BBC News - Home 5 April 2018

Russian spy poisoning: Yulia Skripal 'getting stronger daily'

The daughter of ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal makes her first statement since being poisoned.

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Google should not be in business of war, say employees

Google employees have sent an open letter protesting at a Pentagon artificial intelligence project.

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Bollywood star Salman Khan gets five years in jail for poaching

Salman Khan is jailed after he was convicted of poaching rare antelope in 1998, but can appeal.

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HSBC leaks: Spain holds Swiss bank whistleblower Falciani

The French IT specialist Hervé Falciani said his aim was to expose tax evasion in Switzerland.

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Johnny Valiant killed: WWE Hall of Famer killed by truck

The 71-year-old Hall of Fame performer is hit while crossing a road in his Pennsylvania home town.

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Turkey university gunman kills four in Eskisehir

A researcher shot teaching staff in Eskisehir in the north-west of the country, Turkish media says.

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Saudi cinema screens reopen on 18 April 'with Black Panther'

The first cinema since the 1970s will open in Riyadh on 18 April - reportedly showing Black Panther.

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Japan women ordered from sumo ring during first aid

They went to help a man who had collapsed - but were ordered to leave as women seen as "impure".

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Catalonia: Ex-police chief Trapero charged with sedition

The ex-Catalonia police chief failed to try to stop last year's independence referendum, a judge says.

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Final gender pay gap figures revealed

More than 10,000 companies publish gender pay gap data ahead of Wednesday's midnight deadline.

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Sierra Leone election: Julius Maada Bio fast-tracks presidential oath in a hotel

Former military ruler Julius Maada Bio is the winner of the run-off presidential election.

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Israel Folau: Rugby player criticised for anti-gay post

Rugby Australia says it does not agree with Israel Folau after he ignited a homophobia row.

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Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games: Best pictures of the opening day

A look at some of the most colourful and emotionally charged images from the first day of competition.

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'My private classic car collection is Europe's largest'

Businessman Rodger Dudding started his "hobby" of collecting cars 30 years ago.

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The names and faces of those killed in London

By the start of April 2018, 52 people had been killed in London. These are the victims.

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Manchester City team bus attack: Manuel Estiarte films from inside coach arriving at Anfield

Video footage from inside Manchester City's team bus as it is attacked by some Liverpool fans on arrival at Anfield.

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Man City team bus attack: Police ask for footage

Merseyside Police ask people to send footage of Manchester City's team bus being attacked as Uefa open disciplinary proceedings against Liverpool.

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Rafael Nadal: Davis Cup return for Spain star against Germany

World number one Rafael Nadal will play his first match since January on Friday in Spain's Davis Cup quarter-final.

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Bahrain Grand Prix: McLaren's Fernando Alonso says the next two months 'crucial'

Fernando Alonso says the next two months will be "crucial" for his McLaren team's ambition to compete for podium positions this season.

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