BBC News - Home 6 April 2018

Russian spy poisoning: Sergei Skripal 'improving rapidly'

Russian Sergei Skripal is no longer in a critical condition, doctors say, after nerve agent poisoning.

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Trump threatens further $100bn in tariffs against China

But China says it will "pay any price" to protect its interests in the escalating trade stand-off.

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UFC fighter McGregor charged with assault

Mixed martial arts fighter Conor McGregor is charged by New York police with assault and criminal mischief following an incident at a UFC media day.

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Henry and Baloo: Dog and cat travel companions gain cult following

Henry and Baloo's unlikely friendship captures hearts as the couple gain a large cult following.

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US punishes 24 Russians over worldwide 'malign activity'

The US sanctions Russian oligarchs, government officials and companies over "malicious" activity.

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Facebook halts medical data sharing plan

The social network was exploring whether it could use health records to improve patient care.

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US jobs growth slows in March

The US economy added fewer jobs than expected, with some analysts blaming the cold weather.

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South Africa ex-President Jacob Zuma charged with corruption

Jacob Zuma, who was forced from office in February, is accused of taking bribes in a 1990s arms deal.

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Brazil's Lula 'will not turn himself in to police'

The ex-Brazilian president will not surrender to police despite being told to by a judge, reports say.

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India man 'mummified and froze mother's body' for three years

He mummified and kept the body in a freezer for three years, possibly to access her pension, police say.

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Gaza-Israel border unrest erupts as Palestinians resume protests

Palestinian officials say one protester has been killed by Israeli forces and 80 others wounded.

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China sperm bank demands Communist Party loyalty from donors

Potential donors must be free of genetic or infectious diseases and of "sound ideological qualities".

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Park Geun-hye: South Korea's ex-leader jailed for 24 years for corruption

The verdict was broadcast live and represents the culmination of an explosive corruption scandal.

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Freed ex-Catalan leader calls for dialogue

Carles Puigdemont is released on bail in Germany, where he was held on a European arrest warrant.

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London violence: Tanesha in 'wrong place at the wrong time'

Hakeem Blake pays tribute to his sister Tanesha, 17, who was shot dead in Tottenham on Monday night.

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Antarctica: A journey to the edge of a frozen continent

A photojournalist's journey to the enchanting world of a frozen continent

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Jacob Zuma's supporters drown out corruption charges in South African song

Despite being charged with corruption, former South African President Jacob Zuma still has his loyal supporters.

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Watch: New footage shows extent of attack on Man City’s coach in Liverpool

"We've got four smashed windows, we need a new bus" - new footage shows extent of attack on Man City’s coach.

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Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool boss criticises fans who attacked Man City bus

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says a "few idiots killed everything" by attacking Manchester City's team bus at Anfield on Wednesday.

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F1: Daniel Ricciardo fastest for Red Bull in Bahrain

Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo beats Mercedes and Ferrari to set the fastest time in first practice at the Bahrain Grand Prix.

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