BBC News - Home 1 January 2018

Iran unrest: 'Ten dead' in further protests overnight

Protests have continued despite the president's warning that violence will not be tolerated.

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North Korea's Kim Jong-un issues threats and olive branch

The North Korean leader's new year message contained both a warning and an olive branch.

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Sydney seaplane: Tributes paid to family killed in crash

UK boss Richard Cousins, his two sons, fiancée and her daughter died on New Year's Eve on holiday in Sydney.

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New Year's 2018: Thousands flee fireworks barge explosion

Thousands of people were evacuated from a beach after an Australian New Year's celebration went wrong.

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Large meteor spotted in skies across UK

People across Britain reported seeing a large greenish light streak across the sky on Sunday evening.

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New Zealanders build island in bid to avoid alcohol ban

The new-year revellers built a sand island to put them in "international waters", according to locals.

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Recreational cannabis use becomes legal in California

One in five Americans can now legally purchase the drug in six states across the country.

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Indonesia boat carrying dozens of people capsizes, killing eight

Several others are missing after the vessel, whose passengers included children, sank near Borneo.

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Liverpool Echo Arena car park 'ferocious'

A witness describes seeing a "ball of fire" as the blaze at the multi-storey car park took hold.

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In pictures: The world celebrates 2018's arrival

From Sydney to New York, the world celebrates the last hours of 2017 - and the start of a new year.

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Brighton & Hove Albion 2-2 Bournemouth

Bournemouth come from behind twice to edge three points clear of the Premier League relegation zone by drawing with Brighton at the Amex.

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Johanna Konta: British number one gets 2018 off to winning start in Brisbane

British number one Johanna Konta comes from a set down to beat Madison Keys but Heather Watson loses at the Brisbane International.

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Ben Stokes given permission by ECB to play in the Indian Premier League

England all-rounder Ben Stokes is given permission by the ECB to take part in the lucrative Indian Premier League this year.

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