BBC News - Home 5 December 2017

Jerusalem: Turkey warns Trump against crossing 'red line'

Turkey's leader says it could sever ties with Israel if the US recognises Jerusalem as its capital.

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May faces Brexit pressure over Irish border

The PM has days to get Brexit talks back on track after the DUP objects to Irish border proposals.

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California wildfire: Thousands evacuated in Ventura County

The fast-moving fire is bearing down on the cities of Ventura and Santa Paula.

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Rohingya crisis: UN rights chief 'cannot rule out genocide'

The UN rights chief demands access following violence that has uprooted 600,000 in Myanmar.

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Catalan arrest warrants withdrawn by Spain's Supreme Court

The Supreme Court says Carles Puigdemont and others have shown a willingness to return to Spain.

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Romania's former King Michael I dies at 96

He was forced to abdicate in 1947 after the communists took over Romania following World War Two.

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India leprosy patient's pension restored after outrage over ID card

The Indian woman could not provide fingerprints or a retina scan to get her new welfare card.

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Nigerian governor's sister made 'Commissioner of Happiness'

Ogechi Ololo's portfolio also includes looking after "couples' fulfilment" in Nigeria's Imo State.

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Dutch DJ 'sorry' over naked man prank on pop star Maan

Radio host Frank Dane apologises for ambushing a young pop star with a naked man as she sang live.

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Shashi Kapoor: BBC apologises for News at Ten error

The bulletin showed incorrect clips of two different actors while reporting the death of Shashi Kapoor.

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Pizza night aboard the International Space Station

Crew members aboard the International Space Station are treated to a special meal.

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'My life was taken away from me'

Filiz Ariƶz is one of hundreds of Turkish academics fired after signing a petition calling for a ceasefire with Kurdish militants.

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Ashes: Joe Root gives England hope of winning second Test in Adelaide

Joe Root's 67 not out gives England hope of winning a compelling second Ashes Test but Australia remain favourites.

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Maro Itoje: England and Saracens lock fractured jaw against Harlequins

Scans reveal England lock Maro Itoje fractured his jaw playing for Saracens against Harlequins on Sunday.

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Mark Clattenburg took a 'gamble too far' - Dermot Gallagher

"Maverick" Mark Clattenburg's handling of Tottenham's game at Chelsea in May 2016 was "a gamble too far", says ex-top-flight official Dermot Gallagher.

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Tour de Yorkshire 2018: Mark Cavendish to compete in four-day race

Former world champion Mark Cavendish will race in next year's four-day Tour de Yorkshire, which will finish in Leeds on 6 May.

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