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20180412

President Trump says "all options are on the table" in response to chemical weapon attack

BBC OS gives a vibrant account of the day\u2019s events with explanation and reaction from those involved.

The US says "all options are on the table" in response to a suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria, as Western leaders continue to weigh up military action. We hear from our reporters in Washington and London as President Trump weighs up his options.

Also we hear about the Georgian village whose residents were charged with blocking western radio broadcasts during the cold war. And we report on news that three female jockeys are set to ride in the UK's Grand National horse race for the first time in thirty years.

(Photo: President Donald Trump flanked by National Security Adviser John Bolton. Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

20180412

President Trump says "all options are on the table" in response to chemical weapon attack

BBC OS gives a vibrant account of the day\u2019s events with explanation and reaction from those involved.

The US says "all options are on the table" in response to a suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria, as Western leaders continue to weigh up military action. We hear from our reporters in Washington and London as President Trump weighs up his options.

Also we hear about the Georgian village whose residents were charged with blocking western radio broadcasts during the cold war. And we report on news that three female jockeys are set to ride in the UK's Grand National horse race for the first time in thirty years.

(Photo: President Donald Trump flanked by National Security Adviser John Bolton. Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

20180412

President Trump says "all options are on the table" in response to chemical weapons attack

BBC OS gives a vibrant account of the day\u2019s events with explanation and reaction from those involved.

The US says "all options are on the table" in response to a suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria, as Western leaders continue to weigh up military action. We hear from our reporters in Washington and London as President Trump weighs up his options.

Also we hear from Chennai in India as protests against Prime Minister Modi break out. And we report on news that three female jockeys are set to ride in the UK's Grand National horse race for the first time in thirty years.

(Photo: President Donald Trump flanked by National Security Adviser John Bolton. Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)