BBC News - World 23 March 2018

France hostage crisis: Police shoot supermarket gunman

Armed police shoot a hostage-taker after storming a supermarket in southern France town of Trèbes.

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Trump threatens to veto $1.3tn spending bill passed by Congress

He cited a lack of immigration measures in the bill, which was passed to avert a government shutdown.

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Reddit: Guns, beer and tobacco transactions now banned

At least 38 communities have been banned as Reddit distances itself from transactions of illicit goods.

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Karen McDougal: Trump 'tried to pay ex-playboy model for sex'

Karen McDougal says she had a 10-month affair with Donald Trump in 2006.

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Markets edgy on US-China trade war fears

Stock markets in Asia see big losses as China says it is "not afraid" of a trade war with the US.

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Stephon Clark: Protests over police shooting shut NBA arena

Police shot dead Stephon Clark, who was holding an object that turned out to be a phone.

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Poland abortion: Protests against bill imposing new limits

Thousands of people are expected to protest against plans to further tighten the abortion laws.

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Russian spy: EU recalls Russia ambassador after nerve agent attack

Leaders agree it was "highly likely" that Russia was responsible for a nerve agent attack in Salisbury.

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Spanish police break up Nigerian sex trafficking gang

Thirty-nine Nigerian women are rescued after being found living in "squalid conditions in caves".

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Trade wars, Trump tariffs and protectionism explained

Tariffs and protectionism - what do President Trump's new policies mean and what will they do?

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John Bolton: Five things new Trump security adviser believes

The new US National Security Adviser is a confrontational advocate for the use of American power.

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