BBC News - Home 13 January 2018

Iran sanctions: Tehran vows retaliation over Trump move

Tehran says moves against its judiciary chief cross a line and it rejects changes to a nuclear deal.

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Czech election: Milos Zeman leads in first round

Milos Zeman is in front as votes are counted, but the election is expected to go to a second round.

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Macron: French baguettes should be Unesco-listed treasures

The French president wants the country's famous loaf on a list of worldwide cultural treasures.

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South Africa's ANC leader Ramaphosa urges unity as Zuma booed

The new head of South Africa's ruling party Cyril Ramaphosa vows to tackle corruption and the economy.

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China tanker fire: Bodies found as Sanchi burns, one week on

Salvage workers find two crewmen but the Sanchi still burns a week after colliding with a cargo ship.

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Liam Neeson bemoans sexual harassment ‘witch hunt’ in Hollywood

Actor Liam Neeson told RTE he felt there was a now witch hunt around sexual harassment in Hollywood.

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Spartak Moscow criticised for 'racist' tweet about own players

A social media message containing "racist references" posted by Russian club Spartak Moscow "shows a shocking level of ignorance", says the chief of anti-discriminatory body Fare.

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Four amateur rowers break world record in Atlantic race

Four British friends break a world record after rowing across the Atlantic in less than 30 days.

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India boat capsize: Three school students die off Mumbai

Three bodies are found off Mumbai, with 32 of the 40 students on board rescued so far.

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Russian doping: Whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov will testify but life under 'serious threat'

A whistleblower is preparing to testify against banned Russian athletes even though his life is under "serious threat", his lawyer says.

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Harry Uzoka death: Two arrested in model murder probe

Tributes are paid to model Harry Uzoka after he is found fatally stabbed in west London.

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Diana and Dodi statue to leave Harrods

A memorial to Diana, Princess of Wales, and Dodi Al Fayed will be returned to the store's former owner.

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Australia v England: Joe Root fit after recovering from illness

England batsman Joe Root is passed fit to play in Sunday's first ODI against Australia after recovering from a viral illness.

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Quique Sanchez Flores: Stoke City target 'happy' at Espanyol

Espanyol boss Quique Sanchez Flores distances himself from taking charge of Stoke City, saying he is "happy" at the Spanish side.

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Australian Open: Johanna Konta's views 'don't align' with Margaret Court

British number one Johanna Konta says the Australian Open should be “about equality” when asked about the controversy surrounding former champion Margaret Court.

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