at Carmen Jorda who says a "physical issue" is keeping women from Formula 1.

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Sergei Skripal and the 14 deaths under scrutiny

A suspected poisoning in Salisbury led to renewed attention on a string of deaths in the UK.

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Mother's Day: The Belgian nursery school ditching traditional celebrations

While many families in the UK are gearing up for Mother's Day, a school in Belgium says it will no longer be celebrating it.

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Six Nations 2018: Wales coach Warren Gatland makes 10 changes for Italy

Wales head coach Warren Gatland makes 10 changes for Sunday's Six Nations game against Italy.

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Six Nations: Blair Kinghorn makes his first start for Scotland against Ireland

Blair Kinghorn is handed his first Scotland start as winger Tommy Seymour misses out against Ireland in the Six Nations through injury.

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South African triathlete Mhlengi Gwala in hospital after attack with saw

South African triathlete Mhlengi Gwala is reportedly attacked while training by three men attempting to cut off his legs with a saw.

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