BBC News - Home 29 December 2017

North Korea: South seizes ship amid row over illegal oil transfer

South Korea's revelations come after China denied US claims of allowing oil shipments to the North.

Read More →

Iran hit by second day of anti-government protests

Anger at rising prices and corruption has spread to more general anti-government grievances.

Read More →

Bronx fire: Twelve die in New York apartment block blaze

Four children are among the dead in an apartment blaze described by the mayor as an "unspeakable tragedy".

Read More →

Egypt attack: Twelve die as gunmen hit Coptic Christians

Gunmen target a Coptic-owned shop after a deadly attack on a church in the same area south of Cairo.

Read More →

New Year's Eve party in Berlin to have 'safe zone' for women

The safety measure reflects concern about large-scale sexual assaults at public events in Germany.

Read More →

German court keeps Auschwitz SS guard Oskar Gröning in jail

Oskar Gröning's appeal on the grounds of old age and fragility is rejected.

Read More →

UK stock markets close at a record high

London's FTSE indexes reached new heights after confounding downbeat expectations for the year.

Read More →

Bataclan massacre film put on hold amid families' anger

The controversial romantic drama is set amid the attack that left 90 dead at a Paris gig in 2015.

Read More →

South African court delivers Zuma impeachment blow

South Africa's parliament failed to hold the president to account over public funds, the ruling says.

Read More →

Kamala Mills: Fire at Mumbai complex kills 15 people

Fifteen people die after a blaze raced through a rooftop restaurant at the Kamala Mills centre.

Read More →

Novak Djokovic comeback on hold after injury setback

Former world number one Novak Djokovic says he has postponed his long-awaited comeback because of an elbow injury.

Read More →

Crystal Palace 2-3 Arsenal

Manager Arsene Wenger says he cannot guarantee Alexis Sanchez will remain at Arsenal, after the forward scored twice in the victory at Crystal Palace.

Read More →

Gordon Banks at 80: The World Cup win, waiting for Liverpool and the greatest save

As Gordon Banks turns 80 the legendary goalkeeper reflects on hauling coal, winning the World Cup, waiting for Liverpool and the greatest save of them all.

Read More →

England rugby: Beno Obano & Gary Graham in 34-man training squad

Bath prop Beno Obano and Newcastle flanker Gary Graham are called up to England training for the first time but there is no place for George Kruis.

Read More →
Calendar