BBC News - Home 17 January 2018

Koreas to march under single 'united' flag in Olympic Games

The North and South also agree to field a joint women's ice hockey team at the Pyeongchang Games.

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Dylan Farrow: Outrage after 'years of being ignored'

The director's adopted daughter discusses assault claim in her first TV interview.

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Quiz: Could you pass Donald Trump's cognitive test?

The US president has aced a test that casts light on his brain health. How would you fare?

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Divers in Mexico have discovered the 'world's longest' cave

The cave is 216 miles long and could be the longest underwater cave system on the planet.

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France's baby milk scare: Police search Lactalis sites

Investigators search several sites run by dairy group Lactalis after a salmonella outbreak.

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Ahed Tamimi: Spotlight turns on Palestinian viral slap video teen

Palestinian Ahed Tamimi is viewed as a symbol of resistance by some and a propaganda tool by others.

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Bitcoin dips below $10,000 for first time since December

The crypto-currency has nearly halved in value since its peak in December.

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Belgium 'abduction': Woman uses phone map to provide her location

A 19-year-old woman finds her location in Charleroi in Belgium and alerts her brother.

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Ex-CIA officer Jerry Chun Shing Lee held 'for helping China'

Jerry Chun Shing Lee's arrest is thought to be linked to the crippling of the CIA spy network in China.

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Brexit: Britons take EU rights bid to Dutch court

They want a judge to press the EU's top court to clarify their citizenship rights after Brexit.

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Trump Russia: Steve Bannon refuses to answer at Congress hearing

The Trump ex-strategist stonewalls at a Russia collusion hearing, prompting claims of a White House gag.

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Moustached monkey is separate species

A monkey from Ethiopia with a distinctive "handlebar moustache" has been identified as a distinct species.

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Jallikattu: Five gored to death India bull-taming event

The men were spectators at the controversial sport, known as Jallikattu, which is held in Tamil Nadu.

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Space Invaders: Japan celebrates 40 years of the video game

A new exhibition marks 40 years of the classic video game.

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Guinea healer held over faking hundreds of pregnancies

The healer gave women leaves and herbs that made their stomachs swell up and told them not to see a doctor.

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Trump tracker: The story of his first year - in six graphics

Donald Trump says his administration has made "incredible progress". Do the facts back that up?

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Japanese train barks like a dog to prevent accidents

Railway experiment hopes to put an end to collisions with deer drawn to the track.

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Bayeux Tapestry to be displayed in UK for the first time

President Macron is understood to have agreed to let it leave France for the first time in 950 years.

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Trump's medical sparks online 'girther' movement

The results of President Trump's medical examination have been questioned by the new 'girther movement' online.

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Italy election: 'White race' remark sparks row

A right-wing politician is under fire after saying Italy's "white race" could be "wiped out" by migration.

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Why Rappler is raising Philippine press freedom fears

The decision to revoke news site Rappler's licence ignites a debate about Philippine press freedom.

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Ben Stokes available for England selection - ECB

England's Ben Stokes is available for selection for the tour of New Zealand after being charged with affray, says the England and Wales Cricket Board.

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South Africa v India: Lungi Ngidi takes 6-39 on debut to seal hosts' series win

Debutant Lungi Ngidi takes 6-39 as South Africa beat India by 135 runs in the second Test to win the series with a game to spare.

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Australian Open 2018: Grigor Dimitrov digs deep to avoid shock defeat

Third seed Grigor Dimitrov is pushed to the limit before beating qualifier Mackenzie McDonald at the Australian Open.

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Eddie Jones: England head coach signs contract until 2021

England head coach Eddie Jones signs a two-year contract extension to stay in the role until 2021.

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Australian Open 2018: Nick Kyrgios sets up match with Jo-Wilfried Tsonga

Nick Kyrgios gives the home fans plenty to enjoy as he beats Viktor Troicki to reach the Australian Open third round.

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