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Chelsea beat Saints to set up Man Utd final

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Goals from Olivier Giroud and Alvaro Morata help Chelsea beat Southampton to reach the FA Cup final against Manchester United.

Afghanistan: Kabul voter centre suicide attack kills 57

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The 57 dead include five children accompanying their parents registering to vote in Kabul.

Iran nuclear deal: Macron urges Trump to stick with 2015 accord

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The French leader says there are no other options for the nuclear deal, which Mr Trump opposes.

Britons killed in Saudi Arabia coach crash

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Four Britons on a pilgrimage died and 12 more were hurt when their coach crashed, a travel firm says.

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Champions Manchester City demolish struggling Swansea

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Manager Pep Guardiola says Manchester City's focus is on chasing records after they celebrate winning the league by thrashing Swansea


London Marathon 2018 hottest on record

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More than 40,000 runners took part in the 26.2-mile event amid temperatures of at least 24.1C (75.3F).

Naked gunman kills four in Nashville Waffle House

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The man bursts into a Nashville restaurant and opens fire before a customer wrests away his rifle.


Armenia unrest: Protesters rally after leader detained

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Thousands of anti-government protesters march through Yerevan after their leader is detained.


Arsenal put four past West Ham in dominant display

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Arsene Wenger's Arsenal farewell starts in the perfect manner as the Gunners score three goals in seven minutes to ease to victory against West Ham.

Man City hold defending champions Lyon in Champions League semi-final first leg

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Manchester City hold defending champions Lyon to a goalless draw in the first leg of their Women's Champions League semi-final.


Verne Troyer: Austin Powers star's film and TV moments


Verne Troyer, who also appeared in Harry Potter as well as Celebrity Big Brother, has died at the age of 49.

London Marathon: Kenyans Kipchoge and Cheruiyot celebrate double win

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Marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge win his third title, while Vivian Cheruiyot won the women's race.


Marathon: Mo Farah breaks British record

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Britain's Mo Farah finishes third at the London Marathon in a new British record as Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge wins for a third time.

Korean Air 'nut rage' sisters step down

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The airline boss's daughters have lost their tempers in separate incidents that hit the headlines.

Verne Troyer: Mini-Me Austin Powers actor dies aged 49

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The actor, who also appeared on a number of TV shows, was admitted to hospital earlier this month.


GB beaten by Japan in Fed Cup play-off - highlights & report

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Great Britain's wait to play in the Fed Cup World Group continues after they are beaten 3-2 by Japan in their promotion play-off.


Nicaragua reporter killed during Facebook Live amid unrest

Ángel Gahona is gunned down on Facebook Live while reporting on a wave of anti-government protests.


China dragon boat accident leaves 17 dead

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The accident during race practice on a river in China may have been caused by a strong current.


Nicaraguan authorities call for peace after deadly protests

President Ortega says he could review pension reforms, but business leaders refuse to join talks.


The Queen celebrates her 92nd birthday

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Shaggy, Kylie, Frank Skinner, and Ed Balls help Her Majesty celebrate at the Royal Albert Hall.

Saturday, Apr 21

Barbara Bush funeral: 1,500 pay tribute to former first lady

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President Trump did not join four ex-presidents at the former first lady's service in Texas.

First Titanic menu fetches $140,000

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A rare menu for the first meal aboard the Titanic, letters and a ticket went under the hammer.

Syria 'chemical' attack: Experts finally visit Douma site

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International experts make a much-delayed examination of the site of a suspected attack in Douma.

North Korea 'halts missile and nuclear tests', says Kim Jong-un

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's announcement is welcomed by the US, South Korea and China.

Friday, Apr 20

Frida Kahlo Barbie doll banned from shop shelves in Mexico

A court rules the artist's family, who said the doll was too light-coloured, own her image rights.

Comey memos detailing conversations of Trump meetings published

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Detailed notes by the former FBI director document sensitive conversations with the US president.

South Africa: Ramaphosa leaves Commonwealth summit to deal with protests

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Cyril Ramaphosa leaves the Commonwealth summit in London to deal with violent clashes at home.

K-foreign: The hidden Westerners in Korean drama

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South Koreans dominate the K-drama industry, but what if you're a foreigner trying to make it big?

Thursday, Apr 19

Cuba's Raúl Castro hands over power to Miguel Díaz-Canel

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For the first time in decades, Cuba has a leader who is not a Castro - but don't expect big changes.

Southwest Airlines engine explosion linked to prior accident

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Mid-air explosion that blew out a window was similar to a 2016 incident on a Southwest Airlines jet.

Trump 'will walk out' if North Korea talks not fruitful

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The US president and Japanese PM agree maximum pressure will be kept on North Korea.

Puerto Rico hit by first island-wide blackout since Hurricane Maria

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It is the first island-wide power outage since Hurricane Maria hit the US territory seven months ago.

Wednesday, Apr 18

Cuba nominates Castro replacement Miguel Díaz-Canel

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The communist state is set to confirm Miguel Díaz-Canel as its first leader who is not a Castro.

Syria 'chemical attack': Shooting delays OPCW visit to site

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It is unclear when chemical weapons experts will be able to start work after Tuesday's incident.

German mass raids target forced prostitution gang

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Police aim to break up a network that smuggled Thais into Germany and forced them into sex work.

Former US First Lady Barbara Bush dies at 92

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Mrs Bush, literacy campaigner and wife of George HW Bush, was 92.

Tuesday, Apr 17

France's Macron urges EU to shun nationalism

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France's leader warns of a "civil war" of ideas after recent electoral gains for populists.

UK PM apologises to Caribbean leaders

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Theresa May says the Windrush children have a right to be in the UK and will not be deported.

Jérôme Hamon: Frenchman gets 'third face' in new transplant

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Jérôme Hamon is the first patient to have two facial transplants and says he is doing well.

Fox host unmasked as Trump lawyer's client

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Sean Hannity says he sought legal advice from Michael Cohen but has not been represented by him.