BBC News - Home 1 April 2018

Pope Easter message urges ‘end to Syria carnage’

He spoke of a people "worn down by an apparently endless war" in an Easter message urging peace.

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South Korea's K-pop superstars perform in North

Some of the biggest names in K-pop perform in Pyongyang, amid thawing diplomatic relations.

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Russia Kemerovo fire: Aman Tuleyev quits as governor

Aman Tuleyev said resigning was "the only true decision" following the disaster that killed 60 people.

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Tiangong-1: China space lab's return approaches

The defunct station is hurtling towards Earth but chances of it falling into your garden are slim.

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Alvarado v Alvarado: Costa Rica's election explained

Same-sex marriage is one of the main issues in a neck-and-neck contest for the presidency.

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Anthony Joshua v Deontay Wilder: Unification fight talks 'could start next week'

Negotiations for a world heavyweight title unification fight between Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder could start next week, says promoter Barry Hearn.

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Child burial fees waived in England

It follows a campaign by an MP who was forced into debt when she had to bury her eight-year-old.

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April Fool's Day: 10 stories that look like pranks but aren't

It is even harder to decipher the fake news from the facts on April Fool's Day.

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Parents fool children with Easter 'treats'

Brussels sprouts disguised as chocolates are dished out as Easter Sunday falls on April Fool's Day

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In pictures: Christians celebrate Easter around the world

Pictures from around the world capture Christians celebrating Easter, their holiest time of year.

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Commonwealth Games: Chad le Clos & Elaine Thompson among global ones-to-watch

Swimmers Chad le Clos and Emma McKeon and sprinter Elaine Thompson are among the global names to follow at the Commonwealth Games.

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic - Best bits from match-winner Zlatan's LA Galaxy news conference

Zlatan Ibrahimovic talks Benjamin Button, chicken skin and 'giving the fans Zlatan' in a remarkable news conference, after scoring two goals to seal a 4-3 victory for his new side LA Galaxy.

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Fans in Russia stay silent in tribute to victims of Kemerovo fire

Football fans in Russia stay silent during the first half of matches in tribute to victims of a fire at a shopping and entertainment complex.

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