BBC News - Home 18 February 2018

Israel's Netanyahu attacks 'dangerous Iranian tiger'

Israel's PM launches a stinging attack on Iran, brandishing a piece of a drone downed over Israel.

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Iran plane crash: All 66 people on board feared dead

Aseman Airlines retracts a statement which said definitively that all 66 people aboard had died.

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Murdered MP's widower Brendan Cox quits charities

Brendan Cox admits inappropriate behaviour that caused "hurt and offence" to women.

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Actor Emma Watson donates £1m to anti-harassment campaign

Emma Watson is among 200 stars calling for an end to workplace sexual harassment ahead of the Baftas.

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Malaysia wishes wrong New Year with a barking rooster

The country's trade ministry welcomed the Year of the Dog with a culturally unwelcome rooster.

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Latvian central bank boss detained by anti-corruption force

Ilmars Rimsevics has been detained after the anti-corruption agency raided his home and office.

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Sacred Tibetan monastery in Lhasa hit by fire

The blaze at the ancient Jokhang monastery in Lhasa was quickly put out, Chinese state media say.

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Israel Gaza: Air strikes follow bomb blast on Gaza border

Two Palestinians are killed in Israeli fire as it retaliates for a blast which injured four soldiers.

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Single market is 'best solution' for UK - Guy Verhofstadt

The European Parliament's Brexit negotiator says talks are dependent on the red lines set down by the government.

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Finland's new pandas enjoy snow

Finland's new pandas were being allowed outside for the first time since arriving in the country last month.

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New Zealand v England: Hosts reach T20 tri-series final despite defeat

England are out of the Twenty20 tri-series despite a two-run win over New Zealand, who will face Australia in the final.

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Winter Olympics: Austria's Marcel Hirscher wins giant slalom for second gold

Austrian skiing great Marcel Hirscher wins his second gold medal of the Winter Olympics with a sensational win in the giant slalom.

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Winter Olympics: Russian athlete suspected of failing doping test

A Russian athlete is suspected of breaking anti-doping rules at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

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Winter Olympics: Martin Fourcade wins gold in biathlon photo finish

Martin Fourcade finally claims Winter Olympic gold in stunning finish to the men's biathlon 15km mass start.

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Winter Olympics: Elise Christie faces 'fight against time' to make 1,000m

Elise Christie suffers soft tissue damage from her fall in the Winter Olympics 1500m short-track semi-final and faces a race to be fit for the 1,000m.

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