BBC News - Home 7 April 2018

Syria war: Scores dead in Syria gas attack, rescuers and medics say

Graphic pictures apparently showing bodies in basements emerge from rebel-held Douma.

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Lula: Former Brazilian president surrenders to police

The former Brazilian president hands himself in to begin a jail term for corruption.

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The migrant caravan from Central America travelling north

The group of Central American migrants has been travelling through Mexico for two weeks now. Some hope to arrive in the US.

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Canada hockey team crash: 'Entire country in shock' at tragedy

At least 15 people were killed in the collision between a bus and a lorry in Saskatchewan.

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Two killed in Germany as van ploughs into crowd in Muenster

The driver shot himself after ploughing into people outside a restaurant in the city of Muenster.

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Trump Tower fire: Blaze breaks out at New York property

One civilian and three firefighters are reportedly injured, the New York Fire Department says.

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Russian spy: Embassy request is diversionary tactic, says UK

The UK calls Russia's response "unsatisfactory" after the Russian Embassy calls for a meeting.

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Israel to investigate killing of Palestinian journalist

The Palestinian reporter was wearing a press vest when he and eight others were fatally shot during clashes.

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Russell Crowe 'divorce auction': Memorabilia sold in Sydney

The actor clears out his "stuff", with his armour from Gladiator smashing expectations.

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Salman Khan, Bollywood superstar, bailed in poaching case

Salman Khan had been jailed just two days ago for five years for poaching rare antelope.

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Facebook suspends AIQ data firm used by Vote Leave in Brexit campaign

AIQ, which denies links to Cambridge Analytica, may have improperly received users' data, Facebook says.

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Vatican police arrest ex-diplomat over 'child pornography'

Monsignor Carlo Alberto Capella had been recalled from a US diplomatic post after allegations were made.

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Grass skirt in Vanuatu for 'high chief' Prince Charles

Prince Charles is declared honorary high chief in Vanuatu, taking the name of Mal Menaringmanu.

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Masters 2018: Patrick Reed leads Rory McIlroy by three into final round

American Patrick Reed holds a three-shot lead into the final round of the Masters at Augusta, with Rory McIlroy second after a round of 65.

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Egypt's problem with sexy cinema

Film director Hala Khalil says parts of her films have been removed as boundaries become tougher.

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India Down's syndrome pottery artist moulding his dreams

Doctors said Shaurya would not be able to live a normal life. He's now proving them wrong.

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ICYMI: A squirrel on wheels and a drone failure

The rodent given 'prosthetics' after losing both front paws – and other stories you might have missed.

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Mexico to Trump: Don't take your 'frustrations' out on us

President Peña Nieto tells his US counterpart not to take his 'frustrations' out on Mexico.

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'I paid $90,000 to free my family from IS'

Khalid Taalo Kheder al-Ali has spent much of the last four years buying back members of his family who were were captured by IS.

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Inside the White House Bible Study group

For the first time in at least 100 years, the US Cabinet has a Bible Study group. What do they learn?

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Singing as if you're straight... when you're gay

More and more artists are openly singing about the gay experience after years of warbling love songs aimed at the opposite sex.

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Obituary: Keith Murdoch, the disgraced All Black who disappeared

In 1972, Keith Murdoch's career ended in shame. His life afterwards was one mystery after another.

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How 'condom snorting' turned into a pro-gun argument

An exaggerated (and outdated) trend has been used to attack a group of young gun control activists online.

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How the crisis in the Gulf could spread to East Africa

The battle for influence between the rival powers in the Gulf crisis could tear apart Somalia and its neighbours in the Horn of Africa, writes the BBC's Mary Harper.

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Manchester City 2-3 Manchester United

Manchester United stage an incredible second-half comeback to beat Manchester City and delay their rivals' Premier League title celebrations.

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Sebastian Vettel on pole for Bahrain GP, Lewis Hamilton ninth

Lewis Hamilton starts only ninth for Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix as Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel takes pole position.

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Deontay Wilder: Time to make Anthony Joshua fight, says American

WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder says it is "time to make the fight" between him and WBA, IBF and WBO title holder Anthony Joshua.

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Cristiano Ronaldo scores bicycle kick in Real Madrid training

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo scores a repeat of his stunning Champions League bicycle kick against Juventus in a training session.

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Barcelona 3-1 Leganes

Lionel Messi scores a hat-trick as runaway leaders Barcelona equal the La Liga record with 38 games unbeaten with victory over Leganes.

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