BBC News - World 18 December 2017

Ikea's tax affairs to be investigated by the EU

The Commission says Ikea may have been given an unfair tax advantage in the Netherlands.

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Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson airport power cut strands thousands

A handful of flights depart from the world's busiest airport after an overnight shutdown.

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Shinee singer Jonghyun: K-pop boy band superstar dies

Jonghyun was a member of Shinee, who have had a string of number one hits in South Korea.

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Austria protest as far right Freedom Party tastes power

The Freedom Party is the EU's only far-right party in power and plans controls on asylum seekers.

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Saudi Prince bin Salman 'was mystery buyer' of $320m house

The house near Paris has a wine cellar, cinema and moat with an underwater chamber for viewing fish.

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Barry Sherman: Murder unit to probe Canadian mystery deaths

Canadian police confirm a homicide unit will investigate the deaths of Barry Sherman and his wife.

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Dozens die in clash between Ethiopian Somalis and Oromos

The two ethnic groups share a long border and have fought in the past over wells and grazing land.

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Libyan port city mayor abducted and killed

Mohamad Eshtewi's body was found dumped in the street after he was abducted by unidentified gunmen.

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South Africa's ANC party leadership vote: Counting under way

Delegates are selecting a replacement for Jacob Zuma as head of South Africa's ruling party.

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Bangladesh funeral stampede leaves at least 10 dead

Mourners reportedly rushed to receive free food at the funeral of the former mayor of Chittagong.

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Delight as power restored in Atlanta

Passengers at Atlanta airport had to wait hours without power.

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China hails 'first Antarctica flight' for its tourists

Reports of a tourist flight over Antarctica highlight China's growing interest in the poles.

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Jay-Z brings cancer survivor on stage

The rapper halts his show in California after spotting a fan's sign in the audience.

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Billionaire returns

Chile's president, Harvard-trained economist and billionaire Sebastian PiƱera returns to power.

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