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What happend on April 5th 2017

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Mudlarking

Wednesday 5th of April 2017, 0:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Portraits of the mudlarkers unearthing London's past on the banks of the Thames
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Mocoa landslide: Colombia president defends rescue effort

Wednesday 5th of April 2017, 3:41
related countries: Colombia Colombia
related places: Mocoa

President Juan Manuel Santos fends off criticism after a landslide left 263 people dead in Mocoa.
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The children happy to be at school

Wednesday 5th of April 2017, 5:04
related countries: Syria Syria, Lebanon Lebanon

A refugee camp in Lebanon is helping children from the Syrian conflict by holding pre-school classes that will prepare them for school.
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Syria civil war: UN calls emergency talks after 'gas attack'

Wednesday 5th of April 2017, 6:06
related countries: Belgium Belgium

Outrage over Tuesday's alleged chemical attack is also likely to overshadow aid talks in Belgium.
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Man loses legs to flesh-eating bug in Australia

Wednesday 5th of April 2017, 6:17
related countries: Australia Australia

The Filipino man was visiting relatives in Australia when he became ill, his family says.
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Ivanka: 'Where I disagree with my father, he knows it'

Wednesday 5th of April 2017, 6:44
related countries: United States United States

Ivanka Trump urges people "not to conflate lack of public denouncement with silence".
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North Korean missile fired ahead of US-China summit

Wednesday 5th of April 2017, 8:12
related countries: United States United States, North Korea North Korea, Japan Japan, China China
related places: North

The launch comes as the Chinese and US leaders prepare to discuss the North's missile programme.
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Child sex abuser Henry Clarke tracked down to Canada

Wednesday 5th of April 2017, 9:28
related countries: Canada Canada

The serial paedophile admitted his crimes to police in 1985 but has never been brought to justice.
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Huge crystal meth haul in Australia

Wednesday 5th of April 2017, 9:51
related countries: Australia Australia

It's Australia's biggest yet. Guess where it was hidden...
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Guatemala ex-minister charged over deadly shelter fire

Wednesday 5th of April 2017, 10:13
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala

Forty-one girls died in the fire at the government-run Virgen de Asunción shelter on 8 March.
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Iraqi civilians killed as IS militants attack Tikrit

Wednesday 5th of April 2017, 10:39
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Tikrit

Militants targeted a police checkpoint in the Iraqi city before opening fire at civilians nearby.
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Degrees of fear

Wednesday 5th of April 2017, 10:57
related countries: United States United States

Will a tougher line on immigration in the US mean deportation for many undocumented university students?
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Iceland set to tackle gender pay gap with world's toughest law

Wednesday 5th of April 2017, 11:00
related countries: Iceland Iceland

Iceland's parliament examines a bill that will make companies prove men and women are paid equally.
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Indian bank staff praised for fending off robbers

Wednesday 5th of April 2017, 11:41
related countries: India India

Two Indian women are being praised for fending off a robbers at the bank where they work.
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Taiwan announces submarine building ahead of Trump-Xi summit

Wednesday 5th of April 2017, 13:06
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

The vessels will be the first the island has built itself and will upgrade its ageing foreign fleet.
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Russia court considers Jehovah's Witnesses ban

Wednesday 5th of April 2017, 13:09
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia's justice ministry wants the Christian missionary group declared an "extremist group".
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India man held after postcard divorce

Wednesday 5th of April 2017, 14:02
related countries: India India

He is also facing rape charges because police say he was not legally married to the woman.
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Under water

Wednesday 5th of April 2017, 15:09
related countries: Peru Peru

Amazing pictures show how the rising water has changed Peru's north-west in a matter of months.
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Social media firms faces huge hate speech fines in Germany

Wednesday 5th of April 2017, 15:55
related countries: Germany Germany

The German government approves plans to fine firms if they do not remove posts fast enough.
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Canadian couple wins lottery for the third time

Wednesday 5th of April 2017, 16:28
related countries: Canada Canada

The couple took home their largest prize yet, a C$8.2m jackpot.
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Steve Bannon loses National Security Council seat

Wednesday 5th of April 2017, 16:56
related countries: United States United States

President Trump's senior strategist Steve Bannon loses his place on the US National Security Council.
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Syria chemical 'attack': Russia faces fury at UN Security Council

Wednesday 5th of April 2017, 18:45
related countries: Syria Syria, Russia Russia

Russia clashes with other world powers at the UN Security Council over the deaths in Syria.
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Hijabi rapper Mona Haydar: 'There's been a lot of backlash'

Wednesday 5th of April 2017, 19:11
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

Syrian-American Muslim poet Mona Haydar tells BBC World Service about reaction to her song celebrating Muslim women who wear the headscarf.
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Please get along, people tell presidents

Wednesday 5th of April 2017, 19:13
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

People in Beijing and Washington have messages for Presidents Xi and Trump ahead of their summit.
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US-Mexico border crossings at 17-year low

Wednesday 5th of April 2017, 20:16
related countries: United States United States
related places: Congress

The homeland security chief tells Congress the trend is "no accident", crediting President Trump.
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Syria chemical 'attack': Trump condemns 'affront to humanity'

Wednesday 5th of April 2017, 22:16
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States
related places: Trump

The US president says his attitude towards Syria and its president has changed "very much".
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Dutch men hold hands to protest against homophobia

Wednesday 5th of April 2017, 22:28
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

An alleged attack on a gay couple in the Netherlands has sparked a solidarity campaign on social media.
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Remembering Kathy

Wednesday 5th of April 2017, 23:27
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Elizabeth Ohene reminisces about meeting the late South African anti-apartheid hero Ahmed Kathrada.
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