BBC News - Home 27 January 2018

Kabul attack: Taliban kill 95 with ambulance bomb in Afghan capital

Many people are hurt in a Taliban suicide attack in the centre of the Afghan capital Kabul.

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Coincheck: World's biggest ever digital currency 'theft'

Hackers break into a Japanese digital currency exchange, causing a loss worth some $534m.

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Saudi billionaire Alwaleed bin Talal freed after paying settlement

Prince Alwaleed is the latest high-profile detainee to be freed after an anti-corruption purge.

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Czech election: Zeman beats Drahos to win second term

The pro-Russia, anti-immigration politician narrowly wins with 52% of the vote in the second round.

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Paris readies for floods as Seine surges higher

The River Seine has burst its banks in places, and is expected to reach its peak this weekend.

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Australian Open: Caroline Wozniacki beats Simona Halep to win first Grand Slam title

Caroline Wozniacki beats Simona Halep to win her first Grand Slam title and regain the number one ranking at the Australian Open.

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Honduras tightens security ahead of President Hernández inauguration

Soldiers are patrolling the capital's streets ahead of President Juan Orlando Hernández's swearing-in.

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Irish abortion referendum: PM Varadkar to campaign for change

A referendum will take place this summer to repeal a constitutional ban on abortion.

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All current rape cases to be 'urgently' reviewed over disclosure fears

It comes after the collapse of several trials and in the face of a "rapid expansion" of digital evidence.

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Peterborough United 1-5 Leicester City

Fousseni Diabate and Kelechi Iheanacho both score twice as Leicester outclass League One Peterborough to reach the FA Cup fifth round.

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IPL: Ben Stokes bought by Rajasthan Royals; Joe Root unsold

England all-rounder Ben Stokes sells for almost £1.4m in the Indian Premier League auction but Test captain Joe Root goes unsold.

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Jofra Archer: Why has an IPL team just paid £800,000 for a little-known cricketer?

Who is 22-year-old sensation Jofra Archer, the latest big-money IPL signing, and when could he be eligible to play for England?

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