BBC News - Home 30 December 2017

Iran protests: Citizens told to avoid 'illegal gatherings'

Small groups of protesters, including at Tehran University, continue to defy authorities.

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Police shoot dead man after alleged Call of Duty 'swatting' hoax

The 28-year-old was shot by police after his address was allegedly given to police in prank call.

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Nerves of steel: High up on China's power lines

Workers on some of the highest electricity cables in the world give a new meaning to "power walking".

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Nepal bans solo climbers from Mount Everest under new rules

New regulations also prohibit double amputee and blind climbers from scaling the world's highest peak.

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The professor, his wife and the photo everyone is talking about

A photograph of a Scottish man and his Ghanaian wife has provoked a discussion on social media about interracial couples

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New Year Honours 2018: Barry Gibb, Ringo Starr and Darcey Bussell head list

The Bee Gee and the Beatle become Sir Barry and Sir Ringo while the Strictly judge is now Dame Darcey.

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Millennials to secure 'inheritance boom'

But a think tank says inheritance will come too late to help young people on to the housing ladder.

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Sue Grafton: Alphabet crime author dies aged 77

Sue Grafton's series of murder mystery 'alphabet' novels have been translated into 26 languages.

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Egypt's Morsi sentenced to three years for insulting the judiciary

Mohammed Morsi has been detained since he was overthrown in 2013.

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Celtic 0-0 Rangers

Celtic's Scott Sinclair and Rangers' Alfredo Morelos miss clear chances as the Old Firm game ends goalless.

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