BBC News - Home 8 December 2017

Jerusalem row: Clashes erupt over Trump move

Israeli-Palestinian violence flares amid protests over Donald Trump's controversial policy shift.

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Brexit: 'Breakthrough' deal paves way for future trade talks

Theresa May says there will be no hard Irish border, paving the way for the start of trade talks.

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California wildfires: Nearly 200,000 flee as new blaze spreads

Some 200,000 residents have been evacuated and a state of emergency declared for a new blaze in San Diego

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Pope Francis wants Lord's Prayer changed

He calls for a better translation of a phrase about temptation.

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'Samurai sword' attack leaves three dead at Tokyo shrine

The attack, said to have been sparked by a succession feud, leaves three people dead.

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Iran sanctions case witness Reza Zarrab says cellmate made death threats

Reza Zarrab, a key witness in an Iran sanctions trial, says he was moved into the custody of the FBI.

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Solo to run for US soccer presidency

World Cup winner and long-time USA goalkeeper Hope Solo announces she is running for president of the US Soccer Federation.

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Bryan Singer: Director denies raping 17-year-old boy

The film-maker "categorically denies" allegations that he assaulted a 17-year-old boy in 2003.

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Ramaphosa believes South Africa's President Zuma rape accuser

The South African president was accused of raping an old family friend but was acquitted in 2006.

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'Party bros' troll LA council meeting

"House party enthusiasts" speak against a crackdown in the Hollywood hills.

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Japan seeks longer-range cruise missiles amid North Korea threat

A plan to purchase new cruise missiles is likely to anger supporters of Japan's pacifist constitution.

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The luxurious ghost airport in one of the world's poorest countries

Nacalas International Airport in Mozambique operates at only 4% of its capacity.

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California wildfires: Flames seen from space

Flames ravage southern California, forcing thousands from their homes.

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Bitcoin's rollercoaster ride after hitting $17,000

The digital currency plunges after hitting a new high on Friday, sparking fresh concerns.

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'Our baby died after doctors put him in a plastic bag'

The parents at the centre of an incident that shocked India tell the BBC about their ordeal.

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Ashes: Jonny Bairstow will 'take matters further' if sledging 'crosses the line'

England's Jonny Bairstow says he will "take matters further" if Australia's sledging continues to "cross the line".

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Hatton v Mayweather: Cult following, perfect enemies & dealing with defeat

Ten years since Ricky Hatton faced Floyd Mayweather, BBC Sport asks why the British fighter connected with fans like no-one since.

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Peru: Paolo Guerrero to miss World Cup after failing drugs test

Peru captain and record goalscorer Paolo Guerrero is banned after failing a drugs test and will miss the country's first World Cup since 1982.

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Premier League: Saturday night games among 200 to be televised from 2019-2020

Games played in a Saturday night slot will form part of a new Premier League broadcast package from the 2019-20 season.

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