BBC News - Home 2 December 2017

Trump-Russia: Flynn's dealings were 'lawful'

President Trump says ex-aide Michael Flynn's dealings with Russia after the 2016 election were lawful.

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Yemen ex-President Saleh offers talks to Saudi-led coalition

Ali Abdullah Saleh says he may "turn the page" if coalition forces lift a blockade and stop attacks.

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Hawaii tests nuclear warning siren

The US state of Hawaii has tested its nuclear warning siren for the first time since the end of the Cold War.

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Tax bill: Trump victory as Senate backs tax overhaul

US senators pass a bill that would mark the most sweeping tax cuts since the 1980s.

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Triple talaq: India considers jail for 'instant divorce'

The Indian government is proposing a three-year jail sentence for men who use "triple talaq".

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Egyptian lawyer jailed for saying women in ripped jeans should be raped

Nabih al-Wahsh said it was a "national duty" to rape and harass women who wear ripped jeans.

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Alternative for Germany: Police and protesters clash over meeting

Police use water cannon and batons against protesters blocking Alternative for Germany delegates.

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Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa replaces ministers after outcry

The changes come two days after critics accused him of rewarding the military for its role in his rise.

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Australian MP Joyce wins seat back after dual citizenship row

Australian ex-deputy PM Barnaby Joyce wins a by-election a month after he was forced to resign.

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Israel targets Syrian military base - Syrian state TV

Syria says Israel attacked an army position outside Damascus and two missiles were destroyed.

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UAE 'deports' Egypt presidential hopeful Ahmed Shafiq

Ahmed Shafiq, who was living in the UAE, declared his intention to run in Egypt's 2018 election days ago.

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New heart for eight-week-old Charlie Douthwaite

Charlie Douthwaite was the youngest patient on the UK transplant waiting list.

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Rugby League World Cup: Australia edge out England to retain trophy

Australia edge out England in a tight and nervy Rugby League World Cup final to retain the trophy.

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ICYMI: Hanks thanks for Polish Fiat

What do you get a guy who has everything? Just ask the people of a town in Poland.

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'Superman' motorway police officer stops van falling

The vehicle was in danger of tumbling to the ground before PC Martin Willis arrived on the scene.

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Autumn international: Wales 24-22 South Africa

Hadleigh Parkes scores two tries on his Wales debut as they repel South Africa's fightback at the Principality Stadium.

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Ashes: Did Joe Root get it wrong? Have England ruffled Steve Smith?

Joe Root's decision at the toss and Steve Smith's response to sledging feature in our analysis of day one of the second Ashes Test.

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Everton 2-0 Huddersfield Town

Sam Allardyce makes a winning start at Everton as Gylfi Sigurdsson and Dominic Calvert-Lewin score to defeat Huddersfield.

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Brighton & Hove Albion 1-5 Liverpool

Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool still have "really hard work" in front of them despite continuing their phenomenal goalscoring away from home by hitting five at Brighton.

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Chelsea 3-1 Newcastle United

Eden Hazard scores twice as Chelsea beat Newcastle to draw level on points with Manchester United in the Premier League.

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