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Tottenham 0-1 Ajax: Mauricio Pochettino says Spurs still alive in Champions League semi-final

Tottenham Hotspur are still "alive" in their Champions League semi-final despite losing 1-0 at home to Ajax in the first leg, says manager Mauricio Pochettino. Donny van de Beek's goal gave the Dutch side victory over a lacklustre Spurs in north London on Tuesday. "It's going to be difficult, but it's still open," said Pochettino. "It's about preparing for the second leg....

Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool will ‘suffer’ in Champions League semi against Barcelona

Liverpool will "suffer" in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final in Barcelona but will also have chances, says manager Jurgen Klopp. The Reds meet the Spanish champions at the Nou Camp on Wednesday (20:00 BST). Klopp, who guided Liverpool to the final in 2018, said: "We were in contention last year, but they have been in contention for nearly...

Caster Semenya loses Cas appeal over new IAAF testosterone rules

Caster Semenya has lost a landmark case against athletics' governing body meaning it will be allowed to restrict testosterone levels in female runners. The Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) rejected the South African's challenge against the IAAF's new rules. But Cas said it had "serious concerns as to the future practical application" of the new rules. Semenya, 28, had said the...

Trump Russia investigation: Mueller ‘frustrated’ by report summary

US Special Counsel Robert Mueller wrote to the country's top lawyer to express frustration at his summary of the Russia investigation, officials say. He wrote to Attorney General William Barr in March to complain about a lack of "context" in his four-page summary of the long-awaited report. Mr Barr's summary said there was no collusion between Russia and President Donald Trump's...

Asos billionaire loses three children in Sri Lanka attacks

Three of the four children of Danish billionaire Anders Holch Povlsen died in the Sri Lanka bombing attacks, a spokesman has confirmed to the BBC. The family were visiting the country over the Easter holiday. The names of the children have not been made public. Mr Holch Povlsen owns the international clothing chain Bestseller. He is also the biggest single shareholder in...

Sudan crisis: Protesters cut ties with military council

Protest leaders in Sudan have said they have broken off contacts with the ruling military council that replaced ousted leader Omar al-Bashir. They accused it of being composed of "remnants" of Mr Bashir's regime. Thousands of protesters have gathered outside army HQ in Khartoum for a meeting to announce a civilian council they now want to take power. The military says it...

Ukraine election: Comedian Zelensky ‘wins presidency by landslide’

Ukrainian comedian Volodymyr Zelensky has won a run-off election to become the country's next president by a landslide, exit polls suggest. The polls give him more than 70% support. He dominated the first round of voting three weeks ago when 39 candidates were on the ticket. Mr Zelensky challenged incumbent president Petro Poroshenko. Mr Poroshenko has admitted defeat but told supporters gathered...

Libya crisis: Clashes erupt south of capital Tripoli

Heavy fighting has erupted south of Tripoli after Libya's UN-backed government announced a counter-offensive against insurgent forces. It comes after days of limited advances by either side, in clashes which have killed 220 people. Soldiers loyal to Gen Khalifa Haftar launched an attack earlier this month with the aim of taking Tripoli. Prime Minister Fayez al-Serra has condemned the "silence" of his...

Sri Lanka Bombings Live Updates: Police Warned That Churches Were Targets

As Christians in Sri Lanka gathered on Sunday morning to celebrate Easter Mass, powerful explosions ripped through three churches packed with worshipers, leaving hundreds of victims amid a havoc of splintered and blood-spattered pews. In what the police said were coordinated terrorist attacks carried out by a single group, bombers also struck three hotels popular with tourists. At least 207...

Alan García: Peru’s former president kills himself ahead of arrest

Former Peruvian President Alan García has died after shooting himself as police arrived at his home to arrest him over bribery allegations. Mr García was rushed to hospital in the capital, Lima. His death was confirmed by current President Martín Vizcarra. A crowd of supporters gathered outside the hospital building, and were held back by a line of police officers. Mr García...

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