BBC News - Home 26 January 2018

Davos: Trump launches attack on 'predatory' trade

The president says he will always put the US first, but insists "America First is not America alone".

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South Korea hospital fire kills at least 37 in Miryang

At least 37 people are killed and 70 hurt in the deadliest blaze in the country for a decade.

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Giulio Regeni murdered in Egypt 'over research' - Italian prosecutor

Giulio Regeni, murdered in 2016, was "betrayed" by some people he met, Rome's chief prosecutor says.

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Six male BBC presenters agree to pay cuts

Nicky Campbell, Huw Edwards and Jeremy Vine are among those to accept lower pay after a BBC pay row.

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Nutella 'riots' spread across French supermarkets

Police respond to violent scenes in French supermarkets as shoppers rush to grab cut-price Nutella.

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Trump-Russia inquiry: President denies trying to fire Robert Mueller

The president calls a report about the man leading the Russia meddling inquiry "fake news".

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Casey Affleck pulls out of presenting best actress Oscar

The actor will not be presenting the Oscar for best actress due to past claims of sexual harassment.

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China's eight-year-long smartphone growth comes to an end

The fall ends eight years' growth in the world's largest mobile phone market.

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Turkey's Erdogan vows to fight Kurdish forces as far as Iraq

President Erdogan says he will target Manbij next, heightening the risk of a US confrontation.

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Elizabeth Hawley: 'Chronicler of the Himalayas' dies at 94

Tributes have been pouring in for Elizabeth Hawley, a leading authority on the world's highest mountain.

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Donald Trump prepared to apologise for Britain First retweets

The US president says he knew nothing about Britain First before retweeting the group's videos.

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Julian Assange asks UK court to drop his arrest warrant

Julian Assange could walk free if his appeal succeeds, after spending five years in Ecuador's London embassy.

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Tourists sexually assaulted in Senegal's Casamance region

Earlier this month, gunmen killed 14 people in the same restive region of Casamance.

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China to develop Arctic shipping routes opened by global warming

Global warming will allow new faster shipping routes to be developed in the Arctic, China says.

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Ariane rocket suffers rare launch anomaly

Europe's normally highly dependable rocket, the Ariane 5, loses contact as it flies skyward.

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What's wrong with this picture?

The cover of the Hollywood issue of Vanity Fair appeared to show her with an extra limb.

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Museum offers gold toilet to Trump instead of Van Gogh's work - report

The Guggenheim declines a White House request for a Van Gogh, instead offering an 18-karat lavatory.

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France mourns star chef Paul Bocuse

Chefs in white jackets fill Lyon cathedral for the funeral of the "pope" of French cuisine.

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Davos 2018: Trump says the US is open for business

Donald Trump is to give a speech at Davos about his plans for America's role in the world.

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Australia v England: Travis Head hits 96 as hosts win by three wickets

Travis Head hits 96 to help Australia to a three-wicket in the fourth one-day international after England slip to 8-5 batting first in Adelaide.

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Roger Federer into Australian Open final after Hyeon Chung retires

Roger Federer makes it through to a record seventh Australian Open final after Hyeon Chung retires in their semi-final.

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Alexis Sanchez: Arsenal 'nothing to hide' on reported missed drugs test - Arsene Wenger

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says the club have "nothing to hide" after former player Alexis Sanchez reportedly missed a drugs test on Monday.

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Shaunagh Brown: Hammer thrower, firefighter, diver - and now England rugby player

Newly minted firefighter and England women's player, Shaunagh Brown only turned to rugby after stints as an international hammer thrower, boxer and British Gas engineer.

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Six Nations 2018: Warren Gatland warns Wales' rookies of international intensity

Warren Gatland - boss of injury-hit Wales - warns that the step up between club and international rugby is "absolutely huge".

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2018 IPL auction: Joe Root and Ben Stokes headline England players

Star players from around the world get ready for the much-anticipated 2018 IPL auction. BBC Sport takes a look at how the format works.

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